The Cimarrón Uruguayo (Uruguayan Cimarrón) is a breed of molosser-type dog originating in Uruguay. The word cimarrón in Latin America is used to mean feral, referring to the breed's history. Other names by which it is known in English are Cimarrón, Cimarrón Creole, Cimarrón Dog, Maroon Dog, Cerro Largo Dog, Uruguayan Gaucho Dog, Perro Cimarrón, possibly others. The breed is officially recognised in Uruguay and by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale with the name Cimarrón Uruguayo.
Also known as
This breed is also called Cerro Largo Dog, Cimarron Uruguayo, Cimarrón, Cimarrón Creole, Cimarrón Dog, Cimarrón Uruguayo, Maroon Dog, Perro Cimarron, Perro Cimarrón, Uroguayan Feral Dog, Uroguyan Feral Dog, Uruguayan Cimarron, Uruguayan Cimarrón as well as Uruguayan Gaucho Dog.
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