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Rumanian Shepherd Dog

Size: Large

Weight: 55 - 75 lbs.

Height: 23" - 29"

Life Span: 12 - 14 years

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

Origin: Romania

Also Known As: No Nicknames.

Group: Companion

Category: Companion Dog

Exercise Needs

No special exercise requirements.

Grooming Needs

No special grooming requirements.

Temperament

Bred as a watchdog, the Rumanian Shepherd Dog has an instinctive, unconditional devotion to its flocks and master. These are dignified, calm and well-balanced dogs.

Compatibility with Kids

It is a tolerant, gentle friend for children and it is willing to act as a cuddly blanket but it is not really fond of playing.

History

The Rumanian Shepherd Dog is a flock guard and watchdog used for centuries by Romanian shepherds. The Carpathian shepherd dog was selected out of an endemic breed that exists in the Carpathians and the Danube area

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