Name: Polish Lowland Sheepdog
Other names: Polski Owczarek Nizinny (Polish), Valee Sheepdog, PON, Nizinny, PLS
Country of origin: Poland
Size Type: Medium Breed Dogs
Group: Herding dog breeds
Life span: 12 – 15 years
Temperament: Confident, Agile, Perceptive, Intelligent, Lively, Even Tempered
Height: Females: 42-47 cm; Males: 45-50 cm
Weight: Males: 13.6-15.9 kg; Females: 13.6-15.9 kg
Color: Gray, Black and White, Tricolor, Brown, Beige, Black
Price of puppies: $2000 – $2500 USD
The Polish Lowland Sheepdog (also known as the Polski Owczarek Nizinny) is a medium-sized herding dog. The breed dates back to the sixteenth century for gun hunting. It is now commonly used as a companion dog and herding dog. Her shepherding and working ability comes from her desire to please and her genes. The dog is very active, but restrained, intelligent, understanding, and has an excellent memory. A dog adapted for life in the city. It is necessary to often groom the coat and devote a lot of time to training. The average life expectancy is 12-15 years.
Strong skeleton and balanced build. The height of an adult male at the withers is 18-20 inches; bitches – 17-19 inches. It is advisable that the height is not lower than the standard – this harms the ability of the dog. The shape is oblong. Height to length ratio 9:10 – The height at the withers should be equal to the length in a ratio of 9/10.
Stability and confidence. From an early age, it requires an overbearing master and coordinated training. Without this, the dog will show itself as a master. If not used as a herding or working dog, it will look noble, suitable for any lifestyle. Very loyal, a little cold, and circumspect towards strangers. She is very smart and has a good memory and developed intelligence. Very active, can endure hard work. Loyal to her family. Loves children. Good protective instinct. Vice: nervousness, shyness, or bad behavior.