Weight: 55 lbs.
Height: 21" - 25"
Life Span: 12 years
Health Problems: Excellent health record. No known hereditary conditions.
Also Known As: Aidi, Chien d'Atlas, Kabyle Dog
Category: Companion Dog, Guard Dog, Guide Dog
Exercise NeedsThe Atlas Dog requires daily vigorous exercise.
Grooming NeedsNo special grooming requirements.
TemperamentThe Atlas Dog is energetic, loyal, vigilant and sensitive.
Compatibility with KidsGood with children.
HistoryOriginally used by ancient nomads in the Sahara desert as a flock guard for protection, this breed is not a sheepdog in the true sense.
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