Turkish Kangal

Turkish Kangal


Turkish Kangal

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Lifespan: 12-15 Years

Avg height: 71-81cm

Avg weight: 45-60kg

Coat type: Straight, dense, double coat 

Coat colours: Tan with black muzzle and ears

Originally bred for: Sheep guardianship 

Breed traits: Powerful, protective, predictable, calm, controlled, territorial


A little about Turkish Kangal

Originally from Turkey this large formidable breed, if properly trained, is a friendly protector and welcomes visitors and children into the family. They are sensitive and responsive to changed situations and courageous in the face of danger. An excellent guardian of livestock and their human family, this breed thrives with an experienced dog owner with strong leadership sensibilities. Training is essential for this independent powerhouse. They are territorial, so expect them to bark a lot.



Turkish Kangals can experience Hip dysplasia. 



Please be advised the information provided is purely an indicator of breed traits and characteristics and that within some breeds there can be significant variation.