Dog of the Day: DJ (Da Jung) the Korean Jindo Dog

I saw DJ coming, and I thought, ‘Oh, my God, that’s the biggest shiba inu I have ever seen!’ Autumn, on the other hand, said, ‘Oh, look, that must be a Korean jindo’. And lo, that’s exactly what she was.

So foxy!

Korean Jindo Dog

DJ was a bit of a puzzle. As long as I stayed well back, she looked really friendly and happy: ears well forward, grin, tail wagging to the right. In fact, she looked like she was delighted to see me.

Korean Jindo Dog

She also didn't fixate on me or anything, so she really didn't seem nervous at all.

Korean Jindo Dog

But as soon as I got a little closer, she started looking quite nervous and edging away.

Korean Jindo Dog

This pose had nothing to do with me... I was plenty far away. She was just being goofy.

Korean Jindo Dog

Look at the shape of the head. They may edge out shiba inus for 'most fox-like dog'. Even if they are a bit large.

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3 Responses to Dog of the Day: DJ (Da Jung) the Korean Jindo Dog

  1. M.C. says:

    She is gorgeous! But then again, you know the look I’m partial to… =)

  2. Bryndel says:

    Wow, I didn’t even see many jindos in Korea itself! (Though I didn’t know to look for them at the time.)

    You might want to look up Turid Rugaas and her books on dog body language/calming signals, though, and on “look-aways” specifically 😉

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