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Anatolian Shepherd

Anatolian Shepherd

Anatolian Shepherd is an active and large breed of dog originated in Turkey which considered as a Shepherd’s and livestock guardian.  He’s a very impressive dog breed which has a very high level of intelligence.This energetic dog breed found in 6 colors White, Brindle, Liver, Red Fawn, Blue fawn and  White&Biscuit.

One thing you should consider about Anatolian Shepherd that he might become aggressive and uncontrollable if the dog owner does not properly socialize him. These breeds specialized in digging.  To get fit and energetic these dog breeds consistently required more exercise.

Life Span 13 – 15 years
Color White, Brindle, Liver, Red Fawn, Blue Fawn, White & Biscuit
Temperament Steady, Bold, Independent, Confident, Intelligent, Proud
Height Male: 74–81 cm Female: 71–79 cm
Weight Male: 50–65 kg Female: 40–55 kg
Origin Turkey
Group Working Group

They mostly shed in spring, and it might create a crazy moment for you. This breed is not friendly with strangers, but he is more affectionate with his family members.  But this dog is not for you if you have small kids in your family because this dog gets irritate with kids crying sound.

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Besides having a heavy coat, Anatolian Shepherd required less grooming and easily groomed. This breed only made for those people having a big house with big yards.

Breed Characteristics

Adapts well to Apartment Living
Sensitivity Level
Tolerates being Alone
Kids Friendly
Dog Friendly
Friendly toward Strangers
Easy to Train
Intelligence Level
Easy To Groom
Exercise Needs
Energy Level
Exercise Needs

Anatolian Shepherd stood between 27-30 inches at the shoulder and weighed up to 160 pounds.

NOTE: This dog breeds perform well if they have fed by optimum amount of high-quality dog food whether it is commercially manufactured or prepared at home under veterinarian’s supervision.


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