Polish Lowland Sheepdog adult black and white

Polish Lowland Sheepdog

Polish Lowland Sheepdogs are strong, compact dogs with well-developed muscles and long, thick coats.

About the Polish Lowland Sheepdog

Also known as Polski Owczarek Nizinny, the Polish Lowland Sheepdog is a confident working dog who settles easily into the role of shepherd, guard dog or family companion.

Highly praised in their native country as working dogs, their fun-loving personalities have been present in Polish fields and farms as far back as the 13th century, making them one of the country’s oldest.

Source: key facts and characteristics sourced from Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)

Breed specifics

FCI Group 1, AKC Herding Group
Size category
Avg life expectancy
12–14 years

Lively / Alert / Agile / Intelligent / Resilient

Key facts

  • Requires a lot of grooming
  • Needs little training
  • Needs a lot of exercise