Polish Lowland Sheepdog

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Breed Attributes

General

Breed group: Herding    Type: Pure Breed    Talent: , , , ,

Physical

Size: Medium     Weight: 30-35 lbs     Fur length: Long    Ears: Flappy    Fur type: Straight    Fur Color: Black & White, Brown & White, Gray / Salt & Pepper

ATTRIBUTES

Life Expectancy: About 12 – 15 years    Rarity: Common    Availability: Easily available    Climate: Good for every climate.

Breed Details

General

This dog is called the Polish Lowland Sheepdog because it worked for a long time on the lowland plains. This breed comes from corded herding dogs of Hungary and from other small, long-coated mountain herders. Because of the World War II, this breed was brought near extinction. The breed was rescued by some Polish breeders. It is now very popular in Poland and is often used as a companion or a herder.

Color

The Polish Lowland Sheepdog can come in all colors. The most common colors are white with black, gray or sandy patches, or gray and white, or chocolate. As it grows up, the dog gets lighter.

Coat

The coat is long, dense, generally straight and bushy. The Polish Lowland Sheepdog has a soft and thick undercoat. The coat can be slightly wavy.

Personality

The Polish Lowland Sheepdog is a lively, happy and alert dog with an excellent memory. This is a very intelligent and obedient dog. Eager to please, the Polish Lowland Sheepdog is very easy to train, but can sometimes be strong-willed. It is very affectionate and loving with its family, but can be somewhat reserved and watchful with strangers. Serious and responsible, the Polish Lowland Sheepdog could bite if provoked; however, they are very good with children. This dog is very adaptable, which makes it a great traveling companion.

Care

This breed has no major health concerns. The Polish Lowland Sheepdog must be brushed at least once a week to prevent matting. This breed is an average shedder.

Training

The Polish Lowland Sheepdog learns very quickly, but is also strong-willed. It needs firm and consistent training with a dominant master as it tends to think by its self and do what it wants to.

Activity

This is not a dog for the city. It needs a lot of mental and physical stimulation. This breed enjoys agility, catching a Frisbee and they always need a job to do.

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