The Aidi (from Tamazight ⴰⵢⴷⵉ, aydi, "dog") is a Berber dog breed used as a livestock guardian, protecting herds of sheep and goats. It also possesses hunting capabilities and good scenting ability. In its native North Africa, it is often paired in hunting with the Sloughi, which chases down prey that the Aidi has located by scent.
Also known as
This breed is also called Atlas Mountain Dog, Atlas Shepherd Dog, Aïdi, Berber Dog, Chien De L'Atlas as well as Chien De Montagne De L'Atlas.
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