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Polish Owczarek Nizinny

Polish Owczarek Nizinny
Polish Owczarek Nizinny Content
Life Span: 12-15 years
Litter Size: 4-8 average of 6 puppies
Group: Herding, Working
Recognized By: CKC, FCI, AKC, NKC, NZKC, APRI, ACR
Color: Solid Black, Solid Grey, Tan markings, White, White/Grey, Grey/Black, Chocolate, Brown
Hair Length: Long
Size: Medium
Shedding: Moderate Shed
Male Height: 18- 20 inches (45-50 cm)
Male Weight: 30-35 pounds (14-16 kg.)
Female Height: 17-19 inches (42-47cm)
Female Weight: 30-35 pounds (14-16 kg.)
Living Area: These dogs make excellent apartment pets as long as they get plenty of exercise on a regular basis. They tend to prefer cooler climates, but they also adapt relatively easily and can enjoy living in a variable living environment. These dogs need freedom of movement and plenty of space to explore; a small fenced in back yard is most suitable for outdoor activities, but smaller living spaces still work as long as they get fresh air throughout the day. These dogs are highly compatible to various lifestyles and living conditions, and are self-controlled in new surroundings. They do not fare well by being chained up or cooped up for extended periods of time. Owners need to take them out to explore new spaces but also provide a safe and secure living environments.

About this Breed

The Polish Owczarek Nizinny is a balanced dog with a long wire-haired coat and has a very smooth and soft under-layer. The most common coat colors are white with grey or black, but plain grey is the most common variety around the world. The eyes are usually a rich brown or hazel in color, and the nose is dark. This dog is well-balanced and somewhat athletic; muscles are healthy and broad, these dogs have a lot of hair on their forehead, cheeks, and chin area. The legs are covered with a dense hair and thighs are well muscled as well. The tail is usually quite short and the dog has a natural bobtail. The teeth meet together in a level bite, and the back is level, broad, and stretched out evenly. The neck holds the head high, and the head is almost apple-shaped and quite round. Although this dog is fairly rare in the United States, it is commonly found throughout Europe. They are a medium-sized, shaggy coated dog native to Poland. The shaggy-eyed look of these dogs gives them a friendly and happy appearance, and they bond well with children. These dogs have a strong skeleton that is very well-balanced. They tend to perform well in a variety of actvities, and have an intense work ethic along with their desire to please. The silhouette is more rectangular than square, offering them the benefits of added speed during racing or herding. They do have longer legs than dogs of similar structure, and this can sometimes be a hindrance to their overall strenght. The head is medium-sized in proportion to the rest of th ebody, and they have profuse hair on the forehead and cheeks that often requires trimming and maintenance. The eyes are medium sized and oval, and they naturally have a lively and penetrating gaze. The ears are set too high for these dogs making them less likely to use their hearing as a strength during activities. They have convex and concave muzzles, but the jaws are strong. Their pink nose indicates that they are lacking natural pigment. Famous for their even temper and high intelligence, these dogs adapt well to families and country dwellings. They are very good protector dogs and can quickly become a part of the family. They are considered working dogs and make wonderful companions and watchdogs.

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