Uruguayan Cimarron

USD $0-$2000 Price Avg.

Guard Dogs



Breed Type



12-15 years


Breed Information

Group Guard Dogs
Popularity/Rank 539
Origin Uruguay
Other Names Cerro Largo Dog, Cimarron, Cimarron Creole, Cimarron Dog, Cimarrón Uruguayo, Maroon Dog, Perro Cimarron, Perro Criollo,,Perro Gaucho, Uruguayan Cimarron, Uruguayan Gaucho Dog
Breed Type Purebred
Price (Avg.) USD $0-$2000
How much does a Uruguayan Cimarron cost?
According to a rough estimate, you will spend between $0 to $2000 on your Uruguayan Cimarron if you purchase it from a reputable breeder. If you select a dog with exceptional bloodlines, the price may be higher. The price might even be higher if the dog has already been trained. You'll usually pay less if you get a Uruguayan Cimarron from a shelter.
Size Large
Weight Male: 75-105 pounds (34-48 kg),
Female: 60-90 pounds (27-41kg)
Height Male: 22-25 inches (56-63 cm),
Female: 21-24 inches (53-61 cm)
Lifespan 12-15 years
Recognized by
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. And Not recognized by FCI.
Purpose Herding and Guarding
Date of Origin 1400's
Ancestry Mastiff-type

Appearance & Maintenance

Coat Dense, Smooth
Coat Colors Brindle, Fawn
Grooming Level
Shedding Level
Eye Color Possibilities Brown
Nose Color Possibilities Black
Coat Color Possibilities Brindle, Fawn
Coat Length Medium
Coat Density Dense
Coat Texture Straight
Recommended Brushes Deshedder, Nail Clipper, Slicker Brush
Brushing Frequency Weekly

Breed Characteristics

Temperament Defensive, Protective
Sensitivity Level
Affection Level
Social Interaction Required
Watchdog Ability
Biting Force Low
Impulse to Wander or Roam
Prey Drive
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Fighting Dog Not really

Good & Friendly with

Apartment Life Friendly
Stranger Friendly
Cat Friendly
Dog Friendly
Office Friendly No
Senior Citizens Friendly
Pet Friendly
Friendly with First Time Owners No
Service Dog Not really
Therapy Dog Not really
Detection, Sniffer or Security Dog Not really
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR) Not really
Boat Dog Not really
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog Not really

Health Elements

Health Issues
Hypoallergenic No
Energy Level
Exercise Required
Sleeping Required
Weight Gain Potential
Weather & Climate Prefers warm weather
Stinkiness Medium
Drooling tendency
Activity Level Moderate
Rec. Walk Mileage Per Week 9 miles
Minutes of Activity Per Day 45 minutes

Food & Costing

Avg. Daily Food 3 to 5 cups of a high-quality dog food daily, divided into two meals.
Cups Per Day 3 cups
Daily Cost $1.50 - $1.90
Monthly Cost $39.00 - $52.00


Gestation Duration 60-64 days
How often can the Uruguayan Cimarron have a litter? Once a year.
Litter Size 4-10 puppies (Once a year.)


The Uruguayan Cimarron dog is a medium-sized breed of dog that originated in Uruguay. It is a hardy, loyal, and intelligent breed that makes an excellent companion for active families. The Uruguayan Cimarron has a unique appearance with its short coat and muscular body. It has a wedge-shaped head with almond-shaped eyes and ears that are set high on the head. Its muzzle is long and tapered, and its tail is usually docked to about half its original length.

The Uruguayan Cimarron has an average lifespan of 12 to 14 years, with some living up to 16 years old. They typically weigh between 40 to 50 pounds (18 to 23 kg) and stand at 18 to 22 inches (46 to 56 cm) tall at the shoulder. The breed comes in several colors including black, white, brown, red, fawn, gray, brindle or any combination of these colors.

The Uruguayan Cimarron is an intelligent breed that loves being around people and other animals. They are very loyal companions who will bond closely with their owners but can also be independent thinkers when it comes time for training or obedience work. They have an even temperament but can be protective of their family if they feel threatened or if they sense danger nearby.

Uruguayan Cimarrons are friendly towards other dogs as well as children and other animals when properly socialized from a young age. They do not do well when left alone for extended periods of time so it’s important for them to have plenty of companionship throughout the day in order for them to stay happy and healthy.

When it comes to health issues the Uruguayan Cimarron is generally considered a healthy breed but like all breeds they can be prone to certain health problems such as hip dysplasia or eye problems so regular checkups with your veterinarian are recommended in order keep your pet healthy throughout their life span .

The Uruguayan Cimarron has good adaptability levels making them suitable pets for both city living as well as rural areas where there’s plenty of space for them run around off leash safely . Their intelligence makes them easy trainable which makes them great candidates for agility courses or obedience competitions . As long as they get enough exercise , mental stimulation , love , attention ,and proper nutrition then you will have yourself one happy pup !


The Uruguayan Cimarron is a breed of dog that is native to Uruguay. The breed is also known as the Cimarron Uruguayo, the Perro Cimarron, and the Cimarron Dog. The Uruguayan Cimarron is a descendant of the Spanish Mastiff and was brought to Uruguay by Spanish settlers in the 16th century. The breed was used for hunting and guarding livestock. The Uruguayan Cimarron nearly became extinct in the early 20th century due to a lack of interest in the breed. However, the breed has experienced a resurgence in popularity in recent years. The Uruguayan Cimarron is now recognized as a breed by several kennel clubs, including the American Kennel Club and the Kennel Club of England.

The Uruguayan Cimarron is a large dog with a muscular build. The breed has a short, coarse coat that can be either black or brindle in color. The Uruguayan Cimarron typically weighs between 50 and 60 pounds and stands 20 to 24 inches tall at the shoulder.

The Uruguayan Cimarron is an intelligent and loyal dog that makes an excellent companion or family pet. The breed is also known for its courage and tenacity. While the Uruguayan Cimarron is not aggressive by nature, it will protect its family if it perceives them to be in danger.