The Romanian Mioritic Shepherd is a breed of large sheep dogs that originated in the Carpathian Mountains of Romania. This massive dog is covered in thick fluffy hair. They look like huge teddy bears. They have a compact and robust structure, strong skeleton, inspiring force and respect. Despite its massive stature, they are extremely agile, surprising their opponents through their precise and extremely agile movements. The ears and tail remain cropped.
Their main assignment was and remains to guard and protect the herd or their owner's property from predators and thieves. Today, Romanian shepherds dogs are appreciated even by the people who live in villages and towns for guarding or for just as pets, because of their equilibrate behavior and their devotion to their owners.
The basic color is usually white, pale gray or cream; or sometimes with patches of these colors. Sometimes a very pale orange is also accepted. Grey colored skin is preferred. It is entirely possibly for a litter to have a mixture of puppies that are a mixture of white and gray/white. Their eyes are hazel or amber-color, slightly oval and of medium size.
The coat is long, abundant and fluffy. It covers the whole body; including the head and the feet. The top coat is slightly wavy, long and rough and measures: 3.15-6.3 inches ( 8-13 cm). The coat should be brushed occasionally.
They are resistant to diseases, climate and improper feeding, making him easily adaptable to any type of habitat. No common health problems have been identified. However, to make sure that you get a healthy puppy, you should buy a Mioritic puppy from a reputable breeder.