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Canine Hip Dysplasia
a significant health issue in giant dog breeds

pages of photos of maremmas and other livestock guardians

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Registration figures for maremmas in Australia


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Franca Simondetti
Italian breeders knowledge of these dogs

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Maremma sheepdog breed standards


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and GIANNI owned by John and Julie Ellis.

Indii and Gianni are living a pretty unusual Maremma exsistance. They live in the beachside suburbs of Melbourne....caring for their flock of people! These photos were taken on a typical romp along the beach for them.....and they're beaming that true Maremma smile.

maremma sheepdogs on beach

maremma sheepdogs on beach in australia

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  Yep Indii I agree...he's definitely been dipped in chocolate.....  
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  See Indii...this is what happens to Maremmas that sun bake like you do - they get burnt!  
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  Ahhhh yes this is the life.....I'm sure we'll get to see sheep ONE day....but I'm in no hurry  
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  'Christ Indii - I'm doing my 50 most eligible bachelor shot - get your fat mug out of the camera  
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  Gianna woz 'ere  
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  Now do you think I could make it all the way to Italy?  
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  C'mon dad - I saw some REAL cute chicks this way....  
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  No matter how much I lie in the sun...I'm STILL WHITE!  
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male maremma playing with his pups displaying the loving nature of these livestock guardian dogs

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