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Maremma-Abruzzese Sheepdog Dog Breed

Summary:

Category: Pastoral
Origin: Italy
Other Names:
Size: Large
Lifespan: 10-12 years
Living Area: Rural
Exercise: High
Grooming: Medium

Although this breed is over 2000 years old, there are several views as to its exact origin. Some that claim that there are 2 separate breeds: The Maremmano and the heavier Abruzzese. Other believe the current breed is a combination of both as a result of breeding by Prince Corsini. Regardless the two where established as a single breed with a hyphenated name. Although it is now seen regularly in Great Britain, this breed is still rare in other countries outside Italy. It is strong-willed and not easy to obedience train, but makes a excellent guard.

Courtesy of: The Free Dictionary