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Caucasian Shepherd

Overview of Caucasian Shepherd



Caucasian Shepherd dog breed is Pure breed Giant in size. Fur of Caucasian Shepherd is straight and course with an undercoat. Medium length . Basic origin of Caucasian Shepherd is Russia, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, historic Circassia. Caucasian Shepherd is Good With Children and Good With Other Animals and Fastest and Easiest to train, Caucasian Shepherd is commonly Alert, Quick, Strong, Calm, Powerful, Dominant. The Caucasian Shepherd's original purpose was to protect livestock. The typical Caucasian Ovtcharka is assertive, strong-willed and courageous. Unless properly socialized and trained, the Caucasian Shepherd may exhibit ferocious and unmanageable tendencies. It is very brave, alert, strong and hardy. It does not accept people it does not know and it has a powerful urge to defend. Everything and everyone who belongs to the family, including children, cats, other dogs, etc., will be regarded by this dog as part of its family and will be respected and protected. This dog should not be left alone with children, because if play becomes too rough, the Caucasian Ovtcharka my feel the need to protect your child, and may do it extensively. It has no time for strangers, but it will greet family friends warmly. It can be rather dominant toward other dogs it does not know. Some German fanciers employ the dogs as foremost guardians and deterrents.
Caucasian Shepherd is available in gray, fawn, tan, pied, brindle and white Colors.

Height and weight of Caucasian Shepherd

Adult Male of Caucasian Shepherd is about 99 - 154 pounds (45 - 70 kg) and adult female of Caucasian Shepherd is about 95 - 150 pounds in Weight.
Height of Caucasian Shepherd is commonly 68–75 cm (27–30 in).

Common Health Issues of Caucasian Shepherd


Caucasian Shepherd has tendency to suffer from hip dysplasia, obesity and occasional heart problems  

Appearance of Caucasian Shepherd

The Caucasian Shepherd has moderate deep-set, dark eyes. The ears are densely covered with hair for insulation. The hips are slightly raised from the line of the back. The tail is profusely covered with long feathering of heavy hair. The forelimbs are long, straight and densely boned. The paws are large and heavy, with hair between the toes, providing excellent insulation and protection. The nose is black and prominent with well opened, large nostrils. The thick, dense, weather-resistant coat has profuse feathering and is especially effective at keeping out the cold.

Working Class of Caucasian Shepherd

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

Training of Caucasian Shepherd

Caucasian Shepherd is easy to train.  It learns basic commands such as sit, stay, come easily. Behavior training is also very important for your Caucasian Shepherd.  Behavior training prevents and or corrects bad habits of your puppy or dog. Behavior and basic commands training for your Caucasian 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 Caucasian Shepherd

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

Behavior of Caucasian Shepherd with children and other pets

Everything and everyone who belongs to the family, including children, cats, other dogs, etc., will be regarded by this dog as part of its family and will be respected and protected.

Special instructions related to your Caucasian Shepherd

This is not a dog for everyone. It requires an owner who knows how to display strong leadership and who is willing to spend a lot of time socializing and training.

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