India Journals

Miscellaneous Musings on India

A travel journal to India by koshkha

The longer haired mountain type of Indian dog Photo, India, Asia More Photos
Quote: I've been going to India for 17 years now and this journal will be a collection of odd thoughts about the country I love.

Thoughts on Indian Dogs

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The longer haired mountain type of Indian dog Photo, India, Asia
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There's a typical Indian dog on which all others seem to be based. He – or she – is mid-sized, standing about knee high to a typical adult and is most likely to be gingery brown although black and tan varieties are also common. What you won't often find is a fully black dog or a 'something and white dog' – the gingery brown is the mark of the Indian dog. In most of India he's short haired although his mountain cousins grow longer coats to cope with the cold and they certainly need the extra help.The typical Indian dog has a pointed face, a slightly 'foxy' look, and a trim body since few get fed regularly enough to run to fat. Many have curly tails and depending on how much trouble they've ...Read More