Tosa Inu

Overview

The Tosais a breed of dog of Japanese origin that is considered rare. It was originally bred in Tosaas a fighting dog and still is today.

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 Tosa Inu are: black, white, and brown.

Life Expectancy

The Tosa Inu has a life expectancy of 10 to 13 years.

Height and Weight

The Tosa Inu 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 Tosa Inuwill require on average 2.0 cups of dog food daily for proper nutrition.

Tosa Inu Photos

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