The Catalan Sheepdog is a breed of Catalan pyrenean dog used as sheepdog. The breed is very rare in the United States, mostly being breed in Europe, especially Spain, Finland, Germany, and Sweden. more...
Catalan Sheepdogs range in size from 18 to 20 in (46 to 51 cm) in height and 45 to 60 lb (20 to 27 kg) in weight for males, with females being smaller. Their coat is long and either flat or slightly wavy, and can be from fawn to dark sable and light to dark grey.
They are apparently so clever that they guard sheep without needing the instructions of the farmer.
Catalan Sheepdogs are prone to hip dysplasia. Their average life span is 12 to 14 years.
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