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Height: 60 - 73 cm (23.5 to 28.75 inches); Weight: 66-100 pounds (30-45kg)
A dense under-layer that is long-haired and wiry. A white color with markings of light orange, yellow, or ivory are permitted.
This dog is friendly, loyal, intelligent, and a good guard-dog.
This breed is forgiving with children and gets along well with other dogs and pets. It can be slightly reserved with strangers.
Regular grooming with a brush and comb is required, especially when shedding.
The Maremma Sheepdog will not blindly follow every command. Training must be firm and consistent, and both dog and handler must show respect for each other.
This dog needs lots of space to run around and play. It will not be satisfied with three short walks a day.