Anatolian Shepherd or Karabash
Good with Kids:
The Anatolian Shepherd dog or Karabash are not suitable for life in a flat. They are very brave, dominant but stubborn and demanding. They get on well with children from the family and are good watchdogs
Country of origin:
Large dog breeds
This equable dog is brave and demanding of itself unsure of strangers can be stubborn and dominant is reasonably independent and very vigilant
Working dog breeds (AKC)
74-81cm for dogs and 71-79cm for bitches
50-65kg for dogs and 40-55kg for bitches.
The breed generally get on well with other animals provided it has been introduced to them when young they are rather reserved towards stranger but there are seldom problem with children from its own family.
The outer protective coat is smooth haired with a sheen and family short but longer around the collar and tail any color is permitted but the most accepted are plain cream to fawn with a black face and ears
the Anatolian shepherd dog required little grooming during moulting use a comb with a double row of metal teeth to remove the dead and loose hairs of the under layer of the coat
The Anatolian shepherd is not a dog for beginners it needs a handler who naturally radiates leadership the best result are achieved with a determined consistent and loving approach it is very important to begging training quit early because fully grown dogs are too strong and too dig to be corrected