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Himalayan Chamba Gaddi Dog

"This particular dog in the picture is a fine specimen of a breed developed by Gaddi (Hindu) tribesmen of Chamba region, Himachal Pardesh, India." Photo courtesy of Gurinder Partap Singh Basra

 

 
 

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The Himalayan Chamba Gaddi Dog breed was developed for guarding encampments and livestock from predators. It was developed from Tibetan Mastiff stock. "Gaddi dog" is a generic term used for the majority of the big dogs found in the Himalayas, although there is no one particular kind of Gaddi dog as they vary from place to place and are bred for various purposes. The distinguishing characteristic of Chamba Gaddi dogs is their long pointed muzzle without any Molloser semblance. They also have a wide forehead, pendulum ears and a maned neck similar to that of a purebred Tibetan Mastiff. These dogs are big and have a deep bark similar to a Tibetan Mastiff. The tail is not as curly and heavily feathered as a Tibetan Mastiff. This breed, like many indigenous breeds, is at the verge of extinction due to dilution in the gene pool and lack of dedicated breeders and breeding programs.

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Tiger the Himalayan Chamba Gaddi Dog at 11 months old with a child sitting on his back—"This native Himalayan breed is a guardian by nature."

 

     

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