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Anatolian Shepherd

Purebred Dog Breed

Description

Large, rugged, powerful and impressive, possessing great endurance and agility. Developed through a set of very demanding circumstances for a purely utilitarian purpose; he is a working guard dog without equal, with a unique ability to protect livestock.

Coloring

All color patterns and markings are equally acceptable.

Temperament

Alert and intelligent, calm and observant, instinctively protective, he is courageous and highly adaptable, loyal and responsive. Highly territorial, he is a natural guard.

Origin

The Anatolian ShepherdÆs origins are vague, but they are believed to be descendents of the ancient livestock guardians of ancient Mesopotamia. Their origins date back to around 6, 000 years ago. Anatolians have been long prized for their working ability, and breeding was strictly controlled early on to ensure a top-notch guardian.

Care Level

Easy

petkey™ Breed Statistics

# Registered Pets 271
Males 130 (47.97 %)
Females 141 (52.03 %)
Microchip Count 246 (90.77 %)
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