The Jindo is a hunting dog that originated in South Korea. The breed is revered through a national monument in South Korea.

Appearance & Grooming

The Jindo is a medium-sized dog. The breed has a dense double coat in black, tan, brindle, fawn, and grey. The Jindo sheds seasonally and requires weekly brushing when shedding.

Behavior & Disposition

The Jindo is alert, fearless, intelligent, and loyal. Without appropriate socialization, the Jindo may become aggressive towards strangers and other dogs due to its protective nature. Adult supervision is recommended when playing with puppies, other dogs, and children.

Activity Level

The Jindo has a high activity level with a slim body shape. Even though the Jindo does not eat a lot, feeding dog treats frequently may make them pickier about foods.


The Jindo is a loyal and intelligent dog. However, due to its independent nature, early socialization and obedience training during puppyhood are recommended.

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