Tornjak

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Tornjak
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Tornjak
Other namesBosnian and Herzegovinian - Croatian Shepherd Dog (FCI)
OriginBosnia and Herzegovina
Croatia
Classification / standards
FCI Group 2, Section 2.2 Molossian: Mountain type #355 standard
AKC FSS
The AKC Foundation Stock Service (FSS) is an optional recording service for purebred dogs that are not yet eligible for AKC registration.
UKC Guardian Dog standard
Domestic dog (Canis lupus familiaris)

The Tornjak (pronounced as "tornyak"), is a Bosnian and Herzegovinian – Croatian Shepherd dog (official English name).[1] It is a mountain sheep dog native to Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia. The dog was mentioned in documents in the 11th and 14th-century. It almost became extinct, but was saved when a breeding program began in the early 1970s.[2]

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  1. "Tornjak". FCI. Retrieved 28 May 2018.
  2. Tornjak (Bosnian and Herzegovinian – Croatian Shepherd dog) (PDF). FCI. 23 November 2017. Retrieved 29 May 2018.