Euskal Artzain Txakurra

Life expectancy

14 years

Age adult

25 months

Height (Shoulder height)

50 cm


26 kg

Coat texture

long-haired / undercoat / wavy / trouser like

Coat color

red, yellow, cinnamon,mask

Common illnesses

no diseases known for this breed

Food expenses per month in €

about € 59

Suitable for children

Rather yes

Needs a garden

Rather yes

Hunting motivated / needs alternative employment

Rather yes

First dog suitable

Rather not

Allergy friendly

Rather not


Very atletic


Needs much attention

Care and grooming

Medium grooming effort

Eager to learn



Needs a lot of exercise


alert / intelligent / stubborn / independent / attentive

Bred for

herding dog

Common illnesses

no diseases known for this breed

Dog type according to FCI

not FCI approved

FCI description

Not FCI Approved

Short description

Characteristic for the Euskal Artzain Txakurra are his attention and vigilence, as well as his physical conditions: he has great endurance, is flexible and a good climber. He does not have a hunting instinct, but a distinct protective instinct. Although he can be very stubborn he can be trained easily. They are known to be child-friendly, therefore suitable for families.

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.