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Fuegian Dog  Information & Dog Breed Facts

Collection of all the general dog breed info about Fuegian Dog  so you can get to know the breed more.

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Other Names
What other names does the Fuegian Dog  have? The dog breed also known as...
Yaghan Dog
Breed Type
What type of dog breed is it?
Purebred
AKC Group
Is Fuegian Dog  recognized by the American Kennel Club?
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group
Is Fuegian Dog  recognized by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)?
Not recognized by FCI.
Price
How much does the Fuegian Dog  puppy cost? What is the price range of this puppy? What is the average price of this dog in the United States? Is this puppy expensive? How much should I pay for it? Fuegian Dog  price:
Unavailable
Unfortunately the Fuegian Dog  is an extinct dog breed, so there isn’t any available price range or breeder in the world for purchasing this breed.

General Appearance

Size
What size is this breed? How big is this dog? Fuegian Dog  size:
Medium
Weight
How much does the Fuegian Dog  weigh? Fuegian Dog  weight:
12-30 pounds (5-13.5 kg)
Avg. Weight
What is the average weight of the Fuegian Dog ? Fuegian Dog  average weight:
21 pounds (9.5 kg)
Height
How tall is the Fuegian Dog ? Fuegian Dog  height:
13-16 inches (33-41 cm)
Avg. Height
What is the average height of this fido? Fuegian Dog  average height:
14.5 inches (37 cm)

Hair & Care

Coat
What type of coat does the Fuegian Dog  have? What does this canine coat look like?
FluffyDense
Colors
What color is the breed's coat? What color is a proper Fuegian Dog 's coat?
Tawny
Grooming
How to groom the Fuegian Dog  and how often?
Effortless: The Fuegian Dog  requires minimal grooming. Seasonal flea treatment is needed, but cutting the dog's hair by a professional groomer isn't necessary. Ears and eyes should be cleaned sometimes to avoid infections. Fuegian Dog  is one of the best choices if you don't have the time, skill or money to take care of a high maintenance dog. Highly recommended for beginners.
Shedding Level
How much do Fuegian Dog  dogs shed? How to control, reduce and prevent the shedding of the Yaghan Dog? Fuegian Dog  shedding level:
Fuegian Dog s shed moderately. It's a natural process of the hair growth cycle. Regular brushing reduces the amount of hair that sheds. It mostly depends on their health status and breed type.

Characteristics

Temperament
What kind of personality does the Fuegian Dog  have? What characteristics does the breed have?
Dangerous
Intelligent Rank
How smart is the Fuegian Dog ? Are they intelligent?
Average: Fuegian Dog 's has average obedience intelligence. Patience is needed for teaching this breed to any tricks and commands though, but it's worth the effort. They understand and memorize new commands in 25-40 repetitions. This breed obeys for the first command 50% of the time or better.
Trainability
Are Fuegian Dog  dogs easy to train? Do they go well on dog training?
Fuegian Dog s aren't famous for their trainability. This breed needs more time and repetition to obey. It's challenging to teach them new commands, but not impossible.
Playfulness
How playful is this breed?
The Fuegian Dog  is a playful breed. Excited barking and sometimes nipping will alert you to play.
Sensitivity Level
How sensitive are they? Fuegian Dog  sensitivity:
They are easygoing, low-sensitivity dogs. Moderate punishment works great with this breed, they won't be affected emotionally. Fuegian Dog s tolerate irregular daily routine, young children, noisy household, office environment, and frequent guest visits really well.
Affection Level
How affectionate are they?
Fuegian Dog s don't bond too closely to their owners. This breed is often aloof and distant.
Social Needs
How much social interaction does the Yaghan Dog need? Fuegian Dog  social needs:
Fuegian Dog s are known to be antisocial. They prefer being left alone. This breed doesn't like being around people all the time.
Barking
Do Fuegian Dog  dogs bark a lot? Why does my Yaghan Dog bark?
High: The Fuegian Dog  is a very vocal breed. Definitely not the best choice if you prefer a quiet breed. They often enjoy barking and howling loudly. They can change their barks depending on their emotional level and what they're trying to say. Different barks could mean the same and same barks could have a different meaning. Top reasons for barking: protection, alarm, fear, boredom, attention seeking, greeting, separation anxiety, compulsive barking.
Watchdog Ability
Is Fuegian Dog  good as a watchdog?
Fuegian Dog s are not the best watchdogs. They aren't very territorial and protective about their property, so they probably won't alert you if they sense something different.
Territorial
Do Fuegian Dog  dogs have an aggressive behavior to protect their territory?
Fuegian Dog s are extremely protective guard dogs. This breed doesn't hesitate to protect their territory so the Fuegian Dog  can be a good choice if you want an excellent guard dog. Keep calm and the Fuegian Dog  will take care of unwanted people or animals.
Biting Potential
Do Fuegian Dog  bite humans? How likely are you to get bitten from the Yaghan Dog? What are the odds of getting bitten by a Fuegian Dog ? Why do dog bites happen?
High
The Fuegian Dog  has a high chance of biting somebody. Top reasons for dog bite: protection, pain, excitement, herding instinct, being provoked. (Data based on the available online bite statistics.)
Mouthiness
How much mouthing/nipping/play biting does the Fuegian Dog  do?
Fuegian Dog s have a strong tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people. It's a common habit during puppyhood, not aggressive behavior. These "bites" don't hurt, but Fuegian Dog s need to be taught for a good attitude.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
How likely is the Fuegian Dog  to run away? Does this breed explore or wander a lot? Does Fuegian Dog  roam?
Fuegian Dog s have high wanderlust potential, which means that this breed has a strong desire for exploring the world. Safer to walk them on a leash unless you teach them how to get back to you on command. This breed is also able to cause damage to your fence.
Prey Drive
Do this canine have a strong prey drive? Does Fuegian Dog  have high prey drive?
Fuegian Dog s have a high impulse to chase and catch something. Cats or any other small animals are in danger. It's a natural instinct, doesn't necessarily mean that Fuegian Dog  dogs are aggressive. Better to keep this breed on a leash.
Apartment Friendly
Is Fuegian Dog  good as an apartment dog? Can they live in a flat?
Fuegian Dog s are not apartment-friendly dogs. If you don't have a garden, you may have to reconsider your choice for having a puppy from this breed.
Adaptability
Are they adaptable and easy-going?
Fuegian Dog s adapt badly to lifestyle changes and different living environments. They don't tolerate moving from one place to another with their owner.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Can you leave this breed home alone?
Fuegian Dog s love being alone, they need their own free time. You don't have to worry about leaving them for a few hours alone at home.
Fighting Dog
Where Fuegian Dog  dogs used as a fighting dog in the history?
Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Good With

Stranger Friendly
Are they friendly with strangers?
Fuegian Dog s are not stranger friendly dogs.
Child Friendly
Are Fuegian Dog  dogs kid-friendly? Are they good with young children? Fuegian Dog  and children:
Fuegian Dog s are not kid-friendly dogs. This breed is not recommended for families with children.
Cat Friendly
How well do Fuegian Dog  dogs get along with cats? Are they good with kittens? What is this fido's temperament with cats?
Fuegian Dog s are not cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Is Fuegian Dog  good with other dogs? Are they dog-friendly dogs? How well do Fuegian Dog  dogs get along with other dogs? What is this canine temperament with other dogs?
Fuegian Dog s are not the most dog-friendly dogs. If you want more dogs in your family or you'd like to join dog meetups, the Fuegian Dog  is not a good choice.
Office Friendly
Are Fuegian Dog s good office dogs? Do Fuegian Dog s make good office friendly dogs? Can Fuegian Dog s be office dogs?
No
Fuegian Dog  is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Are they senior citizens friendly dogs? How well do Fuegian Dog  dogs get along with the elderly people? What is the Yaghan Dog temperament with senior people? Are Fuegian Dog  dogs good for elderly owners?
Fuegian Dog s are not recommended for elderly people.
Pet Friendly
Are they pet-friendly dogs? How well do Fuegian Dog  dogs get along with other pets? Are Fuegian Dog  dogs good with pets? What is this canine temperament with other pets?
Fuegian Dog s do best when they’re the only pet at the family.
Good For First Time Owners
Is Fuegian Dog  breed good for first-time owners? Do they make a good dog for novice owners?
No
Fuegian Dog s are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Service Dog
Are they good as service dogs? Can Fuegian Dog  be a service dog?
Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog. A service dog is a term used in the USA to refer to any type of assistance dog specifically trained to help people who have disabilities, such as visual impairment, hearing impairments, mental disorders, seizures, mobility impairment, and diabetes. Service dogs are protected under the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act). Fuegian Dog  is not the best breed for service purposes.
Therapy Dog
Are they good as therapy dogs? Can Fuegian Dog  be a therapy dog?
Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog. A therapy dog is a dog that might be trained to provide affection, comfort, and love to people in hospitals, retirement homes, nursing homes, schools, hospices, disaster areas, and to people with anxiety disorders or autism. Fuegian Dog  is not the best breed for therapeutic purposes.
Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Are they good as detection dogs? Can Fuegian Dog  be a sniffer dog?
Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones. Fuegian Dog  is not the best breed for detection purposes.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Are they good as SAR dogs? Can Fuegian Dog  be a search and rescue dog?
Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people. The Fuegian Dog  is not the best breed for SAR purposes.
Boat Dog
Are they good as boat dogs? Can Fuegian Dog  be a boat dog?
Not really
Fuegian Dog  breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog
Are they good as cart pulling dogs? Can Fuegian Dog  be a drafting dog?
Not really
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling. Dogs bred for this work have strong builds and qualities that are needed, strength and determination. Fuegian Dog  is not the best breed for drafting purposes.

Health Factors

Health Issues
Is it a healthy breed? Do Fuegian Dog  dogs have health problems?
Very healthy dog breed. The Fuegian Dog  rarely meets with the veterinarian.
Life Expectancy
How long do Fuegian Dog  dogs live? What is the average lifespan of this breed? How old can a Fuegian Dog  be?
10-13 years
Hypoallergenic
Is the Fuegian Dog  breed hypoallergenic?
No
Fuegian Dog s don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction. Some of the dog breeds are even considered to higher the possibility of an allergic response. Coat type isn't necessarily relevant, because most people are allergic to dander (flakes on the dog's skin) or saliva, not actually to dog hair.
Energy Level
How much energy does the Fuegian Dog  have?
Fuegian Dog s have a higher energy level than other dog breeds. If you want a dog for snuggling on the couch, this breed isn't the perfect choice for you.
Exercise Need
How much exercise does this dog need? How much exercise do Fuegian Dog  dogs require per day?
Fuegian Dog s need quite a lot of exercise. Daily walks should be on schedule. If you live an active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Sleeping Need
How much sleep does this fido need?
Fuegian Dog s are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping. If you live an active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Avg. daily food consumption
How much food does the Fuegian Dog  need? How often should I feed my canine? What dog products should I buy?
0.5 to 1.5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential
How easy to gain weight for this dog? Fuegian Dog  risk for obesity:
Low. The Fuegian Dog  has good luck with genetics. This breed doesn't need to worry about obesity. To make your dog happy and fit, feed him with quality dry dog food and live an active life together. Try to find the happy medium between exercise and feeding. If you notice any weight change, consult your veterinarian to make a meal plan, and measure the Fuegian Dog 's weight regularly.
Weather & Climate
Which weather condition is preferred by this dog? Can they tolerate hot and cold weather & climate?
Prefers warm weather
Stinkiness
How stinky is this dog? Why does it smell bad and how to get rid of the smell?
Low
The Fuegian Dog  has a low chance of bad smell. Top reasons for dog stinkiness: infection of bad tooth/ear/skin folds, gas attacks.
Drooling tendency
Does the Fuegian Dog  drool?
The Fuegian Dog  is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency. If you're disgusted by slobber spots on your clothes, the Fuegian Dog  could be a perfect choice for you. Drooling is the unintentional saliva flowing outside of the mouth. It can be completely normal or a sign of a health problem. Certain dog breeds drool minimal compared to others, just like the Fuegian Dog . If you notice any change in your dog's drooling habit, you should contact a vet as soon as possible.

Reproducibility

Gestation Length
How long does this dog's pregnancy last? How long is the Fuegian Dog  pregnant? How long does it take to have this dog puppies? Fuegian Dog  pregnancy time period:
60-64 days
Reproductive cycle of the female Fuegian Dog : The first period called Proestrus lasts for about 9 days. During this time the females start to attract males. You can notice by swelling vulva and bloody discharge. The second part is the Estrus when the bitch is receptive for the male. It lasts for about 3 to 11 days. The sign of the proestrus part is the soft and enlarged vulva. The discharge decreases and lightens in color. The third part is the Diestrus. Normally, it occurs around day 14. In this period the bitch’s discharge changes for vivid red and coming to its end. The vulva returns to average, and she will no longer permit mating. The fourth part called the Anestrus. The time frame between heat periods normally lasts about six months.
How often can the Fuegian Dog  have a litter? Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy. It is very important not to buy a dog from a puppy mill, where the needs of the pups and their mothers are ignored. It's an inhumane high-volume dog breeding facility, where puppies born several times a year.
Litter Size
How many puppies can the Fuegian Dog  have? What is the average litter size of this fido?
5-8 puppies

Pros & Cons of Fuegian Dog 

Pros
  • Health Issues: Very healthy dog breed.
  • Grooming: Effortless: The Fuegian Dog  requires minimal grooming.
  • Drooling tendency: The Fuegian Dog  is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.
  • Stinkiness: The Fuegian Dog  has a low chance of bad smell.
  • Weight Gain Potential: Low.
  • Tolerates Being Left Alone: Fuegian Dog s love being alone, they need their own free time.
Cons
  • Trainability: Fuegian Dog s aren't famous for their trainability.
  • Hypoallergenic: Fuegian Dog s don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction.
  • Apartment Friendly: Fuegian Dog s are not apartment-friendly dogs.
  • Watchdog Ability: Fuegian Dog s are not the best watchdogs.
  • Mouthiness: Fuegian Dog s have a strong tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
  • Impulse to Wander or Roam: Fuegian Dog s have high wanderlust potential, which means that this breed has a strong desire for exploring the world.
  • Adaptability: Fuegian Dog s adapt badly to lifestyle changes and different living environments.
  • Child Friendly: Fuegian Dog s are not kid-friendly dogs.
  • Cat Friendly: Fuegian Dog s are not cat-friendly dogs.
  • Dog Friendly: Fuegian Dog s are not the most dog-friendly dogs.
  • Office Friendly: Fuegian Dog  is not the best dog breed for office environment.
  • Senior Citizens Friendly: Fuegian Dog s are not recommended for elderly people.
  • Good For First Time Owners: Fuegian Dog s are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.

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