Mioritic Sheepdog Description
The muzzle is powerful, and it should taper near the nose. The nose should be large and black in color. The teeth of this breed should form a scissors bite. While the ears should not be too large, they must have the shape of triangles, and they should hang to the sides of the head. The eyes should be moderate in size, and they should either be hazel or amber in color. The neck of the Mioritic Sheepdog should be strong, and the body should have the shape of a rectangle. The acceptable coat colors for these dogs are black and gray. The Mioritic Sheepdog is a Romanian breed.
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This is a breed that is known for its loyalty. While they will build a strong bond with those that care for them, they will be wary of people they are not familiar with. These dogs have a natural urge to protect their owners. While they will obey their masters, they can be aggressive. The Mioritic Sheepdog makes a fine guard dog and has been known to fight wolves and bears. It could become dangerous when it encounters a strange person, but it loves being around children. Overall, the Mioritic Sheepdog is a fine pet.
The health problems which are common to this breed aren’t known. Because of its size, it is likely that it may develop hip dysplasia, but this is common with most large dog breeds. The Mioritic Sheepdog has a maximum life expectancy of 14 years.
Because these dogs have extensive amounts of power and endurance, they must be given sufficient amounts of exercise. If it is given enough space, it can exercise independently of its owner. These dogs are not good for people who live in apartments. They are large and were bred to live outdoors. They must be given enough room to exercise and run around. They should only be purchased by people who have large yards or wide-open spaces.
Special Grooming Needs
The Mioritic Sheepdog doesn’t need an extensive amount of care. Owners will want to make sure the coat is brushed regularly, and these dogs should not need a large number of baths. Not much is know about the shedding patterns of this breed.