Tornjak

Summary

The Tornjak (pronunciation is "tornyak"; official original name), also known as Bosnian Shepherd dog (official English name), is a livestock guardian dog native to Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia. It is considered that 11th and 14th-century documents mention the breed. It became almost extinct, but the salvation started in the early 1970s with pure blood breeding since 1978. FCI accepted it on a provisional basis in 2007, and on definitive basis with official valid standard on 7 November 2017, placed in "Group 2, Section 2 : Molossoid Breeds", with "Nr. 355" in "Section 2.2" dedicated to the Mountain Types.

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Also known as

This breed is also called Bosanski Tornjak, Bosnian And Herzegovinian - Croatian Shepherd Dog (Fci), Bosnian Mountain Dog, Bosnian Shepard as well as Bosnian Tornjak.

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