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Chippiparai Breed Information

This breed was originally developed in India, and was mostly used as royal dogs. This breed was also used as hunters, mainly to hunt animal like deer and boars. This breed is very rare to find out of its native land. They are massive dogs, with long legs. They are very tall and well built. They are powerful and also strong. They have a broad head with a short muzzle, which is tapering towards the end. They have wide nostrils, which makes them excellent trackers. They have long ears standing erect in the either sides of their head. Their tail is long and tapering towards the base. In some cases their tails are docked right after their birth. Their teeth forms scissor bite and they also have a strong jaw. The coat covering the body of this breed is short and also smooth. This breed is a furious hunter, is also a heart-warming companion. They are loving and gentle in character. They are very warm and affectionate towards their master. They are very much loyal and also devoted to their master. If they are properly trained and socialized, this breed can make a perfect house hold companion. This breed loves attention and care. They are protective about their master, and are very brave. They can also show traces of stubbornness and also dominance if they are not properly trained. So make sure that they provided with firm and also confident training. They might behave aggressively towards strangers and also unfamiliar animals; hence they should properly socialized form an early age. This breed is generally friendly towards kids, but could not be left alone with them, as these dogs can accidently hurt children. The average height of a healthy Chippiparai is 64 cm and the average weight of this breed is 64 kg to 72 kg. This breed is not suitable for apartment life. They are best off in country side, where they have lot of space to run around. This breed does not require any special grooming, as they are short coated. They should be brushed and also combed daily. They are prone to mast cell tumours and also hip dysplasia. The average life span of this breed is 13 years to 15 years.

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