TURKISH KANGAL DOGS – ANATOLIAN SHEPHERDS – SIX THOUSAND YEARS OF LIVESTOCK GUARDING PERFECTED
The Anatolian Shepherd/Turkish Kangal dog is a landrace breed that has be developed in Turkey for over six thousand years. It is one of the Livestock Guardian Dogs. The breed is known for their excellent guarding and defense of many different livestock. This breed works singularly or in a group to fend off large predators like, wolves, medium to large cats, and small predators like Raccoon, bobcats, and coyote. The dogs even work to protect their flocks from birds of prey.