Size: Medium / Large
Weight: 45 - 65 lbs.
Height: 18" - 22 "
Life Span: 15 years
Health Problems: Excellent health record. No known hereditary conditions.
Origin: Ancient Japan
Also Known As: Hokkaido, Seta, Shita
Group: Northern Breed / Spitz
Category: Companion Dog, Sled Dog, Guard Dog
Regular moderate exercise.
Regular brushing is required for your Ainu Dog.
Brave and loyal, the Ainu Dog is a good watchdog.
Compatibility with Kids
Good with children.
Probably the oldest of the Japanese breeds, the Ainu Dog is known for being a big-game hunter and the village guardian. Designated as a Natural Monument in 1937.