They have a lifespan of 12-14 years on average.
They can be social with other dogs if properly socialized from a young age.
Yes, they are an active breed and require daily exercise such as walks, runs, or hikes.
They are intelligent and eager to please, but can be stubborn. Consistent, positive training methods are recommended.
No, they are an active breed and require space to run and play. A house with a yard is recommended.
Yes, they are known to be good with children and make great family pets.
They can be prone to hip dysplasia and ear infections. Regular vet check-ups and proper ear cleaning can help prevent these issues.