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Carolina Dog

Size: Medium

Weight: 30 - 40 lbs.

Height: 22"

Life Span: 12 - 14 years

Health Problems: Excellent health record. No known hereditary conditions.

Origin: United States

Also Known As: American Dingo

Group: Primitive

Category: Not Fully Domesticated

Exercise Needs

The Carolina Dog needs daily brisk exercise and plenty of room to roam. This breed is not fully domesticated.

Grooming Needs

The Carolina Dog needs minimal grooming: occasional brushing and bathing.


The Carolina Dog is gentle, lively and sociable.

Compatibility with Kids

Bonds well with children.


This wild Native American dog, fond in a remote region in South Carolina, dates back to ancient times and looks almost identical to the Dingo.