When you go to see a litter of puppies they should be strong and active, with outgoing personalities. The breeder should explain what they are being fed, what their daily routine is, what health treatments they have had and show you how to care for the coat, showing you the right brushes and combs to use and how to groom the dog. Ask the breeder what the scores are. A super colour newsletter, The "Nizinny", is published twice yearly and we encourage contributions from our members. Try and see PONs at home. Only by doing so will you have a dog that is a pleasure to live with as their ability to learn good and bad habits is vast; t. If you are convinced that this is the breed for you, then you’re next step should be to get first hand information from breeders, but how do you find a responsible breeder? The Polish Lowland Sheepdog is an ancient breed first documented in the 13th century. If there is anything you do not understand then ask the breeder to explain any conditions to you again. The membership vote at the Annual General Meeting to elect the Officers and Committee to run the club on behalf of its members, rules and new policies are addressed and agreed, our AGM is open to all members. The PLSC hope you enjoy your visit, we aim to be as informative and helpful as possible. You need to check that both the sire (father) and dam (mother) have been scored for hip dysplasia, under the KC/BVA scheme. All Announcements from the Board of Directors to … We aim to be as helpful, approachable and informative as possible. The Polish Lowland Sheepdog (PON) was introduced into the UK in 1985 by Megan Irwing who’s kennel club affix is Megsflocks, Megan also founded the PLS Club. But don’t forget PON owners are very biased towards their breed and you really need to see them wet and muddy covered in  leaves and twigs after they have crawled through the hedge. The PLSC is also very proud of our "CLUB SHOP", this is another popular feature and is "OPEN" at all club events. We hope you find what you are looking for on our website, if you cannot then please get in touch. Megan has … Then you will have a good idea of what the mature dog looks like. Share Another name for the breed is Polski Owczarek Nizinny. if you have any questions, queries or suggestions. Please note, we have planned maintenance work taking place from Thursday 26 November 2020 at 18:00 until Friday 27 November 2020 at 6:00. When you collect your puppy you should have a diet sheet showing type of food, amount of food and feeding times. Ask whether the puppies will be vaccinated beforehand or have any veterinary health checks. Megan has since married and is now Megan Myfanwy Cook. Ask questions about the temperament of the sire and dam, and ancestors Is this a repeat mating of a previous litter, how did they turn out? Our Club prides itself in its efficient Welfare/Rehoming organisation, fortunately very few have needed "rescuing" due to the puppies being placed in suitable homes, with many having breeding endorsements/restrictions placed on their KC registrations, this has prevented indiscriminate breeding and population explosion that many breeds in this country have experienced. The American Polish Lowland Sheepdog Association is a welcoming association and welcomes all Pon owners and breeders who are willingto adhere to the Constitution and by-laws, and who are willing to follow the Codes of Ethics and Conduct. Being a member of the Association is a privilege and not a right. Fun, social, KC Good Citizen, obedience, agility, heelwork to music. The Polish Lowland Sheepdog Club will be holding a breed specific seminar and assessment at Chesterfield, Derbyshire again next year, for further details please contact Diane Mottram (01246 205166 mybeards.pon@btinternet.com) The Polish Lowland Sheepdog is known as the POLSKI OWCZAREK NIZINNY in Poland so breed devotes often refer to them as PONs. There is a wonderful collection of PON memorabilia for the enthusiast costing a few pence upwards.