Village Dog Middle Eastern

Middle Eastern Stray Dogs are a versatile and adaptable breed, with a unique blend of physical characteristics and temperament. They are loyal and protective companions, able to adapt to a variety of environments and tasks.

General details

The weight, height and life expectancy of the breed can vary widely. In general, its weight can range from 10 to 23 kg, its height can be between 36 and 59 cm. Its life expectancy is estimated between 10 and 15 years and the breed is not recognized by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI).

Breed history in brief

Middle Eastern Stray Dogs have an ancient history and have been present in the region for centuries. They have been loyal companions to local communities, playing various roles, such as guardians of homes and flocks, hunters of small animals and life companions.

Breed characteristics

The Middle Eastern Stray can vary in physical appearance due to its mixed breed nature. Generally, they have a stocky build, head proportionate to body size and expressive eyes. Their tail can be medium to long in length. The coat can vary from short and smooth to longer and denser, depending on the influences of ancestral breeds. In terms of coloration, they can have a wide range of colors and patterns, including black, white, brown, brindle and spotted. Middle Eastern Stray Dogs tend to be courageous, intelligent and loyal. They have developed adaptability skills and are known for their protective instincts. However, due to the mixed breed nature, exact temperament may vary between individuals.

Common health problems

Information on the most common diseases in the Middle Eastern Stray is very limited, it is not known to be prone to specific health problems. Even so, it is likely to be predisposed to some of the more common dog disorders such as dermatological problems, intestinal parasites, tick-borne diseases and dental problems.

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