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Anatolian Shepherd Info

Anatolian Shepherd Breed Information

Learn all about Anatolian Shepherds at Petstew.com. If you’re interested in adopting or buying a Anatolian Shepherd, or just a dog lover, you should research all details including the Anatolian Shepherd breed temperament, coat, colors, shedding, health, grooming requirements, and more.
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Lifespan: 12-15 years Height: 26-30" Shedding: Heavy Litter Size: 5-10 pups
Group: Herding Weight: 90-150 lbs Hair Length: Long, Medium Size: XL

Breed Overview

The Anatolian Shepherd is a XL dog breed, with a starting weight of 90 lbs that can reach 150 lbs. It is officially part of the Herding group and recognized by the CKC, FCI, AKC, UKC, NKC, NZKC, APRI, ACR. Some critical information for potential owners. The Anatolian Shepherd breed has a typical lifespan of 12 to 15 years, Long, Medium hair, and have Heavy shedding. Breeders interested in the Anatolian Shepherd should know that the average litter size is between 5 to 10 puppies.

Anatolian Shepherd Breed Characteristics

Group Herding Drooler no
Size XL Guard Dog yes
Origin Turkey Easy to Train yes
Kid Friendly yes Hypoallergenic no
Stranger Friendly no Active Indoors no
Apartment Friendly no Exercise Demands no
Pet Friendly yes Yard Needs large
Intelligent Grooming Requirements monthly
Barks Dangerous no

Anatolian Shepherd Temperament

intelligent, clever and devoted dog breed who is eager to please and easy to train

Health Problems

hip dysplasia, blindness and deafness

Anatolian Shepherd Coat

Anatolian Shepherd Dog Colors

Any color

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