Bulgarian Shepherd, Karakachan and Caucasian Shepherd Mix : Appearance, Temperament, Behavior, Qualities, Training, Exercise, Health Issues, Picture, Height and Weight : nextdogbreed.com
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Bulgarian Shepherd

Overview of Bulgarian Shepherd


Bulgarian Shepherd dog breed is Hybrid dog cross between Karakachan and Caucasian Shepherd. Bulgarian Shepherd is Large in size. Fur of Bulgarian Shepherd is shallow . Basic origin of Bulgarian Shepherd is Bulgaria. Bulgarian Shepherd is fastest is commonly proud, domineering, wary to strangers, brave and intelligent dog of tough, steady and independent character
Bulgarian Shepherd is available in white with red or black large spots.

Height and weight of Bulgarian Shepherd

Adult Male of Bulgarian Shepherd is about 40-55 Kg and adult female of Bulgarian Shepherd is about 30-45 Kg in Weight.
Height of Bulgarian Shepherd is commonly 63–75 cm.

Common Health Issues of Bulgarian Shepherd


Bulgarian Shepherd is a healthier breed like other hybrid breeds. However Bulgarian Shepherd has tendency to suffer from Hip displacia.  

Appearance of Bulgarian Shepherd

The skull is broad and massive; the upper profile is slightly rounded with a shallow furrow on the forehead; the occipital bone is slightly pronounced. Upper line of body Horizontal, straight. Withers Well-pronounced, long and muscular. Back Straight, broad and well-muscled. Loins Of medium length, broad, well-muscled. Pronounced above the upper line.

Working Class of Bulgarian Shepherd

Basically Bulgarian Shepherd is Guard dog but is also used as Herding dog.

Training of Bulgarian Shepherd

Bulgarian Shepherd require training in early age like other hybrid dogs. Bulgarian Shepherd is easy to train.  It learns basic commands such as sit, stay, come easily. Behavior training is also very important for your Bulgarian Shepherd.  Behavior training prevents and or corrects bad habits of your puppy or dog. Behavior and basic commands training for your Bulgarian 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 Bulgarian Shepherd

Daily exercise for your Bulgarian 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 Bulgarian Shepherd is recommended Running,Fetching regular according to its breed specific exercise requirements.

Behavior of Bulgarian Shepherd with children and other pets

Bulgarian Shepherd is proud, domineering, wary to strangers, brave and intelligent dog of tough, steady and independent character.

Special instructions related to your Bulgarian Shepherd

When U.S. President George W. Bush visited Bulgaria in 2003, Bulgarian site presented him with a Bulgarian shepherd.

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