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Anatolian Shepherd Dog

Size: Large

Weight: 80 - 150 lbs.

Height: 27" - 29"

Life Span: 10 - 13 years

Health Problems: CHD

Origin: Turkey

Also Known As: Kban Kopegi, Karabash Dog, Kangal Dog

Group: Working

Category: Companion Dog, Guard Dog

Exercise Needs

The Anatolian Shepherd Dog requires daily brisk exercise.

Grooming Needs

Quick weekly brushing is necessary for your Anatolian Shepherd Dog.


The Anatolian Shepherd is friendly, easygoing, dutiful and protective of its family.

Compatibility with Kids

Good with children.


Flock guardian for nomadic tribes over 4,000 years ago.

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