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Anatolian Shepherd Dog

Group Pastoral Dogs
AKC Group AKC Working Dogs
Temperament independent, protective
Size large dog breeds
Feeding Very Large Feeding Dog breeds
Coat care Moderate Grooming
Activeness Moderately Active Dog Breeds
How friendly is this dog? Unsociable Dog Breeds
Watch dog Fierce Watch Dog
Training Moderately difficult to train dogs breeds

Anatolian Shepherd Dog Facts

First used for Guarding the flock
Country of origins Turkey
Year of origin 1000 bc
Colors All whole colors
Height (min) 28 inches (71 cm)
Height (max) 32 inches (81 cm)
Weight (min) 90 lbs (40 kg)
Weight (max) 141 lbs (64 kg)
Life expectancy (min) 12 years
Life expectancy (max) 15 years