- Full Name
- Kai Ken
- Alternate Names
- Kuro-Tora, Chu-Tora, Aka-Tora
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- Life Span
- 12 - 15 years
- 20 - 40 pounds
Kai Ken is a historical Japanese breeds that falls into the "original six" native breeds of Japan. They were historically bred for hunting, and are unique because they come in three different color variations, each that help blend into the natural terrain: brindle, red-brindle, and black-brindle.
- Bred For
- Hunting in the mountains of Japan
- FCI Breed Standard
- Family Considerations
- Overall Ease of Breed
- Home and Environment Considerations
- Physical Characteristics
Is the Kai Ken good with children?
Is the Kai Ken friendly with strangers?
Is the Kai Ken friendly with other dogs?
Does the Kai Ken like to cuddle?
Does the Kai Ken like to play?
Does the Kai Ken make a good service dog?
Is the Kai Ken good for first-time owners?
How well can the Kai Ken be trained?
Does the Kai Ken shed a lot?
Is the Kai Ken easy to groom?
Does the Kai Ken need a lot of exercise?
How smart is the Kai Ken?
How much does the Kai Ken bark? Does the Kai Ken bark too much?
Is the Kai Ken a good guard dog?
Is the Kai Ken good at staying alone? Is the Kai Ken independent?
Is the Kai Ken a good apartment dog?
How big is the Kai Ken?
How much does the Kai Ken tolerate hot weather? When is it too hot for a Kai Ken?
How much does the Kai Ken tolerate cold weather? When is it too cold for a Kai Ken?
Does the Kai Ken try to run away?
Is the Kai Ken a healthy dog? The health of a Kai Ken should be measured not just by how many years they live, but also by how many health issues they've had. It is important to know which health conditions your breed is prone to- hip problems, eye problems, bloating, and arthritis are all common dog health problems.
How energetic is the Kai Ken?
How much does the Kai Ken drool?
Does the Kai Ken have a large prey drive? Does the Kai Ken like to chase birds, cats, and other small animals?
Is the Kai Ken atheltic?
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