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Appenzeller Sennenhund

Appenzeller Sennenhund

The Appenzell Sennenhund is a breed of dog originating from the Swiss Alps. It is one of the four breeds of Swiss Cattle Dogs.

The Appenzell Sennenhund is a medium-sized dog. Males generally measure between 52 and 56 cm at the shoulder, while females measure between 50 and 54 cm. The average weight generally varies between 22 and 32 kg.

The coat of the Appenzell Sennenhund is double, with a dense, harsh top coat and a dense undercoat. The base color is black, with distinct red and white markings. He often has tan markings above his eyes and on his cheeks. The head is proportionate to the rest of the body, with a flat skull and a moderate stop. The muzzle is of medium length. The eyes are oval in shape, dark brown in color. The ears are medium sized, triangular, and carried erect.

The Appenzell Sennenhund is an intelligent, docile and easy to train dog. It is a working dog that is used to herd livestock, but also makes an excellent family companion. He is generally loyal to his family, alert and vigilant. This is a dog that loves to be involved in family activities.

The Appenzell Sennenhund is an active and sporting dog. He needs plenty of exercise, such as long walks, games or jogging. He enjoys walks, games and activities that stimulate his mind.

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