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Shadow would have to have been the maremma lists favourite dog, if one can be so bold as to chose a dog to make such a statement about!

Tragically killed by a paralysis tick (Ixodes Holocyclus) in November 2000.

Everyone knowing Linda and knowing Shadow himself feel his loss deeply, and will miss him with Linda always.

shadow a great maremma sheepdog

Always the clown, and in for a good time.
maremma sheepdog named shadow
And what a BUTT!
shadow a maremma sheepdog or maremmano abruzzese
When I visited Linda, he was the perfect gentleman, and I was so honoured! Pictured here is me lying in his arms, patting Ted (which was surprising in itself), Reaper on the other side of me, and Rellie lying nearby.
shadow owned by Linda Bagnall
Rest in Peace Shadow, you were loved far and wide, even those who never met you loved you as though they knew you deeply.
male maremma playing with his pups displaying the loving nature of these livestock guardian dogs

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