Polish Tatra Sheepdog Breed

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

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

Polish Tatra Sheepdog Facts

  • Name: Polish Tatra Sheepdog
  • Other Names: Owczarek Podhalanski, Tatra Mountain Sheepdog, Polski Owczarek
  • Origin: Poland
  • Breed Group: Herding, Guardian Dog (UKC)
  • Breed Type: Purebred


Polish Tatra Sheepdog Facts

Polish Tatra Sheepdog Information

The average height for males is 65 to 70 centimetres (26 to 28 in), while for females it is 60 to 65 centimetres (24 to 26 in). Their signature would be their massive pure white double coat. The coat is wavy with a curly top.

A lot of today's Polish Tatra Sheepdog's behaviors and qualities can be traced back to its use of guarding. They are territorial, loyal and protective of their owners, and are very good watchdogs for this reason. They have a very loud bark and will bark at anything that is suspicious, as they are trying to protect their family. Since they were trained to be cautious and not attack until completely necessary when predators were around sheep, The Polish Tatra Sheepdog will not bite a stranger or other animals unless continuously provoked, leading them to be considered very dog and animal friendly. From thousands of years of guarding sheep, they are very intelligent, calm and independent.

What to do if you lose your Polish Tatra Sheepdog

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

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

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

3. Telephone the nearby vet clinics to see if someone has handed in your lost pet.

4. Contact 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 Polish Tatra Sheepdog

If you find a Polish Tatra 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. List the missing pet on the Local Facebook Lost Pets Groups.

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

4. Take the pet to the local Animal Pound near to your area.

5. Take the animal to the local Vet Clinic who usually scan the animal’s microchip and locate 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 call 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.