Akbash Dog

Akbash Dog

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Akbash dog (literally "white head" ) is native to western Turkey in the region known as the Akba, and it is primarily used as a livestock guardian dog. It is a large dog, weighing from 90 to 130 pounds (40 to 60 kg), averaging 90 pounds for the female and 120 lb (55 kg) for the male, but it is leaner than other Turkish guard dog breeds, and has a distinct white coat, long legs, a feathered curved tail, and pink skin blotched with black. It possesses characteristics of both mastiffs and sight hounds. The breed is often referred to as a sheep dog, but it does not herd its charges. Instead, it is designed to live with the flock and act as a guardian. It is supposed that the Akbash and the Kangal were originally distinct, natural and pure breeds and that they were combined to create the Anatolian Shepherd Dog.show more

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  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 104g
  • Junct
  • United States
  • English
  • 6133991429
  • 9786133991422