Pandharpuri is the milch as well as draft purpose breed. This breed is named after the name of the geographical area i.e. Pandharpur block in the Solapur district of Maharashtra. These buffaloes are concentrated in Pandharpur, North Solapur, South Solapur, Barshi, Akkalkot, Sangola, and Mangalvedha tehsils of Solapur district; Miraj, Walwa, Jath and Tasgaon tehsils of Sangli district; and Karveer, Shirol, Panhala, Radhanagri, Hatkanangale, and Gadhinglaj tehsils of Kolhapur district. Milking behaviour is unique. The farmer takes animals to the customer’s door and supplies milk as per requirement. Then the animal is taken to the next customer and the animal is again milked. Like this, it may take 30 to 40 minutes for complete milking of the animal. This breed is usually black but varies from light to deep black. White markings are found on the forehead, legs, and tail in few animals. The Horns are very long and extend beyond the shoulder blade, sometimes up to pin bones. These are of three types i.e. 1. Bharkand – curving backward and usually twisted. 2. Toki – curving backward, upward, and usually twisted outward. 3. Meti – flat running down. This breed is hardy and well suited to dry conditions. Pandharpuri Buffaloes has average body length 134 cm, height at wither 130 cm and chest girth 190 cm. The average age at first calving recorded as 1300 days, lactation length 330 days and inter-calving period 475 days. This breed has an average of 1300 kg of milk production per lactation.