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Hare Indian Dog Information & Dog Breed Facts

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

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Other Names
What other names does the Hare Indian Dog have? The dog breed also known as...
Mackenzie River dog, Trap line dog
Breed Type
What type of dog breed is it?
Purebred
AKC Group
Is Hare Indian Dog recognized by the American Kennel Club?
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group
Is Hare Indian Dog recognized by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)?
Not recognized by FCI.
Price
How much does the Hare Indian 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? Hare Indian Dog price:
Unavailable
Unfortunately the Hare Indian 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? Hare Indian Dog size:
Large
Weight
How much does the Hare Indian Dog weigh? Hare Indian Dog weight:
Male: 30-45 pounds (14-20 kg), Female: 27-42 pounds (12-19 kg)
Avg. Weight
What is the average weight of the Hare Indian Dog? Hare Indian Dog average weight:
Male: 37.5 pounds (17 kg), Female: 34.5 pounds (15.5 kg)
Height
How tall is the Hare Indian Dog? Hare Indian Dog height:
Male: 17-20 inches (43-51 cm), Female: 17-19 inches (43-48 cm)
Avg. Height
What is the average height of this fido? Hare Indian Dog average height:
18.5 inches (47 cm)

Hair & Care

Coat
What type of coat does the Hare Indian Dog have? What does this canine coat look like?
ThickWoolly
Colors
What color is the breed's coat? What color is a proper Hare Indian Dog's coat?
White & GrayWhite & Brown
Grooming
How to groom the Hare Indian Dog and how often?
Easy to groom: The Hare Indian Dog doesn't require a lot of 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 regularly to avoid infections. Hare Indian Dog is a good choice if you don't have the time, skill or money to take care of a high maintenance dog. Recommended for beginners.
Shedding Level
How much do Hare Indian Dog dogs shed? How to control, reduce and prevent the shedding of the Mackenzie River dog? Hare Indian Dog shedding level:
Hare Indian Dogs shed above average. It's a natural process of the hair growth cycle. The amount and frequency of hair loss mostly depend on their health status and breed type. If you don't like vacuum cleaning, you might have to reconsider your choice of having a puppy from the Hare Indian Dog breed.

Characteristics

Temperament
What kind of personality does the Hare Indian Dog have? What characteristics does the breed have?
PlayfulFriendly
Intelligent Rank
How smart is the Hare Indian Dog? Are they intelligent?
Average: Hare Indian 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 Hare Indian Dog dogs easy to train? Do they go well on dog training?
Hare Indian Dogs are quite easy to train. Sometimes they can be challenging, but if you're consistent in teaching new commands they will obey for sure.
Playfulness
How playful is this breed?
The Hare Indian Dog is a highly playful breed. Excited barking and sometimes nipping will alert you to play.
Sensitivity Level
How sensitive are they? Hare Indian Dog sensitivity:
Hare Indian Dogs have an average emotional level and are not the most sensitive dog breed. Sometimes it's okay to change the daily routine, have guests and listen to loud music. Some dogs handle moderate punishment very well, while others crumble apart at a dirty look. This breed is not affected emotionally for moderate punishment.
Affection Level
How affectionate are they?
Hare Indian Dogs are average dogs regarding their affection level. Some breeds are forthcoming and friendly, while others are independent and don't bond too closely to their owners.
Social Needs
How much social interaction does the Mackenzie River dog need? Hare Indian Dog social needs:
Hare Indian Dogs need a lot of social interaction. They desire to always be with someone or around people. This breed hates being left alone.
Barking
Do Hare Indian Dog dogs bark a lot? Why does my Trap line dog bark?
Average: The Hare Indian Dog barks occasionally. 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 Hare Indian Dog good as a watchdog?
Hare Indian Dogs are not the best choice if you want a good watchdog. They aren't territorial and protective about their property, so they won't alert you if they sense something different.
Territorial
Do Hare Indian Dog dogs have an aggressive behavior to protect their territory?
Hare Indian Dogs can't provide protection for their territory. It's better to leave them out from the duty of protection your valuables and property.
Biting Potential
Do Hare Indian Dog bite humans? How likely are you to get bitten from the Mackenzie River dog? What are the odds of getting bitten by a Hare Indian Dog? Why do dog bites happen?
Moderate
The Hare Indian Dog has an average 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 Hare Indian Dog do?
Hare Indian Dogs have an average 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 Hare Indian Dogs need to be taught for a good attitude.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
How likely is the Hare Indian Dog to run away? Does this breed explore or wander a lot? Does Hare Indian Dog roam?
Hare Indian Dogs are not the biggest explorers. They have low wanderlust potential. Low chance for escaping from home with this breed.
Prey Drive
Do this canine have a strong prey drive? Does Hare Indian Dog have high prey drive?
Hare Indian Dogs have a higher impulse to chase and catch something than other dog breeds. Cats or any other small animals might be in danger. It's a natural instinct, doesn't necessarily mean that Hare Indian Dogs are aggressive. Better to keep this breed on a leash.
Apartment Friendly
Is Hare Indian Dog good as an apartment dog? Can they live in a flat?
Hare Indian Dogs are not the best choice for an apartment lifestyle, but they don't mind being inside if you walk them several times every day.
Adaptability
Are they adaptable and easy-going?
Hare Indian Dogs adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments. They don't mind moving from one place to another with their owner.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Can you leave this breed home alone?
Hare Indian Dogs tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
Fighting Dog
Where Hare Indian 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?
Hare Indian Dogs are very stranger friendly dogs.
Child Friendly
Are Hare Indian Dog dogs kid-friendly? Are they good with young children? Hare Indian Dog and children:
Hare Indian Dogs are very kid-friendly dogs. This breed enjoys being surrounded by children.
Cat Friendly
How well do Hare Indian Dog dogs get along with cats? Are they good with kittens? What is this fido's temperament with cats?
Hare Indian Dogs are average friendly towards cats.
Dog Friendly
Is Hare Indian Dog good with other dogs? Are they dog-friendly dogs? How well do Hare Indian Dog dogs get along with other dogs? What is this canine temperament with other dogs?
Hare Indian Dogs are average friendly towards other dogs.
Office Friendly
Are Hare Indian Dogs good office dogs? Do Hare Indian Dogs make good office friendly dogs? Can Hare Indian Dogs be office dogs?
Yes
Hare Indian Dog is one of the best dog breeds for office environment
Senior Citizens Friendly
Are they senior citizens friendly dogs? How well do Hare Indian Dog dogs get along with the elderly people? What is the Mackenzie River dog temperament with senior people? Are Hare Indian Dog dogs good for elderly owners?
Hare Indian Dogs are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Pet Friendly
Are they pet-friendly dogs? How well do Hare Indian Dog dogs get along with other pets? Are Hare Indian Dog dogs good with pets? What is this canine temperament with other pets?
Hare Indian Dogs are generally with other pets.
Good For First Time Owners
Is Hare Indian Dog breed good for first-time owners? Do they make a good dog for novice owners?
Yes
Hare Indian Dogs are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Service Dog
Are they good as service dogs? Can Hare Indian 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). Hare Indian Dog is not the best breed for service purposes.
Therapy Dog
Are they good as therapy dogs? Can Hare Indian 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. Hare Indian Dog is not the best breed for therapeutic purposes.
Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Are they good as detection dogs? Can Hare Indian 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. Hare Indian Dog is not the best breed for detection purposes.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Are they good as SAR dogs? Can Hare Indian 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 Hare Indian Dog is not the best breed for SAR purposes.
Boat Dog
Are they good as boat dogs? Can Hare Indian Dog be a boat dog?
Not really
Hare Indian Dog breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog
Are they good as cart pulling dogs? Can Hare Indian 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. Hare Indian Dog is not the best breed for drafting purposes.

Health Factors

Health Issues
Is it a healthy breed? Do Hare Indian Dog dogs have health problems?
The Hare Indian Dog is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Life Expectancy
How long do Hare Indian Dog dogs live? What is the average lifespan of this breed? How old can a Hare Indian Dog be?
10-12 years
Hypoallergenic
Is the Hare Indian Dog breed hypoallergenic?
No
Hare Indian Dogs 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 Hare Indian Dog have?
Hare Indian Dogs 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 Hare Indian Dog dogs require per day?
Hare Indian Dogs 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?
Hare Indian Dogs 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 Hare Indian Dog need? How often should I feed my canine? What dog products should I buy?
2 to 2.5 cup of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential
How easy to gain weight for this dog? Hare Indian Dog risk for obesity:
Low to Average. The Hare Indian Dog has a low to the average risk for 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 Hare Indian Dog's weight regularly.
Weather & Climate
Which weather condition is preferred by this dog? Can they tolerate hot and cold weather & climate?
Prefers average to cold weather conditions
The Hare Indian Dog can adapt to well to cold weather conditions, some dogs even can be a good mountain dog.
Stinkiness
How stinky is this dog? Why does it smell bad and how to get rid of the smell?
Medium
The Hare Indian Dog has an average chance of bad smell. Top reasons for dog stinkiness: infection of bad tooth/ear/skin folds, gas attacks.
Drooling tendency
Does the Hare Indian Dog drool?
The Hare Indian Dog is a perfect example for low drooling tendency. If you dislike being covered by slobber spots on your clothes, the Hare Indian Dog could be a good 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 less than others, just like the Hare Indian 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 Hare Indian Dog pregnant? How long does it take to have this dog puppies? Hare Indian Dog pregnancy time period:
60-64 days
Reproductive cycle of the female Hare Indian 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 Hare Indian 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 Hare Indian Dog have? What is the average litter size of this fido?
4-6 puppies

Pros & Cons of Hare Indian Dog

Pros
  • Grooming: Easy to groom: The Hare Indian Dog doesn't require a lot of grooming.
  • Drooling tendency: The Hare Indian Dog is a perfect example for low drooling tendency.
  • Weight Gain Potential: Low to Average.
  • Impulse to Wander or Roam: Hare Indian Dogs are not the biggest explorers.
  • Adaptability: Hare Indian Dogs adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
  • Child Friendly: Hare Indian Dogs are very kid-friendly dogs.
  • Office Friendly: Hare Indian Dog is one of the best dog breeds for office environment
  • Senior Citizens Friendly: Hare Indian Dogs are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
  • Good For First Time Owners: Hare Indian Dogs are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Cons
  • Hypoallergenic: Hare Indian Dogs don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction.
  • Shedding Level: Hare Indian Dogs shed above average.
  • Watchdog Ability: Hare Indian Dogs are not the best choice if you want a good watchdog.
  • Tolerates Being Left Alone: Hare Indian Dogs tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.

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