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Anatolian Shepherd


The Anatolian Shepherd Dog (Turkish: Anadolu çoban köpeği) is a breed of dog which originated in Anatolia (central Turkey) and was further developed as a breed in America. It is rugged, large and very strong; with superior sight and hearing allowing it to protect livestock. With its high speed and agility it is able to run down a predator with great efficiency. American Kennel Club classifies asworking dog, The Kennel Club classifies as shepherd dog and Fédération Cynologique Internationale classifies as molossus/mountain dog #331 (group 2 part 2.2)

WeightMale50–65 kg (110–143 lb)
Female40–55 kg (88–121 lb)
HeightMale74–81 cm (29–32 in)
Female71–79 cm (28–31 in)
Coatshort, rough
Colourfawn, brindle
Litter size5-10 pups
Life span13-15 years

source : wikipedia 

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