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Other namesBosnian and Herzegovinian Shepherd Dog (FCI)
OriginBosnia and Herzegovina
Kennel club standards
Croatian Kennel Club standard
FCI standard
Dog (domestic dog)

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. Archived from the original (PDF) on 23 May 2023. Retrieved 29 May 2018.