🇰🇎 Kyrgyzstan Dog Breed: Taigan / Kyrgyz Taighany

Taigan

The medium-sized Taigan or Kyrgyz Taighany is a sighthound. Kyrgyzstan dog breed are native to Kyrgyzstan and are closely related to the Tazy and Afghan Hound. Taigan is an intelligent, energetic and alert breed known for its versatility and stamina. It is used to hunt marmot, fox, badger, wildcat as well as ibex, roe deer and wolf.

Taigan is an adoptable pet who is compatible with other dogs and requires regular exercise and activities, early socialisation and is easy to groom. It has medium-length curly coats of fawn, black shades with markings, features feathering of the ears, under belly, legs and presents a lean Greyhound-like frame. Taigan lives 11-13 years and is not prone to any serious health ailments.

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