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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OriginIndonesia flagIndonesia
Other Names
What other names does the Kintamani have?
Bali-BerghundBalinese DogBalinese KintamaniKintaBalinese Mountain Dog
Breed Type
What type of dog breed is it?
Cross Breed

Kintamani Price and Availability

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? How much money is a Kintamani?
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.
How easy is it to get a Kintamani? How many Kintamani are there in the world?
Rare: You may rarely see each other in everyday life, but you might catch a glimpse of each other at dog shows.

There are very few of them, and there have been times when they have almost drifted to the brink of extinction, so few are left.

Kintamani Size

Is a Kintamani small, medium or large dog?

How big do Kintamani get?

How much does the Kintamani weigh? How much should the Kintamani breed weight? What is the normal weight of a Kintamani?
Male: 33-37 pounds (15-16.5 kg), Female: 29-33 pounds (13-15 kg)
Average Weight
What is the average weight of a Kintamani?
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)
Average Height
What is the average height of a Kintamani?
Male: 19.5 inch (50 cm), Female: 17.5 inch (45 cm)

Kintamani Grooming, Hair and 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 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 Bali-Berghund?
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, and 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 Personality / Temperament

What kind of personality does the Kintamani have? What characteristics or traits does the breed have?
Intelligent Rank
How smart is the Kintamani? Is the Kintamani breed dumb or smart?
Smart: Kintamani's has great intelligence. They understand and memorize new commands in 15-25 repetitions.

The Kintamani is among the smartest dogs in the intelligence ranking.

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 by moderate punishment.

Affection Level
How affectionate are they? Is a Kintamani a good family dog?
Average to High: Kintamanis are highly affectionate dogs. They like being involved in the family's life. This breed isn't considered an aloof dog.
Social Needs
How much social interaction does the Bali-Berghund 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 Bali-Berghund 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 the same barks could have different meanings.

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 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 its territory in every situation.
Biting Potential
Do Kintamani bite humans? How likely are you to get bitten from the Bali-Berghund? What are the odds of getting bitten by a Kintamani? Why do dog bites happen?

Low 🔽

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? What is the bite force of a Kintamani? How much bite force does a Kintamani have?

Between 200 and 400 PSI

Kintamani bite force: Ordinary. Average dogs have a 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?
Their prey drive is low. Kintamanis don't have an impulse to catch or chase small animals.
Apartment Friendly
Is Kintamani good as an apartment dog? Can they live in a flat?
It is not the best choice if you want to keep them indoors, however, with careful exercise and several walks a day, they will tolerate the indoor environment, so it is possible to keep Kintamani indoors.
Are they adaptable and easy-going?
Average: Kintamanis adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
How long can a Kintamani be 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.

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.
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.
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? Can the Kintamani breed live with a cat?
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?
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? Is Kintamani breed suitable for first-time owners?
Kintamanis are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
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.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Are they senior citizens friendly dogs? How well do Kintamani dogs get along with the elderly people? What is the Bali-Berghund temperament with senior people? Are Kintamani dogs good for elderly owners?
Kintamanis are commonly okay with elderly people.

Kintamani Health

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? How old can a Kintamani be? What is the age limit of the Kintamani? How many years can the oldest Kintamani live?

What is the average life expectancy / lifespan of a Kintamani?

13-15 years
The average lifespan of Kintamani: 14 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 exercise does a Kintamani 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 the Kintamani breed need?
Kintamanis sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered a lazy breed.
Average daily food consumption
How much food does a Kintamani need? What dog products should I buy? How much food does a Kintamani breed eat per day? What is good dog food for Kintamani? How much food should I feed my Kintamani?
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 and Climate
Which weather condition is preferred by this dog? Can they tolerate hot or cold weather and climate?
Tolerates warm and cold weather
Dogs that tolerate hot and cold weather are typically those that have a double coat of fur. Dogs with a double coat of fur have a layer of fur that insulates their skin and helps protect them from the cold and the heat.
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 As a Working Dog

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 is 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 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

They are not typically employed for this type of work, but there may be exceptional cases. 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.

Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Are they good as SAR dogs? Can Kintamani be a search and rescue dog?

Not really

This dog breed is not typically used as a search and rescue dog. The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and locating missing people.

The Kintamani is not the best breed for SAR purposes.

Boat and Sailor 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.

Boat dogs were typically bred for their strength, stamina, and water resistance, as they were often required to perform tasks such as pulling in fishing nets, and jumping into the water to retrieve ropes or lines, or helping to move cargo.

Sailor dog is a type of dog that was bred to accompany sailors on their voyages. They were typically used for three purposes: as a working dog, a watchdog, and as a companion. A boat dog is a term used to describe a type of dog that was traditionally bred and used as a working dog on boats.

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.

Fighting Dog / Military Dog
Where Kintamani dogs used as fighting / military dogs in history?

Not really

In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Kintamani Reproducibility

Gestation Length
How long is a Kintamani pregnant?How long does it take to have puppies? How to tell if the Kintamani breed is pregnant?

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 in a litter? How many puppies can the Kintamani breed have for the first time? How many puppies does a Kintamani have? How many puppies can a Kintamani give birth to?
1-6 puppies

Kintamani Recognition

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.

Kintamani Pros and 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: The Kintamani has good luck with genetics.
  • 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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