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Native American Village Dog

Native American Village Dog

Breed Characteristics

Life Span:12-15 Years

Native American Village Dog Build Information

The Native American Village Dog (NAVD) is a cross between the Native American Indian dog and the German Shepherd. The NAVD is a large breed--expected to weigh between 70 to 90 pounds--and usually is found in black, black and tan, cream, gray, silver, white, and various combinations of these hues. Their markings are similar to those of the German Shepherd, but they have a slightly more petite, coyote-like face shape and build, inherited from the Native American Indian dog. They have a long snout, alert, pointed ears, and a long tail.

Weight:> 65 lbs

Behaviour and Personality

The NAVD is known for being intelligent and active, and requires a lot of exercise. It is easy to train, sheds profusely, and requires frequent grooming and exercise. As with all cross-bred dogs, variations in temperament and appearance can occur.

Activity Level:Slightly Active


Colors:Black, Black & Tan, Cream, Gray, Silver, White
Grooming:Medium Maintenance
Coat Type:Dense

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Breed Talents and Facts

Herding Skills:Yes