Alopekis Dog Breed Profile


The Alopekis is a very loving, easily trainable breed of dog. They are extremely devoted, protective, playful, as well as adaptable to most environments. They love to work, romp, and play. They are very eager to please. This breed is a high energy breed always ready for action and never seeming to get tired.

Family/Child Friendly

The Alopekis is a very family and child friendly breed of dog. They are loyal, faithful, and protective. They are courageous, watchful, and ever so optimistic. They are also the fierce enemy of any type of vermin, so with an Alopekis, you can rest assured that you will be safe.

Lifespan and Weight

With ongoing adequate care, this breed of dog can live around 14 to 16 years. However with the advancement of veterinary medicine, pets have been known to live up to 20 years or longer. The average weight, depending upon size of this breed that you get, would be around 6.5 to 15.5 lbs.

Would Make a Great Pet?

This breed of dog would make a great pet for the nuclear family. It is highly trainable, so basic training shouldn’t be a problem. This breed is extremely protective of family and property, so with those qualities and more, would make the ideal pet.

Common Diseases

Not documented.

Shedding and Housebreaking Factor

This breed of dog is easy to take care of shedding wise. Usually the shedding is not too bad for most of the year. However, during the warm summer months, a brush is going to be needed, and brushing daily during the warm summer months is required. Housebreaking is fairly easy to do with some patience on the side of the owner.

Best Owner Compatibility

This breed can be for the apartment or condo dweller, provided that the owners to take the dog on long leisurely walks every day without fail. Failure to do this will result in a highly energetic, neurotic dog. This breed of dog is not for the frequent traveler, because these dogs, as eager to please as they are, would become neurotic and destructive if the owner was never or next to never around. This breed can adapt the best to a suburban or country environment.

Where to Buy

The best places to buy this breed of dog are reputable breeders, animal shelters, and rescue organizations

Average Cost

Owning an Alopekis does not come cheaply. Since this is a rare breed of dog, the average price range can be around $1,000 or more each. Routine veterinary care should be included in your budget.

Aggression Factor

This breed of dog is not an aggressive dog whatsoever. Specifically, this breed of dog is selectively bred, with the shy or snappy ones typically not bred at all.

Noise Factor

Not documented.

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