ANIMAL LIFE EXPECTANCY!

TOSA

Picture of a tosa
LIFE SPAN: 10-12 years
Breed Name: Tosa
Group: Guardian Dog
Origin: Japan

HISTORY

The Tosa Ken is a relatively new breed. In Japan, Tosas are the canine equivalent of Sumo wrestlers and are treated with great honor and ceremony. The Tosa Ken was recognized by the United Kennel Club on January 1, 1998.