Carolina Dogs were the earliest domesticated dogs in the Americas and were Indian dogs. The Carolina Dog is a direct descendent of the ancient pariah dogs that accompanied Asians across the Bering Strait land bridge 8,000 years ago.
Carolina dogs are a relatively new breed. They may be derived from primordial dogs who crossed the Bering land bridge to reach North America. They retain their wild instincts and may not act as conventional house dogs.
Appearance of Carolina Dog Puppies
The Carolina dog is a small to medium-sized pack dog that resembles numerous sighthound breeds and a jackal or a coyote. The dog’s back is usually medium length and straight, with a prominent waist that contrasts with a deep brisket from a tightly tucked-up loin.
The fish-hook-like structure of the tail, as well as its mood-dependent carriage, make it stand out. The medium to big, usually upright ears and long, graceful neck are further distinguishing features that reflect the appearance of a small, adaptable, and resourceful predator that is well adapted to live on its own in the wild.
The Carolina Dog isn’t very affectionate in kisses and cuddling, but they’re quite loyal and will create close ties with their owners. Strangers make them nervous, and they may watch them suspiciously, making them good watchdogs. The Carolina Dog is intelligent, but they also have a stubborn streak in their character. They may be difficult to teach, but patience is key.
The Carolina Dog has a short to medium-length coat that sheds periodically. Still, grooming needs are limited to the occasional bath, brushing, and nail clipping because he grooms himself like a cat. Although the Carolina Dog is not a high-energy breed, it does require frequent exercise, such as playing in a fenced yard or going on a couple of daily walks.
The Carolina Dog is reasonably easy to teach because it is a pack animal that learns quickly and enjoys being around other dogs. It is a shy dog that will benefit from tough and persistent training. It will need to be taught who the master is and its place in the hierarchy early on.
Harsh training methods are not recommended with this shy dog because it may resist and hide or grow afraid and refuse to comply. Leash training is highly recommended to remind this breed, the pack leader.
Because they’re agile and independent, with primal hunting instincts, early leash training is essential in the puppy period of life, or they may run away and chase something. This dog requires plenty of room to run around in.
Is This Breed Good With Other Animals?
Once they’ve been incorporated into your pack, this dog naturally gets along with other dogs. The most serious problem with other dogs is when the pack structure has not been established, competing for alpha rank.
We do not advocate getting a Carolina Dog if you have other little pets. Because they are still feral canines, they have an extremely high prey drive. Your Carolina Dog might view your cat, hamster, or other tiny pet as a potential snack rather than a member of the family.
Carolina Dog Puppy Prices:
Carolina Dog Puppy Price
|1st Pick $3000-5000||1st Pick $3000-5000
|2nd Pick $2000-4000||2nd Pick $2000-4000
|3rd Pick $1000-3000||3rd Pick $1000-3000