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Canine Hip Dysplasia
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pages of photos of maremmas and other livestock guardians

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Franca Simondetti
Italian breeders knowledge of these dogs

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Maremma sheepdog breed standards


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Here are some pictures for the photo gallery of our Salvatore
(DOB August 8,1998). Marbury, MD USA
I had pulled his front paws up on my shoulders to show what a big boy he has become, and he realized he was in the perfect position for one of his favorite misbehaviors-stealing my hat. I don't really remember how he managed to knock me on the ground, but it was all in good fun.
He is very energetic, but very gentle-the last picture is of him with his best friend, Happy the kitten.

maremma sheepdog

maremma sheepdog

maremma sheepdog

  These are from the big snow and ice storm we had last winter. He loves the snow and the cold.  
  maremma sheepdog  

maremma sheepdog

maremma sheepdog

maremma sheepdog

male maremma playing with his pups displaying the loving nature of these livestock guardian dogs

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