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Crash Shepherd Dog - description and characteristics of the breed


Інші відомі name breed: Karst shepherd, Kraski ovcar, Istrian Sheepdog Dog.

It’s not even bigger, but it’s necessary to live a long time living in the Karst plateau region in Slovenia, the breed of the Bull breed is set to protect sheep from attacking huts. These dogs should be appreciated in the fatherland, and respect the national national tombs.

Іstorіya breed vіvcharok karst

The Persha Pisman's riddle about the breed dates to 1689 rock. In the first couple of years, through breed of breed, the breed stood at the end of the breed, and the boulder was protected by the most powerful dogs and dogs. The standard of descriptions in 1939, at the FCI General Assembly in Stockholm, the breed rejected the name "ілірійське вівчарки" according to the name of the people, who inhabited the old Balkan and the same Apennines in the ancient region. To get in, the very іllіrіytsі brought the family of ancestors of these dogs at once with flocks of sheep. It became so, that the name "ілірійське вівчарки" has fueled two species of vivcharoks, one of whom lived on the Karst plateau, and one lived in the region of the Girsky massif Shar-Planina in Macedonia. In the joke about the cynological suspension of Yugoslavia, the plutanina of Bula was assimilated, and the breed rejected their own names of the areas of residence: the Karst vivcharka and the Sharplaninsk vivvarka. Іnodі karst vіvcharok name Crash vivcharkami, krasky, krai abo Istrian vivcharkas. Characteristics and specialties are described in FCI standard No. 278.

Characteristics of the breed vivcharok karst

Karst vivcharka - a dog of average rozmіrіv, mіtsna і vitrivala. Shiroka, m'yazista, shiya middle doviny nadiyno utriimu great great head of a noble form. Dovzhina of the head - 24-26 cm, a skull of rounding, with a frontally curved frontal furrow. Middle rozmіru, wide at half muzzle to be called in advance to a wide black nose. Cramps with big teeth, make a knife bite, ruin the dark and closed. Widely placed very good - migdalepodnі, chestnut abo dark brown color. Povіki strongly pigmented, a glance at the vіvcharka - glibokі i spokіyniy. To bring a high plant woah trikutnoi form of sound, reaching out to the arrogant kuta of eyes.

At the karst vivcharka dobre rozvinene, there is a middle doviny, with a wide back and a straight line top. Breast ob'єmna, circumference up to 78 cm, croup and across wide, m'yazistі, living trochi pіdtyagnutiy. A broad, basically hv_st shabble-like one in the tranquil station descends to the hocking loam, while the hvilyuvanny trokhs go down.

Kіntsіvki dogs are straight, m'yazistі, proportionally folded, with oval or round paws, snapped closed bent fingers and dark paws.

Shkira at karst vivcharka tovsta, spring, adhering, without prog. Wool Dovga, direct, with bagatim p_dsherstkom. On the head, front edge and in front of the legs, the hair is short, on the whole head - up to 10 div. Itself is thick, hard and woolly - burn up to the neck, I’ll deceive the mane, so that I can smoothly cross the wide com, framing my head. Thick hair around the head visually changing the size of the dog, robs in the spring with an additive. On the toe and back on the legs, outwardly blowing the dowg and horror, on the belly there’s a big one. Especially good and comfortable wool on the quilts I approve of the “pants”, allowing the dogs to sit comfortably on the snig. Hvist pukhnastiy і evenly pokritiy dovoyu wool.

Revelry vіvcharok maє colіr dark metal, most dark wool on the upper part of the back and front part nig. Go down to the stomach and nig, wool steadily zmіnyuє svіy dark color on the light-siry abo pisochny. On the head - a dark mask, a yak on the back part of the head between the fawn or the brown coat.

Ruhu krai vivcharka - kindly coordinated, harmonious and smooth, bazhan, schob the dog collapsed with an elegant ryssu, and not with a roaring gallop.

Psychological portrait of karst vіvcharok

The karst dogs are compelled to be safe, fearless and independent dogs with a psychic mind. They have a lot of pain in their souls before leadership, exterminate the dogs so that they are unsurpassed for lovers. Pragnenya to the point of independence, let’s tidy up the instrument by strong will of the Lord and correct early vihovannyami, like to beat these children with miraculous companions, with their own homeland, lower and turbulent children. It is important to bring these dogs to oneself, zavdyaki of the rivals of equal importance, with a calm character, ale zachist of his homeland and my main stench, he can condescend unreasonably і to kіntsya.

Dogdlya that utrimannya karst vіvcharok

Karst vivcharki not designated for living in apartments. You’ll feel good for yourself at the courtyard, de bagato room for ruhu, and you can spend all life on the street, as if there was a special place for them. Owing to the need for bagato ruhatisya, obov'yazkovі triviali absenteeism, half an hour, some vivcharka is guilty of a commission, but three times behind me, thanks to the constant role of people.

External data

  • The size of the Crash Shepherd Dog is characterized as medium.
  • Growth of mature individuals: males from 56 to 63 cm, bitches from 54 to 60 cm.
  • Weight: males from 30 to 42 kg, females from 25 to 37 kg.
  • The body of the dog is muscular, has a proportional build and well-developed muscle mass. The head is wide, slightly narrowed at the nose. Muscular wide neck. Ears of medium length, hanging. The chest is developed, the abdomen is retracted. Slightly sloping croup and strong top. The tail is medium sized, down. Paws have an oval, slightly rounded shape. Brown or deep brown eyes.
  • The body in length in relation to the height of the withers is 9 to 8.
  • The body of the dog is covered with elongated hair with a prominent clutch and suspension, as well as soft undercoat. The head and limbs have a tight-fitting hairline.
  • Color - the base is a deep gray color in the back, soft gray on the stomach and legs. Possible tan yellow tint.
  • The movements are flexible and harmonious, have a high level of coordination.

Health indicators

Natural Crash Shepherd Dog strong and hardy. The mountain climate gave them strong immunity and a good body.

Reliably protected place on the dog’s body is the paw pads, due to their shape, as well as a special skin coating. No genetic diseases were noted in this breed. Average life expectancy is 14 years.

Required Care and Maintenance

Based on the fact that the Crash Shepherd dog is active, hardy and energetic, the best place for her life will be own plot. The apartment area is also suitable, however, it should be borne in mind that the dog will need long and regular walks in the fresh air, with the possibility of doing the run so needed by her.

In addition, her hairline will require separate care. Having a long coat, the Crash shepherd dog needs to be thoroughly combed out and tracked. Careful attention is also required by the dog's eyes, ears and claws. The eyes and ears need cleanliness, the nails grow quite quickly, so if you do not want to achieve hunting goals from the dog, you should often cut them.

Protein is an essential element of food for the Crash Shepherd. Perhaps the additional use of vitamin complexes. The following should be excluded from food: sweet foods, fatty foods, potatoes, bone parts of birds and fish.

Character features, mission and training

The temperament of the Crash Shepherd Dog is courageous and energetic. Devotion and loyalty to the owner are their main features. Another good indicator is the high intelligence of the dog.

Pride and personality distinguish it from other breeds. Because of these qualities of character, raising a Crash shepherd dog requires sufficient attention and time. Only by showing respect in the training and showing that she is an equal companion and companion will her training be possible. A rude attitude towards her will be repulsed and lead to a breakdown of understanding between the owner and the dog.

By the nature of its origin, Crash Shepherd - hunter and watchman. Initially, she was used as a shepherd. High physical characteristics made it possible to calmly leave her guarded by numerous herds, because even a fight with a wolf was easy for a shepherd. Loyal to their master, they fulfilled the mission of guarding the territory with full dedication. Having excellent security skills, the Crash Shepherd Dog is ideally suited for reliable protection of the area provided in its possession. Wary of strangers to her, dogs of this breed will certainly detain strangers who have entered the territory entrusted to her without permission from the owner.

Also, due to its kindness and calm nature, the Crash Shepherd Dog is a wonderful family dog. The exclusion from the behavior of sudden manifestations of aggression makes these dogs friendly and contribute to calm communication with children, without fear for the health of the child.

By training this breed with the proper individual approach, it is possible to teach the dog the many necessary commands regarding direct use.

It is considered a departure from the norm of physical and mental characteristics:

  • Defects of the general skeletal structure.
  • Square case.
  • Eyes of a light color.
  • Back down.
  • Ears are erect.
  • Tail wrapped.
  • Wavy hairline.
  • Slow movements.
  • A spot of white color on the chest, measuring more than 10 cm in length.
  • Short tail.
  • Aggressive behavior.

Valued karst vіvcharok i trenuvannya

In order to let go of karst vivcharki boolean brought to life with people, from the earliest viku of ikh they need to be sung and methodically started. Dogs are guilty of butsong in absolute leadership of the Lord thanks to the beginning of the revelation of their unconditional conquest. It is innocent guilt of the history and methods of crude primus. Vіvcharki will vіddanі tіlki lyudinі, having earned ıhnyu dovіru, the very same stink will be kind and vіrnim friend. Valued karst vivcharks are even more discerning and kmіtlіvі, it’s easy for them to go ahead and dress, they’ll be happy with their pride and pride.

Karst Shepherd Dog (Karst Shepherd, Kraski Ovcar, Istrian Sheepdog Dog)

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Karst Shepherd Dogs have lived in Slovenia for many centuries in the Karst Plateau region, hence their name - “Karst Shepherd Dog”. The karst shepherd, like most other shepherd dogs, ancestors lived in the ancient East and were shepherd dogs. And this breed was created to protect sheep from attack by predators. Karst shepherd dogs are very much appreciated in their homeland, considering it a national treasure.

And the first written mention of the Karst Sheepdog breed dates back to 1689. Despite the dignity of dogs of this breed, due to a reduction in sheep breeding in the early twentieth century, the breed was on the verge of extinction. However, it was possible to keep it through the efforts of lovers and connoisseurs of these beautiful dogs.

The Karst Shepherd Dog breed standard was described in 1939, and in the same year, at the FCI General Assembly in Stockholm, the breed received the official name "Illyrian Shepherd Dogs" by the name of the people who inhabited the region in the north-west of the Balkans and southeast of the Apennines. It is believed that it was the Illyrians who brought the ancestors of these dogs here along with the herds of their sheep from the East. But, as it turned out later, the name “Illyrian Shepherd Dogs” united two breeds of shepherd dogs, one of which lived on the Karst plateau, the other in the Shar Planina massif in Macedonia. Therefore, at the request of the Cynological Society of Yugoslavia, this mess was eliminated, and the breeds got their modern names according to their habitat: the Karst shepherd and the Sharplanin shepherd.

Karst shepherd dogs are sometimes called crash (krask, krai) shepherd dogs, or istrian shepherd dogs. The karst shepherd is a strong and hardy dog ​​of medium size. This is a wide and muscular dog of medium length, with a large (24-26 cm) head of a noble shape. The skull is rounded, with a moderately pronounced frontal groove. The muzzle is broad at the base, gradually tapering to a broad nose of black color. Jaws with strong teeth and a scissor bite, tightly closed lips of a dark color. Eyes wide apart, almond-shaped, chestnut or dark brown in color, eyes - deep and calm. The eyelids are highly pigmented. The triangular-shaped ears are set quite high, drooping, they reach the outer corner of the eyes.

The body of the karst shepherd is medium length and well developed, with a broad back and a straight top line. The chest is voluminous, the croup and lower back are wide and muscular, the abdomen is slightly taut. The tail at the base is wide, saber-shaped, in a calm state descends to the hock joints. When the shepherd is worried, the tail rises slightly. The limbs of a shepherd are proportionally folded, straight, muscular. Oval or rounded paws with tightly closed bent fingers and claws of a dark color.

The body is covered with long and straight hair, with copious undercoat. The hair on the head, the front edge of the ears and the front on the legs is short, up to 10 cm on the rest of the body. The thickest, stiff and voluminous hair is on the top of the neck, where it forms a mane, which smoothly passes into a wide collar framing the head. The abundant hair around the head visually reduces the dog's growth, making it more squat in perception. On the trunk and on the back of the legs the coat is very long and stiff, on the stomach it is softer. Particularly dense and long hair on the hips forms dense “pants” that allow dogs to sit comfortably in the snow. The tail is fluffy and evenly coated with long hair. The skin of the karst shepherd dog is thick, elastic, tight-fitting, without sagging.

The color of the shepherd is a dark metallic color, the darkest coat on the upper back and front of the legs. Closer to the stomach and legs, the coat gradually changes its dark color to light gray or sand. On the head there is a characteristic dark mask, which on the back of the head is bordered by fawn or sand wool.

The movements of the Krai Shepherd Dog are well-coordinated, harmonious and smooth. Karst Shepherd Dogs are fearless and independent dogs with a stable psyche, with a highly developed desire for leadership. For this reason, it is undesirable for inexperienced lovers to keep dogs of this breed, as the desire for independence should be subject to the strong will of the owner. This can be achieved by proper early education, which makes these shepherd dogs wonderful companions devoted to the owner's family, gentle and caring with children. Thanks to its balanced and calm nature, the Karst Shepherd Dog performs flawlessly protecting its family and property.

Karst shepherd dogs feel good only in the yard, where there is a lot of space for movement, and therefore are not intended for living in apartments. They can spend their whole lives outside in the housing prepared for them. Long walks are obligatory for the karst shepherd, during which they must constantly feel the leading role of man.

In order for karst shepherds to be accustomed to living with humans, from a very early age they must be properly and methodically trained. Puppies of karst shepherd dogs are very smart and smart, so they can be easily trained and trained, while maintaining individuality and a proud disposition. Young dogs must be confident in the absolute leadership of the owner and training is designed to teach them unconditional obedience.

Shepherds highly value the karst shepherd dog for its endurance and energy, with which it guards and protects the herd even in the worst of weather.The special shape of the pads on the paws and the tough skin on the soles allow it to easily and painlessly move along the rocky mountain slopes of Krasus.