General Information

Dog NameKromfohrlander
Other NamesKromi
Scientific NameCanis lupus familiaris
Breed TypeToy
Breed ForCompanion dog
Country of OriginUnited States of America (USA)

Physical And Size

Min Life Span13
Max Life Span15
Min Ideal Weight for male9
Max Ideal Weight for male15
Min Ideal Weight for female9
Max Ideal Weight for male15


Intelligent Rank
Affection Level
Social Needs
Watchdog Ability


TemperamentDocile, Loving, Sensitive
Prey DriveYes
Fighting DogNo


Stranger FriendlyLow
Child FriendlyMedium
Cat FriendlyMedium
Dog FriendlyMedium
Office FriendlyMedium
Apartment FriendlyHigh
Senior Citizens FriendlyHigh
Service DogHigh
Search and Rescue DogHigh
Biting PotentialLow

Kromforhlander is a small rare dog breed, especially in the United States. They are even rare in its native Europe.

The Kromforhlanderis nicknamed as “Kormis” is very loyal dogs and people-oriented who seeks the attention of its family.


The Kromforhlander is originated in German in the 1940s and 50s soon after World War II ended. The breed developed from Peter, a scruffy dog which was found by US soldiers in northern France.

It is the youngest breed in Germany. They were identified internationally in 1955. This breed is the result of cross-mating Wire Fox Terrier with Grand Griffon vendee. Before it was grouped into terrier category but later shifted to companion dogs group.

Are They Child-Friendly?

The Kromforhlanderis is known to be suitable with children and tends to be more pleasing, playful and cheerful around them. Their good-mannered and energetic temperament never tired them of playing with kids and cherish the time they spent with them.

Temperament, Behavior and Personality

Temperament: The temperament of Kromfohrlander is docile, intelligent, low energy dog. These dogs love playing games with their family member. They tend to establish a strong relationship with their family and will always work hard to please its owner.

Despite being fun-loving, they are reserved around strangers. Dogs of these breeds can become a nuisance barker if left alone for a long time. He can be also a problematic digger when is alone and no friends to play with.

Kromfohrlander Is A Smart Dog Breed
Picture of Two cute Kromfohrlander Dog Breed.
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Behavior: This breed cannot survive without its people. They need to be present in every small family functions. They love to get attention and to be pampered by humans. They are not excessive barkers but will definitely bark to alert you of any intruders and visitors. They are also considered as perfect therapy dogs to depressed people.

Personality: They are people-oriented dogs and will generally get attached to their family members. These dogs have a poor hunting instinct and are more adaptable to the apartment. For the first time, they may be little hesitating with the person they never met before, but as they get familiar with them they make friends for life.


Training this breed is very easy as they are very attentive and willing to learn new tricks and other skills. They are eager to please breed and are docile by nature do not try to utilize by physical correction or with cruel behavior with them. The best technique is to be patient and consistent.


Common facts about Kromfohralander are:

  • They belong to German and is a companion dog.
  • They are not extremely barky.
  • They have an easy maintenance coat
  • They are a hypoallergenic breed
  • They are not aggressive.

Health Issues

General HealthHealthy
Common Health IssuesBladder Stones, Epilepsy, Hip Dysplasia,
Lens Luxation, Patellar Luxation
Vaccination RequiredKennel Cough, Rabies, Leptospirosis,
Canine Parainfluenza,
Canine Coronavirus, Canine Distemper,
Canine Parvovirus
SheddingHigh Shedder
DroolingLow Drooler
GroomingAdvance Grooming Required
Weight Gain PotentialLow to Average
Separation AnxietyHigh Chance
Diets and SupplementsProtein: 27%
Fat: 10%
Fish Oil

These companion dogs prone to suffer from some minor issues, such as:

  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Patellar Luxation
  • Cataract
  • Deafness

Color Pattern

The Kromfohrlande are found in two color patterns:

  • Brown & White
  • White & Tan

Cost Of Kromfohrlande Puppies

Kromfohrlander Are Sensitive Breeds
Kromfohrlander Puppy Image Via Pet4Homes

Kromfohrlande puppies are found at a very affordable price. They will cost you an average of $400- $600.

Which Dogs Are They Similar To?

Dogs similar to Kromfohrlande are :

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