Kyi-Leo Information & Dog Breed Facts

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

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OriginUnited States flagUnited States
Other Names
What other names does the Kyi-Leo have?
KYE-LEO
Breed Type
What type of dog breed is it?
Cross Breed

Kyi-Leo Price and Availability

Price
How much does the Kyi-Leo 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?
$600-$800
If you choose to purchase the Kyi-Leo, 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 Kyi-Leo for sale, please advertise it on a reliable website to make sure the Kyi-Leo gets to a happy place.
Availability
How easy is it to get a Kyi-Leo?
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.

Kyi-Leo Size

Size
What size is this breed? How big is this dog?
Small
Weight
How much does the Kyi-Leo weigh? Kyi-Leo weight:
9-14 pounds (4-6 kg)
Average Weight
What is the average weight of the Kyi-Leo? Kyi-Leo average weight:
11.5 pounds (5 kg)
Height
How tall is the Kyi-Leo? Kyi-Leo height:
8-12 inches (20-30 cm)
Average Height
What is the average height of this fido? Kyi-Leo average height:
10 inches (25 cm)

Kyi-Leo Grooming, Hair and Care

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat does the Kyi-Leo have? What does this canine coat/fur look like?
Silky
Colors
What color is the breed's coat? What color is a proper Kyi-Leo's coat?
WhiteSilverYellowBlack
Grooming
How to groom the Kyi-Leo and how often?
Easy to groom: The Kyi-Leo 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. Kyi-Leo 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 Kyi-Leo dogs shed? How to control, reduce and prevent the shedding of the KYE-LEO?
Kyi-Leos shed none to minimal. Having a puppy from this breed you don't have to be afraid of your couch or car being covered by dog hair. Kyi-Leo dogs could be the best choice if you don't tolerate dog hair.
Bath Time / Bathing Frequency
How often does the Kyi-Leo need a bath? How often should bathe this dog? Can I bathe my Kyi-Leo every day?
2-3 weeks
Frequent. This breed has high-maintenance hair and may require a bath every 2-3 weeks. For example, oilier breeds may need to be bathed up to once a week. Because many of these breeds are short-haired, a nice brushing won’t do much to redistribute the oils, so while these oils do protect the dog’s skin from overdrying, they can carry a pretty pungent odor.

Kyi-Leo Personality / Temperament

Temperament
What kind of personality does the Kyi-Leo have? What characteristics or traits does the breed have?
ActiveForgivingPlayfulCalmObedientQuiet
Intelligent Rank
How smart is the Kyi-Leo? Are they intelligent?
Average: It takes patience to teach this breed any tricks or commands, but the effort is worth it. They understand and remember new commands after an average of 25-40 repetitions.
Trainability
Are Kyi-Leo dogs easy to train? Do they go well on dog training?
Kyi-Leos are very easy to train. They easily find out the association between commands and actions.
Playfulness
How playful is this breed?
The Kyi-Leo is a playful breed. Excited barking and sometimes nipping will alert you to play.
Sensitivity Level
How sensitive are they? Kyi-Leo sensitivity:
Sensitive: Kyi-Leos don't like an irregular daily routine, noisy household, and frequent guest visits. This breed's emotional level reflects their owner's feelings and they don't handle punishments well.
Affection Level
How affectionate are they? Are they affectionate?
High: Kyi-Leos are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers. They enjoy quality time with their owners despite the activity and are considered great therapy dog for those in need. This breed responds strongly to their handler's emotions because they bond closely. Their happiness is your happiness.
Social Needs
How much social interaction does the KYE-LEO need? Kyi-Leo social needs:
Kyi-Leos need a lot of social interaction. They desire to always be with someone or around people. This breed hates being left alone.
Barking
Do Kyi-Leo dogs bark a lot? Are they barkers/noisy? Why does my KYE-LEO bark?
Low to Average: The Kyi-Leo rarely barks. This breed could be a good choice if you're looking for a quiet breed. They don't bark unless there is a good reason. Top reasons for barking: protection, alarm, fear, boredom, attention-seeking, greeting, separation anxiety, compulsive barking.
Watchdog Ability
Is Kyi-Leo good as a watchdog? Are they alert at night?
Kyi-Leos are average watchdogs. If they sense something different, they will alert you, but the observation isn't considered their main job.
Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Do Kyi-Leo dogs have an aggressive behavior to protect their home/house/territory? Do they have guarding instincts?
Kyi-Leos 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 Kyi-Leo bite humans? How likely are you to get bitten from the KYE-LEO? What are the odds of getting bitten by a Kyi-Leo? Why do dog bites happen?

Low 🔽

The Kyi-Leo 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 Kyi-Leo has a hard bite?

Between 100 and 200 PSI 🔽

Kyi-Leo bite force: Weak. Dogs that have the weakest bite force below 200 PSI. However, it is important to note that despite the fact that their bite force is considered the “weakest” it can still be very dangerous as all dog bites are. They are usually not aggressive and very friendly towards children and other animals.
Mouthiness
How much mouthing/nipping/play biting does the Kyi-Leo do?
Kyi-Leos 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 Kyi-Leos need to be taught for a good attitude.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
How likely is the Kyi-Leo to run away? Does this breed explore or wander a lot? Does Kyi-Leo roam?
The wanderlust potential of the Kyi-Leo is strong enough to escape from home. They have 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.
Prey Drive
Do this canine have a strong prey drive? Does Kyi-Leo have high prey drive?
Kyi-Leos have low to an average impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals.
Apartment Friendly
Is Kyi-Leo good as an apartment dog? Can they live in a flat?
It is not recommended to keep the Kyi-Leo breed in the home. It does best in the garden, but if you do want to keep it indoors, it should be exercised thoroughly with long daily walks, so you can keep the Kyi-Leo indoors by introducing daily routines.
Adaptability
Are they adaptable and easy-going?
Kyi-Leos adapt well to lifestyle changes and different 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?
Kyi-Leos tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.

Kyi-Leo Good With

Stranger Friendly
Are they aggressive or friendly towards/with strangers? Kyi-Leo temperament with other people:
Kyi-Leos are not the most stranger-friendly dogs.
Pet Friendly
Are they pet-friendly dogs? How well do Kyi-Leo dogs get along with other pets? Are Kyi-Leo dogs good with pets? What is this canine temperament with other pets?
Kyi-Leos are usually friendly towards other pets.
Child Friendly
Are Kyi-Leo dogs kid-friendly? Are they good with young children? Kyi-Leo temperament with children:
Kyi-Leos are kid-friendly dogs. This breed is a good choice if you have children.
Cat Friendly
How well do Kyi-Leo dogs get along with cats? Are they good with kittens? What is this fido's temperament with cats? Can they be good with cats?
Kyi-Leos are cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Is Kyi-Leo good with other dogs? Are they dog-friendly dogs? How well do Kyi-Leo dogs get along with other dogs? What is this canine temperament with other dogs?
Kyi-Leos are dog-friendly dogs. If you want more dogs in your family or you'd like to join dog meetups, the Kyi-Leo can be a great choice.
Good For First Time Owners
Is Kyi-Leo breed good for first-time owners? Do they make a good dog for novice owners?
Yes
Kyi-Leos are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Office Friendly
Are Kyi-Leos good office dogs? Do Kyi-Leos make good office friendly dogs? Can Kyi-Leos be office dogs?
No
Kyi-Leo is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Are they senior citizens friendly dogs? How well do Kyi-Leo dogs get along with the elderly people? What is the KYE-LEO temperament with senior people? Are Kyi-Leo dogs good for elderly owners?
Kyi-Leos are usually recommended for elderly people.

Kyi-Leo Health

Health Issues
Is it a healthy or unhealthy breed? Do Kyi-Leo dogs have health problems or genetic diseases?
Kyi-Leos tend to have more frequent health issues than other breeds. Regular vet check-ups are needed.
Veterinarian Visits
How often does the Kyi-Leo breed need to go to the vet? How often should you take your dog to the vet? How often should the Kyi-Leo see the vet?
Frequent
The Kyi-Leo should have a complete physical check-up at least once (but preferably twice) per year. If your dog shows any symptoms, call your veterinarian.
Life Expectancy
How long do Kyi-Leo dogs live? What is the average lifespan of this breed? How old can a Kyi-Leo be? What is the age limit of the Kyi-Leo? How many years can the oldest Kyi-Leo live?
11-15 years
The average lifespan of Kyi-Leo: 13 years
Hypoallergenic
Is the Kyi-Leo breed hypoallergenic?
Yes
Kyi-Leos do well with allergy sufferers by causing fewer allergic reaction. However there are no 100% hypoallergenic dogs in the world, there are a variety of breeds that are considered to reduce or minimize 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 Kyi-Leo have? What is the activity level of the Kyi-Leo?
Kyi-Leos 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 Kyi-Leo dogs require per day?
Kyi-Leos have an average exercise need. This breed is satisfied with short walks every weekday and a long one on weekends.
Sleeping Need
How much sleep does this fido need?
Kyi-Leos 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 the Kyi-Leo need? How often should I feed my canine? What dog products should I buy?
1/4 to 1/2 cup of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity
How easy to gain weight for this dog? Kyi-Leo risk for obesity:
Low: The Kyi-Leo 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 Kyi-Leo'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.
Stinkiness
How stinky is this dog? Why does it smell bad and how to get rid of the smell?

Medium

The Kyi-Leo 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 Kyi-Leo drool?
The Kyi-Leo is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency. If you're disgusted by slobber spots on your clothes, the Kyi-Leo 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 minimum compared to others, just like the Kyi-Leo. If you notice any change in your dog's drooling habit, you should contact a vet as soon as possible.

Kyi-Leo As a Working Dog

Service Dog
Are they good as service dogs? Can Kyi-Leo 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). Kyi-Leo is not the best breed for service purposes.
Therapy Dog
Are they good as therapy dogs? Can Kyi-Leo be a therapy dog? Are they good anxiety dogs? Can a Kyi-Leo 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. Kyi-Leo is not the best breed for therapeutic purposes.
Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Are they good as detection dogs? Can Kyi-Leo 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. Kyi-Leo is not the best breed for detection purposes.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Are they good as SAR dogs? Can Kyi-Leo 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 Kyi-Leo is not the best breed for SAR purposes.
Boat and Sailor Dog
Are they good as boat dogs? Can Kyi-Leo be a boat dog?

Not really

Kyi-Leo 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 Kyi-Leo 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. Kyi-Leo is not the best breed for drafting purposes.
Fighting Dog / Military Dog
Where Kyi-Leo dogs used as fighting / military dogs in history?

Not really

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

Kyi-Leo 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 Kyi-Leo: 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 Kyi-Leo have? What is the average litter size of this fido?
2-8 puppies

Kyi-Leo Recognition

AKC Group
Is Kyi-Leo recognized by the American Kennel Club?
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group
Is Kyi-Leo recognized by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)?
Not recognized by FCI.

Kyi-Leo Pros and Cons

Pros
  • Trainability: Kyi-Leos are very easy to train.
  • Hypoallergenic: Kyi-Leos do well with allergy sufferers by causing fewer allergic reaction.
  • Grooming: Easy to groom: The Kyi-Leo doesn't require a lot of grooming.
  • Shedding Level: Kyi-Leos shed none to minimal.
  • Drooling Tendency: The Kyi-Leo is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency.
  • Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity: Low: The Kyi-Leo has good luck with genetics.
  • Adaptability: Kyi-Leos adapt well to lifestyle changes and different living environments.
  • Child Friendly: Kyi-Leos are kid-friendly dogs.
  • Cat Friendly: Kyi-Leos are cat-friendly dogs.
  • Dog Friendly: Kyi-Leos are dog-friendly dogs.
  • Senior Citizens Friendly: Kyi-Leos are usually recommended for elderly people.
  • Good For First Time Owners: Kyi-Leos are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Cons
  • Health Issues: Kyi-Leos tend to have more frequent health issues than other breeds.
  • Apartment Friendly: It is not recommended to keep the Kyi-Leo breed in the home.
  • Impulse to Wander or Roam: The wanderlust potential of the Kyi-Leo is strong enough to escape from home.
  • Tolerates Being Left Alone: Kyi-Leos tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
  • Office Friendly: Kyi-Leo is not the best dog breed for office environment.

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