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Anatolian Shepherd Dog

"Baxter"

Anatolian Shepherd Dog profile

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Lifespan: 13-15 Years

Avg height: 71-81cm

Avg weight: 41-64kg

Coat type: Thick, dense coat.

Coat colours: White, brindle, blue fawn, red fawn, liver, white & biscuit.

Originally bred for: Livestock guardian, originating in Turkey.

Breed traits: Courageous, independent, affectionate.

 

A little about the Anatolian Shepherd Dog

Originally utilised as a guardian of livestock, the Anatolian Shepherd Dog has retained its protective instincts and is a devoted guardian to its family. Not outwardly aggressive, this breed can be territorial but otherwise laidback and friendly to children. 

 

 

ANATOLIAN SHEPHERD DOG HEALTH INFORMATION

The Anatolian Shepherd most commonly experiences Canine Hip Dysplasia and Entropian (eyelid disorder). Otherwise, they are a largely healthy breed.