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Maremma Sheepdog

"Aria"

Maremma Sheepdog profile

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Lifespan: 10-12 Years

Avg height: 60-73cm.

Avg weight: 30-45kg

Coat type: Thick, wavy coat, with a thick collar of hair and thickly haired tail.

Coat coloursWhite, cream.

Originally bred for: Herding sheep, Italian in origin.

Breed traits: Independent, determined, alert, loyal. 

 

A little about the Maremma Sheepdog

 

With a powerful stance and presence, the Maremma was initially bred as a livestock guardian. They are suited to outdoor living and, although they can be affectionate, require experienced handling. 

 

MAREMMA SHEEPDOG HEALTH INFORMATION

The Maremma Sheepdog is predisposed to the following health conditions: Canine Hip and Elbow Dysplasia, Entropian, Ectropian, Distichiasis, Gastric Torsion (bloat) and Patellar Luxation.