The Maremma Sheepdog, which in Italian is translated “Cane da Pastore Maremmano-Abruzzese”, is best classified as a livestock guardian breed with origins dating back to the Roman Empire. Much like the Akbash or Anatolian Shepherd, this dog breed has been known to be very accomplished at guarding the flock, doing a fine job of keeping potential predators at bay. While the breed is currently not recognized by the AKC or ACA, this breed has a standard recognized by multiple kennel clubs around the world. Some of the Clubs are the Australian National Kennel Club (ANKC) and the UK based Kennel Club. A typical Maremma Sheepdog will have a large, solid build and a thick, soft white coat.
When purchasing a Maremma Sheepdog puppy, it is essential to be aware of all characteristics of this working class breed. A puppy is a huge commitment, so being knowledgeable about how to train and care for your Maremma Sheepdog puppy is particularly valuable. For information on these subjects check our blog or a good book related to this specific dog breed.
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