Bosnian Tornjak
Croatian Mountain Dog, Bosnian Shepherd Dog

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Bosnian Tornjak
Bosnian Shepherd Dog
Croatian Mountain Dog
Bosnian-Herzegovinian Sheepdog


Herding, Guardog, Sheep Guarding

Life Expectancy
This breed can live as long as 8-12 years of age

Weight & Height
70 to 90 pounds & 23 to 27 inches tall at the shoulders

Known Health Problems
Fairly Healthy Breed

Physical Description
Large powerful dog that is squarely built. The chest is deep and strong . The skull is elongated and moderately wide. The nose is large and should be dark in color. They eyes are almond shaped and dark in color. The ears are triangular, folded& Pendent and sit rather high on the head. The tail is long and is at the medium height. Legs are strong and have tight muscles.

Friendly and obedient with those close in the family. They will protect their family and make a excellent guard dog. They are naturally wary of strangers and may not do well with other pets.

This breed is intelligent and easy to obedience train.

Living Conditions
Not suitable for apartment living. They require space to run and a large fenced yard is needed. These dogs have a thick coat and are content to sleep oudoors if proper shelter is given.

Coat does not require extensive grooming, but should be brushed occasionally as needed.

Daily walks should be given as well as giving them a large yard to run in.

Coat Texture
Coat is long, thick, coarse and straight with shorter fur on the face and legs.

Coat Colors
Any Color , but usually the dog is bicolor with the main color being white.

7-10 pups are usually born per litter and obedience training should begin early

Fédération Cynologique Internationale


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Bosnian Tornjak Breeders

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