On the way back home with dinner on their minds
Enjoying a snowy winter in Poland
The Polish Lowland Sheepdog
Barbara-Rayska Swist, Banciarnia Kennel , Poland
translated by Margaret Korzeniowska, Tramperus Pons
The name of Polish Lowland Sheepdog connects him with Lowlands , he
however is doing great in the mountains, seaside , forest , city . He has
incredible values : medium size suitable for small and big living quarters
, garden , veranda. He feels good in the city and in the country . Covered
with an attractive heavy coat which taken proper care of ( once a week
combed through ) will not cause any trouble.
Additionally he is blessed with unusual intelligence , great memory
and beauty giving joy to his lucky owners.
In recent years, the Pon is widely recognized in the whole world.
Big fame however does not always work to a dog's advantage. More and more
he is becoming only a " Show Puppet" on whom the handlers
practice a variety of hairstyles , making the dog look ridiculous and
loosing the natural appearance of the breed . We should all care about the
Pon and preserving his natural , healthy appearance and not allow him to
become just a decorative Toy dog.
is understood that nowadays, the Pon is not going to herd sheep and cattle
but he is a dog of activity and job (he needs a job). He should be led (in
this natural for him spirit), by being provided with a lot of activities
and games ; fortunately there are a lot of them, which are created for
this smart and witty dog which can be successfully trained for obedience,
tracking , protection and also rescue.
It is particularly common for the Pon to exhibit a seemingly lack of
interest during practice classes , after which he surprises everyone with
excellence in performing the commands.
It looks as though he is just bored but he understands everything in a
If the sports and organized schooling are not your favorite choices, it is
enough to lead an active lifestyle with Pon full of excursions , running