The Cimarrón Uruguayo (Uruguayan Cimarron) 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 Cimarron, Cimarron Creole, Cimarron Dog, Maroon Dog, Cerro Largo Dog, Uruguayan Gaucho Dog, Perro Cimarron, 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, Cimarron Creole, Cimarron Dog, Cimarron Uruguayo, Maroon Dog, Perro Cimarron, Uroguayan Feral Dog, Uroguyan Feral Dog as well as Uruguayan Cimarron.
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