Anatolian Shepherd Breeders Ann Arbor MI

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Steel Jaw Kennels
(734) 945-9069
3382 Washtenaw Ave
Ann Arbor, MI
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Perro De Presa Canario

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Nancy Everhart
(248) 449-3177
10107 7 Mile Rd
Northville, MI
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Labrador Retriever

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Von Der Kruse Rottweilers
(517) 546-0608
3674 Golf Club Rd
Howell, MI
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Rottweiler

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Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier Club of America
30150 Telegraph Rd Ste 373
Bingham Farms, MI
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Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier

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Black Forest Kennels
(810) 287-1102
8204 E Dodge Rd
Otisville, MI
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German Shepherd Dog

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Lionhart Chihuahuas
(734) 502-5221
52911 Glory Land St
South Lyon, MI
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Chihuahua

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Timber Oaks
(231) 946-0680
10010 Center Hwy
Traverse City, MI
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Portuguese Water Dog

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North American Bordeaux Federation
7608 Westlake Rd
Bellevue, MI
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Dogue De Bordeaux

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Lil' Tails
866-96-GATOR (42867)
1308 S Dickinson Ave
Fremont, MI
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Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

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Boo's Bulldog Farm
(586) 292-4753
15155 Reid Rd
Romeo, MI
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Bulldog

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Anatolian Shepherd Information, Pictures of Anatolian Shepherds

Anatolian Shepherd Dogs

Anatolian Shepherd Dogs are loving and loyal household companions. Protective and alert, they make excellent watchdogs. They also form strong bonds with children, being both gentle and playful. Because they are so big and strong, careful training is needed from an early age. Anatolian Shepherd Dogs are very intelligent, however, and learn commands and rules quickly.

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Things You Should Know

Anatolian Shepherd Dogs can live as long as 14 years. Common health issues include eye problems, hip dysplasia and hypothyroidism. The Anatolian Shepherd needs little grooming attention except during their shedding seasons. An occasional brushing will suffice during non-shedding months.

Anatolian Shepherd History

The Anatolian Shepherd Dog originated more than 5,000 years ago in Turkey. Used by nomadic shepherds for herding, watching and guarding flocks, the Anatolian Shepherd had the size, ruggedness and adaptability for Turkey’s harsh terrain. They first became popular in the U.S. in the 1950s.

The Look of a Anatolian Shepherd

Anatolian Shepherd Dogs have large, muscular frames covered in short coats that can come in almost any color. They have large, somewhat broad heads with square muzzles, hanging V-shaped ears and almond-shaped eyes. Their thick tails sometimes curl slightly at the end. Overall, the Anatolian Shepherd Dog has a confident but calm look.

Talk About Anatolian Shepherds  Not for the beginner

We absolutely love our Anatolian Shepherd, Bear. He is a loving, watchful dog who can't get enough affection. He is awesome with children and a very quick learner.

However, this breed does have its own mind. You need to fully understand dog mentality and pack behavior and establish yourself as alpha, or boss, from the get-go. At the same time, Bear is very responsive to reprimands, and a little goes a long way. Calm, gentle yet firm training, and lots of praise goes a long way with our gentle giant.

They like to roam and will do so at every opportunity, so this is not a great off-leash dog. Thankfully when Bear escapes, he knows where his bread is buttered and he always comes back after a short jaunt!

_1_Melanie H. , owner of an Anatolian Shepherd

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