Ibizan Hound Breed Profile
Among the qualities of the Ibizan Hound is that they are quiet, clean, playful, polite, protective, independent, watchful, and trainable.
This breed of dog does best with older more considerate children.
Lifespan and Weight
The average lifespan for this breed of dog is around 10 to 12 years. However, with the advancement of veterinary medicine, pets have been known to live up to 20 years and even longer. The average weight for this breed of dog is around 42 to 55 lbs.
The most common diseases and medical conditions associated with this breed of dog include but are not limited to medicine sensitivity, epilepsy, axonal dystrophy, and nerve and muscle disease.
Housebreaking and Shedding
Housebreaking can be done with patience and love. Shedding is average, brush every other day.
Best Owner Compatibility
Not suitable for the apartment or condo environment. Not suitable for the frequent traveler. Best Owner has a yard to play in and lots of love and attention to give. This breed of dog craves human attention and cannot be left in the kennel or banished to the backyard.
Where to Buy
The best places to buy this breed of dog are from reputable breeders, animal shelters, and rescue organizations.
You can expect to pay around $2,000+ per dog. Routine veterinary care should be included in your budget.
This breed of dog can be aggressive when they are being protective.
This breed of dog makes for a good guard dog and for a good watchdog.
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