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Carpathian Sheepdog

Ciobănesc Românesc Carpatin, Romanian Carpathian Shepherd, Câine Ciobănesc Carpatin, Carpathian Sheepdog, Carpatin, Romanian Carpatin Herder, Rumanian Carpathian


A relatively large dog, rectangular in shape, always giving the impression of agility. Secondary sex characteristics are strongly pronounced, with the males being taller and stronger than the females.

A natural and courageous guard dog, calm, dignified and unconditionally attached to the herd and his master.  it has been said to battle bears in an attempt to protect flocks of sheep or his master from harm.

Size Large
Height Male: 25-29 inches (65-73 cm)Female: 23-26 inches (59-67 cm)
Weight 71-99 pounds (32-45 kg)
Lifespan 12-14 years
Colors Black Gray
Origin Romania
Classification Purebred
Good Lapcat
Good In Apartments

The Carpatin is not recommended for apartment life. It has an all-weather coat and will be content to live and sleep outdoors. His character demands an outdoor life.

Good With Children

Good With Dogs

Good With Cats

Exercise Needs

This breed needs physical exercise and should be taken for a daily, long walk. In addition, it should have a yard or large space where it can safely run free.




Grooming Requirements

The coat will benefit from occasional brushings.


Moderate Shedding: Routine brushing will help. Be prepared to vacuum often!



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