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Majorca Shepherd Dog Information & Dog Breed Facts

Collection of all the general dog breed info about Majorca Shepherd Dog so you can get to know the breed more.

Group Pastoral Dogs (Herding Dogs)
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OriginSpain
Other Names
What other names does the Majorca Shepherd Dog have? The dog breed also known as...
Majorca Sheepdog, Ca de bestiar (Catalan), Perro de pastor Mallorquin
Breed Type
What type of dog breed is it?
Purebred
AKC Group
Is Majorca Shepherd Dog recognized by the American Kennel Club?
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group
Is Majorca Shepherd Dog recognized by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)?
Not recognized by FCI.
Price
How much does the Majorca Shepherd Dog puppy cost? What is the price range of this puppy? What is the average price of this dog in the United States? Is this puppy expensive? How much should I pay for it? Majorca Shepherd Dog price:
Unknown
Unfortunately, we couldn't find the price of the Majorca Shepherd Dog. If you have a Majorca Shepherd Dog for sale, please advertise it on a reliable website to make sure the Majorca Shepherd Dog gets to a happy place.

General Appearance

Size
What size is this breed? How big is this dog? Majorca Shepherd Dog size:
Large
Weight
How much does the Majorca Shepherd Dog weigh? Majorca Shepherd Dog weight:
75-90 pounds (34-40 kg)
Avg. Weight
What is the average weight of the Majorca Shepherd Dog? Majorca Shepherd Dog average weight:
82.5 pounds (37 kg)
Height
How tall is the Majorca Shepherd Dog? Majorca Shepherd Dog height:
Male: 24-26 inches (60-67 cm), Female: 22-24 inches (56-62 cm)
Avg. Height
What is the average height of this fido? Majorca Shepherd Dog average height:
Male: 25 inch (63 cm), Female: 23 inch (58 cm)

Hair & Care

Coat
What type of coat does the Majorca Shepherd Dog have? What does this canine coat look like?
Thick
Colors
What color is the breed's coat? What color is a proper Majorca Shepherd Dog's coat?
Black
Grooming
How to groom the Majorca Shepherd Dog and how often?
Easy to groom: The Majorca Shepherd Dog doesn't require a lot of grooming. Seasonal flea treatment is needed, but cutting the dog's hair by a professional groomer isn't necessary. Ears and eyes should be cleaned regularly to avoid infections. Majorca Shepherd Dog is a good choice if you don't have the time, skill or money to take care of a high maintenance dog. Recommended for beginners.
Shedding Level
How much do Majorca Shepherd Dog dogs shed? How to control, reduce and prevent the shedding of the Majorca Sheepdog? Majorca Shepherd Dog shedding level:
Majorca Shepherd Dogs shed none to minimal. Having a puppy from this breed you don't have to be afraid of your couch or car covered by dog hair. Majorca Shepherd Dog dogs could be the best choice if you don't tolerate dog hair.

Characteristics

Temperament
What kind of personality does the Majorca Shepherd Dog have? What characteristics does the breed have?
EnergeticProtectiveCourageous
Intelligent Rank
How smart is the Majorca Shepherd Dog? Are they intelligent?
Smart: Majorca Shepherd Dog's has great intelligence. They understand and memorize new commands in 15-25 repetitions.
Trainability
Are Majorca Shepherd Dog dogs easy to train? Do they go well on dog training?
Majorca Shepherd Dogs are quite easy to train. Sometimes they can be challenging, but if you're consistent in teaching new commands they will obey for sure.
Playfulness
How playful is this breed?
The Majorca Shepherd Dog is a highly playful breed. Excited barking and sometimes nipping will alert you to play.
Sensitivity Level
How sensitive are they? Majorca Shepherd Dog sensitivity:
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds. Soft punishment affects them emotionally. Majorca Shepherd Dogs don't tolerate irregular daily routine, noisy household and frequent guest visits really well. They are receptive to their owner's emotions and make wonderful family companions.
Affection Level
How affectionate are they?
Majorca Shepherd Dogs are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers. They enjoy quality time with their owners despite the activity and considered as a great therapy dog for those in need. This breed responds strongly to their handler's emotions because they bond closely. Their happiness is your happiness.
Social Needs
How much social interaction does the Majorca Sheepdog need? Majorca Shepherd Dog social needs:
Majorca Shepherd Dogs need a lot of social interaction. They desire to always be with someone or around people. This breed hates being left alone.
Barking
Do Majorca Shepherd Dog dogs bark a lot? Why does my Ca de bestiar (Catalan) bark?
High: The Majorca Shepherd Dog is a very vocal breed. Definitely not the best choice if you prefer a quiet breed. They often enjoy barking and howling loudly. They can change their barks depending on their emotional level and what they're trying to say. Different barks could mean the same and same barks could have a different meaning. Top reasons for barking: protection, alarm, fear, boredom, attention seeking, greeting, separation anxiety, compulsive barking.
Watchdog Ability
Is Majorca Shepherd Dog good as a watchdog?
Majorca Shepherd Dogs are one of the best watchdogs. Their main job is to observe and they're very consistent in their effort. The best vocal cords and sense of hearing belong to them. Usually, they're very territorial and protective about their property, so the Majorca Shepherd Dog dogs will alert you if they sense something different.
Territorial
Do Majorca Shepherd Dog dogs have an aggressive behavior to protect their territory?
Majorca Shepherd Dogs strongly protect their territory. This breed is a complete security guard, so you don't have to be afraid in case of danger.
Biting Potential
Do Majorca Shepherd Dog bite humans? How likely are you to get bitten from the Majorca Sheepdog? What are the odds of getting bitten by a Majorca Shepherd Dog? Why do dog bites happen?
Low
The Majorca Shepherd Dog has a low chance of biting somebody. Top reasons for dog bite: protection, pain, excitement, herding instinct, being provoked. (Data based on the available online bite statistics.)
Mouthiness
How much mouthing/nipping/play biting does the Majorca Shepherd Dog do?
Majorca Shepherd Dogs have a strong tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people. It's a common habit during puppyhood, not aggressive behavior. These "bites" don't hurt, but Majorca Shepherd Dogs need to be taught for a good attitude.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
How likely is the Majorca Shepherd Dog to run away? Does this breed explore or wander a lot? Does Majorca Shepherd Dog roam?
Majorca Shepherd Dogs are not the biggest explorers. They have low wanderlust potential. Low chance for escaping from home with this breed.
Prey Drive
Do this canine have a strong prey drive? Does Majorca Shepherd Dog have high prey drive?
Majorca Shepherd Dogs don't have an impulse to catch or chase small animals. Their prey drive is low.
Apartment Friendly
Is Majorca Shepherd Dog good as an apartment dog? Can they live in a flat?
Majorca Shepherd Dogs are not recommended for an apartment lifestyle. They need to be outside in the garden, or you must walk them for a few hours every day.
Adaptability
Are they adaptable and easy-going?
Majorca Shepherd Dogs adapt well to lifestyle changes and different living environments. They don't mind moving from one place to another with their owner.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Can you leave this breed home alone?
Majorca Shepherd Dogs tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
Fighting Dog
Where Majorca Shepherd Dog dogs used as a fighting dog in the history?
Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Good With

Stranger Friendly
Are they friendly with strangers?
Majorca Shepherd Dogs are not the most stranger friendly dogs.
Child Friendly
Are Majorca Shepherd Dog dogs kid-friendly? Are they good with young children? Majorca Shepherd Dog and children:
Majorca Shepherd Dogs are very kid-friendly dogs. This breed enjoys being surrounded by children.
Cat Friendly
How well do Majorca Shepherd Dog dogs get along with cats? Are they good with kittens? What is this fido's temperament with cats?
Majorca Shepherd Dogs are average friendly towards cats.
Dog Friendly
Is Majorca Shepherd Dog good with other dogs? Are they dog-friendly dogs? How well do Majorca Shepherd Dog dogs get along with other dogs? What is this canine temperament with other dogs?
Majorca Shepherd Dogs are average friendly towards other dogs.
Office Friendly
Are Majorca Shepherd Dogs good office dogs? Do Majorca Shepherd Dogs make good office friendly dogs? Can Majorca Shepherd Dogs be office dogs?
No
Majorca Shepherd Dog is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Are they senior citizens friendly dogs? How well do Majorca Shepherd Dog dogs get along with the elderly people? What is the Majorca Sheepdog temperament with senior people? Are Majorca Shepherd Dog dogs good for elderly owners?
Majorca Shepherd Dogs are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Pet Friendly
Are they pet-friendly dogs? How well do Majorca Shepherd Dog dogs get along with other pets? Are Majorca Shepherd Dog dogs good with pets? What is this canine temperament with other pets?
Majorca Shepherd Dogs are generally with other pets.
Good For First Time Owners
Is Majorca Shepherd Dog breed good for first-time owners? Do they make a good dog for novice owners?
No
Majorca Shepherd Dogs are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Service Dog
Are they good as service dogs? Can Majorca Shepherd Dog be a service dog?
Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog. A service dog is a term used in the USA to refer to any type of assistance dog specifically trained to help people who have disabilities, such as visual impairment, hearing impairments, mental disorders, seizures, mobility impairment, and diabetes. Service dogs are protected under the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act). Majorca Shepherd Dog is not the best breed for service purposes.
Therapy Dog
Are they good as therapy dogs? Can Majorca Shepherd Dog be a therapy dog?
Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog. A therapy dog is a dog that might be trained to provide affection, comfort, and love to people in hospitals, retirement homes, nursing homes, schools, hospices, disaster areas, and to people with anxiety disorders or autism. Majorca Shepherd Dog is not the best breed for therapeutic purposes.
Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Are they good as detection dogs? Can Majorca Shepherd Dog be a sniffer dog?
Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones. Majorca Shepherd Dog is not the best breed for detection purposes.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Are they good as SAR dogs? Can Majorca Shepherd Dog be a search and rescue dog?
Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people. The Majorca Shepherd Dog is not the best breed for SAR purposes.
Boat Dog
Are they good as boat dogs? Can Majorca Shepherd Dog be a boat dog?
Not really
Majorca Shepherd Dog breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog
Are they good as cart pulling dogs? Can Majorca Shepherd Dog be a drafting dog?
Not really
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling. Dogs bred for this work have strong builds and qualities that are needed, strength and determination. Majorca Shepherd Dog is not the best breed for drafting purposes.

Health Factors

Health Issues
Is it a healthy breed? Do Majorca Shepherd Dog dogs have health problems?
The Majorca Shepherd Dog is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Life Expectancy
How long do Majorca Shepherd Dog dogs live? What is the average lifespan of this breed? How old can a Majorca Shepherd Dog be?
11-13 years
Hypoallergenic
Is the Majorca Shepherd Dog breed hypoallergenic?
No
Majorca Shepherd Dogs don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction. Some of the dog breeds are even considered to higher the possibility of an allergic response. Coat type isn't necessarily relevant, because most people are allergic to dander (flakes on the dog's skin) or saliva, not actually to dog hair.
Energy Level
How much energy does the Majorca Shepherd Dog have?
Majorca Shepherd Dogs are high energy dogs. Active lifestyle makes them happy.
Exercise Need
How much exercise does this dog need? How much exercise do Majorca Shepherd Dog dogs require per day?
Majorca Shepherd Dogs need a lot of exercises. Long walks should be on a daily schedule. If you live an active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Sleeping Need
How much sleep does this fido need?
Majorca Shepherd Dogs don't need too much sleep. They are energetic and desire to live an active life. If you think naps are overrated, this breed can be the best choice for you.
Avg. daily food consumption
How much food does the Majorca Shepherd Dog need? How often should I feed my canine? What dog products should I buy?
3 to 4 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential
How easy to gain weight for this dog? Majorca Shepherd Dog risk for obesity:
Average. The Majorca Shepherd Dog has an average risk for obesity. Daily walks should be on schedule. To make your dog happy and fit, feed him with quality dry dog food and live an active life together. Try to find the happy medium between exercise and feeding. If you notice any weight gain, consult your veterinarian and make a diet plan. Reduce unhealthy food and snacks, and measure the Majorca Shepherd Dog's weight regularly.
Weather & Climate
Which weather condition is preferred by this dog? Can they tolerate hot and cold weather & climate?
Prefers average to warm weather conditions
Stinkiness
How stinky is this dog? Why does it smell bad and how to get rid of the smell?
Medium
The Majorca Shepherd Dog has an average chance of bad smell. Top reasons for dog stinkiness: infection of bad tooth/ear/skin folds, gas attacks.
Drooling tendency
Does the Majorca Shepherd Dog drool?
The Majorca Shepherd Dog is a perfect example for low drooling tendency. If you dislike being covered by slobber spots on your clothes, the Majorca Shepherd Dog could be a good choice for you. Drooling is the unintentional saliva flowing outside of the mouth. It can be completely normal or a sign of a health problem. Certain dog breeds drool less than others, just like the Majorca Shepherd Dog. If you notice any change in your dog's drooling habit, you should contact a vet as soon as possible.

Reproducibility

Gestation Length
How long does this dog's pregnancy last? How long is the Majorca Shepherd Dog pregnant? How long does it take to have this dog puppies? Majorca Shepherd Dog pregnancy time period:
60-64 days
Reproductive cycle of the female Majorca Shepherd Dog: The first period called Proestrus lasts for about 9 days. During this time the females start to attract males. You can notice by swelling vulva and bloody discharge. The second part is the Estrus when the bitch is receptive for the male. It lasts for about 3 to 11 days. The sign of the proestrus part is the soft and enlarged vulva. The discharge decreases and lightens in color. The third part is the Diestrus. Normally, it occurs around day 14. In this period the bitch’s discharge changes for vivid red and coming to its end. The vulva returns to average, and she will no longer permit mating. The fourth part called the Anestrus. The time frame between heat periods normally lasts about six months.
How often can the Majorca Shepherd Dog have a litter? Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy. It is very important not to buy a dog from a puppy mill, where the needs of the pups and their mothers are ignored. It's an inhumane high-volume dog breeding facility, where puppies born several times a year.
Litter Size
How many puppies can the Majorca Shepherd Dog have? What is the average litter size of this fido?
4-8 puppies

Pros & Cons of Majorca Shepherd Dog

Pros
  • Intelligent Rank: Smart: Majorca Shepherd Dog's has great intelligence.
  • Grooming: Easy to groom: The Majorca Shepherd Dog doesn't require a lot of grooming.
  • Shedding Level: Majorca Shepherd Dogs shed none to minimal.
  • Drooling tendency: The Majorca Shepherd Dog is a perfect example for low drooling tendency.
  • Watchdog Ability: Majorca Shepherd Dogs are one of the best watchdogs.
  • Impulse to Wander or Roam: Majorca Shepherd Dogs are not the biggest explorers.
  • Adaptability: Majorca Shepherd Dogs adapt well to lifestyle changes and different living environments.
  • Child Friendly: Majorca Shepherd Dogs are very kid-friendly dogs.
  • Senior Citizens Friendly: Majorca Shepherd Dogs are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Cons
  • Hypoallergenic: Majorca Shepherd Dogs don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction.
  • Apartment Friendly: Majorca Shepherd Dogs are not recommended for an apartment lifestyle.
  • Mouthiness: Majorca Shepherd Dogs have a strong tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
  • Tolerates Being Left Alone: Majorca Shepherd Dogs tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
  • Office Friendly: Majorca Shepherd Dog is not the best dog breed for office environment.
  • Good For First Time Owners: Majorca Shepherd Dogs are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.

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  • Manjunath

    Jan 22, 2020, 4:38:31 AM: