Loyal, strong, and courageous, Caucasian Shepherd Dog is definitely the family protector you need. They were originally bred to defend their home against predators in the Caucasus Mountain region which makes them the perfect watchdogs and protectors in modern times.
With this, you can expect this dog to be highly territorial with a ready-to-fight attitude. They are sometimes overly apprehensive around strangers and don't take well to other animals entering their territory, including other dogs. So be sure to train them in socializing with other humans and pets.
Dog Breed Group
24 - 34 Inches
36 - 45 kg
10 - 12 years
Low-energy dogs love lounging on the couch as you binge watch your all-time favorite series. They are up for cuddles or naps on your lap. These dogs are ideal company for a quiet afternoon.
Potential for Playfulness
From simple catch, sit and stay training, to more advanced lessons for tricks and agility, these dogs are up for the challenge. They are always looking forward to having playmates and playdates.
Dogs, and even humans, need exercise, yet these dog breeds are just fine in a less active lifestyle. They are not huge fans of adrenaline rush rather they are fond of solitude.
Forceful dogs are virougus; they may strain themselves wearing the leash, break obstacle courses and devour their food. If not properly trained, they are not advised around kids and the elderly without supervision.
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USUAL HEALTH PROBLEMS
Please take note of the following health diseases Caucassian Shephered Dog usually encounter
Gastric Dilatation and Volvulus (GDV)
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Brush her coat as needed, at least weekly. Caucasian Ovcharkas generally have good teeth, and you can keep them perfect by brushing them at least twice a week! Clean her ears weekly, even as a puppy. She’s a large smart dog with lots of energy, so keep her mind and body active or she’ll get bored.
Talk to your vet about possible eye issues. Caucasian Shepherds are prone to a few eye disorders, like cataracts, so speak to your breeder about any eye problems your Caucasian Shepherd could be predisposed to. Genetic screenings are also available for some heritable eye issues, so speak to your vet regarding those.
Watch your Caucasian Shepherd’s weight. One of the most common health issues for Caucasian Shepherds is obesity. Make sure you’re feeding your dog high-quality dog food, and avoid giving them excess treats, especially human food. Also, give your dog regular exercise to help prevent obesity.
Be aware that Caucasian Shepherds are prone to bloat. As a large breed dog, Caucasian Shepherds are prone to bloat. Consider gastropexy at the time of spay or neuter, and be mindful of excessive exercise after eating.
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