The Majorca shepherd is a pure Spanish breed used mainly as a shepherd dog. Their exact origin and history are still unknown. They have a clear head with a medium-sized muzzle. It has a black nose with round and small eyes, broad chest, muscular hind legs, short feet and an undocked tail. Some experts often compare this breed with the Basque shepherd dog and the Spanish Mastiff.
Majorca shepherd breed has an extreme endurance against the Mediterranean hot climate, so they are exported to Brazil as guard dogs.
Temperament & Personality
Majorcas are devoted pets and will go to any extent to protect their family. These dogs are neither too shy nor too aggressive though some may have a dominant nature. They often bark at strangers and can become aggressive.
The Majorca shows its guarding instincts when it leads a pack of sheep where its leadership qualities emerge naturally. This breed is more suitable for experienced dog owners with a big yard or active singles.