The Cimarrn Uruguayo is an ideal breed of molosser-kind dog originating from Uruguay. The word cimarrn in Latin America is also used to signify wildcat, referring to this breed’s rich history. The Cimarrn has a thick, sturdy body, long legs and an elegant tail, which can be trimmed in order to maintain the breed’s natural beauty. However, due to recent environmental changes, the coat of this dog breed is losing some of its original beauty.
These dogs were first bred in Brazil. They have close genetic resemblance to the Brazilian Barbet and also have some characteristics common to the Portuguese Water Dog. The original Cimarrn belonged to a noble family, the Ovogadores. Because of this, the Cimarrn Uruguayo was never allowed to participate in the Olympic games that were organized in Brazil during the years 1970’s. But in the last few years, the Cimarrn has made a comeback and is now participating in the Olympics.
The Cimarrn is a small sized dog, weighing up to 15 pounds. Their slightly plump body suits their small size perfectly. They are very gentle and cuddly with a loving nature and excellent grooming skills. They have an exceptional sense of smell, which makes them an excellent watch dog and a highly prized companion.
If you want to add some more lustre and shine to your backyard then you could consider getting your Cimarrn Uruguayo puppy. This is because this breed requires a lot of exercise. It should be taken with you on walks. Also, it is important that you house train this dog as it is naturally a couch potato.
The Cimarrn should be socialized from a very early age onwards. It should be taken to socialize with other animals at an early age to prevent having the “Couch potato syndrome”. This dog is also not very trainable as they are naturally lazy and unmotivated. This breed is good with children but not with dogs. The best way to teach your Cimarrn Uuenvanto tricks is through obedience training or basic training.
Due to their low activity and lazy nature, Cimarrn Uuenvanto makes for good watchdogs. As mentioned before, they don’t have much exercise but once per week or per month is more than enough. If you are worried about how they would react to some kind of sudden influx of attention, you can purchase Cimarrn Uuenvanto harnesses. These harnesses allow you to attach an attached bell to the collar and make sure that the dog is aware of your presence.
The Cimarrn is a highly intelligent dog, but they have trouble learning new tricks. Due to this, it is suggested that you take your Cimarrn on daily short walks, so it doesn’t get bored and frustrated. When on short walks, teach your dog to heel or sit and follow you.
Cimarrn Uuenvanto comes in many different colors including a red and white version. Their lustrous coat requires regular brushing to keep it looking shiny. Also, it is imperative that you do not clip or shave the fringe as it can lead to skin infections. Cimarrn Uuenvanto should be fed table scraps and puppy chow. If given proper care, these cute little dogs make great pets.
Training your dog begins when you introduce it to the basic commands. It will take a bit of time to understand, so keep at it. To teach him “stay” for example, simply hold the leash in front of your dog and say “stay”. Then give your dog the command and lead him around the block. Once he understands “stay”, you can slowly begin to let him go around the block while leading him to heel or sit.
Cimarrn Uuenvanto can be a bit sensitive at first. They have a tendency to listen to their owners but once you establish that they are safe and secure around people, you won’t have any more problems. Cimarrn are very athletic. While playing in the yard, you can take a few of them for runs around the park and they’ll love it. You can also take them hiking and they’ll love it as well.
Cimarrn are a very lively breed. So, expect your dog to get into mischief from time to time. They can be demanding and a bit bossy at times. However, they are very intelligent and hard working dogs.