I've never heard of the Akbash until today, but what a beautiful dog. Акбаш

I've never heard of the Akbash until today, but what a beautiful dog.

Akbash Maremma Dog / Turkish Shepherd / Akbaş Çoban Köpeği / Akbas Coban Kopegi

Akbash Maremma Dog / Turkish Shepherd / Akbaş Çoban Köpeği / Akbas Coban Kopegi Excellent, loyal guard dog, although training is necessary. Wary of strangers.

Is the Akbash Dog Ideal For You?

Akbash dogs are not ideal for everyone.

Akbash...This is an intelligent, courageous and loyal dog, completely dedicated and devoted to its owner and any livestock in its charge. Independent with strong protective instincts. Is a natural guardian that even at a very young age will bond strongly with the livestock it is protecting. It has such strong maternal instincts that sheep will often allow this dog to sniff and clean their newborn lambs and will flock behind their guardian when threatened. They are naturally dog aggressive.

This is an intelligent, courageous and loyal dog, completely dedicated…

Akbash Maremma Dog / Turkish Shepherd / Akbaş Çoban Köpeği / Akbas Coban Kopegi / Акбаш

Akbash Maremma Dog / Turkish Shepherd / Akbaş Çoban Köpeği / Akbas Coban Kopegi / Акбаш

https://flic.kr/p/5NtNSi | Akbash | Akbash should have gazzel like movement, as shown here, with massive overreach

Akbash (by Aphelion Art). A Turkish livestock guardian. Known as being 'naturally discerning', aware of all its surroundings and on the lookout for anything out of the ordinary.

A Turkish sheep herding dog called an Akbaş (dog with white head, as opposed to the better know Kangal that has a black face). The Akbaş is known for being a big sweetie pie until a bear comes by...

A Kurdish sheep herding dog called an Akbaş (dog with white head, as opposed to the better know Kangal that has a black face). The Akbaş is known for being a big sweetie pie until a bear comes by.

An ancient livestock protection breed from Turkey, the Akbash Dog is a large, white dog with excellent sight and hearing, as well as a fast and protective nature, says Orysia Dawydiak, co-author of "Livestock Protection Dogs -- Selection, Caring and Training" and registrar for Akbash Dogs International.

An ancient livestock protection breed from Turkey, the Akbash Dog is a large…

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