Polish Lowland Sheepdog
American Kennel Club's Polish Lowland Sheepdog
The Polish Lowland Sheepdog might appear similar to a large teddy bear, but this
canine is really among the toughest working members of the Herding Group. With a bushy look, this
long-coated stock is solid, brawny, and with the acceleration and nimbleness to check livestock. This Sheep canine
may weigh anywhere from 30 to 35 pounds, with an average height from 18 to 20 inches.
The disposition of the stock is better summarized as caring yet territorial,
adoring yet industrious, impish yet a guardian. The Polish Lowland Sheepdog makes a faithful guard dog and a
combative family unit defender against trespassers. They're agreeable towards additional canines and pets but
restrained around unknown people. This stock can likewise be entrusted around small youngsters.
A Short Chronicle Of The Polish Lowland Sheepdog
Since the name of this strain evokes, Poland is the region of the beginning with
their blood line going back to the old days. Polish Lowland Sheepdogs of the Herding Group is really called
“Polski Owczarek Nizinny” in just about all regions of the global. In America, the nickname normally denoted to the
breed is “PON”.
The precise ancestries of the canine are calculated to have started with a Tibetan
stock out of Central Asia, brought out by Tibetan dealers to Eastern European Community. Investigators lay claim
that there's a good theory that these long coated Tibetan canines were crossbred with Hungarian sheep canines
(twilled furred type), sometime in the mid 4th century.
These canines were employed with a great deal of success working with sheepherders.
Not merely mastering sheep with precision, but acted so, without alarming them. For centuries they were employed as
working canines on the Polish lowlands until involvement in the strain developed by enthusiasts in European
Community, between 1800s and 1900s.
After Second World War, the counts of the PON of the Herding Group dropped
off dramatically. It's approximated that less than two hundred of the canines were active. It did not take long for
stock breeders to attempt the challenge to restructure the Polish Lowland Sheepdog, and it was successful. The
breed acquired AKC formal acknowledgment in 2001.
Maintenance Demands Of The Polish Lowland Sheepdog
The Polish Lowland Sheepdog of the Herding Group will just be euphoric
whenever living an active life-style. They've inordinately high-power energy levels which must be encountered with
energetic day-to-day games, exercises and walks. They're easily trainable and delight in mental stimulation through
obedience schooling. The strain thrives better when afforded the opportunity to herd.
Dwelling agreements for the breed are better met with admittance to a wide open
(yet secure) out of doors area during the daytime, and to sleep inside at dark with the family unit. Their bushy
fur affords them the capability to resisting cool temperatures but the PON doesn't do well in hot weather
conditions. Grooming demands for the breed calls for a thorough brush every other day to maintain their long fur
fit and clean.
The median lifetime of the Polish Lowland Sheepdog of the Herding Group is
between ten and fourteen years of age. This breed is among the soundest active nowadays, with utterly no major or
minor wellness worries. Veterinary surgeons do advise, however, that they have exams for possible hip joint and
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