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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

Temperament and behaviour of dogs


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Maremma sheepdog breed standards


tips and methods
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MAREMMAS owned by KATRINA JEFFERY (was Sommers)

4 bitches eating in peace. Left to right: Narky, Dione, Briana, Sha.

maremma sheepdogs owned by Katrina Jeffery

Briana standing, Sha in front with bone, Narky in background.

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Narky standing high on a typical maremma vantage point.

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Briana playing with her son Abbondante at 8 weeks old...

Katinra Jeffery and maremma sheepdogs

5 week old litter from Zaeme Neros Caesar and Lurgenglare Umbriana (Briana). born Sept 1999.

maremma sheepdogs at home with Katrina Jeffery

Food aggressive??? Notice how well the chickens and cat are doing here!
Briana has a lot to put up with sometimes...

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Sorry for photo quality here. Just wanting to show here that after all the info on socializing maremmas and my stand on raising pups, I wanted to show how social with the family my maremmas are as adults. Primary bond to livestock, but part of the family also. I also wanted to note the size of Nero's head beside mine...

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Narky at 3 years old (she is now 6 years), with my youngest son Rohan.

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Mother and daughter with a couple of their goats.
Left - Dione, Right - Sha.

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

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