Carea Leonés

Carea Leonés perro de pastor –

Also known as: Perro de Pastor (Carea), El Pastor Leonés, Carea de Tierra de Campos, El Perro Leonés de Pastor,

Origin: Spain

Height at shoulder: 17–23 inches (44–58 cm) ‘

Weight: 30–70 pounds (14–32 kg)

Coat: Moderate

Color: Black, black and fawn, blue merle (sometimes red) with or without tan trim

Ears: Low set, semi-erect

Tail: Long

Blue merle Carea Leonés with Spanish Mastiff, a livestock guardian – Photo Courtesy Los Zumbos / León, Spain

See also Breeds From a Common Root:

And Australian Shepherd History:

El Pastor Leonés – The Shepherd Dog of Leon:

To learn about herding breeds from around the world, their temperaments, working styles and how to train them please refer to the book Stockdog Savvy (Alpine Publications) by Jeanne Joy Hartnagle-Taylor and Ty Taylor:

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