Also known as: Catalan Sheepdog, Catalonian Shepherd, Gos d’Atura or Perro de Pastor Catalan, Catalan Pyrenean Dog
Height at shoulder: 18–22 inches (46–56 cm)
Weight: 40–60 pounds (18–27 kg)
Coat: Long and flat or slightly wavy; or, rarely, a shorter-haired version
Color: The color is a mixture of hair of different tones (not spotted), varying from shades of fawn, sable, or gray to almost black; when mixed with shades of brown can give the appearance of being black and tan, with or without white hair on chest or toes
Ears: Cropped upright or folded over, triangular shape, set high on head hanging close to head
Tail: Low set, long to natural bob or tailless
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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