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The Indian Pariah dog is an ancient, primitive dog breed, also known as Indog, Pye-dog, Native Indian Dog and Desi Kutta. It is believed that the Indian Pariah dog is one of the oldest breed of dogs in the world. Its a medium sized, healthy, sturdy, and intelligent dog breed, Which is considered to be one of the healthiest dog breed in the world. In this article, you will know about 10 such facts that make them different from other dogs and one of the best suitable dog to live in Indian tropical climate.
1: Easy To Groom
Pariah dogs are an ancient Landrace which has been a free roaming dog, who know how to live a difficult and challenging life and survive in adverse circumstances. They are naturally healthy, intelligent and quick learners, and capable to adapt and survive in any extreme climate.
Pariah Dogs are easy to groom and do not require any special care or professional training.
2: Naturally Healthy Dog
Indian Pariah dogs are the descendants of the oldest domesticated dogs. These dogs were developed naturally and do not cause any disease, and considered to be one of the healthiest dogs in the world. Pariah Dogs are one among the rare dogs in the world that doesn't have any health issue and need very less vet care.
Pariah dogs are naturally Healthy Dogs that require very little vet care.
3: Easily Available for Adoption
Pariah dogs are devoted, friendly, playful and lively dogs, who adopt the most situations with ease and easily accept their human leadership. They are easily available in India and in Indian subcontinent, and can be adapted for free, and are available in almost all seasons of the year. Many NGOs online advertise these dogs, from where you can adopt them. Or you can contact a local breeder or kennel in your city and ask them for help.
They are available for free adoption in all seasons of the year.
4: Get Along Well With Children
When you bring a new pet to your home and if you have small children in the house, the first priority is to ensure the safety of the children. Almost all dogs, if properly trained, and early socialized, are safe for children, and also protective of them. But some breeds of dogs need precaution and some more reliable. Though Pariah dogs reflect higher dominance and pack leader's tendency, but they are considered to be caring and reliable for children.
Pariah dogs are intelligent and caring that get along well with children.
5: Make a Good Watch Dog
All dog breeds have their own unique characteristics, such as some are better for police, military or search operation, and some specialize in herding or retriever activities. Pariah dogs are multi-talented dogs that are suitable for all kinds of work, and are active, alert dogs by nature, and make a good watch dog.
Pariah dogs are active and alert dog by nature that make a good watch dog.
6: Does Not Shed or Drool
Pariah dogs are available in many varieties, some have short and thick coats and some have straight, long and wired fur. Which makes them suitable for living in both hot and cold climates. Some people believe that only short-haired Pariah dogs do not shed. But all types of pariah dogs do not shed or drool, and make a good pet for kids and allergic people.
Pariah dogs don't shed or drool and make a good pet for kids and allergic people.
7: Get Along Well With Other Pets
Dogs are descendants of wolves, and almost all dogs are territorial and exhibit dominant behavior. However, the dog's Dominance and Territorial behavior vary by breed, and some dogs, if socialized and trained at a young age, they get well along with other pets. Pariah dogs are also highly territorial, but they are quick learners who can be trained easily to get well along with other pets.
An early socialized and trained Pariah dog get well along with other pets.
8: Independent Thinking And Living
If you are not expert and experienced in keeping dogs and you are a first time dog owner, then Para dogs are perfect for you. These are self-managed dogs that do not require much care and training, they have been a breed of free roaming dogs for centuries, and are expert in managing themselves according to every difficult situation.
Pariah dog is a self managed dog, known for independent thinking and living that make a good pet for first time owner.
9. Self Managed Moderate Eaters
Pariah dogs are medium sized strong build dogs, but their diet is comparatively less. And they are self managed eaters who do not overeat. Therefore, they do not have problems related to overweight or digestion. And due to being a breed of roaming dogs for years, they are used to, eating and digesting all kinds of food and their digestive system is good.
Pariah dogs are moderate eaters, who don't have complain about being overweight and need less vet care.
10: Available In Multiple Varieties of Colors
Although the color of dogs does not make any difference to their personality, but every person has his own color choice and may have a color preference for the dog too. Pariah dogs are available in almost all types of colors, and you can select them according to your choice. They are available in two different hair coats, majority of dogs has short, thick and shining coats. But dogs that live in cold places can have medium long, straight, wired fur on neck and chest.
Pariah dogs are available in multiple colors, which provide a wide variety of color choices.
This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.
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Penny Leigh Sebring from Fort Collins on August 25, 2020:
I find this breed fascinating! Thank you for sharing.