Life expectancy: 12-13 years
Color: gray shades, black, fawn, white
Eyes: set moderately well apart, slightly oblique, mid-size, oval,
dark brown, slit-eyes
Coat type: wavy, curly, in tufts, elastic, shaggy, dense, strong
topcoat, soft undercoat
Size: males 41-47cm; females 38-44cm
Health issues: No genetic defects, generally itâ€™s a healthy breed.
Living conditions: This breed is not recommended for apartment life.
It does best with an average-sized fenced yard. It will be happiest
where it has work for it to do for the family. This dog can sleep
and live outdoors but also likes to be near its family and master.