The Maremma is a guard dog that originated in Italy. The breed was primarily used to protect livestock.

Appearance & Grooming

The Maremma is a large dog. The breed has a dense and thick double coat in white, ivory, and yellow. The Maremma sheds regularly and requires brushing two to three times per week.

Behavior & Disposition

The Maremma is known for its alert, friendly, intelligent, and loyal personality. Adult supervision is recommended when playing with children and other dogs.

Activity Level

The Maremma has a moderate activity level. Some dogs do not eat much for their size. It is recommended to feed them low-protein, high-quality dog food.


The Maremma is a stubborn and clever dog. They are easily trainable through regular and consistent training.

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