Akbash - Dog Breed Characteristics & Care

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They are calm and sensitive dogs, they are awkward, but not aggressive either. When used as guard dogs, they are alert to strangers outside their territory, as well as unusual sounds and changes. The breed was raised not to be hostile, but to be discerning and able to think independently.

Brief Information

Breed GroupWorking Dogs
Height27 to 34 inches
Average weight75 to 140 pounds
Lifespan10 to 12 years