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American Allaunt

Information and Pictures

American Allaunt pointing in a field

"This is Maggie my American Allaunt. She is 8 years old in the picture."



Other Names






Height, Weight

Height: Males 26 - 29 inches (66 - 74 cm)  Females 24 - 27 inches (61 - 69 cm)

Weight: Males 100 - 150 pounds (45 - 68 kg) Females 90 - 130 pounds (41 – 59 kg)

Health Problems


Living Conditions

The American Allaunt will do okay in an apartment if it is sufficiently exercised. They are relatively inactive indoors and will do best with at least an average-sized yard.

Life Expectancy

About 10 to 12 years

Litter Size

About 6 to 10 puppies


The short, harsh coat is easy to groom. Comb and brush with a firm bristle brush, and bathe only when necessary. This breed is an average shedder.







American Allaunt sitting outside in the yard

"Nukem is an American Allaunt. He is 4 years old in this picture weighing 155 lbs. and is 29 inches at the shoulder."

American Allaunt jumping through a marshy muddy area

Maggie the American Allaunt at 8 years old

American Allaunt laying down with plastic cup on its head

Maggie the American Allaunt at 8 years old

American Allaunt outisde very excited

Tiny the American Allaunt at 6 years old with cropped ears—"Tiny is a great dog. He weighs 130 pounds."

American Allaunt with blue collar sitting outside

T-bone the American Allaunt at 7 years old with cropped years—"T-bone is my American Allaunt. He is the best dog ever."