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Armant History

The Armant is a mountain and a large massif located in the Massif Central region, in France. It is named after the ancient Gallic tribe, the Arverni. It is home to several small ski resorts, and is a popular destination for both winter sports and hiking.

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Armant Physical Characteristics

The Amstaff is a medium-sized to giant-sized breed of dog that originated in Hungary. It has a large, muscular body and comes in two varieties: standard and miniature. The Amstaff has a soft, thick, short, straight coat that can be any color, including white, brindle, red, or any combination of these. Their eyes are typically a dark brown color and they have a tongue that hangs out over their bottom jaw. The Amstaff is energetic, playful, and alert.

Eye Colors


Nose Colors

Black, Brown

Coat Colors

Black, Gray, Fawn

Height Range

Male Height Range: 21 – 23 inches

Female Height Range: 21 – 23 inches

Weight Range

Male Weight Range: 50 – 65 lbs

Female Weight Range: 50 – 65 lbs

Armant Health

Description of breed health.


14-15 yrs

Armant Health Concerns

Hip Dysplasia, Osteochondritis Dissecans, Ear Infections

Armant Temperament and Behaviour

The Armant is an Egyptian breed of dog used for herding and guarding. It is of the mastiff type, and is considered to be the national dog of Egypt. The Armant is a large, powerful dog, with a short, thick coat. It is typically brown or black in color, with a lighter colored chest. The head is large and heavy, with a wide muzzle and floppy ears. The body is muscular and stocky, with a deep chest and a strong, muscular neck. The tail is short and thick, and is usually carried low. The Armant is a calm, loyal, and gentle dog. It is loving and affectionate with its family, and is protective of them. It is an excellent guard dog, and will bark at strangers, but is not aggressive. It is good with children and other pets. Armants are intelligent and trainable, but can be stubborn at times. They need firm, consistent training, and plenty of exercise and socialization.

Armant Activity Requirements

The Armant is a very rare, ancient breed of dog that hails from the Basque region of Spain. They are a sighthound, which means they were originally used for hunting. The Armant is a medium sized, sturdy hound that weighs between 50 and 70 pounds. They are muscular and strong, built for speed. They are intelligent, fast learners, and eager to please. The Armant is a very active, lively, and fun-loving pup. While they may not be suited to life as a household pet, they are perfect for people who love to be active and spend time outdoors.

Miles Per Day

10 miles

Activity Per Day

45 minutes

Daily Food

1.6 cups

Kennel Club Recognition

American Kennel Club

Not Recognized

Armant is part of the Unclassified group.

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The Kennel Club

Not Recognized

Armant is part of the Unclassified group.

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Australian National Kennel Council

Not Recognized

Armant is part of the Unclassified group.

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Canadian Kennel Club

Not Recognized

Armant is part of the Unclassified group.

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