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Simaku

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Description

Varies greatly

Temperament

A ratter type dog used to clean up yards by scavenging through waste.

Height, Weight

Varies greatly

Health Problems

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Living Conditions

Pariahs that are kept as pets will do well in an apartment if sufficiently exercised.

Exercise

This breed needs to go on daily walks.

Life Expectancy

6-15 years, depending on whether the dog is roaming the streets or has a good caring home.

Grooming

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Origin

The Simaku is from South Africa. It was developed by crossings between Pariah dogs with various terriers. It is unclear whether it is true breeding or not. It is used to guard grain storages from rodents.

Group

Terrier

Recognition

Unrecognized