About the Anatolian Shepherd...
Known before as the Anatolian Karabash, they have existed for centuries
in the Anatolian plateau of Turkey where they were used to guard
flocks of sheep. The Anatolian Shepherd is one of several large guarding
from that country. The breed has been put to use in combat duty,
well as for hunting big game. Today, however they are used as working
dogs, to guard the flocks. The Anatolians have
not only strength, but swiftness as well, and can dispatch
Anatolians are alert, intelligent, calm and instinctively
Anatolian Shepherds will happily live indoors, but will do better in an outdoor environment. They are very loving toward their family children, but other children should be properly introduced. Not recommended as an apartment dog as they need a home with a large backyad. The owner of an Anatolian Shepherd needs to be strong and exert dominance over them.