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Anatolian Shepherd Dog  

 

The Anatolian Shepherd Dog is an ancient breed (over 6,000 years!) who was bred to blend in with the livestock he is charged with protecting. He is a larger breed (up to 29” and 150lbs), typically loving and loyal to his family, though reserved around strangers. While sometimes an “independent thinker,” the Anatolian Shepherd can nonetheless be trained. Regular exercise and grooming are important for this breed.

Active, guardian, independent

Anatolian Shepherd Dog Club of America

 

Data & Facts

Scientific Classification
Kingdom - Animalia
Phylum - Chordata
Class - Mammalia
Order - Carnivora
Family - Canidae
Genus - Canis
Species - Canis Lupus
Subspecies - Canis Lupus Familiaris
Breed - Anatolian Shepherd Dog

 

 


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