Polish Lowland Sheepdog

Published: Last updated: by Kyle J. Larson

Average size and lifespan

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Height: 1ft 5in - 1ft 8in
Weight: 35-55lbs
Lifespan: 10 - 12 Years

Behavior

  • Affection5/5
  • Kid-Friendly3/5
  • Stranger-Friendly3/5
  • Dog-Friendly3/5
  • Barking Amount3/5

Care

  • Grooming Difficulty4/5
  • Shedding Amount3/5
  • Easy to Train1/5
  • Can Be Alone3/5
  • Exercise Need4/5

Environment

  • Cold Tolerance4/5
  • Heat Tolerance4/5
  • Apartment-Friendly3/5

Polish Lowland Sheepdog

Polish Lowland SheepdogFor hundreds of years the Polish Lowland Sheepdog fearlessly protected flocks from dangerous predators. He is beloved in his home country of Poland, where he descended from another noteworthy breed, the Puli. This pup is also known for his good-looking locks, with a shaggy coat that ranges from white with patches of black or gray; gray and white; or chocolate.

For day-to-day maintenance the Polish Lowland Sheepdog requires lots of exercise and daily brushing to prevent matting in his fur. Owners will find he is clever, energetic and very loyal!

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Breed FAQs

Can Polish Lowland Sheepdogs be apartment dogs?

Polish Lowland Sheepdogs aren't ideal for apartments, but might be able to live there successfully if there are enough opportunities to find larger spaces nearby to play.

Can Polish Lowland Sheepdogs be left alone?

While Polish Lowland Sheepdogs prefer to be around their owners, they can do fairly well when left alone if necessary.

Are Polish Lowland Sheepdogs good with kids?

Polish Lowland Sheepdogs can do fine with kids. They will require some monitoring and training to make sure they get along and react well to unpredictable behavior.

Are Polish Lowland Sheepdogs friendly with strangers?

Although Polish Lowland Sheepdogs can take a bit to warm up to a stranger, they are mostly friendly with others.

Do Polish Lowland Sheepdogs get along with other dogs?

Although Polish Lowland Sheepdogs will mostly get along with other dogs, they may have some issues. They can typically be dealt with by socializing them with other dogs.

Do Polish Lowland Sheepdogs bark a lot?

As far as dogs go, Polish Lowland Sheepdogs bark an average amount. You can expect them to bark to alert you, get your attention, or when there are strangers or other dogs.

Do Polish Lowland Sheepdogs shed a lot?

Polish Lowland Sheepdogs shed a medium amount. They will have seasonal shedding, but aren't terrible to clean up after.

Do Polish Lowland Sheepdogs need a lot of grooming?

The Polish Lowland Sheepdog requires continued maintenance to keep their coats in healthy condition. They're not the most demanding but are on the higher end.

Do Polish Lowland Sheepdogs need a lot of exercise?

The Polish Lowland Sheepdog has a good amount of energy and will need to be exercised with some walks and play to keep them happy.

Are Polish Lowland Sheepdogs easy to train?

Expect Polish Lowland Sheepdogs to be very difficult to train. If you don't have experience training dogs it's a good idea to hire some expert help when training this breed.

Can Polish Lowland Sheepdogs handle cold weather?

Polish Lowland Sheepdogs do well in cold weather. You may need to protect their paws, but they'll do well in colder climates.

Can Polish Lowland Sheepdogs handle hot weather?

Polish Lowland Sheepdogs do well in hot climates and can stay out longer without overheating.

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