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Small Greek Domestic Dog Breed Information

Small Greek domestic dog was originally developed in Greece. This breed in the earlier days, was used as companion dogs by ladies as well as children, and was also used as family dogs. Later they were also used as hunting dogs to hunt birds and also small animals like hares and rodents, and also as working dogs. They are used as watch dogs, herd dogs, and also as a family companion. They are small and also compact in size. They have low hanging and dropped. The coat, which covers the skin of this breed, can be available in two varieties; long haired and also short haired. This breed is also called Kokoni. They have a long body, and this breed is deep chested. The average weight of a healthy Small Greek domestic dog is 15 inches, and the average weight of this breed is 20 lbs. to 25 lbs. Their muzzle is short in size. They can be found in different varieties of colours varying from, blonde, tan and also back combinations. The coat covering the body of the breed is soft and silky to touch and is dense in texture. They are very loving and also gentle in nature. They can get easily attached to its master and also family. They are very playful and also cheerful when among children. They are very loud barkers and are also reserved when near strangers. They should be properly socialized to avoid this kind of problems. They are always very alert and also watchful, and they make perfect watch dogs. Both the coat varieties, long haired and short haired are very easy to groom. In fact they require only minimum grooming. They should be brushed and also combed daily. They should be bathed once in every month. They can be easily affected by ear infections, and hence their ears should be regularly checked for any kind of infections. They are suitable as an apartment pet, but make sure that they are provided with daily dose of exercise. They should be taken out for walks and also jogs in order to keep them mentally and physically stimulated. The average life expectancy of this breed is 10 years to 12 years.

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