Ca de Bestiar
Majorca Shepherd Dog

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Ca de Bestiar
Majorca Shepherd Dog
Perro de Pastor Mallorquin
Majorca Sheepdog
Mallorquin Shepherd

Balearic Islands, 1700s
This breed was bred for function for their livestock guarding abilities rather then for their looks

Companion, Security, Guarding, Herding

Life Expectancy
This breed can live as long as 11-13 years of age

Weight & Height
Males: 77 to 88 pounds & 26 to 28.5inches at the shoulders
Females: 77-88lbs and 24.5 - 26.5inches at the shoulders

Known Health Problems

Physical Description
Med/Large size dog has broad deep chest. Legs are strong. The head is well defined and the muzzle is about medium size with a black nose. The ears are triangular and set high on the head, they hang down on the side.. The tail is long and should not be docked.

A bold and Independent breed. They are an excellent herder and make a great guard dog due to their tendancy to be territorial. For that reason, these dogs should not be kept with small children. They are loyal , but they tend to take to just one individual.

Training and socialization should begin when the dog is a just a puppy. They need a firm and consistant training.

Living Conditions
Would be best kept on a farm or in a home where the dog has plenty of space to run and exercise

Minimal Grooming Needed, bathe as necessary and keep ears and nails trimmed

They are active and need to have regular daily exercise. Walking daily and allowed to run in a large fenced area would be ideal.

Coat Texture
They come in 2 coat varieties, short being the most common. However they can also have a long coat.

Coat Colors

White & Black


1 - 6 puppies are usually born per litter and training and socialization needs to begin early

Continental Kennel Club
Fédération Cynologique Internationale


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Ca de Bestiar Breeders

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