Korea Jindo Dog

Other names : Korean Jindo, Jindo, Chindo, Jindo Gae, JindoGae

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Life expectancy

The Korea Jindo Dog has a life expectancy of between 11 and 13 years




Adult size

Female Between 18 and 20 in
Male Between 20 and 22 in

Adult weight

Female Between 33 and 42 lb
Male Between 40 and 51 lb
Coat colour
Black White Red
Type of coat
Eye colour
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More details about the Korea Jindo Dog

Korea Jindo Dog: Origins and history

The Jindo evolved into a great hunter and companion over thousands of years on her island, Jindo, off the southwest coast of Korea. She achieved ‘national treasure’ status in 1962 and wider fame after the news story about the Jindo who ran 180 miles back to her owner in 1993. 

FCI classification of the Korea Jindo Dog

  • Group 5 - Spitz and primitive types

  • Section 5 : Asian Spitz and related breeds

Training a Korea Jindo Dog

She’s clever enough to learn, but her free-spiritedness means that perseverance is necessary. With a skilled master, a beautiful partnership can be achieved.

Korea Jindo Dog: Purchase price

We do not have enough data to set an average price. Looking after a dog of this size typically costs between £60 to £90 a month, including food, medical/insurance, and incidental expenses.

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