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Breed Group Group 9: Large Guardian Pastoral/Mountain Dogs
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Origin Country Turkey
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Other Name(s) Turkish Mastiff
Breed Type Pure
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Anatolian Mastiff

Breed Group Group 9: Large Guardian Pastoral/Mountain Dogs
Sub-group :
Origin Country Turkey
Weight Males: 0-0 pounds. Females: 0-0 pounds.
Height Males: 0-0 inches. Females: 0-0 inches.
Other Name(s) Turkish Mastiff
Breed Type Pure
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Origins

Head: Wide, heavy and rectangular in shape. Eyes: Small, dark hazel in color. Ears: Rounded and set high on head. Muzzle: Wide and well tapered. Nose: Black and self-colored according to coat. Bite: Scissor or level. Neck: Powerful, muscular, medium length and slightly arched. Chest: Deep, broad and well-rounded, descending to the level of elbows. Ribs are well-sprung and extend well back. Body: Back is level, muscular and powerful, with well muscled and slightly arched loins. Legs: Forelegs are strong, straight and set well apart. Hind legs are wide and parallel. Feet: Round and compact, with arched toes and black nails. Tail: Long, reaching the hocks. Movement: Strong and driving, yet very agile. Temperament: Protective and aloof with strangers.

Breed Characteristics

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Breed Standard

BREED GROUP 9: Large Guardian Pastoral/Mountain Dogs

Head

Body and Tail

Forequarters and Hindquarters

Coat