At A Glance

Size: Large

Weight: 55 - 80 lbs.

Height: 22" - 24"

Life Span: 11 - 12 years


Also know as: Illyrian Sheepdog, Sar Planina, Yugoslav Mountain Dog, Yugoslav Shepherd

Group: Working

Origin: Balkans / Macedonia

Today's Role: Guard Dog, Herding

History and Facts: Dating back to the Middle Ages, this breed was relied upon to herd and guard sheep.

Temperament / Behavior
The Charplaninatz is an independent, serious-minded and protective working dog.

Breed-Related Health Concerns
Excellent health record. No known hereditary conditions.

Special Needs
Exercise: The Charplaninatz will do best in a farm environment where it can work.

Grooming: Occasional brushing is necessary for your Charplaninatz.


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