Polish Lowland Sheepdog

Polish Lowland Sheepdog, Polski Owczarek Nizinny, Valee Sheepdog, PON, Nizinny, PLS

Polish Lowland Sheepdog Polish Lowland Sheepdog, Polski Owczarek Nizinny, Valee Sheepdog, PON, Nizinny, PLS

Breed characteristics

  • Popularity: 1
  • Training: 5
  • Size: 5
  • Mind: 5
  • Security: 8
  • Relations with children: 9
  • Dexterity: 8
  • Shedding: 5


Known in its current form in Poland, at least since thirteenth century, Polish lowland shepherd most likely comes from bullets and cattle dogs.

Initially, they were bred for grazing and protection. Polish lowland shepherd is still a great working breed dog. She obedient and fearless, good-natured with people and other dogs, but actively defends his flock. She is smart, active, strong and beautiful.


Polish Lowland Sheepdog – medium sized, strong, strong, muscular dog. The head is proportional to the body, wide, rounded, with a short muzzle. Nose large, brown or black colors. Eyes are medium sized, brown. Medium sized ears down and covered with long hair. A breed can be born without tail or with a short tail. Colors may vary, but the most common ones are combinations of white with gray or black or pure gray, brown, beige is also possible and black colors.

  • A dog has a lot of energy and stamina. If she does not receive enough mental and physical stimulation, she will be bored, which can lead to excessive barking and chewing things.
  • The Polish Lowland Sheepdog requires a lot of care. If it is not for you – look at other breeds and select the one you need yourself.
  • This breed is not recommended for demanding homes. They are get dirty extremely quickly, as their wool collects all kinds of garbage.



The dog is medium sized, muscular, strong and agile.


Polish Lowland Sheepdog is not recommended for owners in which dog for the first time. The breed is aggressive towards dogs of the same gender and not recommended for houses with cats or other small pets. The dog was used as working breed and was never intended to be home to animals. Boredom leads them to destructive behavior.

The breed is obedient, intelligent, loving, loyal and sensitive. Is devoted family, but careful with strangers.


The breed is easily trained. Polish Lowland Sheepdog loves physical exercises and organized activities. Early socialization and obedience is a must. Training should be done with firmness, justice and consistency.

A haircut

The dog needs a weekly brushing to prevent tangling of wool. The dirt that clings to the coat on the legs must be deleted. Careful combing of wool is necessary, according to at least twice a week.


The dog is resistant to bad weather. She requires a lot of physical exercise every day and prefers a cooler climate but can adapt to higher temperatures.

Common diseases

The following diseases are characteristic of the Polish Lowland Sheepdog:

  • hip dysplasia;
  • progressive retinal atrophy.


The Polish Lowland Sheepdog is not only a good watchman for a herd of sheep and at home, but also a pleasant companion.

Breed Information

A country Poland
Life span 12-15 years old
Height Males: 45-50 cm Bitches: 42-47 cm
Weight Males: 14-16 kg Bitches: 14-16 kg
Long wool longhair
Colour gray, black and white, white with gray, brown, beige, the black
Price 500 – 800 $

Breed photo

Polish Lowland Sheepdog - photo Polish Lowland Sheepdog White

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