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Catalonian Shepherd

Size: Medium

Weight: 39 - 41 lbs.

Height: 18" - 20"

Life Span: 12 - 14 years

Health Problems: Hip dysplasia

Origin: Spain

Also Known As: Catalan Sheepdog, Gos d'Atura Catala

Group: Herding

Category: Companion Dog

Exercise Needs

The Cantalonian Shepherd requires moderate exercise.

Grooming Needs

Routine brushing and combing and occasional bathing is required for your Catalonian Shepherd.


The Catalonian Shepherd is lively, obedient, clever and loyal.

Compatibility with Kids

Gentle with children. Gets along well with other pets.


Dating back to the 1700s, this rare sheep herding breed is now nearly extinct.