Dog Breed of the Day: Jindo

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From Dog Breed InfoThe Jindo is a medium-sized spitz-type dog that originated from the Jindo Island in Korea. Similar in appearance to the smaller Shiba Inu and the larger Akita, it was originally bred for hunting game as small as rodents to as large as deer. Almost all Jindos possess strong wills (even the ones that seem deceptively compliant) and have independent minds. They love to roam and are quite the free spirits. They tend to be the dominant type, trying to get things their own way, and can be very protective of their loved ones and territory.

Do any of you out there own a Jindo?  We’ve yet to come across an owner of this fine breed.  If so we’d love for you to send in any pictures you might have.  Also, great stories and videos are a plus.  In the meantime we hope that you enjoy this gallery of Jindo dogs and puppies.  Be sure to click “next” beneath each picture to view them all!

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