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Alano Espanol

Origin Spain
GroupGuard Dogs
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Other Names
What other names does the Alano Espanol have? The breed also known as...
Spanish Alano, Spanish Bulldog, Alano, Perro de Toro
Breed Type
What type of dog breed is it?
Purebred
Price
How much does the Alano Espanol puppy cost? What is the price range of this puppy? What is the average price of this dog in the United States? Is this puppy expensive? How much should I pay for it?
$600-$800
If you choose to purchase the Alano Espanol, you should know that the mentioned amount of money is an average of the collected data from breeders’ sites and puppy finder places. If you have a dog for sale, please advertise it on a reliable website to make sure the Alano Espanol gets to a happy place.

General Appearance

Size
What is the Alano Espanol's size? How big is this dog?
Large
Weight
How much does the Alano Espanol weigh?
75–88 pounds (34–40 kg)
Avg. Weight
What is the average weight of this canine?
75–88 pounds (34–40 kg)
Height
How tall is the Alano Espanol?
Male: 23-25 inches (58 - 64 cm), Female: 22-24 inches (55-61 cm)
Avg. Height
What is the average height of this fido?
Male: 24 inches (58 - 64 cm), Female: 23 inches (58 cm)

Hair & Care

Coat
What type of coat does the Alano Espanol have? What does this canine coat look like?
Thick
Colors
What color is the Alano Espanol's coat? What color is a proper this fido coat?
TanFawnSableYellowBrindleRedWolfBlack
Grooming
How to groom the Alano Espanol and how often?
Effortless: The Alano Espanol requires minimal grooming. Seasonal flea treatment is needed, but cutting the dog's hair by a professional groomer isn't necessary. Ears and eyes should be cleaned sometimes to avoid infections. Alano Espanol is one of the best choices if you don't have the time, skill or money to take care of a high maintenance dog. Highly recommended for beginners.
Shedding Level
How much do Alano Espanols shed? How to control, reduce and prevent this canine shedding?
Alano Espanols shed quite a little. It's a natural process of the hair growth cycle. The amount and frequency of the hair loss mostly depends on their health status and breed type. Alano Espanols could be a good choice if you don't really like dog hair.

Characteristics

Temperament
What kind of personality does the Alano Espanol have?
AffectionateObedientReliableDominantPatientSerious
Intelligent Rank
How smart is the Alano Espanol?
Average: Alano Espanol's has average obedience intelligence. Patience is needed for teaching this breed to any tricks and commands though, but it's worth the effort. They understand and memorize new commands in 25-40 repetitions. This breed obeys for the first command 50% of the time or better.
Trainability
Are Alano Espanols easy to train? Do they go well on dog training?
Alano Espanols aren't famous for their trainability. This breed needs more time and repetition to obey. It's challenging to teach them new commands, but not impossible.
Playfulness
How playful dog breed is this dog?
Alano Espanols, like any other average dog breed, like playing. Sometimes they bark as excitement for playing, but they are not the most playful dog breed.
Sensitivity Level
How sensitive is it?
Alano Espanols have an average emotional level and are not the most sensitive dog breed. Sometimes it's okay to change the daily routine, have guests and listen to loud music. Some dogs handle moderate punishment very well, while others crumble apart at a dirty look. This breed is not affected emotionally for a moderate punishment.
Affection Level
How affectionate are they?
Alano Espanols are loving and affectionate dogs. This breed responds strongly to their handler's emotions because they bond closely. Their happiness is your happiness.
Social Needs
How much social interaction does need this dog?
Alano Espanols need for social interaction is average. This breed likes being around people or other animals, but they don't mind being left alone for a few hours either.
Barking
Do Alano Espanols bark a lot? Why does my dog bark?
Low to Average: The Alano Espanol rarely barks. This breed could be a good choice if you're looking for a quiet breed. They don't bark unless there is a good reason. Top reasons for barking: protection, alarm, fear, boredom, attention seeking, greeting, separation anxiety, compulsive barking.
Watchdog Ability
Are Alano Espanols good watchdogs?
Alano Espanols are good watchdogs. Their main job is to observe and they're consistent in their effort. Good vocal cords and sense of hearing belong to them. Usually, they're territorial and protective about their property, so the Alano Espanols will alert you if they sense something different.
Territorial
Does this canine have an aggressive/protective behavior of their territory/property?
Alano Espanols are extremely protective guard dogs. This breed doesn't hesitate to protect their territory so the Alano Espanol can be a good choice if you want an excellent guard dog. Keep calm and the Alano Espanol will take care of unwanted people or animals.
Biting Potential
How likely are you to get bite from this dog? Why do dog bites happen?
Low
The Alano Espanol has a low chance of biting somebody. Top reasons for dog bite: protection, pain, excitement, herding instinct, being provoked. (Data based on the available online bite statistics.)
Mouthiness
How much mouthing/nipping/play biting does the Alano Espanol do? How big is the mouthiness potential of this breed?
Alano Espanols have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people. It's a common habit during puppyhood, not an aggressive behavior. These "bites" don't hurt, but Alano Espanols need to be taught for a good attitude.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
How likely is the Alano Espanol to run away? This dog wanderlust potential:
Alano Espanols have average wanderlust potential. Sometimes they like to explore the world and they might escape once or twice, but usually, they prefer staying safely at home. Safer to teach them how to get back to you on command.
Prey Drive
Do this canine have a strong prey drive?
Alano Espanols have a higher impulse to chase and catch something than other dog breeds. Cats or any other small animals might be in danger. It's a natural instinct, doesn't necessarily mean that Alano Espanols are aggressive. Better to keep this breed on leash.
Apartment Friendly
Are Alano Espanols good apartment dogs? Can they live in a flat?
Alano Espanols are not recommended for an apartment lifestyle. They need to be outside in the garden, or you must walk them for a few hours every day.
Adaptability
Are they adaptive and easy to handle?
Alano Espanols adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.

Good With

Stranger Friendly
Are they good with strangers? Are they friendly with strangers?
Alano Espanols are not the most stranger friendly dogs.
Child Friendly
Are Alano Espanols kid-friendly dogs? Are they good with young children?
Alano Espanols are kid-friendly dogs. This breed is a good choice if you have children.
Cat Friendly
How well do Alano Espanols get along with cats? Are they good with kittens? What is this fido temperament with cats?
Alano Espanols are average friendly dogs towards cats.
Dog Friendly
Are they dog-friendly with other dogs? How well do Alano Espanols get along with dogs? What is this canine temperament with dogs?
Alano Espanols are average friendly dogs towards other dogs.

Health Factors

Health Issues
Are they healthy breed? Do Alano Espanols have health problems?
Alano Espanols tend to have more and frequent health issues than other breeds. Regular vet check-ups are needed.
Life Expectancy
How long do Alano Espanols live? What is this dog average life span?
11-14 years
Hypoallergenic
Is the Alano Espanol breed hypoallergenic?
No
Alano Espanols don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction. Some of the dog breeds are even considered to higher the possibility of an allergic response. Coat type isn't necessarily relevant, because most people are allergic to dander (flakes on the dog's skin) or saliva, not actually to dog hair.
Energy Level
How much energy does the Alano Espanol have? How high is the energy level of this fido?
Alano Espanols are high energy dogs. Active lifestyle makes them happy.
Exercise Need
How much exercise does this dog need? How much exercise do Alano Espanols require per day?
Alano Espanols need a lot of exercises. Long walks should be on a daily schedule. If you live an active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Sleeping Need
How much sleep does this fido need?
Alano Espanols don't need to much sleep. They are energetic and desire to live an active life. If you think naps are overrated, this breed can be the best choice for you.
Avg. daily food consumption
How much food does the Alano Espanol need? How often should I feed my canine? What dog products should I buy?
4 to 10 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential
How easy to gain weight for this dog? The risk for obesity:
High: The Alano Espanol breed has a strong tendency to overweight. Try to find the happy medium between exercise and feeding. If you want to keep balance, increase the amount and frequency of your daily dog walk and play with the Alano Espanol more often. If you notice any weight gain, consult your veterinarian and make a diet plan. Reduce unhealthy food and snacks, and measure the Alano Espanol's weight regularly.
Weather & Climate
Which weather condition is preferred by this dog? Can they tolerate cold and hot weather?
Prefers average to cold weather conditions
The Alano Espanol can adapt to well to cold weather conditions, some dogs even can be a good mountain dog.
Stinkiness
How stinky is this dog? Why does it smell bad and how to get rid of the smell?
Medium
The Alano Espanol has an average chance of bad smell. Top reasons for dog stinkiness: infection of bad tooth/ear/skin folds, gas attacks.
Drooling tendency
Do they drool? How much does it drool?
The Alano Espanol drools quite a lot, so if you dislike being covered by slobber spots on your clothes, you may want to choose another dog breed. Drooling is the unintentional saliva flowing outside of the mouth. It can be completely normal or a sign of a health problem. Certain dog breeds drool more than others, just like the Alano Espanol. If you notice any change in your dog's drooling habit, you should contact a vet as soon as possible.

Reproducibility

Gestation Length
How long does this dog pregnancy last? How long does it take to have a few puppies?
60-64 days
Reproductive cycle of the female Alano Espanol: The first period called Proestrus lasts for about 9 days. During this time the females start to attract males. You can notice by swelling vulva and bloody discharge. The second part is the Estrus when the bitch is receptive for the male. It lasts for about 3 to 11 days. The sign of the proestrus part is the soft and enlarged vulva. The discharge decreases and lightens in color. The third part is the Diestrus. Normally, it occurs around day 14. In this period the bitch’s discharge changes for vivid red and coming to its end. The vulva returns to average, and she will no longer permit mating. The fourth part called the Anestrus. The time frame between heat periods normally lasts about six months.
How often can the Alano Espanol have a litter? Twice a year (maximum)
Litter Size
How many puppies can the Alano Espanol have? What is the average litter size of this fido?
4-8 puppies

Advantages

  • Grooming: Effortless: The Alano Espanol requires minimal grooming.
  • Shedding Level: Alano Espanols shed quite a little.
  • Barking: Low to Average: The Alano Espanol rarely barks.
  • Watchdog Ability: Alano Espanols are good watchdogs.
  • Territorial: Alano Espanols are extremely protective guard dogs.

Disadvantages

  • Hypoallergenic: Alano Espanols don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction.
  • Weight Gain Potential: High: The Alano Espanol breed has a strong tendency to overweight.
  • Drooling tendency: The Alano Espanol drools quite a lot, so if you dislike being covered by slobber spots on your clothes, you may want to choose another dog breed.
  • Trainability: Alano Espanols aren't famous for their trainability.
  • Apartment Friendly: Alano Espanols are not recommended for an apartment lifestyle.

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