Are Jindos OK with cats?

As long as they are well-socialized, Jindos love playing with other dogs or entertaining kids. Kim says that Jindos can thrive in households with other dogs (and even cats if they are introduced properly, though the Jindo’s high prey drive might make them want to chase kitties).

What time of year do Jindos shed?

The Jindo is a seasonal shedder and will shed very heavily twice a year, usually in the spring and fall. During heavy shedding, the Jindo needs to be groomed every day and given weekly warm baths to help the hair come out quicker. Use a comb, pin brush and deshedder when grooming during times of heavy shedding.

How long does a Jindo shed for?

Double-coated dogs generally shed their soft undercoats twice a year, although some individual dogs might shed constantly or only every 10-12 months. From what I have read, shedding can take anywhere from three weeks to two months.

Does a Jindo shed?

As with all double-coated breeds, twice a year the Jindo ‘blows’ its coat. During this time, the entire undercoat is shed over the course of a month or more, and both regular brushing of the dog and vacuuming of the home are required.

Is Jindo hypoallergenic?

As mentioned before, Jindos tend to shed their coats much less than other breeds of dogs. This means that they produce far less dander than other breeds of dog, especially those that have longer hair coats.

Are Jindos destructive?

They are instinctually protective and may become aggressive towards strangers and other animals if not socialized properly. Jindos should not frequently be left alone at any age, although they are less likely to be destructive once they are trained.

Do Jindos need jackets?

Jindos should have at minimum a double-layer coat. They should have an outer layer of guard hairs and an inner layer of undercoat.

Is a Jindo hypoallergenic?

Is a Korean Jindo hypoallergenic?

Are Jindos cuddly?

Not the most cuddle seeking dogs, the Jindo usually likes to be around their owner and will find a spot to take guard. Mistrusting of strangers, the breed will pick up on your interaction with people when allowing them into the home.

How expensive is a Jindo dog?

A Jindo puppy from a very reputable breeder could cost up to $2,000. However, you can also find Jindo puppies for sale from $300-$1,000.

Are Jindos loud?

Jindos are very territorial dogs. A Jindo rarely barks without cause, but when he/she does, the bark is deep and penetratingly loud. They have a highly developed sense of territory and will defend it tenaciously from intruders. They do not need to be chained or trained to bring this defensiveness out.

Can Jindos be off leash?

Jindos should NEVER be allowed off-leash unless in a secured area, as they are always at risk of taking off after prey and disobeying any commands to stop, no matter how well trained. Jindos can see animals like small dogs, cats and birds as prey.

Do Jindos like cold?

16) Korean Jindo

This is a medium-sized spitz-type dog originally from Jindo Island in South Korea. They are better suited to cold weather, but can also withstand hot weather. Jindos are great pets as they are quiet when indoors but playful outside, and are renowned for their fierce loyalty.

Are Jindos aggressive?

Quite a few Jindo dogs have been described as demonstrating ‘aggressive behavior’ because ‘aggressive behavior’ towards people might lead to death or serious injuries, and this behavior problem is considered to be the most serious behavioral-related reason for relinquishment and euthanasia [2,14,16].

Do Jindos like swimming?

No swimming! Jindos are known to be apprehensive and even downright fearful of water. These dogs do not make great water companions. Some owners have even reported their Jindos being afraid of rain.

Can Jindos be left alone?

Jindos should not frequently be left alone at any age, although they are less likely to be destructive once they are trained. The Jindo are a social breed that will become lonely, bored, and even depressed if lacking contact with their owners. These dogs make great apartment-dwellers.

How hard is it to train a Jindo?

Naturally clean and well adapted to domestic life, the Jindo is extremely easy to potty train. Most Jindo puppies will automatically train themselves especially if they are crate trained and on a regular schedule.

Can Jindos go off leash?

Are Jindos good off leash?