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Kintamani Information & Dog Breed Facts

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

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Other Names
What other names does the Kintamani have? The dog breed also known as...
Balinese Mountain Dog, Balinese Kintamani, Balinese Dog, Bali-Berghund, Kinta
Breed Type
What type of dog breed is it?
Cross Breed
AKC Group
Is Kintamani recognized by the American Kennel Club?
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group
Is Kintamani recognized by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)?
Recognized by FCI in the Spitz and primitive types group, in the Asian Spitz and related breeds section.
How much does the Kintamani 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? Kintamani price:
Unfortunately, we couldn't find the price of the Kintamani. If you have a Kintamani for sale, please advertise it on a reliable website to make sure the Kintamani gets to a happy place.

Kintamani General Appearance & Basic Info

What size is this breed? How big is this dog? Kintamani size:
How much does the Kintamani weigh? Kintamani weight:
Male: 33-37 pounds (15-16.5 kg), Female: 29-33 pounds (13-15 kg)
Avg. Weight
What is the average weight of the Kintamani? Kintamani average weight:
Male: 35 pounds (16 kg), Female: 31 pounds (14 kg)
How tall is the Kintamani? Kintamani height:
Male: 17.5-21.5 inch (45-55 cm), Female: 15.5-19.5 inch (40-50 cm)
Avg. Height
What is the average height of this fido? Kintamani average height:
Male: 19.5 inch (50 cm), Female: 17.5 inch (45 cm)

Kintamani Hair & Care

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat does the Kintamani have? What does this canine coat/fur look like?
What color is the breed's coat? What color is a proper Kintamani's coat?
How to groom the Kintamani and how often?
Average: The Kintamani requires average grooming effort. Cutting the dog's hair by a professional groomer isn't essential. Brushing the dog's coat is useful to reduce shedding. Ears and eyes should be cleaned regularly to avoid infections. Don't skip the seasonal flea treatment too. Dog nail trimming and dog bath can be helpful sometimes. Check the local pet store for dog grooming supplies and find the best dog shampoo to keep its coat healthy and to give your dog a pleasant experience of a dog bath. If you don't have the time, skill or money to take care of your Kintamani, search for a dog groomer or clipping service in your area and book an appointment. Maybe you're lucky to have a dog boarding service that includes grooming or walk in dog bath places nearby.
Shedding Level
How much do Kintamani dogs shed? How to control, reduce and prevent the shedding of the Balinese Mountain Dog? Kintamani shedding level:
Kintamanis 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.
Bath Time / Bathing Frequency
How often does the Kintamani need a bath? How often should bathe this dog? Can I bathe my Kintamani every day?
3-4 weeks
More often than average. These dog coats tend to be longer, softer, oilier than short-haired breeds. While a good bath every now and then is a great way to keep your buddy from becoming overly smelly, be mindful about overbathing. Bathing will wash away your dog’s natural oils, while a simple brushing every few days should keep them clean.

Kintamani Characteristics

What kind of personality does the Kintamani have? What characteristics or traits does the breed have?
Intelligent Rank
How smart is the Kintamani? Are they intelligent?
Smart: Kintamani's has great intelligence. They understand and memorize new commands in 15-25 repetitions.
Are Kintamani dogs easy to train? Do they go well on dog training?
Kintamanis are easy to train. They find out the association between commands and actions quite quickly.
How playful is this breed?
The Kintamani is a playful breed. Excited barking and sometimes nipping will alert you to play.
Sensitivity Level
How sensitive are they? Kintamani sensitivity:
Kintamanis 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? Are they affectionate?
Kintamanis 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 Balinese Mountain Dog need? Kintamani social needs:
Kintamanis are a social breed. They enjoy being around people or other animals. This breed doesn't tolerate being left alone.
Do Kintamani dogs bark a lot? Are they barkers/noisy? Why does my Balinese Kintamani bark?
Average to high: The Kintamani is a vocal breed. Not the best choice if you prefer a quiet breed. They often bark loudly and howl sometimes. 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 Kintamani good as a watchdog? Are they alert at night?
Kintamanis are one of the best watchdogs. Their main job is to observe and they're very consistent in their effort. The best vocal cords and sense of hearing belong to them. Usually, they're very territorial and protective about their property, so the Kintamani dogs will alert you if they sense something different.
Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Do Kintamani dogs have an aggressive behavior to protect their home/house/territory? Do they have guarding instincts?
Kintamanis 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 Kintamani bite humans? How likely are you to get bitten from the Balinese Mountain Dog? What are the odds of getting bitten by a Kintamani? Why do dog bites happen?
The Kintamani 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.)
Bite Force
Does the Kintamani has a hard bite?
Between 200 and 400 PSI
Ordinary: Average dogs have bite force between 200 and 400 PSI. The Kintamani, and many others, have a fearsome presence because they have significant jaw strength, so it is important not to anger the dog and have it around strangers until it is fully trained. However, they are usually quite calm and good companions, they work well in families and are easy to care for.
How much mouthing/nipping/play biting does the Kintamani do?
Kintamanis 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 Kintamanis need to be taught for a good attitude.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
How likely is the Kintamani to run away? Does this breed explore or wander a lot? Does Kintamani roam?
Kintamanis tend to escape less than other breeds. They have low to average wanderlust potential. Exploring the world is not the best activity they can imagine.
Prey Drive
Do this canine have a strong prey drive? Does Kintamani have high prey drive?
Kintamanis don't have an impulse to catch or chase small animals. Their prey drive is low.
Apartment Friendly
Is Kintamani good as an apartment dog? Can they live in a flat?
Nem a legjobb választás Kintamani, ha lakásban szeretnéd tartani, ugyanakkor alapos lemozgatással, napi többszöri sétával tolerálják a benti körülményeket is, így megoldható Kintamani tartása lakásban.
Are they adaptable and easy-going?
Kintamanis adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Can you leave this breed home alone?
Kintamanis do best when a family member is at home during the day or if their workplace is dog-friendly so they can take the dog at work.
Fighting Dog
Where Kintamani dogs used as a fighting dog in the history?
Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Kintamani Good With

Stranger Friendly
Are they aggressive or friendly towards/with strangers? Kintamani temperament with other people:
Kintamanis are not the most stranger friendly dogs.
Child Friendly
Are Kintamani dogs kid-friendly? Are they good with young children? Kintamani temperament with children:
Kintamanis are average friendly dogs towards children.
Cat Friendly
How well do Kintamani dogs get along with cats? Are they good with kittens? What is this fido's temperament with cats? Can they be good with cats?
Kintamanis are cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Is Kintamani good with other dogs? Are they dog-friendly dogs? How well do Kintamani dogs get along with other dogs? What is this canine temperament with other dogs?
Kintamanis are average friendly towards other dogs.
Good For First Time Owners
Is Kintamani breed good for first-time owners? Do they make a good dog for novice owners?
Kintamanis are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Service Dog
Are they good as service dogs? Can Kintamani be a guide dog? Are they used as seeing-eye dogs?
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). Kintamani is not the best breed for service purposes.
Therapy Dog
Are they good as therapy dogs? Can Kintamani be a therapy dog? Are they good anxiety dogs? Can a Kintamani be an emotional support animal?
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. Kintamani is not the best breed for therapeutic purposes.
Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Are they good as detection dogs? Can Kintamani 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. Kintamani is not the best breed for detection purposes.
Office Friendly
Are Kintamanis good office dogs? Do Kintamanis make good office friendly dogs? Can Kintamanis be office dogs?
Kintamani is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Are they good as SAR dogs? Can Kintamani 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 Kintamani is not the best breed for SAR purposes.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Are they senior citizens friendly dogs? How well do Kintamani dogs get along with the elderly people? What is the Balinese Mountain Dog temperament with senior people? Are Kintamani dogs good for elderly owners?
Kintamanis are commonly okay with elderly people.
Boat Dog
Are they good as boat dogs? Can Kintamani be a boat dog?
Not really
Kintamani breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Pet Friendly
Are they pet-friendly dogs? How well do Kintamani dogs get along with other pets? Are Kintamani dogs good with pets? What is this canine temperament with other pets?
Kintamanis are usually friendly towards other pets.
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog
Are they good as cart pulling dogs? Can Kintamani 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. Kintamani is not the best breed for drafting purposes.

Kintamani Health Factors

Health Issues
Is it a healthy or unhealthy breed? Do Kintamani dogs have health problems or genetic diseases?
Kintamanis are commonly healthy dogs. Vet costs aren't expensive with this breed.
Veterinarian Visits
How often does the Kintamani breed need to go to the vet? How often should you take your dog to the vet? How often should the Kintamani see the vet?
The Kintamani should have a complete physical check-up at least every 12-18 months (but preferably once per year). If your dog shows any symptoms, call your veterinarian.
Life Expectancy
How long do Kintamani dogs live? What is the average lifespan of this breed? How old can a Kintamani be? What is the age limit of the Kintamani? How many years can the oldest Kintamani live?
13-15 years
Is the Kintamani breed hypoallergenic?
Kintamanis 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 Kintamani have? What is the activity level of the Kintamani?
Kintamanis have an average energy level, so if you live a semi-active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
How much activity does this dog need? How much exercise do Kintamani dogs require per day?
Kintamanis need a lot of exercises. Long walks should be on a daily 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?
Kintamanis sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered as a lazy breed.
Avg. daily food consumption
How much food does the Kintamani need? How often should I feed my canine? What dog products should I buy?
1.5 to 2 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two or three meals.
Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity
How easy to gain weight for this dog? Kintamani risk for obesity:
Low. The Kintamani 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 Kintamani's weight regularly.
Weather & Climate
Which weather condition is preferred by this dog? Can they tolerate hot and cold weather & climate?
Tolerates warm and cold weather.
How stinky is this dog? Why does it smell bad and how to get rid of the smell?
The Kintamani 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 Kintamani drool?
The Kintamani 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.

Kintamani 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 Kintamani: 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 female 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 female’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.
Litter Frequency 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 Kintamani have? What is the average litter size of this fido?
1-6 puppies

Kintamani Pros & Cons

  • Intelligent Rank: Smart: Kintamani's has great intelligence.
  • Trainability: Kintamanis are easy to train.
  • Health Issues: Kintamanis are commonly healthy dogs.
  • Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity: Low.
  • Watchdog Ability: Kintamanis are one of the best watchdogs.
  • Impulse to Wander or Roam: Kintamanis tend to escape less than other breeds.
  • Cat Friendly: Kintamanis are cat-friendly dogs.
  • Good For First Time Owners: Kintamanis are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
  • Hypoallergenic: Kintamanis don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction.
  • Tolerates Being Left Alone: Kintamanis do best when a family member is at home during the day or if their workplace is dog-friendly so they can take the dog at work.
  • Office Friendly: Kintamani is not the best dog breed for office environment.

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