The Guangxi Hound is a dog breed originating in China, known for its athletic appearance with triangular ears and curved tail. They are also energetic and active dogs.
The breed is of medium size, with a weight ranging from 14 to 23 kilograms, and a height ranging from 46 to 56 centimeters. The life expectancy of the breed is 10 to 12 years. They are not recognized by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI).
Breed history in brief
The Guangxi Hound is a breed of dog native to Guangxi province, China. It is believed to have existed for centuries as a hunting and companion dog in the region. They are intelligent and hard-working dogs, adapted to mountainous and wooded terrain. Although lesser known internationally, Guangxi Hounds are valued as loyal and loving companions, and are considered a cultural treasure in their place of origin, Guangxi, China.
The Guangxi Hound is a breed of dog that has a head proportionate to the body, with a moderately broad skull and a moderate length muzzle. Its ears are medium-sized and triangular in shape, and the eyes are expressive and almond-shaped. The tail is carried curved over the back.
The coat is short and dense, providing protection from the elements. Coloration can vary, but solid shades of black, white and brown are common.
The Guangxi Hound is described as courageous, loyal and energetic. They are active, athletic dogs that enjoy exercise and participation in outdoor activities. They are intelligent and receptive to training.
Common health problems
Information on the most common diseases in the Guangxi Hound breed is very limited; there are no known pathologies associated with this breed.
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