The Hokkaido (北海道犬, Hokkaidō-inu or Hokkaidō-ken) is a breed of dog originating from Japan. Other names for the breed include Ainu-ken, Seta, Ainu dog. In Japan, its name is sometimes shortened to Dō-ken (道犬). The Hokkaido is native to the prefecture of the same name in Japan.
Also known as
This breed is also called Ainu Dog, Ainu Ken, Ainu-Ken, Hokkaido, Hokkaido Dog, Hokkaidō-inu as well as 北海道犬.
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