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Catalan Sheepdog


The Catalan Sheepdog is a versatile breed, capable of being a working dog or a regular family pet. They are confident, energetic and amiable. Catalan Sheepdogs need exercise and stimulation to keep them from becoming distracted and destructive. Given that, they are gentle, quiet, and consummate members of the family.

Adult Size

  • Medium
  • Small

Amount of Shedding

  • Sheds Normally

Appropriate Environment

  • Apartment
  • House

Behavior if Left Alone

  • Better Not to Leave Alone Very Long
  • Doesn’t Like Being Left Alone
  • Wrong Dog to Leave Alone

Breed Group

  • Herding Group

Coat Length

  • Long Coat

Coat Quality

  • Wavy Coat


  • Black
  • Brown
  • Red
  • Tan


  • Doesn’t Really Drool

Energy Level

  • Energetic

Exercise Needs

  • Needs Regular Exercise

Full Grown Height

  • 17-20″

Full Grown Weight

  • 46-50lbs
  • 51-55lbs
  • 56-60lbs

General Health

  • Pretty Healthy Breed

Good Choice for New Dog Owners

  • Good Dog for Your First Dog
  • Great First Dog!

Good Dog for Cold Weather?

  • Can Manage in Cold Weather

Good Dog for Hot Weather?

  • Can Manage in Hot Weather

Good With Children?

  • Good with Kids


  • Requires Occasional Brushing
  • Requires Regular Grooming


  • Very Intelligent


  • Affectionate


  • Playful

Recommended OFA Tests

Social Behavior with Dogs

Top Life Expectancy

Training Tendencies