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Kanni Information & Dog Breed Facts

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

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Kanni
OriginIndia
Other Names
What other names does the Kanni have? The dog breed also known as...
Maiden's Beastmaster
Breed Type
What type of dog breed is it?
Purebred
AKC Group
Is Kanni recognized by the American Kennel Club?
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group
Is Kanni recognized by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)?
Not recognized by FCI.
Price
How much does the Kanni 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? Kanni price:
$80-$120
If you choose to purchase the Kanni, you should know that the mentioned amount of money is an average of the collected data from breeders’ sites and puppy finder places. If you have a Kanni for sale, please advertise it on a reliable website to make sure the Kanni gets to a happy place.

Kanni General Appearance

Size
What size is this breed? How big is this dog? Kanni size:
LargeMedium
Weight
How much does the Kanni weigh? Kanni weight:
35-48 pounds (16-22 kg)
Avg. Weight
What is the average weight of the Kanni? Kanni average weight:
43.5 pounds (19 kg)
Height
How tall is the Kanni? Kanni height:
25-29 inch (63-73 cm)
Avg. Height
What is the average height of this fido? Kanni average height:
27 inch (68 cm)

Kanni Hair & Care

Coat
What type of coat does the Kanni have? What does this canine coat look like?
SmoothFlat
Colors
What color is the breed's coat? What color is a proper Kanni's coat?
BrindleFawnRedWhiteSilverGrey
Grooming
How to groom the Kanni and how often?
Effortless: The Kanni 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. Kanni 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 Kanni dogs shed? How to control, reduce and prevent the shedding of the Maiden's Beastmaster? Kanni shedding level:
Kannis 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.

Kanni Characteristics

Temperament
What kind of personality does the Kanni have? What characteristics does the breed have?
AgileProtectiveGraceful
Intelligent Rank
How smart is the Kanni? Are they intelligent?
Smart: Kanni's has great intelligence. They understand and memorize new commands in 15-25 repetitions.
Trainability
Are Kanni dogs easy to train? Do they go well on dog training?
Kannis are easy to train. They find out the association between commands and actions quite quickly.
Playfulness
How playful is this breed?
The Kanni is a highly playful breed. Excited barking and sometimes nipping will alert you to play.
Sensitivity Level
How sensitive are they? Kanni sensitivity:
Kannis don't like an irregular daily routine, noisy household and frequent guest visits. This breed emotional level reflects their owner's feelings and they don't handle punishments well.
Affection Level
How affectionate are they?
Kannis are highly affectionate dogs. They like being involved in the family's life. This breed isn't considered as an aloof dog.
Social Needs
How much social interaction does the Maiden's Beastmaster need? Kanni social needs:
Kannis need a lot of social interaction. They desire to always be with someone or around people. This breed hates being left alone.
Barking
Do Kanni dogs bark a lot? Why does my Maiden's Beastmaster bark?
Low: The Kanni barks none to minimal. Perfect choice if you prefer a quiet breed. Top reasons for barking: protection, alarm, fear, boredom, attention seeking, greeting, separation anxiety, compulsive barking.
Watchdog Ability
Is Kanni good as a watchdog?
Kannis are average watchdogs. If they sense something different, they will alert you, but the observation isn't considered as their main job.
Territorial
Do Kanni dogs have an aggressive behavior to protect their territory?
Kannis are average defenders. Some dogs are very protective of their territory, while others easily let a stranger to trespass. This breed is not sure to defend his territory in every situation.
Biting Potential
Do Kanni bite humans? How likely are you to get bitten from the Maiden's Beastmaster? What are the odds of getting bitten by a Kanni? Why do dog bites happen?
Low
The Kanni has a low 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 Kanni do?
Kannis 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 Kannis need to be taught for a good attitude.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
How likely is the Kanni to run away? Does this breed explore or wander a lot? Does Kanni roam?
Kannis 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 Kanni have high prey drive?
Kannis 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 Kanni dogs are aggressive. Better to keep this breed on a leash.
Apartment Friendly
Is Kanni good as an apartment dog? Can they live in a flat?
Kannis are very apartment-friendly dogs. Besides the daily walk outside they don't require a big garden.
Adaptability
Are they adaptable and easy-going?
Kannis adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Can you leave this breed home alone?
Kannis tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
Fighting Dog
Where Kanni dogs used as a fighting dog in the history?
Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Kanni Good With

Stranger Friendly
Are they friendly with strangers?
Kannis are not stranger friendly dogs.
Child Friendly
Are Kanni dogs kid-friendly? Are they good with young children? Kanni and children:
Kannis are average friendly dogs towards children.
Cat Friendly
How well do Kanni dogs get along with cats? Are they good with kittens? What is this fido's temperament with cats?
Kannis are not the most cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Is Kanni good with other dogs? Are they dog-friendly dogs? How well do Kanni dogs get along with other dogs? What is this canine temperament with other dogs?
Kannis are dog-friendly dogs. If you want more dogs in your family or you'd like to join dog meetups, the Kanni can be a great choice.
Office Friendly
Are Kannis good office dogs? Do Kannis make good office friendly dogs? Can Kannis be office dogs?
No
Kanni is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Are they senior citizens friendly dogs? How well do Kanni dogs get along with the elderly people? What is the Maiden's Beastmaster temperament with senior people? Are Kanni dogs good for elderly owners?
Kannis are commonly okay with elderly people.
Pet Friendly
Are they pet-friendly dogs? How well do Kanni dogs get along with other pets? Are Kanni dogs good with pets? What is this canine temperament with other pets?
Kannis usually don’t get on well with other pets.
Good For First Time Owners
Is Kanni breed good for first-time owners? Do they make a good dog for novice owners?
No
Kannis are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Service Dog
Are they good as service dogs? Can Kanni 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). Kanni is not the best breed for service purposes.
Therapy Dog
Are they good as therapy dogs? Can Kanni 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. Kanni is not the best breed for therapeutic purposes.
Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Are they good as detection dogs? Can Kanni 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. Kanni is not the best breed for detection purposes.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Are they good as SAR dogs? Can Kanni 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 Kanni is not the best breed for SAR purposes.
Boat Dog
Are they good as boat dogs? Can Kanni be a boat dog?
Not really
Kanni breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog
Are they good as cart pulling dogs? Can Kanni 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. Kanni is not the best breed for drafting purposes.

Kanni Health Factors

Health Issues
Is it a healthy breed? Do Kanni dogs have health problems?
The Kanni is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Life Expectancy
How long do Kanni dogs live? What is the average lifespan of this breed? How old can a Kanni be?
14-16 years
Hypoallergenic
Is the Kanni breed hypoallergenic?
No
Kannis 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 Kanni have?
Kannis are low energy dogs. They like sleeping hours on a comfortable couch.
Exercise Need
How much exercise does this dog need? How much exercise do Kanni dogs require per day?
Kannis 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?
Kannis need a lot of sleep. They love naps during the day. If you live a lazy life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Avg. daily food consumption
How much food does the Kanni need? How often should I feed my canine? What dog products should I buy?
1.5 to 2.5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential
How easy to gain weight for this dog? Kanni risk for obesity:
Low to Average. The Kanni 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 Kanni'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?
Medium
The Kanni 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 Kanni drool?
The Kanni is an average drooler. Drooling is the unintentional saliva flowing outside of the mouth. It can be completely normal or a sign of a health problem. If you notice any change in your dog's drooling habit, you should contact a vet as soon as possible.

Kanni Reproducibility

Gestation Length
How long does this dog's pregnancy last? How long does this dog pregnant? How long does it take to have puppies?
60-64 days
Reproductive cycle of the female Kanni: 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 Kanni 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 Kanni have? What is the average litter size of this fido?
4-7 puppies

Kanni Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Intelligent Rank: Smart: Kanni's has great intelligence.
  • Trainability: Kannis are easy to train.
  • Apartment Friendly: Kannis are very apartment-friendly dogs.
  • Grooming: Effortless: The Kanni requires minimal grooming.
  • Weight Gain Potential: Low to Average.
  • Dog Friendly: Kannis are dog-friendly dogs.
Cons
  • Hypoallergenic: Kannis don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction.
  • Impulse to Wander or Roam: Kannis have high wanderlust potential, which means that this breed has a strong desire for exploring the world.
  • Tolerates Being Left Alone: Kannis tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
  • Cat Friendly: Kannis are not the most cat-friendly dogs.
  • Office Friendly: Kanni is not the best dog breed for office environment.
  • Good For First Time Owners: Kannis are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.

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  • Hemanathan

    Feb 16, 2021, 6:17:03 AM:

    One of the best guard dog breed in the world