Carpathian Shepherd Dog
(Ciobаnesc Romаnesc Carpatin) is a breed of large sheep dogs that originated in the Carpathian Mountains of Romania.
Alfred Edmund Brehm (1829-1885) in (Animal’s Life) wrote about these dogs. The first written data regarding the Romanian Carpathian Shepherd Dog was recorded in the Veterinary Science Magazine, year XV, No. 2.
In March 1998, a group of fans of the Carpathian Shepherd Dog
founded the Carpathian Shepherd Dogs Club. The club was later renamed the National Club of Carpathian Shepherd Dog Breeders which is based in The club observed that there many Carpathians in Ruc?r, Arge? County that are considered ancestors of today’s Carpathians. Traits Weight Male 32-45 kg kg (70-100 lb) Height Male 65-73 cm (25-29 in) Female 59-67 cm (23-26 in) Coat Rough, abundant and straight