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Mahratta Greyhound Information & Dog Breed Facts

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

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OriginIndia
Other Names
What other names does the Mahratta Greyhound have? The dog breed also known as...
Maratha Greyhound, Maharashtra Dog
Breed Type
What type of dog breed is it?
Purebred
AKC Group
Is Mahratta Greyhound recognized by the American Kennel Club?
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group
Is Mahratta Greyhound recognized by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)?
Not recognized by FCI.
Price
How much does the Mahratta Greyhound 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? Mahratta Greyhound price:
Unknown
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General Appearance

Size
What size is this breed? How big is this dog? Mahratta Greyhound size:
Large
Weight
How much does the Mahratta Greyhound weigh? Mahratta Greyhound weight:
44-54 pounds (20-24 kg)
Avg. Weight
What is the average weight of the Mahratta Greyhound? Mahratta Greyhound average weight:
49 pounds (22 kg)
Height
How tall is the Mahratta Greyhound? Mahratta Greyhound height:
21-24 inches (53-61 cm)
Avg. Height
What is the average height of this fido? Mahratta Greyhound average height:
22.5 inches (57 cm)

Hair & Care

Coat
What type of coat does the Mahratta Greyhound have? What does this canine coat look like?
Weather-resistant
Colors
What color is the breed's coat? What color is a proper Mahratta Greyhound's coat?
Black & TanTanBrown
Grooming
How to groom the Mahratta Greyhound and how often?
Easy to groom: The Mahratta Greyhound 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. Mahratta Greyhound 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 Mahratta Greyhound dogs shed? How to control, reduce and prevent the shedding of the Maratha Greyhound? Mahratta Greyhound shedding level:
Mahratta Greyhounds are low shedders. 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.

Characteristics

Temperament
What kind of personality does the Mahratta Greyhound have? What characteristics does the breed have?
EnergeticHappyCaringPleasantIndependent
Intelligent Rank
How smart is the Mahratta Greyhound? Are they intelligent?
Smart: Mahratta Greyhound's has great intelligence. They understand and memorize new commands in 15-25 repetitions.
Trainability
Are Mahratta Greyhound dogs easy to train? Do they go well on dog training?
Mahratta Greyhounds aren't famous for their trainability. This breed needs more time and repetition to obey. It's challenging to teach them new commands, but not impossible.
Playfulness
How playful is this breed?
The Mahratta Greyhound is a playful breed. Excited barking and sometimes nipping will alert you to play.
Sensitivity Level
How sensitive are they? Mahratta Greyhound sensitivity:
Mahratta Greyhounds 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?
Mahratta Greyhounds 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 Maratha Greyhound need? Mahratta Greyhound social needs:
Mahratta Greyhounds need for social interaction is average. This breed likes being around people or other animals, but they don't mind being left alone for a few hours either.
Barking
Do Mahratta Greyhound dogs bark a lot? Why does my Maharashtra Dog bark?
Low to Average: The Mahratta Greyhound 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 Mahratta Greyhound good as a watchdog?
Mahratta Greyhounds are average watchdogs. If they sense something different, they will alert you, but the observation isn't considered as their main job.
Territorial
Do Mahratta Greyhound dogs have an aggressive behavior to protect their territory?
Mahratta Greyhounds are not the best to protect their territory. Better to have the protection of your house and property supervised by others.
Biting Potential
Do Mahratta Greyhound bite humans? How likely are you to get bitten from the Maratha Greyhound? What are the odds of getting bitten by a Mahratta Greyhound? Why do dog bites happen?
Low
The Mahratta Greyhound 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 Mahratta Greyhound do?
Mahratta Greyhounds have a higher than 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 Mahratta Greyhounds need to be taught for a good attitude.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
How likely is the Mahratta Greyhound to run away? Does this breed wander a lot? Does Mahratta Greyhound roam?
Mahratta Greyhounds 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 Mahratta Greyhound have high prey drive?
Mahratta Greyhounds 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 Mahratta Greyhound dogs are aggressive. Better to keep this breed on a leash.
Apartment Friendly
Is Mahratta Greyhound good as an apartment dog? Can they live in a flat?
Mahratta Greyhounds are apartment-friendly dogs. Besides the daily walks outside they don't require a big garden.
Adaptability
Are they adaptable and easy-going?
Mahratta Greyhounds adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Can you leave this breed home alone?
Just like every puppy, they are prone to panic, cry, bark, whine when they left alone by their owner. With proper socialization and quality time with the dog can solve this problem.
Fighting Dog
Where Mahratta Greyhound 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?
Mahratta Greyhounds are very stranger friendly dogs.
Child Friendly
Are Mahratta Greyhound dogs kid-friendly? Are they good with young children? Mahratta Greyhound and children:
Mahratta Greyhounds are average friendly dogs towards children.
Cat Friendly
How well do Mahratta Greyhound dogs get along with cats? Are they good with kittens? What is this fido's temperament with cats?
Mahratta Greyhounds are not the most cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Is Mahratta Greyhound good with other dogs? Are they dog-friendly dogs? How well do Mahratta Greyhound dogs get along with other dogs? What is this canine temperament with other dogs?
Mahratta Greyhounds are very dog-friendly dogs. If you want more dogs in your family or you'd like to join dog meetups, the Mahratta Greyhound can be a great choice.
Office Friendly
Are Mahratta Greyhounds good office dogs? Do Mahratta Greyhounds make good office friendly dogs? Can Mahratta Greyhounds be ofiice dogs?
No
Mahratta Greyhound is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Are they senior citizens friendly dogs? How well do Mahratta Greyhound dogs get along with the elderly people? What is the Maratha Greyhound temperament with senior people? Are Mahratta Greyhound dogs good for elderly owners?
Mahratta Greyhounds are commonly okay with elderly people.
Pet Friendly
Are they pet-friendly dogs? How well do Mahratta Greyhound dogs get along with other pets? Are Mahratta Greyhound dogs good with pets? What is this canine temperament with other pets?
Mahratta Greyhounds usually don’t get on well with other pets.
Good For First Time Owners
Is Mahratta Greyhound breed good for first-time owners? Do they make a good dog for novice owners?
No
Mahratta Greyhounds are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Service Dog
Are they good as service dogs? Can Mahratta Greyhound 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). Mahratta Greyhound is not the best breed for service purposes.
Therapy Dog
Are they good as therapy dogs? Can Mahratta Greyhound 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. Mahratta Greyhound is not the best breed for therapeutic purposes.
Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Are they good as detection dogs? Can Mahratta Greyhound 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. Mahratta Greyhound is not the best breed for detection purposes.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Are they good as SAR dogs? Can Mahratta Greyhound 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 Mahratta Greyhound is not the best breed for SAR purposes.
Boat Dog
Are they good as boat dogs? Can Mahratta Greyhound be a boat dog?
Not really
Mahratta Greyhound breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog
Are they good as cart pulling dogs? Can Mahratta Greyhound 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. Mahratta Greyhound is not the best breed for drafting purposes.

Health Factors

Health Issues
Is it a healthy breed? Do Mahratta Greyhound dogs have health problems?
The Mahratta Greyhound is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Life Expectancy
How long do Mahratta Greyhound dogs live? What is the average lifespan of this breed? How old can a Mahratta Greyhound be?
10-12 years
Hypoallergenic
Is the Mahratta Greyhound breed hypoallergenic?
No
Mahratta Greyhounds 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 Mahratta Greyhound have?
Mahratta Greyhounds 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 Mahratta Greyhound dogs require per day?
Mahratta Greyhounds 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?
Mahratta Greyhounds 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 Mahratta Greyhound need? How often should I feed my canine? What dog products should I buy?
1 to 2 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential
How easy to gain weight for this dog? Mahratta Greyhound risk for obesity:
Low to Average. The Mahratta Greyhound 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 Mahratta Greyhound'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 Mahratta Greyhound 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 Mahratta Greyhound drool?
The Mahratta Greyhound is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency. If you're disgusted by slobber spots on your clothes, the Mahratta Greyhound 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 minimal compared to others, just like the Mahratta Greyhound. 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 does it take to have Mahratta Greyhound puppies?
60-64 days
Reproductive cycle of the female Mahratta Greyhound: 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 Mahratta Greyhound 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 Mahratta Greyhound have? What is the average litter size of this fido?
1-6 puppies

Pros & Cons of Mahratta Greyhound

Pros
  • Intelligent Rank: Smart: Mahratta Greyhound's has great intelligence.
  • Apartment Friendly: Mahratta Greyhounds are apartment-friendly dogs.
  • Grooming: Easy to groom: The Mahratta Greyhound doesn't require a lot of grooming.
  • Shedding Level: Mahratta Greyhounds are low shedders.
  • Drooling tendency: The Mahratta Greyhound is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.
  • Weight Gain Potential: Low to Average.
  • Dog Friendly: Mahratta Greyhounds are very dog-friendly dogs.
Cons
  • Trainability: Mahratta Greyhounds aren't famous for their trainability.
  • Hypoallergenic: Mahratta Greyhounds don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction.
  • Mouthiness: Mahratta Greyhounds have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
  • Impulse to Wander or Roam: Mahratta Greyhounds have high wanderlust potential, which means that this breed has a strong desire for exploring the world.
  • Cat Friendly: Mahratta Greyhounds are not the most cat-friendly dogs.
  • Office Friendly: Mahratta Greyhound is not the best dog breed for office environment.
  • Good For First Time Owners: Mahratta Greyhounds are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.

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