Atlas Mountain Dog

The Atlas Mountain Dog is a North African dog breed mostly used as a livestock guardian, protecting herds of sheep and goats. In its native Morocco, it is often paired in hunting with the Sloughi, which chases down prey that the Aidi has located by scent. Its other names are Aïdi, Atlas Shepherd Dog, Berber Dog, Chien de l'Atlas, Chien de Montagne de l'Atlas and a popular nickname is Kabyle Dog.
Atlas Mountain Dog Height


20–24 in (52–62 cm)

Atlas Mountain Dog Weight


50-55 lb (23-26 kg)

Atlas Mountain Dog Origin



Atlas Mountain Dog Life Expectancy

Life Expectancy:

10-12 years

Dog Breed Characteristics

Energy Level
Grooming Needs
Exercise Needs
Kid Friendly
Dog Friendly
General Health