The Korean Jindo (진돗개) is a breed of hunting dog that originated on Jindo Island in South Korea. Brought to the United States with South Korean immigrants, it is celebrated in its native land for its fierce loyalty and brave nature. The Jindo breed became recognized by the United Kennel Club on January 1, 1998 and by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale in 2005.
Also known as
This breed is also called Chindo, Chindokkae, Jindo, Jindo Dog, Jindo Gae, Jindogae, Korea Jindo Dog, Korean Jindo as well as Korean Jindo Dog.
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