Breed At A Glance: Jonangi - Wagr Petcare

    Breed At A Glance: Jonangi



    • Lifespan: 10–14 years
    • Size: Medium
    • Maintenance Level: Low
    • Shed Level: Low
    • Temperament: Loyal, independent, reserved
    • Best For: Families, active individuals, experienced dog owners
    • Appearance:
    • Weight: 20–30 kg (approx.)
    • Height: 17–22 inches
    • Lean and athletic build, well-muscled
    • Coat Colours: Predominantly black or brown, sometimes with white markings


    • Known for their loyalty and attachment to their owners
    • Independent nature, often used for hunting and herding
    • May be reserved or cautious around strangers

    Care Guide:

    • Grooming: Minimal grooming, occasional brushing suffices
    • Training: Responds well to consistent training; early socialisation recommended
    • Diet & Nutrition: Adaptable diet, can include traditional and commercial foods
    • Exercise: Requires regular exercise, enjoys outdoor activities


    • Typically a hardy breed with few health concerns
    • May need attention for common canine ailments such as ear infections
    • Adapts well to warm climates

    Additional Information:

    • Known for their unique yodel-like bark
    • Originally bred for hunting and herding in rural India
    • May exhibit strong prey drive due to hunting background
    • Good Family Dog: Yes, especially when raised with the family from a young age
    • Intelligence: Intelligent and quick learners, but may show independence
    • Exercise Needs: High; needs space for physical activity
    • Compatibility with Indian Climate: Highly adaptable to Indian climates

    Grooming Guide:

    • Skin & Coat Care: Low maintenance; occasional baths are adequate
    • Eye Care: Regular cleaning to prevent any infections
    • Ear Care: Check and clean ears regularly to prevent infections
    • Nail Trimming: Regular trimming recommended

    Curious to know more? Check out our Jonangi guide!

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