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Other Names
Kishu Ken, Kyushu, Kishu Inu


Companian, Hunting

Life Expectancy
This breed can live as long as 13 years of age

Weight & Height
30 to 60 pounds & 17 to 22 inches tall at the shoulders

Known Health Problems

Intelligent dog that does need early socialization with small animals including other dogs as this breed has a high prey drive.


Living Conditions
The Kishu is not recommended for apartment living

Brush regularly


Coat Texture
Harsh and straight outer coat with a soft, dense undercoat.

Coat Colors
White, Red, Brindle


Fédération Cynologique Internationale


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