Other names

Bantu Hund, Zulu Hund, Chien du Nord

Life expectancy

14 years

Age adult

28 months

Height (Shoulder height)

50 cm


25 kg

Coat texture

short-haired / smooth

Coat color

all colours and patterns

Common illnesses

no diseases known for this breed

Food expenses per month in €

about € 57

Suitable for children

Rather yes

Needs a garden

Rather yes

Hunting motivated / needs alternative employment

Rather yes

First dog suitable

Rather yes

Allergy friendly

Rather not


Very atletic


Needs much attention

Care and grooming

Low grooming effort

Eager to learn



Needs a lot of exercise


sensitive / social / alert / clingy / likes hunting / territorial / careful / mistrustful of strangers

Bred for

watchdog / game hunting / guard house and farm

Common illnesses

no diseases known for this breed

Dog type according to FCI

not FCI approved

FCI description

Not FCI Approved

Short description

The Afri Canis protects the peoples of Africa and their herds of animals, sometimes he is also used as a hunting companion. Even if he gives a good guard hat and hunting dog, he is considered very peaceful, adaptable and affectionate. He does not know how to waste his energy and is cautious in some situations.

This information is indicative and adheres to the breed standard. Each animal is an individual and has a personal character, as well as its own needs. Thus, a breed is not a guarantee of certain behaviors, etc.