Learn about your this breed of dog with our extensive breed profile. Read about height, weight, temperament, good with children, activity level, grooming tips and training requirements. View photos of the breed to see what your puppy may look like. When you decide this is the right breed for you, then visit our Puppies For Sale listings from private dog breeders in your area.
Polish Lowland Sheepdog Puppies
Description: The Polish Lowland Sheepdogs are medium-sized, strong, muscular, shaggy dogs with a long coat that covers their eyes and body. They may be born without a tail or their tail is docked at birth. Their willingness to please and devotion to their family make them great companions while at the same time a superb watchdog always on the alert for strangers. A Polish Lowland Sheepdog's amusing ways and floppy bodies make them highly lovable. They excel at almost any task they choose to undertake and are highly adaptable and suitable to almost any lifestyle. However, the breed has been known to get into mischief if left in the house alone too long. They can be stubborn and are a very independent breed. They are lively, intelligent and affectionate. They are known to have an exceptionally good memory for a dog - some remembering favors or offenses years after they have happened. The PON has eyes that are said to be "penetrating", and their lovable attitudes make them an ideal choice for the owner with a family.
Other Names: PON, Polish Lowland Nizinny, Polish Owczarek Nizinny, Valee Shepherd Dog
Type: Herding Dog
17 - 19 inches; Males: 18 - 20 inches.
Colors: PONs come
in all colors. The most common color is white with black, gray or tan patches.
Lowland Sheepdogs are lively but not to excess, perceptive, highly intelligent
and affectionate. They are graced with an excellent memory, sometimes remembering
actions from years before. They are wary with strangers, stubborn and independent
minded, but friendly and lovable to their family. They are devoted dogs. They
are trainable, though it may be more difficult for this breed. Polish Lowland
Sheepdogs are very alert and will defend their family to any extent. They get
along well with children, and are protective of them. They also do well with
other pets as long as they are socialized. They are a clever breed.
Watch-dog: Very High. Though
they are not usually prone to excessive barking.
Care and Exercise:
Most Polish Lowland Sheepdogs prefer some daily exercise and many will
thrive on as much exercise as you are willing to give them. Their long coat
requires 30 minutes or more of brushing one to two times a week with a pin brush/comb
to keep the coat from matting. Never brush the coat when dry or use a slicker
as this damages the coat/undercoat. Teeth, ears and nails must be tended to
Activity: Indoors - low
to moderate. Outdoors - moderate to high.
Health Issues: Usually quite healthy, although there have been some instances of hip dysplasia, allergies, cancer, eye diseases and luxating patellas have been reported. Patent Ductus Arteriosus (congenital heart defect) has also been a health concern with this breed.
Life Span: 11 - 14 years.
Country of Origin:
First Registered by the AKC:
July 1, 1999
Polish Owczarek Nizinny
Rate Chart | Dog Profiles | Dog Breeders | Contact Us | Home Page | Dog Kennels | Dog Photos | Puppies for Sale
The Puppy Dog Web thanks you for visiting our website dedicated to just puppies and dogs. Our commitment has been to bring dog breeders and new puppy owners together. A new puppy can bring joy into a persons life and choosing the correct breed is essential to this harmonic relationship. Review our Breed Profiles for information on different breeds to help you make an informed decision. Talk to different breeders and ask them about their breed and their puppies. Breeders know their dog breed the best and should be able to give you the temperament of their puppies and any special care the specific breed needs. Take your time as you are making a commitment that will last a decade or more. Sign A Contract with the breeder so there will be no misunderstandings.
Be the Paw...rific Site of the Day
Puppies for Sale from Private Dog Breeder listing Purebred Puppies and Dogs
for Sale in your area.
All rights reserved
Polish Lowland Sheepdog Puppies For Sale, Polish Lowland Sheepdog Breeders, Polish Lowland Sheepdogs For Sale, Polish Lowland Sheepdog Puppies