Anatolian Shepherd Breeders Wilmington DE

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First State Coton
(610) 368-4968
12 Gates Cir
Hockessin, DE
Breeds
Coton De Tulear

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Dogue de Bordeaux Society Inc
(925) 954-8644
155 Whispering Brook Way
Media, NJ
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Dogue De Bordeaux

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Gracewood Beagles
(302) 841-4248
PO Box 78
Bridgeville, DE
Breeds
Beagle

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First State Coton
(610) 368-4968
12 Gates Cir
Hockessin, DE
Breeds
Coton De Tulear

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Windcrest Animal Hospital
(302) 998-4730
3705 Lancaster Pike
Wilmington, DE
 
Imperial Kingdom Blue Bullies
(610) 563-1898
407 Bucktoe Rd
Avondale, PA
Breeds
American Pit Bull Terrier

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West Highland White Terrier Club of America
(203) 325-0201
1037 Pottstown Pike
West Chester, PA
Breeds
West Highland White Terrier

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Duck Creek Black Russian
(302) 423-8956
14055 Chester Ave
Saratoga, DE
Breeds
Black Russian Terrier

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Petco
(302) 636-0860
4391 Kirkwood Hwy
Wilmington, DE
 
Concord Pet Foods and Supplies Inc
(302) 478-3121
3703 Concord Pike
Wilmington, DE
 
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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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