Kanni

Overview

For the villages in Kyain Seikgyi, Burma see Kanni I, Kyain Seikgyi and Kanni II, Kyain Seikgyi
For the village in Kalewa, Burma see Kanni, Kalewa
For the village in Banmauk, Burma see Kanni, Banmauk
The Kanni, which means maiden, is a rare indigenous South Indian dog breed found in the state of Tamil Nadu. The breed is used mainly for hunting.

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 Kanni are: black, white, and brown.

Life Expectancy

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

Height and Weight

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

Kanni Photos

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