USD $1,200 - $1,500 Price Avg.

Companion Dogs



Breed Type



13-16 years


Breed Information

Group Companion Dogs
Popularity/Rank 490
Origin Germany
Other Names German Elo Dog
Breed Type Purebred
Price (Avg.) USD $1,200 - $1,500
How much does it cost to purchase a Elo?
The price of a Elo will vary from breeder to breeder as well as from place to place. As a rough guide, you should expect to pay between $1,200 to $1,500 per Elo if you purchase from a reputable breeder. Prices will be higher for show-quality dogs with a distinguished pedigree. Adult dogs who have already been trained may cost even more. It is usually less expensive to adopt a Elo through a shelter.
Size Medium
Weight Male: 30-45 pounds (13.6-20.4 kg),
Female: 26.9-41.9 pounds (12.2-19 kg)
Height Male: 19-22 inches (48-56 cm),
Female: 18-21 inches (46-53 cm)
Lifespan 13-16 years
Recognized by
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. And Not recognized by FCI.
Purpose Companion
Date of Origin 1987
Ancestry Chow Chow, Eurasier, Old English Sheepdog

Appearance & Maintenance

Coat Thick
Coat Colors Black, Blue, Brindle, Chocolate, Gold, Lilac, Liver, Merle, Red, Red Merle, Sable, Sable Merle, White
Grooming Level
Shedding Level
Eye Color Possibilities Brown
Nose Color Possibilities Black
Coat Color Possibilities Black, Brown, Gray, Red, White
Coat Length Medium
Coat Density Dense
Coat Texture Straight
Recommended Brushes Comb, Deshedder, Nail Clipper, Pin Brush
Brushing Frequency Daily

Breed Characteristics

Temperament Cheerful, Happy, Obedient, Playful, Sportive
Sensitivity Level
Affection Level
Social Interaction Required
Watchdog Ability
Biting Force Low
Impulse to Wander or Roam
Prey Drive
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Fighting Dog Not really

Good & Friendly with

Apartment Life Friendly
Stranger Friendly
Cat Friendly
Dog Friendly
Office Friendly Yes
Senior Citizens Friendly
Pet Friendly
Friendly with First Time Owners Yes
Service Dog Not really
Therapy Dog Not really
Detection, Sniffer or Security Dog Not really
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR) Not really
Boat Dog Not really
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog Not really

Health Elements

Health Issues
Hypoallergenic No
Energy Level
Exercise Required
Sleeping Required
Weight Gain Potential
Weather & Climate Tolerates warm and cold weather.
Stinkiness Medium
Drooling tendency
Activity Level High
Rec. Walk Mileage Per Week 12 miles
Minutes of Activity Per Day 60 minutes

Food & Costing

Avg. Daily Food 1 to 2 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Cups Per Day 2 cups
Daily Cost $1.20 - $1.40
Monthly Cost $34.00 - $45.00


Gestation Duration 60-64 days
How often can the Elo have a litter? Once a year.
Litter Size 8-10 puppies (Once a year.)


The Elo dog is a medium-sized breed of dog that originated in Germany. It is a cross between the German Shepherd and the Poodle, and it has become increasingly popular in recent years due to its intelligence, loyalty, and good looks. The Elo dog has a strong, muscular body with a broad head and muzzle. Its ears are long and floppy, its eyes are almond-shaped, and its coat is thick and wavy.

The lifespan of the Elo dog is typically between 10 to 14 years. It usually weighs between 40 to 60 pounds when fully grown, depending on gender. The colors of the Elo dog can vary from black to white or any combination of these colors.

The personality of the Elo dog is friendly yet alert. They are intelligent dogs that are eager to please their owners but can also be independent thinkers at times. They make great family pets as they get along well with children as well as other animals such as cats or birds.

Elo dogs are very friendly with other dogs but may be wary around strangers until they get used to them. They tend to be protective of their owners so it’s important for them to receive proper socialization from an early age so they don’t become overly aggressive towards people or other animals outside their family circle.

The temperament of the Elo dog is generally calm but energetic when playing or exercising outdoors. They need plenty of mental stimulation in order to stay happy and healthy so regular walks or playtime will help keep them contented at home too!

The health of the Elo dog is generally good although some may suffer from hip dysplasia which can cause lameness if not treated properly by a vet in time. Other common health issues include eye problems such as cataracts or glaucoma which can lead to blindness if left untreated for too long; therefore regular checkups with your vet are essential for this breed’s wellbeing!

The adaptability level of the Elo Dog is high; they do well in both rural and urban environments provided they have enough space for exercise each day! As pets, these dogs make excellent companions due to their intelligence, loyalty, friendliness towards people (especially children) and other animals alike – plus they look great too!


The Elo dog is a breed of dog that was once on the brink of extinction. The breed was developed in the early 1900s in the United States, and was named after its creator, Dr. Elo H. Armstrong. The Elo breed was developed by crossing several different breeds of dogs, including the English Bulldog, the American Staffordshire Terrier, and the American Pit Bull Terrier. The resulting breed was a large, muscular dog with a short coat and a wide head.

The Elo breed quickly became popular among dog fanciers in the United States, and was even recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1911. However, the popularity of the Elo breed began to decline in the 1920s, as other breeds of dogs became more popular. By the 1930s, there were very few Elo dogs left in existence.

In an effort to save the breed from extinction, a group of dedicated Elo dog fanciers founded the Elo Dog Preservation Society in 1934. The Society worked to find and purchase any remaining Elo dogs, and to promote breeding of the breed. Thanks to their efforts, the Elo dog population began to slowly increase.

Today, there are still only a limited number of Elo dogs in existence, but thanks to dedicated breeders they are no longer in danger of extinction. If you are interested in owning anElonog , be prepared to pay a high price; these dogs are still quite rare and therefore command a high price tag.

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