Maremma Italian sheep dogs are widely recognized as being amongst the world's best Livestock Guardian Dog breeds, and this reputation is well-deserved. These majestic and intelligent dogs are known for their gentle and loving nature, making them the perfect protectors for a wide range of animals.
At Somerset Rancheria, our Maremmas are true working dogs who take their responsibilities very seriously. They guard over sheep, goats, pigs, chickens, and cows, ensuring that these precious livestock are protected from potential predators. The Maremmas are excellent guardians, using their natural instincts and training to patrol, mark, bark, and chase off any potential threats. These diligent dogs work tirelessly to keep their charges safe and secure, never taking a break from their duties.
The Maremmas' strong protective instincts are one of the reasons why they are so effective as livestock guardians. They are able to detect potential threats and respond quickly, scaring off predators with their loud barking and imposing presence. These dogs are also known for their intelligence and trainability, which makes them a great choice for farmers and ranchers who want to ensure that their livestock are protected.
Young female $800 each - Available early Feb 2023
Young males $600 each - Available early Feb 2023
Trained males - Available fall 2023
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