Karst Shepherd Dog
Despite their imposing stature, Karst Shepherd Dogs are harmonious, elastic, well-coordinated movers. Trotting, their preferred gait, shows them off at their most elegant.
About the Karst Shepherd Dog
Karst Shepherd Dogs are superb herders and good guards. Nowadays, while they are employed for guarding and defence, most of all they are family dogs, although they continue to be born sheepdogs. These medium-sized dogs are harmonious and robust, with well-developed muscles and a strong constitution.
Famed for their good character, bravery and courage, Karst Shepherd Dogs are very devoted and moderately lively. As guard dogs they are incorruptible. Distrustful of strangers, but nevertheless pleasant, obedient companion dogs that retains a strong sense of individuality.
Source: key facts and characteristics sourced from Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)
- FCI Group 2
- Size category
- Avg life expectancy
- 11–12 years
Confident / Independent / Even-tempered / Obedient