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Originating in Southwest Korea several centuries ago, the Jindo were bred to hunt badgers, rabbits, deer, and wild boar. This breed is protected by Korean law as a National monument, and is the most favored and popular breed in Korea. The Jindo breed did not appear in the United States until the 1980's and is considered to be uncommon in North America, since the Korean government restricts their exportation.
The Jindo breed is a Spitz-type dog of medium size. This breed is independent, cautious, and is an ideal hunter. Jindo's are extremely courageous, active, and intelligent. The Jindo is renowned for their homing instinct. This breed has a very high prey drive.
Jindo's are not recommended for an inexperienced dog owner as their independent nature and strong will can make them difficult to handle. The Jindo possesses strong and unwavering loyalty to their owner and family and is deeply devoted. For this reason they do not do well at being re-homed. They are affectionate, friendly, and gentle. They make excellent watchdogs and will fight to the death to protect their family and home. The Jindo breed does best in a home with older considerate children and other dogs it has been raised with. Due to their naturally high prey drive, non-canine pets in the home are not recommended. This breed thrives on living indoors with the family and will become destructive if bored or lonely.
The Jindo breed requires regular brushing of the coat as it will minimize loose hair. During the heavy, twice a year shedding season, daily brushing is an absolute must. Frequent warm baths during this time help with the shedding process. The Jindo has no health issues due to limited intervention of human breeding.
The Jindo is a double coat breed. The outer coat is straight, harsh, and more profuse on the neck and chest. The undercoat is dense and soft, but is sufficient to support the outercoat. The Jindo sheds heavily twice a year.
Extremely obedient and fastidious, the Jindo breed is capable of housebreaking themselves. Early socialization and obedience training must be done with respect, firmness, fairness, and consistency. Proper training by the owner is absolutely crucial and is the difference between life and death.
The Jindo is not recommended for apartment dwelling. They require a highly secured fenced yard to release their energy. This breed thrives on playing with family, but tug-of-war play is highly cautioned against. The Jindo will benefit from daily walks provided they are securely leashed and muzzled if in a public setting.
Male: 35-50; Female: 25-40 lbs
Male: 18-25; Female: 16-22 inches
Brindle, white, tan, yellow, black and tan, red, tan and white, black, and red and white
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Expected Budget: Buying vs. Owning in 2022

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How much do Jindo puppies cost?

The cost to buy a Jindo varies greatly and depends on many factors such as the breeders' location, reputation, litter size, lineage of the puppy, breed popularity (supply and demand), training, socialization efforts, breed lines and much more. Review how much Jindo puppies for sale sell for below.

The current median price for all Jindos sold is $0.00. This is the price you can expect to budget for a Jindo with papers but without breeding rights nor show quality. Expect to pay less for a puppy without papers, however, we do not recommend buying a puppy without papers.

Looking for a dog with a superior lineage? Are you trying to determine how much a puppy with breeding rights and papers would cost? You should expect to pay a premium for a puppy with breeding rights or even for a puppy advertised as show quality with papers. You should budget anywhere from $0 upwards to $0 or even more for a Jindo with top breed lines and a superior pedigree. The average cost for all Jindos sold is $0.

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Top Quality: $0.00 to $0.00

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Annual cost of owning a Jindo puppy

Before buying a puppy it is important to understand the associated costs of owning a dog. The annual cost or "upkeep" is often overlooked when determining a Jindos true ownership cost. When calculating your budget make sure you account for the price of food, vaccines, heartworm, deworming, flea control, vet bills, spay/neuter fees, grooming, dental care, food, training and supplies such as a collar, leash, crate, bed, bowls, bones, and toys. All of these items can add up quickly so make sure you estimate anywhere from $500 - $2,000 or more for the first year then about $500 - $1,000 or more every year thereafter to meet the annual financial obligations of your growing, loving dog.

Most Popular Jindo Names for 2022

We've compiled the top 20 male and female names for 2017 after analyzing the sale of 0 Jindo dogs.
  • 1. Max
  • 2. Balhae
  • 3. Rocky
  • 4. Minnie
  • 5. Yoshi
  • 6. Ty
  • 7. Starbucks
  • 8. Sophie
  • 9. Socks
  • 10. Sky
  • 11. Red
  • 12. Pink
  • 13. Pennie
  • 14. Palang
  • 15. Baekho
  • 16. Alisa
  • 17. Lisa
  • 18. Kiwi
  • 19. Jinju
  • 20. Haeju

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Anonymous asked:
Can a Jindo be left with non-familiar adults or a kennel if the owner goes on holiday for 2 weeks?



The Korean Jindo is a very loyal breed of dog that is known to not take food from its non-owners. If the dog is socialized well with the people that will be taking care of the dog, or if the dog goes to the kennel a couple times before the owners leaves for the extended period of time' then the dog should be fine. It all depends on the dog and his/her personality.


I can tell you everything I know about a Jindo. We had a female for 18years. These dogs have a double coat, and must be brushed during the shed season. They can jump ten feet so if you have a low fence you better pick a different dog. This dog is loyal to one family and they pick the person they like the most. Not the best with human toddlers so small children must respect the boundaries. Be sure to microchip this dog, they tend to travel if let out and they can outrun anyone one this Earth. They are your best friend and will protect you from anything that threatens you. So no pretend fighting in front of this dog. They live up to 15, but mine.. because she was well cared for... passed away at 18 years. She went to sleep and never woke up. God I miss her.


My Jindo just passed away and God I miss her What a dog! A true athlete, she could dive half the distance of the pool. She was also the pool life guard, knowing exactly who was not a strong swimmer and keeping a watchful eye on them the entire time. A champion watch dog, the mailman would drop and run. She kept everyone inline in the house, no play fighting or yelling or she would let you know that was not allowed. A real cuddler and loved to be brushed. A true friend to everyone in the family. Not exactly a fan of young children of strangers. But a great loyal friend.

Anonymous asked:
How much is a white purebred Jindo? Or a white Jindo in general?

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The all white Jindo is hard to come by and so if a breeder decides to sell one, most likely the puppy will cost more than the more average colorations. I would suspect that a puppy would cost between $2500.00 - $3250.00.

Anonymous asked:
I have a 9 week Jindo puppy. Which is the best food for them??

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Your puppy should be eating the puppy food your breeder was feeding them before he/she left. However, if you've run out of that food or wish to switch your puppy over; then you can change their food. Your puppy should be on a Grain-Free puppy or all-life-stages food. Going to your local pet store and asking them about what grain-free food they offer is best. Your pup should be on a puppy food until he/she is 1 year old and then can be put onto an adult grain-free or all-life-stages food.

Anonymous asked:
Where in the US can we find a breeder? I would like to adopt one since it's been years since I've had a Jindo.

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The AKC website or the Jindo Club of America will be your best place to find a breeder. If you can not find one, then you may have to import from Korea or Japan.

Anonymous asked:
We are considering adopting a dog that is mixed Jingo breed. Is it even possible to predict anything about the dog's personality?

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Unfortunately, the answer is no. That is what is worrisome to a lot of people when they adopt a dog or puppy with several breeds mixed into it. The best thing to do is to do your research on each breed and get in contact with your local positive reinforcement trainer. Enrolling your puppy into puppy classes and when he/she gets older into obedience classes is going to be a major step in developing your puppy's outlook on the world. As well as plenty of social time at the dog park, pet stores and anywhere/everywhere else you can take your pup to socialize them as they grow.

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Updated: 7/2/2022