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Maremma Sheepdog

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Maremma Sheepdog

Overview

Alert and Loyal, the Maremma Sheepdog is also friendly, Dignified, Intelligent and Determined. It is developed in Italy (Abruzzo and the Maremma region of Tuscany and Lazio) as livestock guardians.In Italian the Meremma Sheepdog spoken as Cane da pastore Maremmano-Abruzzes, mostly referred to as Maremmano. The Maremma Sheepdog is a dog that will accept the leadership of human, but never want to become his slave, borne with the exact qualities of a flock guardian and never can be suggested as a pet dog. With having no flock to guard or an area to defend, the Maremma will tend to be more possessive of its strongly bonded humans and of its rather limited territory, and more protective of its belongings, while its ability to discriminate friends and foes will diminish gradually. However, if it is trained correctly with outset of their puppyhood, they will become very warm companion, but remember, a working Maremma will never obey you submissively. It is an amazing guardian and protector without any excessive barking. While you are going to train this independent dog, you must show your leadership with firmness, confidence and consistency. Though, it is a very intelligent dog breed, however, during training it will demand a mutual respect. It will get along other pets and dogs, but it can somewhat reserved with strangers. It will stop the people in their ways who are not be greeted at your home. It is a dog for country sides, so it is not suggested for apartment life, it will only stay content and happy indoor if a reasonable amount of exercises provided it. It can adapt suburban life and will demand at least a large yard. Its all weather coat will support them while sleeping outdoors. It will prefer cooler climates and not suitable for hot weathers. If it is not employed on the flock guarding job, it will require to be taken on daily long, brisk walks. Short walks even three times a day cannot satisfy it, so a long walk at least twice a day is necessary. An opportunity to run at least once a day should be provided. If it has enough exercise (physical exertion and mental stimulation) it will be calm in the home. Its all weather coat always wants to be brushed thoroughly for removal of dead hairs of the coat. The height of the Maremma Sheepdog is 23.5 to 28.5 inches and the weight is 66 to 100 pounds. The life expectancy of Maremma Sheepdog is about 11 to 13 years.

Maremma Sheepdog History

Some claim at one time there have been 2 separate breeds: the Abruzzese and also the Maremmano. The Abruzzese was additional of a mountaineer and had a protracted body, whereas the Maremmano had a rather shorter coat. However, within the Nineteen Fifties the 2 were formally established as one breed with a hyphenated name, Maremmano-Abruzzese. This can be a classic European flock-guarding dog, most likely a close descendant of the good, white eastern sheepdogs that slowly unfold across Europe over 2,000 years ago: the Karabash and Akbash sheepdogs of Turkey, the Kuvac of Slovakia, the Kuvasz and Komondor of Republic of Hungary and also the Pyrenean Mountain Dog of France are all included in its blood. The ancestors of the Maremma evolved to become smaller than their fellow herd guardians whereas holding the independence and aloofness of their heritage. Though it's currently seen frequently in nice United Kingdom, this breed continues to be rare in different countries outside Italy. Its country of origin is Italy.

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Maremma Sheepdog Life Expectancy

The life expectancy of Maremma Sheepdog is about 11 to 13 years.

Maremma Sheepdog Appearance

The Maremma Sheepdog large dog breed with a head that is just looking like a bear-like head. With a scissor bite jaw are very strong. It comes with a nose that coloring black and turn into slightly pink with age. Rather small ears are pointed and V shaped. Eyes come with an intelligent and lively expression. Feathered with thick hairs, the tail is low set. Its all weather coat has harsh, long and a lot of hairs, slightly wavy, while the inner coat is dense. The coat of the breed meets in with color with marking of the ivory, pale orange or yellow colors.

Maremma Sheepdog Weight and Height

The height of the Maremma Sheepdog is 23.5 to 28.5 inches and the weight is 66 to 100 pounds.

Maremma Sheepdog Temperament

Alert and Loyal, the Maremma Sheepdog is also friendly, Dignified, Intelligent and Determined. The Maremma Sheepdog is a dog that will accept the leadership of human, but never want to become his slave, borne with the exact qualities of a flock guardian and never can be suggested as a pet dog. With having no flock to guard or an area to defend, the Maremma will tend to be more possessive of its strongly bonded humans and of its rather limited territory, and more protective of its belongings, while its ability to discriminate friends and foes will diminish gradually. However, if it is trained correctly with outset of their puppyhood, they will become very warm companion, but remember, a working Maremma will never obey you submissively. It is an amazing guardian and protector without any excessive barking. While you are going to train this independent dog, you must show your leadership with firmness, confidence and consistency. Though, it is a very intelligent dog breed, however, during training it will demand a mutual respect. It will get along other pets and dogs, but it can somewhat reserved with strangers. It will stop the people in their ways who are not be greeted at your home.

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Maremma Sheepdog with children and other pets

It will get along other pets and dogs, but it can somewhat reserved with strangers. It will stop the people in their ways who are not be greeted at your home. .

Maremma Sheepdog Care and Grooming

Its all weather coat always wants to be brushed thoroughly for removal of dead hairs of the coat. However, in shedding season it will need some extra grooming, care and maintenance.

Maremma Sheepdog Other Names

Maremma, Pastore, Abruzzese, Cane da Pastore, Maremmano-Abruzzese, Cane Da Pastore Maremmano Abruzzese, Abruzzese Shepherd Dog, Abruzzenhund, Pastore Maremano Abruzzese

Maremma Sheepdog Health Issues

It has yet not any known health issue.

Maremma Sheepdog Training

Training is the responsibility of the owner and its play a very vital role in the dog’s life. A good training makes a wonderful dog as you wish to have. The Maremma Sheepdog ought to be completely socialized once it's young, and be around humans who show leadership towards the dog, in conjunction with rules, boundaries and limitations for the dog to follow, to stop potential aggression. This breed desires thorough, firm coaching. A lack of human leadership may end up in them turning into demanding, headstrong, protective, snappy and/or aggressive. The Maremma Sheepdog is a dog that will accept the leadership of human, but never want to become his slave, borne with the exact qualities of a flock guardian and never can be suggested as a pet dog. While you are going to train this independent dog, you must show your leadership with firmness, confidence and consistency. Though, it is a very intelligent dog breed, however, during training it will demand a mutual respect. It is stubborn and hard to obedience train, however, it makes an excellent guard.

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Maremma Sheepdog Exercise

It is a dog for country sides, so it is not suggested for apartment life, it will only stay content and happy indoor if a reasonable amount of exercises provided it. It can adapt suburban life and will demand at least a large yard. Its all weather coat will support them while sleeping outdoors. It will prefer cooler climates and not suitable for hot weathers. If it is not employed on the flock guarding job, it will require to be taken on daily long, brisk walks. Short walks even three times a day cannot satisfy it, so a long walk at least twice a day is necessary. An opportunity to run at least once a day should be provided. If it has enough exercise (physical exertion and mental stimulation) it will be calm in the home.

Maremma Sheepdog Recognition

It is recognized by CKC, FCI, KCGB, NKC, NZKC, APRI, ACR, DRA and ACA.

Maremma Sheepdog Group

Flock Guard.

Maremma Sheepdog Good Names

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