Carpatin Dog Breed Information, Images, Characteristics, Health

Basic Information - Carpatin for Sale

Group:
Working dogs
Origin:
Romania
Height Male:
65 - 73 cm25 - 29 inches
Height Female:
63 - 69 cm24 - 28 inches
Weight Male:
32 - 80 kg70 - 177 pounds
Weight Female:
30 - 80 kg66 - 177 pounds
Life Span:
12 - 14 Years
Litter Size:
5 - 10
Size:
Large
Other Names:
Romanian Shepherd, Romanian Carpathian Shepherd, Carpathian Sheepdog
Colors Available:
Grey, fawn with a grey overlay, grey-black
Coat:
Medium length and dense
Shedding:
Minimal
Temperament:
Affectionate, Alert, Cheerful, Courageous, Curious, Energetic, Friendly, Independent, Intelligent, Lively, Loving, Loyal, Outgoing, Playful, Protective, Responsive, Social, Territorial
Grooming:
Low Maintenance
Trainability:
Moderate
Hypoallergenic:
No
Kids Friendly:
Yes
New Owners Friendly:
Yes

History - Carpatin for Sale

The Carpatin, known also as the Carpathian Shepherd Dog or Romanian Shepherd, is a large breed dog known for his guarding- and watch-dog abilities. Information about these dogs dates back to the 1800s, and much later, in March 1998, fans of the dog founded the Carpathian Shepherd Dogs Club.

It is believed that the different Carpathian Shepherd Dog breeds are descendants from dogs that were developed thousands of years ago in Mesopotamia. Documentation of the origins of the dog are rare but it is thought that they are probable descendants of Lupomolossoids. However in 2005, it was finally recognized by the Federation Cynologique Internationale, and in 2006, it was recognized by the United Kennel Club. However, it is still a rare breed outside Romania.

Description - Carpatin for Sale

Looks:

The Carpatin is a large breed dog, standing at 65 to 73cm in height and weighing between 32- and 80kg. The skull of the dog is wide and domed, the ears medium set and floppy. The neck is strong and muscled, the legs strong and straight, the chest deep.

The tail of the Carpatin is long, bushy and high set and his coat is double layered, medium length and pale fawn in color with light grey to black shades being seen as well.

Temperament:

The Carpatin is patient, loving and protective. This is a strong-willed dog who is independent and fairly easy to train as he is intelligent.

It is a good idea to have him trained and socialized as this brings out the best in him. He is a patient and affectionate dog and he’ll get on well with children and tolerate other pets in the home.

They are wary of strangers and become vocal, barking and growling and taking their guard dog role seriously with strangers around.

Health Problems - Carpatin for Sale

The beautiful Carpatin dog can live to be a healthy 12-14 years if you feed him nutritious foods, provide him with clean water every day, exercise him, give him a dry, warm bed and give him loads of love, attention and care.

However every dog can become ill and with the Carpathian Shepherd Dog you certainly want to be aware of ear and eye infections, hip dysplasia and skin disorders.

Caring The Pet - Carpatin for Sale

Grooming:

Despite his longish coat, the Carpatin is a low to moderate maintenance dog. To avoid tangles and matting, you’ll need to brush his hair at least twice a week. He won’t however require professional grooming.

Dogs with floppy ears will need to have the ears checked to ensure they remain fee of moisture and wax buid-up. The ears can be easily infected when left uncleaned. The nails and teeth should also be checked. Canine toothpaste and brush can help to prevent plaque build-up which can cause gum disease and tooth decay. Not only that, dental disease can lead to other health issues in other parts of the body.

Exercise:

The Carpatin is a medium- to high energy level breed dog and he will therefore need a good amount of exercise to keep him healthy and content. Rope him in to your activities whether you go jogging or cycling. Put him on a leash and take him with – he’ll love it. Dogs who are allowed to be active and part of the family are simply better dogs.

Diet:

Your Carpatin’s weight, age and activity levels will guide you as to what food is best for him. He needs nutritious food and if you’re unsure how to choose, your veterinarian can advise you on what to look for.

Apart from proteins, your dog needs fats, fiber, carbohydrates, minerals and vitamins. As your dog ages, he or she will go through different life stages, and you want to be sure of ensuring your dog is getting everything he needs to ward of disease and stay happy and healthy.

Make sure your 4-legged canine friend always has a bowl of fresh, cool water available to him.

Characteristics - Carpatin for Sale

The Carpatin is a big, independent dog who loves his human family. He will guard them too and has all the intelligence and skills to be instinctively alert to danger. Territorial, he makes an excellent watchdog.

He isn’t too social around strangers, but with training and socialization he becomes more relaxed and amicable. He responds well to training, especially when he has a firm, strong handler and owner.

Used to being a herding- and working dog, he is happiest when kept busy and isn’t a dog to use essentially for guarding only as he can become aloof and aggressive. Treat him well and have him trained and socialized and you’ll have a wonderful guardian and companion.

Comparison with other breeds

  1. Carpatin vs English Bulldog - Breed Comparison
  2. Carpatin vs German Shepherd - Breed Comparison
  3. Carpatin vs Golden Retriever - Breed Comparison
  4. Carpatin vs Labrador Retriever - Breed Comparison
  5. Carpatin vs West Highland White Terrier - Breed Comparison
  6. Carpatin vs French Bulldog - Breed Comparison
  7. Carpatin vs Beagle - Breed Comparison
  8. Carpatin vs Yorkshire Terrier - Breed Comparison
  9. Carpatin vs Poodle - Breed Comparison
  10. Carpatin vs Rottweiler - Breed Comparison
  11. Carpatin vs Boxer - Breed Comparison
  12. Carpatin vs English Pointer - Breed Comparison
  13. Carpatin vs Siberian Husky - Breed Comparison
  14. Carpatin vs Doberman Pinscher - Breed Comparison
  15. Carpatin vs American Bully - Breed Comparison
  16. Carpatin vs Abruzzenhund - Breed Comparison
  17. Carpatin vs Affenpinscher - Breed Comparison
  18. Carpatin vs Afghan Hound - Breed Comparison
  19. Carpatin vs Aidi - Breed Comparison
  20. Carpatin vs Airedale Terrier - Breed Comparison
  21. Carpatin vs Akbash Dog - Breed Comparison
  22. Carpatin vs Akita - Breed Comparison
  23. Carpatin vs Africanis - Breed Comparison
  24. Carpatin vs Askal - Breed Comparison
  25. Carpatin vs Atlas Terrier - Breed Comparison
  26. Carpatin vs Aussie Poo - Breed Comparison
  27. Carpatin vs Artois Hound - Breed Comparison
  28. Carpatin vs Ariegeois - Breed Comparison
  29. Carpatin vs Anglo-Francais de Petite Venerie - Breed Comparison
  30. Carpatin vs Aussie Doodles - Breed Comparison
  31. Carpatin vs Austrailian Blue Heeler - Breed Comparison
  32. Carpatin vs Australian Kelpie - Breed Comparison
  33. Carpatin vs Australian Bulldog - Breed Comparison
  34. Carpatin vs Australian Red Heeler - Breed Comparison
  35. Carpatin vs Australian Cattle Dog - Breed Comparison
  36. Carpatin vs Australian Shepherd - Breed Comparison
  37. Carpatin vs Alano Espanol - Breed Comparison
  38. Carpatin vs Alopekis - Breed Comparison
  39. Carpatin vs Alpine Dachsbracke - Breed Comparison
  40. Carpatin vs American Bulldog - Breed Comparison
  41. Carpatin vs Australian Collie - Breed Comparison
  42. Carpatin vs Australian Silky Terrier - Breed Comparison
  43. Carpatin vs Australian Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog - Breed Comparison
  44. Carpatin vs Antebellum Bulldog - Breed Comparison
  45. Carpatin vs Australian Terrier - Breed Comparison
  46. Carpatin vs American Cocker Spaniel - Breed Comparison
  47. Carpatin vs American English Coonhound - Breed Comparison
  48. Carpatin vs Austrian Black and Tan Hound - Breed Comparison
  49. Carpatin vs American Eskimo Dog - Breed Comparison
  50. Carpatin vs Bakharwal Dog - Breed Comparison