How to avoid problems?

Not even a perfect shepherd dog is an almighty machine. For that reason each larger flock is to be protected by several good quality dogs and by a shepherd, of course. The success will only be absolute if they are mutually connected and well-tuned.

Each dog protecting a flock requires a good care the whole life. It is especially important in the period of development and growth, because in only some ten months a tornjak dog puppy must grow into a sturdy, brisk, alert and resolute dog.

A working tornjak dog needs ample and good quality meals, regular vaccination, elimination of intestinal and skin parasites, regular removal of dead hairs, enough time to rest and a dry, shady shelter located as close to the flock as possible.