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Maremma sheepdog breed standards


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maremma sheepdogs in Italy Open class females
Another line-up, left to right: Zorilla, Laga, Hylaric, Kira, Piana maremma sheepdogs in Italy
maremma sheepdogs in Italy Piana di Lucus Angitiae b. 19.10.97 LOI 99/112200 p. CH Risi e Bisi m. Brezza All. Agostino Di Cola Prop. Massimo Cagnin, Noverate.
The same mountain as in the pic on the front page, now a little more to the right. The scenery was quite overwhelming as you can see.
Maryel told me it is quite popular to take caravans and horses up there and spend time riding on the plateau. What a wonderful way of spending a weekend!
maremma sheepdogs in Italy
maremma sheepdogs in Italy Up at Campo Imperatore
Leaving Campo Imperatore in the afternoon about 5 pm. The pole you see is a road marking in the winter when the snow hides everyting. maremma sheepdogs in Italy
maremma sheepdogs in Italy Town of Castel del Monte, the closest town to Campo Imperatore.
Valley at S.Stefano di Sessanio
male maremma playing with his pups displaying the loving nature of these livestock guardian dogs

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