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The Maremma is known for its devotion towards its humans and its flock. They are loyal and protective by nature, making them excellent guard dogs. While they have a deep bark and excel at warning off threats, they’re more bark than bite, and are rarely aggressive.


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The Maremma is known for its devotion towards its humans and its flock. They are loyal and protective by nature, making them excellent guard dogs. While they have a deep bark and excel at warning off threats, they’re more bark than bite, and are rarely aggressive.

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Maremma Sheepdog – St Albans

Maremmano sheep dog up for adoption due to the lack of time we spend with it as out schedule is very packed and hope to get her a new owner that would spend more time with her


Maremma Sheepdog – david craker

Maremma Pup $650 - Final price to find new homes Born 9th October 2023 The pup is microchipped, local vet checked, vaccinated, and wormed. Both parents are Maremma Guardian Dogs that are working on our property and are available for inspection. The Maremma Pup is handled regularly and throughout the day, they are for a time both indoors with us and outdoors with both chooks and lambs and often free-range play as they have been together. There is 1 female left. Piglet - Female - 978142000113607 This wonderful working breed is generally not suitable or easily adjusted for suburban living and to avoid boredom and poor social habits, they will need a good deal of care or motivation and activity so they should have a regular job to do as is their nature. The pup has spent a busy time outdoors during the day around our sheep, including newborn lambs and chickens. The puppies were born and have been raised in the paddock near the chickens so they are bonding to farm animals at an early age. A Maremma pup takes time and patience to train a guardian dog and this does not happen overnight. With time and training, you will be rewarded with an amazing dog and understand, that these dogs are instinctively different to a family pet, so, I would recommend researching first to make sure this is the puppy for you. They have beautiful temperaments and are easy to handle and at this early stage, they all show wonderful promise to fulfill their breed's task of guarding livestock, with the continued process for further training. With socialisation, you would need work to maintain their instinct or to have space or an opportunity for these dogs to work for you, and they love to protect.

david craker

Maremma Sheepdog – Tumut

We have 7 puppies looking for their forever, secure and loving homes; 1 female and 6 males. Father is Sarplaninac and mother Maremma, both Shepherd dogs (photo of parents attached, last one). They been vet checked, wormed, vaccinated and microchipped. Ready to go as from 23/02/2024 at 8 weeks old. They are natural guardians, very gentle, affectionate, cuddly and protective of their families and friends. Pink Puppy - Female Blue Puppy - Male Green Puppy - Male Orange Puppy - Male Red Puppy - Male Sky Blue Puppy - Male Yellow Puppy - Male For more inquiries and photos of particular puppy please contact by phone 0402848102. Viewings are welcome by appointment.


Maremma Sheepdog – Wittitrin

Maremma puppies born on the 2nd of January, so available around the 2nd of March. There are 11 in total, 8 boys and 3 girls. The parents watch over our goat herd and chickens runs, and have perfect temperaments as they don't chase or play with them. They are also very friendly family dogs. Maremmas are large stock guardian type dogs, and we have had no problems losing any livestock since we got them. They were made famous saving a penguin colony in Victoria - see the movie 'Oddball'. $250 each chipped and vaccinated.

Mark Tarrant

Maremma Sheepdog – Hay Point

Purebred Maremma Livestock Guardian Puppies 🐶 Born: 10/01/2024. 🐶 Will come microchipped, wormed and vaccinated. 🐶 Ready for Forever Homes: 06/03/2024. 🐶 $200 non-refundable deposit required to hold. 🐶 3x girls and 1x boy. 🐶 Available to transport nationwide at buyers expense. Recommended transport: Dogmovers Pet Transport. 🐶 Cash or PayID welcome.

Sarah Ryan

Maremma Sheepdog – Stowport

Update - all of these puppies have found beautiful rural homes in Tasmania! Thank you for your enquiries. Working maremma pups ready for new homes and duties as of 1st of February. Purebred parents with excellent temperaments from seperate pedigreed lines, vet checked, well socialised and working in small farm environment including chickens. These puppies are very familiar with chickens, cats and visitors to the property. They have met and played with children and have horses, sheep and cows in neighbouring paddocks. Rudolph (male), Dancer (female), Prancer (female), Comet(female)SOLD, Donner (male) SOLD, Vixen (female), Blitzen (male) SOLD and Olive (female) SOLD. All full of vim and vitality, barking, playing with each other and wagging tails in response to voice. These puppies are very well loved and handled and are looking for rural homes where they can fulfill their guardian potential. They will come microchipped, vaccinated and treated for parasites. Puppy packs will include food samples, paperwork, collar and lead, photos, toy from home, blanket from home and useful information. Please contact us for an opportunity to view in home environment.

Emma Bugden

Maremma Sheepdog – Morphett Vale

I am have a beautiful puppies for sale if anyone is interested please get touch with me

Nacy keifa

Maremma Sheepdog – Stowport

Purebred maremma puppies ready for their new homes and duties as of the 1st February 2024. Both parents from completely separate pedigree lines, guardians to our small farm including chickens and cats. Excellent aerial predator awareness. Well socialised with calm intelligent temperaments. Beautiful and well loved dogs. Puppies born today: Prancer - girl Dancer - girl Comet - girl Donner - boy Vixen - girl Blitzen - boy Cupid - girl Rudolph - boy When ready for their new homes these puppies will have been treated for parasites, microchipped, socialised and familiarised with spending time in the paddocks with chickens. More information and photos to come.

Emma Bugden

Maremma Sheepdog – Murray Bridge

We are having to make the heart breaking decision to find a new home for our 5 year old sahara, shes not desexed never had puppies,house trained, good with cats and chooks and ducks she's also been with calves iv raised in our backyard, she good with our other dog but hasn't been really socialised with other dogs, she has a beautiful nature great with kids. She would suit a hobby farm or property. Due to her nature of her breed she barks alot and we have tired everything to stop this but we are constantly getting noise complaints this is the only reason we are parting with her.also because of her nature she can be very wary of new people but she is all noise and warms up quite quickly. She loves a good cuddle We would like to see her go to good home with stock she can protect and some room to run. She will not be suitable for people with a small yard she is a very large do who needs room.


Maremma Sheepdog – Drewvale

Are you seeking a blend of intelligence & loyalty in your next furry family member? Look no further than our exceptional  Purebred Maremma puppies Both Mom & Dad watch over Sheep & Goats and are well socialised & gentle in nature with people. 6 Male puppies left! 🏡 Home Sweet Home: Raised in a loving environment, our puppies are well-socialized and accustomed to family life. They're eagerly awaiting their forever homes where they can become an integral part of your family. 🐶 Majestic & Protective: Originating from Italy, Maremmas are renowned for their natural protective instincts. Whether you have a large property or a cozy home, these pups are the perfect guardians, offering you security and peace of mind. 📸 Captivating Looks: They have a striking white adorable yet majestic appearance & a self cleaning coat in most cases. Prepare to be captivated by their unique beauty and charm. 🩺 Health and Care: Our puppies will be up-to-date on worming, and will receive their first vaccination and be microchipped. We take their well-being seriously to ensure they are healthy and ready for their new families. 🏡 Forever Homes Wanted: We are looking for responsible and committed individuals or families who understand the unique needs of Maremma dogs. If you're ready to provide a loving home and lifelong care, these puppies could be your perfect match. 📞 Contact Us: 6 boys now available. Should be ready in 5 weeks! (8 weeks old) just in time for Christmas! Don't miss the opportunity to make one of these charming Maremma purebred puppies a part of your life just in time for Christmas! Contact us today to learn more about these wonderful companions and to schedule a visit to meet them in person.


Maremma Sheepdog – Malvern East

5months old maremma pup for sale . Need to give him away because my apartment is too small for this breed. Any house with a yard or a farm might suit for this livestock guardian. Very friendly and calm. Microchipped dewormed and all vaccinated. Im located in malvern east . You can make your offer too :)


Maremma Sheepdog – Diamond Creek

1.5 year old Maremma Yogi, great with dogs, chickens and guests (which is unusual for his breed). He is a bit jumpy but otherwise a good dog. Gets walked most days LOVES the dog park and water! Sadly re-homing due to my elderly parents moving in.


Maremma x Sheffield Red Cattle dog

Beautiful Maremma x Sheffield Red Cattle/Australian Terrier pups. Born on 24th August and ready for their forever homes from Thursday 19th October. Have been wormed every 2 weeks and will come with 1st vaccinations.


Maremma Sheepdog – Horse Camp

Excellent dogs as pets and as guard dogs .........especially with stock THEY ( Beau- male 3yo, Zoe -female 20mo, Coco- female 6mo) are VACCINATED AND REGISTERED ... Need a new home for my health reason.


Maremma Working dog pups

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Graeme Budd

Maremma pups for working homes

We have used Maremma working dogs to protect our stud dorper sheep for almost 20 years. We have had many from different sources in that time with varying degrees of success. We currently have 9 working Maremma guardians. Occasionally when we have have a male (Sire) and female (Dam), that we consider truly outstanding in terms of guarding instinct, temperament and conformation, we breed a litter primarily for our own needs. Around 3 October we will have several pups from our current litter ready for their new home. Below are a couple of photos of Halfpenny, the sire of our current litter.

Graeme Budd


Maremmas puppies ready 20th October 2023. 3 boys 4 girls

jaylee jeffrey

Maremma puppies

Charlie and Lola had their first litter 5/7/23 and these beautiful will be ready for their forever homes on 14/9/23. There are 3 boys and 3 girls available. This wonderful working breed is not suitable for suburban living and must have a job to do as is their nature. The pups have spent time around sheep including newborn lambs, goats and chickens. All show wonderful promise to fulfil their breeds task of guarding livestock, with further training and socialisation. They have been around children of various ages from 2-17 and have shown they will be suitable for a home where there are children.

Melotte Meadows

Maremma puppies 5/7/23

This gorgeous first litter is available 14/09/2023. There are 3 females and 3 males available. They have had socialisation with sheep including newborn lambs, goats and chickens. These puppies are interested in all goings on around the farm. They will make excellent additions to your property. They will thrive with a job to do, especially guarding livestock with time. Please note that if there is a reason for rehoming please contact myself as I will ensure they have a suitable home. These beautiful dogs are not suitable to a small block or suburban living and suitable fencing is a must.

Melotte Meadows

Maremma puppies – avanow

Vaccinated Microchip 1 girl 6 boys Mum lineage from Italian supreme grand champion Dad from working dog lineage Raised in family home with children and well socialised with other pets Price negotiatable on males or multiple buys.


Maremma Pups

Pure Bred Maremma Pup Only one week old, they won't be able to go to their new homes until they are 8 weeks old. 5 girls and 4 Boys

Adrian Taylor


7 Purebred maremma pups for sale. 4 female/ 3 male. 8 weeks old, ready to go. Vaccinated, microchipped and full vet health checked. Parents are both top quality dogs ( Italian bloodlines ) working together on acreage. Pups are good types, friendly and active. Suit guard or family pet with larger living area. Please call Bill on 0429638451 or Caroline on 0487420193 Available for pick up Sunshine Coast QLD or Dubbo NSW


ANKC Pedigree Maremma Sheepdog puppies

Puppies born 15/5/23 available now 5 males (1, 2,3,4, 5 sold) 6 females (6, 8, 9, sold), 7, 10 and 11 still available Will be registered on ANKC limited Happy healthy loving pups Have been vet checked, fully vaccinated, microchipped, and regularly wormed. pedigree parents on viewCan organise delivery Australia wide at buyers cost Please call or msg 0411263023


Maremma Puppies

Purebred Maremma puppies born 23/2/23 ready to go Vaccinated, wormed, Microchipped, vet checked. Ready to go to there forever home. There breed is a working dog and can be a home family pet they are also loyal, loving and a terrific crime stopper, there mother will not let any strangers passed our gate we never have any problems with theft.  

Sharon Lee-Ann Hardy

Maremma Livestock Guardian Puppies

Maremma livestock guardian puppies currently working with parents in amongst their livestock, chickens, geese, sheep, goats, calf's guinea fowl. 2 boys and 2 girls available. Born 23 March 2023, wormed, will be microchipped and vaccinated. Puppies and parents are ready for viewing

Linda Saad

Maremma x border collie

Maremma sheepdog x border collie. 11 weeks old. Vaccinated, microchipped, wormed and vet checked. Puppies were hand raised and bottle fed by me. Very happy go lucky puppies that love people. Contact me on 0406429141 to view puppies.

Karen Maffina

Maremma Puppies

We have pups born on the 18th of December 2022, they are ready to go to their new homes All of our pups are vaccinated, wormed, microchipped, , vet checked, and come with a health guarantee. There are currently both male and female pups available Puppies are raised in a family environment with children cats people coming and going. Puppies are wormed , they have receive their first vaccination and microchip ready for their new homes. If you think you might be the right home for one of our pups, please get in touch.

kim birch

puppies Maremma’s

These puppies have been raised in a home with cats children they are very out going and they love cuddles they will make a beautiful addition to any family and are looking for their forever home.

kim birch

Maremma x Mastif/Ridgeback

Maremma x Ridgeback all vacinated and chipped looking for a good home.   See descriptions and availibillity below:   Tan Male   Tan Female - SOLD   White & Tan Male   Whaite & Tan Male   Black & White Male   Black & White Female   White, Tan & Black Mask Male


Maremma Puppies

Maremma Puppies for Sale. Date of Birth 27th November 2022. Available January 26th 2023 4 Boys 4 Girls - 2 boys SOLD, 2 remain Photo 1 - 1 male and 1 female Photo 2 - Red/Grey Stripe Female, Blue Stripe Male (SOLD) Photo 3 - Red Stripe Female (SOLD), Teal Stripe Male (SOLD) Photo 4 - Orange Stripe Female, Green Stripe Male   The colour on their fur has come out as these pups are now 22 weeks with collars. Father is available for viewing. The Mother is not available for viewing. Unfortunately, we lost her to a brown snake bite when the pups were 1 week old. All puppies have been hand raised by a family of 2 adults and 2 kids groomed regularly and will be socialised around other dogs and poultry. If you need sheep exposure we can also cater to this. Vaccinated 20th January 2023 Microchipped 27th January 2023. Tick Treated 25 April 2023 Worming up to date.   These beautiful little fluff balls are placid but great at protecting from threats. They grow up to around 40kg and are on a large breed working dog diet for optimal nutrition. Microchips 991003002101161 - SOLD 991003002101158 - SOLD 991003002101156 991003002101152 991003002101149 991003002101148 991003002101147 - SOLD 991003002101146

Belinda K

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The Ultimate Maremma Sheepdog Guide

About Maremma Sheepdog

The Maremma Sheepdog is a large, powerful breed that shares its ancestry with other Eastern European livestock guardian dogs. They are athletic and strong, with a muscular body and a large head.



11 to 13 years



35 to 45 kg



64 to 72 cm



The coat should be brushed at least once a week, and more often during shedding season. The breed can overheat easily due to their thick fur. It is typically not a good idea to cut their hair short or shave them, as their coat helps them regulate their temperature.


The Maremma Sheepdog is an ancient breed that originated in Italy. They were originally used as guard dogs for flocks of sheep, which they protected from predators such as wolves.

The Maremma is still used for this purpose in some parts of the world, but they have also become popular companion animals in recent years.

The breed is named after the Maremma region of Tuscany, where they were first developed. These dogs were selected for their size, strength, courage, and loyalty – traits that have remained true of the breed to this day.

Key Characteristics Of Maremma Sheepdogs

Are Maremma Sheepdogs Family-Friendly?

Maremma dogs are gentle giants with calm dispositions. They are loyal and protective of their families, but can be aloof with strangers. They make excellent watchdogs, as they will bark to alert you of any intruders on your property.

If you are prepared to provide your Maremma with the exercise, training, attention, and love they need, they will make a wonderful addition to your family.

Common Health Issues & Considerations

Maremma Sheepdogs may suffer from:

Gastric Dilatation-Volvulus or Bloat


Nature / Temperament

Calm, Protective, Hardworking, Devoted, Independent

Suitable Environment

Due to their size and energy level, Maremma dogs are not the best choice for first-time dog owners or those who live in small homes or apartments. They require plenty of space to run and play, as well as patient owners who are willing to put in the time to train them properly.

Their size can sometimes be intimidating to people, so it is important to socialise your Maremma from a young age so they learn how to interact appropriately with new people and other animals.

Other Considerations

– Despite being called a “sheepdog”, they are used to guard all sorts of animals.

– Maremma Sheepdogs don’t enjoy having lots of company over.

– Some Maremma Sheepdogs can have a sensitivity to anaesthesia.

How can I take good care of my Maremma Sheepdog?


Maremmas are generally not picky eaters and will typically eat whatever food is available to them. However, because they are large dogs, they do require a lot of food. It is important to feed them a high quality diet that is rich in protein and fat.

Puppies should be fed three to four times per day, while adults can be fed twice per day.

It’s best  to feed your Maremma Sheepdog a dog food that is formulated for their life stage, as puppies need a more calorie-dense diet to develop properly.

Fresh drinking water should be available to them at all times.


The thick coat of the Maremma Sheepdog requires regular grooming to prevent matting and keep it healthy.


Maremma Sheepdogs are large, athletic dogs that need plenty of exercise to stay healthy and happy. A daily walk or jog is a great way to keep them fit, but they also enjoy playing fetch and other active games.

A minimum of 45 minutes of exercise per day is recommended for this breed.


Left unchecked, their herding instincts can lead them to chase anything that moves, so it’s important to give them an outlet for this energy. Agility training is a great way to do this, as it provides both mental and physical stimulation.

Obedience training is vital so that your Maremma Sheepdog learns to behave nicely around strangers and other animals.

Start early so that your Maremma Sheepdog learns good behaviours before they become fully grown.

You may also enrol your Maremma Sheepdog puppy in obedience training classes.

Ensure that the training methods are based on positive reinforcement.

This is general information and should not be relied on for adopting or purchasing advice.

Most Asked Maremma Sheepdog Questions

No. Maremmas are working dogs, so they need a job to do and the company of their handler in order to feel fulfilled.

No, the Maremma Sheepdog is not naturally aggressive. They will, however, protect their owners and family members if they perceive a threat.

If you are looking for a Maremma puppy for sale, it’s always better to buy from reputable, ethical breeders. Responsible Maremma dog breeders will have their dogs tested for genetic issues and health problems, giving you peace of mind that your dog will be as healthy as possible.

The average cost of a Maremma puppy for sale will be between AUD $500 and $1500.







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