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Himalayan Sheep Dog

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The Mountain sheep dogs of ancient times spread from northern India across Central Asia into Europe. It is believed that India's Bangara Mastiff and Bhotia are in fact the same breed - The Himalayan Sheep Dog.  It is a muscular, robust and efficient guard Dog. It is still used as a herder but is also a companion dog. It weighs 23-41 kgs and is about 51-60 cms in height. It maybe in a variety of colours.

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