Griffonland Breed Information & Characteristics


Are Griffonlands Hypoallergenic?

While no dogs are truly 100% hypoallergenic, Griffonlands are about as close as it gets, making them an ideal pet if you are an allergy sufferer.


What is a Griffonland personality? What are Griffonland dogs best known for?


Shedding Level

Are Griffonlands heavy shedders? How Much Does a Griffonland Shed?

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Griffonland will shed a negligible amount of hair. Some owners say that they do not shed, but that is not true. But the amount of shedding can be rather light than other dog breeds. If you do not want to deal with the hairs flying around in your home, then this breed is a perfect choice for you.


Where do Griffonlands come from?

United States


What are Griffonlands descended from?

Brussels Griffon and West Highland White Terrier

Breed recognition

What organizations or kennel clubs recognize/register the Griffonland breed?

ACHC = American Canine Hybrid Club
DBR = Designer Breed Registry
DDKC = Designer Dogs Kennel Club
DRA = Dog Registry of America, Inc.
IDCR = International Designer Canine Registry®

Date of Birth

When were Griffonlands first bred? How old is the Griffonland breed?


Eye Color Possibilites

What color are Griffonland eyes?


Nose Color Possibilites

What color can Griffonland nose be naturally?


Coat Color Possibilites

What color can Griffonland coat be naturally?


Coat Length

How long is a Griffonlands coat?

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The coat of a Griffonland is longer than that of the typical dog.

Coat Density

How Dense Is The Griffonland Coat?

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Coat Texture

What is the texture of the hair of a Griffonland?


Litter Size

How many puppies can a Griffonland have in a litter? How many puppies can a Griffonland have in her first litter?

A Griffonland can have a litter of 2-5 puppies on average. However, it's worth noting that the size of the litters can vary greatly. Factors that can influence litter size include the health of the mother, breeding history, and genetics.


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The adaptability of Griffonland dogs is a well-known trait, they are known for being able to adjust well to different living environments and lifestyle changes.

Health Issues

Do Griffonlands have a lot of health problems?

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The Griffonland breed is commonly healthy with low vet costs, regular check-ups may not be as necessary but it's important to keep an eye on their health and have them checked by a veterinarian when needed.

Major Concerns

What are the major health concerns to be aware of when owning a Griffonland?

Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca (Dry Eye)
Craniomandibular Osteopathy (Lion Jaw)

Minor Concerns

What are the less significant issues to keep in mind when it comes to Griffonlands?

Hip Dysplasia
Corneal Dystrophy
Atopy Dermatitis

Occasional Tests

What are the occasional tests recommended for Griffonland breed?

Eye Examination
Skin Evaluation
Blood Tests

Social Needs

Do Griffonlands need socialization? How social are Griffonlands?

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Griffonland have above average social needs compared to other breeds.They thrive in environments where they have a lot of interaction with humans and other dogs.

Sleeping Need

How much sleep should a Griffonland have? Do Griffonlands sleep a lot?

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The Griffonland breed is known for its moderate energy levels and normal sleep patterns, typically sleeping around 12-14 hours per day.


Are Griffonlands mouthy?

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Roaming urge

What is the likelihood of a Griffonland running away? Do they have a tendency to explore or wander frequently?

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Prey Drive

Do Griffonland dogs have a high prey drive?

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Activity Level

What is the energy level of a Griffonland? How much energy does a Griffonland have?

Griffonlands are medium-energy dogs and typically enjoy socializing and playing casual or even sustained games of chase with other dogs. They may also have occasional periods of barking or racing around the house.

Tolerance of being left alone

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Walks per Week

How far should a Griffonland walk each week? How many miles should a Griffonland walk every week?

There's really no limit to how far you walk your dog as long as they're comfortable. For Griffonland, it's at least 7 miles / week. Just remember to build distance and stamina gradually over time.

Activity per Day

How much a Griffonland should exercise a day? How much activity does a Griffonland need?

In general most Griffonlands usually need at least 90 minutes of exercise daily. This can be spread across the day and include all sorts of high-energy activities, like walking, running and playing.


What level of grooming should be provided for a Griffonland?

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This breed is known for having high grooming needs.

Brushing Frequency

How often should you brush a Griffonland?

Griffonland should be brushed at least once a week. Of course you can give them more frequent brushes if you find that they are still shedding a lot

Brushing Tools

What are the most commonly used brushing tools for Griffonlands?

Pin Brush
Slicker Brush
Nail Clipper


How many cups of food does a Griffonland eat?

For an average 14-16 pound (6 - 7 kg) Griffonland feed 1.5 cups daily. But, keep in mind, the amount you feed is going to be dependent on the quality of the food you are feeding.

Daily Cost

How Much Does a Griffonland Cost Daily?

The average cost of a Griffonland is somewhere $1.70 - $1.80 per day.

Monthly Cost

How Much Does a Griffonland Cost Per Month?

The average per month expenses of a Griffonland is between $28 - $42. This makes an average of $336 - $504 per year. It will be on the higher side when the dog is still small because it will need more frequent visits to the vet, shots.

Sensitivity Level

How sensitive is a Griffonland dog?

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This dog breed is more sensitive than others and easily overwhelmed by new surroundings and people. They need gentle handling and a calm, stable home environment with positive reinforcement training.

Apartment Friendly

Do Griffonland do well in apartments? Are Griffonlands good indoor dogs?

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The Griffonland is an apartment-friendly dog breed. They can do perfectly well in apartments providing they are sufficiently exercised and taken out and about as part of their owner's daily lifestyle.

Child Friendly

Are Griffonlands good with kids? Are Griffonlands good around children?

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Griffonlands are average friendly dogs towards children.


Are Griffonlands good for elderly?

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Cat Friendly

Are Griffonlands good with cats? How friendly Griffonlands are toward cats?

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Griffonlands are one of the best dogs for cats. They're accept cats readily as part of the family. However, this dog breed should be trained to not chase after the kitty early on

Dog Friendly

Do Griffonland dogs get along with other dogs? Are Griffonlands OK with other dogs?

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Griffonlands are friendly, active and loyal companions. They generally love to be around other dogs, making them a good family pet for some,

Pet friendly

How do Griffonland dogs interact with other pets? Are they considered pet-friendly?

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Stranger Friendly

Are Griffonlands friendly with strangers?

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Griffonlands are friendly dogs and won't commonly bark at strangers. However, if you wish to change this, training them is easy. With their intelligence, teaching this breed to do anything is pretty simple.


Do Griffonlands like to play? Are Griffonlands playful?

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The Griffonland is a playful dog. So, no matter how busy the day may get, the best thing you can do for your Griffonland is to make time each day to play. It can be as little as 15-20 minutes, and it will mean the world to them.


Are Griffonland easily trained?

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Griffonland dogs are usually easy to train, but may require consistency to fully obey commands.