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Maremma Sheepdog

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Maremma Sheepdog
Pastore Abruzzese

Italy, Ancient.
This breed is descended from the shorter-coated maremmano sheepdog & the longer bodied Abruzzese Moutain Dog

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

Weight & Height
60 to 100 pounds & 23-29 inches tall

Known Health Problems
Bloat, Hip Dysplasia, Sensitivity to Anesthesia

Physical Description
Large, heavy dog. It has a large, flat, wide head with a muzzle that is shorter than the skull. The medium-size, almond-shaped eyes are dark in color. The nose is black, adn the lips are black. It has natural drop ears that are set high. The tail is long and set low.

Obedient, loyal & friendly. This breed may not do well with other animals, it may depend on the individual dog. They also may be wary of strangers but make a great guard dog

Living Conditions
Not recommended to apartment or city living.

Brush coat daily

Regular long walks on a lead or space to run is a needed for this breed

Coat Texture
Double coated with a long straight outer coat.

Coat Colors
Solid White


Continental Kennel Club
American Pet Registry
Fédération Cynologique Internationale
National Kennel Club
New Zealand Kennel Club


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