Also known as: Garafiano, Garafiano Sheepdog or El Perro de Pastor Garafiano
Origin: Canary Islands
Height at shoulder: 21.5–25 inches (55–64.5 cm)
Weight: 52–77 pounds (23.5–35 kg)
Coat: Medium length and texture
Color: All shades of sable, without or without small white markings
Ears: Varies—carried forward, semi-erect; lifting just above the base to upright with pointed tips
Tail: Long, usually carried low
To learn about using 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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