Other names: Australian wild dog, Canis lupus dingo
Country of origin: Australia, Thailand
Size Type: Medium Breed Dogs
Group: Shepherd breed
Life span: 10 – 12 years
Temperament: indifferent, agile, loyal, cooperative, restless
Height: 40 – 65 cm
Weight: Males: 12 – 22 kg; Females: 11 – 17 kg
Color: dark yellow (Buff)
Puppies price: $500-$1000 USD
Dingo (scientific name Canis lupus dingo) is a subspecies of the biological species of the gray wolf. The habitat of this subspecies is not limited to Australia alone, wild populations live mainly in Australia and Thailand, small populations are also found in Southeast Asia and New Guinea. Inhabitants of tropical jungles, grass fields, deserts, in their natural environment they have extremely high adaptability and even dare to dwell in the vicinity of human settlements. Living in flocks, they have a very rich diet, they hunt both mice, rabbits, and other small animals and birds, so they dare to attack kangaroos, wombats, flocks of sheep, calves, and other large prey.
The chest is elongated, of medium width and length, providing ample room for the heart and lungs. In adults, the sternum reaches the elbows. They have a pronounced waist with a well-defined belly. The back is strong and straight. It may be relatively long, but should not even have a hint of weakness. The back rises slightly above the lower back.
In general terms, shy and distrustful, however, any fear or resistance to the test is undesirable. This breed should not be friendly and outgoing or enjoy physical contact with strangers.