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Anatolian Shepherd Dog


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Anatolian Shepherd Dog
Anatolian Shepherd Dog
Anatolian Shepherd Dog during the international dogs show in Katowice, Poland
The Anatolian was developed to be independent and forceful, responsible for guarding its master's flocks without human assistance or direction.

Anatolian shepherd dogs, as name suggests, originates in Kangal region of Sivas, Turkey. they can grow up to be 240 lbs. These traits make it challenging as a pet; owners of dogs of this breed must socialize the dogs to turn them into appropriate companions. They are intelligent and can learn quickly but might choose not to obey; this is not a dog for a beginning or shy owner. They become very protective of other animals in the household, and will treat them as their flock.

They have also been known to kill bears to protect their charges. According to Turkish shepherds, three Anatolian Shepherd Dogs are capable of overcoming a pack of five wolves and kill one of two of them.


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Anatolian Shepherd Dog Facts

Name:
The name of the domestic breed...
Anatolian Shepherd Dog
Origin:
The area where the animal first came from...
North America
Average Size:
The average length (L) or height (H) of the animal...
76cm (30in)
Average Weight:
The average measurement of how heavy the animal is...
68kg (150lbs)
Average Life Span:
The average time the animal lives for...
13 years
Group:
The domestic group such as cat or dog...
Guard
Colour:
The colour of the animal's coat or markings...
Red, Brown, White, Cream
Average Litter Size:
The average number of babies born at once...
9
Temperament:
The way the animal thinks, behaves or reacts...
Courageous, powerful and sturdy
Training:
The level of house-training needed for the animal...
Should be trained from an early age and respond best to motivational training as they can be dominant and stubborn

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