Anatolian Shepherd

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Anatolian Shepherd Facts

  • Breed Type: Purebred
  • Size: Large
  • Lifespan: 13 – 15 years
  • Temperament: Bold, Confident, Independent, Intelligent, Proud, Steady
  • Colors: Blue Fawn, Brindle, Liver, Red Fawn, White, White and Biscuit
  • Hypoallergenic: No
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Despite being a “shepherd”, the Anatolian Shepherd is not a herding dog. But he’s a hard worker in other ways. This breed was and is most often used to guard livestock.

A rugged and independent dog, the Anatolian Shepherd is able to ward off predators simply by being around.

But goats and sheep aren’t the only animals the Anatolian watches over. This pup actually plays a role in keeping endangered animals safe.

Including one in particular that you really wouldn’t expect…







Anatolian Shepherd Health Issues