Anatolian Shepherd
Anatolian Shepherd
Anatolian Shepherd

History

The Anatolian Shepherd or Anadolu çoban köpe?i is a livestock guardian dog breed that originated in the peninsula of Anatolia, which today forms a large portion of Turkey

Care and Health

Based on a small sample of 24 still-living dogs, the most common health issues cited by owners were dermatological, musculoskeletal defects, and lipomas.[15] Entropion and canine hip dysplasia are sometimes seen in the breed. Eyes and hips should be tested before breeding

Fun Fact

The Anatolian Shepherd Dog was imported from central Turkey into the United Kingdom by author and archaeologist Charmian Hussey.

Good For

Livestock guardian

Attributes

The Anatolian Shepherd is rugged, large, and very strong, with good sight and hearing that allow it to protect livestock.

Traits

Size large, medium Fur, sheds medium, high energy.

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