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Size: Medium / Large

Weight: 50 - 65 lbs.

Height: 21" - 23"

Life Span: 13 years

Health Problems: Excellent health record. No known hereditary conditions.

Origin: Egypt

Also Known As: Egyptian Sheepdog Ermenti

Group: Working

Category: Companion Dog, Watchdog

Exercise Needs

The Armant requires regular brisk exercise.

Grooming Needs

Regular brushing and combing every few days for the Armant's long shaggy coat.


These fearless dogs are excellent watchdogs. This breed is quite friendly and playful.

Compatibility with Kids

Good with children.


A descendant of Napoleon's dogs and Briards, this breed was used as a herding dog.