Maremma Sheepdog Breed

Thinking of getting a Maremma Sheepdog and want to know if a Maremma Sheepdog is suitable for your household?

Use the Maremma Sheepdog information on this website to learn more about adaptability, health issues, life span of Maremma Sheepdog and more.

Maremma Sheepdog Facts

  • Name: Maremma Sheepdog
  • Other Names: Cane da Pastore, Maremmano-Abruzzese, Pastore Abruzzese, Pastore Maremmano, Abruzzo Sheepdog, Abruzzese Sheepdog, Maremma, Maremmano
  • Origin: Italy
  • Breed Group: Working (AKC), Guardian Dog (UKC)
  • Breed Type: Purebred


Maremma Sheepdog Facts

Maremma Sheepdog Information

The Maremma Sheepdog is a big, strongly built dog of majestic and rather rustic appearance. He is heavily built, and slightly longer than tall in proportion. A dense under-layer that is long-haired and wiry. A white color with markings of light orange, yellow, or ivory are permitted.

The principle function of this breed is as a flock and property guard. He is perceptive and assertive and devoted to his master. This breed is forgiving with children and gets along well with other dogs and pets. It can be slightly reserved with strangers.

What to do if you lose your Maremma Sheepdog

If your Maremma Sheepdog or any other pet has gone missing and it does not have an identification tag with a phone number, you can:

1. Report your missing pet details at Pet Reunite website here.

2. Register the missing pet on the Local Lost Pets Facebook Groups Here.

3. Contact the local vet clinics to see if someone has handed in your lost pet.

4. Phone the RSPCA or Visit the RSPCA Lost Pets website and complete a Lost Pet Report.

5. Visit Lost Pets Pages of Animal Pounds.

What to do if you find a lost Maremma Sheepdog

If you find a Maremma Sheepdog or any other pet and it does not have an identification tag with a phone number, you can:

1. Report the found pet details at Pet Reunite website here.

2. Register the missing pet on the Local Facebook Lost Pets Groups.

3. Phone the Local Council to collect the lost animal.

4. Take the animal to the local Animal Pound assigned to your suburb.

5. Take the pet to the local Vet Clinic who can scan the animal’s microchip and call the registered owner of the pet.

Laws Regarding Missing Pets

1. It is against the law to keep any animal that you find.

2. Pets are generally considered property and it is illegal to take and keep someone else’s property.

3. You must contact your local animal control unit and file a FOUND AN ANIMAL report for any dog or cat you find.

4. To reclaim your lost dog, cat or other pet from the animal shelter you must pay a release fee.

5. If your dog or cat is unregistered, you will have to register your pet before you can take it home.