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Today is officially the ‘future’ according to the popular film Back to the Future! For this reason we have decided to dedicate our breed of the week to the dog ‘Einstein’ who featured as Doc’s pet pooch!
The Catalan Sheepdog was originally bred for herding and guarding flocks of sheep, however they have since proven themselves as brilliant companion dogs. Like most sheepdogs, the Catalan is lively and active, therefore needs regular exercise and the opportunity to engage in activities to keep them happy.
Usually a shade of grey or fawn, the Catalan Sheepdog stands around 50cm tall. They require regular grooming as they have a long coat.
Life expectancy: 12-14 years
Originating country: Andorra region of Spain
Temperament: Intelligent, active and natural guard
Interesting fact: In the film Back to the Future, Doc’s dog Einstein was initially supposed to be a pet chimpanzee. We guess the relative theory of a dog being a time traveler’s best friend won out in the end!