Anatolian Shepherd, : Appearance, Temperament, Behavior, Qualities, Training, Exercise, Health Issues, Picture, Height and Weight : nextdogbreed.com
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Overview of Anatolian Shepherd



Anatolian Shepherd dog breed is Pure breed Large in size. Fur of Anatolian Shepherd is thick and wiry . Basic origin of Anatolian Shepherd is Turkey. Anatolian Shepherd is Good With Children and Good With Other Animals, Anatolian Shepherd is commonly Bold, Steady, Confident, Proud, Intelligent, Independent
Anatolian Shepherd is available in fawn, brindle Colors.

Height and weight of Anatolian Shepherd

Adult Male of Anatolian Shepherd is about 50–65 kg and adult female of Anatolian Shepherd is about 40–55 kg in Weight.
Height of Anatolian Shepherd is commonly 29–32 inches.

Common Health Issues of Anatolian Shepherd


Anatolian Shepherd has tendency to suffer from dermatologic, musculoskeletal, and lipomas  

Appearance of Anatolian Shepherd

Anatolian Shepherd have thick necks, broad heads, and sturdy bodies. Their lips are tight to their muzzle and they have triangular drop ears.

Working Class of Anatolian Shepherd

Basically Anatolian Shepherd is Guard dog but is also used as Watch and Herding dog.

Training of Anatolian Shepherd

Anatolian Shepherd is not easy to train.  It learns basic commands such as sit, stay, come easily. Behavior training is also very important for your Anatolian Shepherd.  Behavior training prevents and or corrects bad habits of your puppy or dog. Behavior and basic commands training for your Anatolian Shepherd should must on these lines. Do not get impatient. You will probably have to repeat the command many times. Never use negative reinforcement. Do not call your dog to come to you for punishment because this will teach your dog not to come on command. Be sure to keep any frustration out of the tone of your voice. If you feel yourself becoming frustrated, take a break. Your dog can sense this and will start to associate training with your unhappiness. You cannot hide your frustration from a dog. You cannot pretend. Dogs can feel human emotion, so stay relaxed, firm and confident.

Exercise and Fitness of Anatolian Shepherd

Daily exercise for your Anatolian Shepherd is important, dogs are living with human since thousands of years, wild dogs have challenges to survive so they work daily to find food, save food and themselves from other animals but companion dogs have nothing to do, they have ready food and couch to sit, which may affect their health, habits and activity.
Your Anatolian Shepherd is recommended Fetching,Running,Swimming regular according to its breed specific exercise requirements.

Behavior of Anatolian Shepherd with children and other pets

Anatolian Shepherd are generally wonderful and tolerant with children, but are necessarily dog aggressive, though socialization and training can temper such behavior.

Special instructions related to your Anatolian Shepherd

Anatolian Shepherd cannot be directed to attack or confront something unless their own drive or previous agitation has driven them to do so. This means that they are very independent, and due to their low prey drive, can be difficult to motivate to do work which is not part of their instinctive drives

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