Chippiparai

Overview

The Chippiparai is a sighthound breed of dog from the south of India. Thought to be a descendant of the Saluki, today it is found in the area around Periyar Lake. It is used primarily for hunting wild boar, deer and hare. It is also used for guarding the home. Bred by royal families in Chippiparai near Madurai district Tamil Nadu, it was kept as a symbol of royalty and dignity by Tirunelveli and Madurai rulers.

Information

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Hypoallergenic
No
Litter Size
6.0
Breed Type
Crossbred
Breed Group
Working
Breed Coat Type
Medium

Characteristics / Temperament

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Coat Colors

The recognised colors of the Chippiparai are: black, white, and brown.

Life Expectancy

The Chippiparai has a life expectancy of 10 to 13 years.

Height and Weight

The Chippiparai typically weighs between 45 to 80 pounds, placing it on the heavier end of dog breeds. It's typically 18 to 25 inches in height.
Gender Weight Range Height Range
Male 55 pounds - 80 pounds 20 inches - 25 inches
Feamle 45 pounds - 70 pounds 18 inches - 24 inches

Food Consumption in Cups

The Chippiparaiwill require on average 2.0 cups of dog food daily for proper nutrition.

Chippiparai Photos

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