Get to know the Polish Lowland Sheepdog
All you need to know about the breed
With lots of energy, and plenty of fur, Polish Lowland Sheepdogs are known for their gentle temperament. They are sensitive to their owners’ moods so if you’re feeling good, it’s likely that your Polish Lowland Sheepdog feels the same.
Polish Lowland Sheepdogs have a tendency to play what might seem like pranks, by hiding random household items from you. Show them who’s boss from the start and you will have good, clean fun without the chaos. But first time dog owners may find this headstrong breed a bit challenging.
While they are protective of, and devoted to, their owners this canine does not do well with noise, as well as strangers popping in and out. Socialisation classes will help with this but your Polish Lowland Sheepdog will never aim to hog the limelight.
A consistent routine is important for your Polish Lowland Sheepdog, which also includes exercise throughout the day. Their size makes them well-suited to apartment living, but only if they’re getting enough stimulation - for this breed that’s between one to two hours per day. Think walking, hiking, running, even cycling - you name it, your Polish Lowland Sheepdog will be game. And then some.
If you like things just so, the Polish Lowland Sheepdog may get your heart rate up as their shaggy coat is great at collecting water, leaves and mud. They require twice weekly grooming sessions (and regular mud inspections). But if you take the leap, you’ll be rewarded with a loyal and affectionate canine companion, for life.
2 facts about Polish Lowland Sheepdogs
Things to look out for
From specific breed traits to a general health overview, here are some interesting facts about your Polish Lowland Sheepdog