The Armant (also known as Ermenti, Egyptien Sheepdog, Hawara and Chien de Berger Egyptien) is a herding and guarding dog that is mostly found in Egypt. A typical Armant dog is 21 to 23 inches and weighs between 50-65 pounds when matured. The dog has a large head, small eyes and deep chest. The muzzle is medium size with small black nose. The long ears can be erect or drop. The coat is long and shaggy/woolly coat that comes in many different colours. The forelegs of this dog are straight and strong with small compact feet. The hind legs are powerful with hocks well bent. The dog has thickly padded arched toed which helps it walk comfortably across rough terrain when herding or guarding. The tail is long and is either curled or docked.

The Armant dog is NOT recognized by AKC.

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