Category Akbash Dog - page 1
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The Akbash Dog are large breed of dogs from Turkey weighing from 34 to 64kg, the adult female are around 40kg and 54.5kg for the adult male. The are one of the most popular breeds in the World. It is popularly known that their ancestors of the Akbash dog were founded from the combination two breeds, the molosser and sighthound breeds because the Akbash dogs uniquely posess both the combination of molosser and sighthound qualities. This breeds are not shy, nor is it aggressive, it's personality tends to be calm, aware and naturally discerning. When trained as a protection dog they are very suspicious of strangers, aware of any unusual sounds in its territory. They will bark at unfamiliar sounds and smells and also on suspicious, threatening or disturbing sights which make them really good as guard dog.