Alopekis

origin-iconOrigin:  Greece

group-iconDog Breed Group: Working

life-iconLife Span: 10-14 years

weight-iconWeight: 30-45 pounds (male), 25-40 pounds (female)

height-iconHeight: 9-12 inches

Origin of Name:   The dog is found in the Serres region of Greece and dates before 1922.

Alopekis Dog Breed
SizeTemperamentSheddingDroolingMonthly keeping cost
Medium Zero
High
Negligible
Hair Everywhere
Zero
Excess
Premium*Standard*

About Alopekis

  • Life Span*10-14 years
  • Getting a puppy homeAverage
  • Popularity
    Star Super star
  • Availability
    Rare Easy to get
Introduction

American Water Spaniels are muscular Gandogs, not attractive in looks or performance, and are recognizable by a luscious brown coat that is either tightly curled or wavy. Working on the icy waters and marshy edges of the Great Lakes region, these spaniels are ideally designed for work: the coats are dense and waterproof, the feet are thickly padded, the toes are cropped, And the body is small, a dog to hop in and out of a cliff without moving the boat. Fans of the breed describe a miracle, intelligent and versatile spaniel who is suited to playing a variety of dogs. As hunters, they combine spaniels and working traits of retrieval. The key activity of American water spaniels is happiness, especially with their adorable human. An unemployed dog can be barking and destructive.

History

The ancestors of Alopekis are the primitive canines that appeared in Greece during the proto-Hellenic period of the Pelasgoi people. Discoveries exist as far back as the Paleolithic age settlements in Thessaly. Alluded to by the old Greeks as ""alopecis"" (small and fox-like). Comparable canines have been portrayed on ancient Greek sculptures and models along with other archeological finds. The Alopekis happens to appear normally in the overall Greek stray street populaces, although they are being bred carefully now. At some point of time, Alopekis and Small Greek Domestic Dog were viewed as different sorts of a similar breed. This has since changed and provisional standards, guidelines have been composed for each breed since both varieties are consistent with type. In terms of numbers, the Alopekis is less common than the Small Greek Domestic Dog and despite that fact the two varieties would in all probability be the easiest and most likely breeds to be exported from Greece.

General Appearance

The Alopekis are small breeds and have a wedge shaped face, erect ears and dark eyes. They are double coated with three varieties of coats, which includes: short-hair, semi-long hair and wired hair. The varieties of coat colours available in this breed is quite wide; the colours include black, bi-coloured with spots or markings, white, and brown, fawn colored.They have solid and strong bone construction, sturdy legs and curved tail.

Pros - Cons
Pros
The Alopekis are very easy to train and groom. The drooling tendency in Alopekis is very low. The Alopekiss are quite adaptable, settling well to the lifestyle changes and different living environments. They even get along pretty well with people, therefore Alopekis can be said to be kid-friendly, Senior Citizens Friendly and animal-friendly dogs. Alopekis are perfect for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Cons
Breeding

Alopekis generally tend to have more and frequent health issues compared to other breeds. Alopekis don't get along well with allergy sufferers. Alopekiss do best when Left Alone, they need company. Alopekis is quite not the best dog breed for the office environment.

Alopekis Grooming

Alopekis Training

Alopekis Nutrition

The Alopekis are quite easy to train. They easily and effectively understand the association between commands, actions and activities

Alopekis Exercise

1/2 to 1 1/2 cups of high-quality dry or liquid food a day may be adequate for them. The diet ought to be planned depending on factors like age, size and activity of the pet. Overfeeding is to be avoided as it may result in overweight problems.

Alopekis Health

The energy levels in Alopekis breed is normal and therefore they have an average exercise need. They are happily satisfied with short strolls on work days and long ones on weekends. As any average dog the Alopekis sleep for about 12-14 hours per day and are not considered as a lazy breed. Hence if you carry on with a semi-active life, this variety can be a perfect choice for you.