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Croatian Sheepdog

Croatian Sheepdog

Breed Characteristics

Life Span:12-15 Years

Croatian Sheepdog Build Information

The Croatian Sheepdog is a medium-sized dog breed originally from Croatia. These dogs have changed very little since their first documentation and are recognized by the UKC and FCI, though not the AKC. Croatian Sheepdogs have almond shaped eyes and are alway black with soft, wavy to curly coats that is long on all body parts, with particularly pronounced feathering on the back legs and tail, except the head and ears where it is short.

Length (Male):13-20 in.
Length (Female):18-20 in.
Weight:26 - 40 lbs

Behaviour and Personality

They are best known for their skills in herding, being alert, keen, agile, and intelligent dogs with a great deal of energy. Croatian Sheepdogs, however, are also very docile and well mannered pets, though they should be carefully socialized from an early age. Being intelligent, they take well to training. Their biggest requirement is exercise; these dogs must have long walks and play sessions daily to keep their energy levels under control.

Activity Level:Very Active
Affection Level:Affectionate
Kid Friendliness:Friendly


Colors:Black, Black & White
Grooming:Low Maintenance
Coat Type:Dense

Croatian Sheepdog Pet Insurance

When adding a dog or cat to your family you want to make sure your pet is happy, healthy and protected. During its lifetime your pet is exposed to many illnesses and diseases and some breeds are affected by a congenital disease which is a condition existing at birth. At these moments when your pet is ill or maybe needs surgery, you want to be protected for the unexpected and high veterinarian costs.

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Breed Talents and Facts

Dutiful Watchdog:Yes