Akbash, : Appearance, Temperament, Behavior, Qualities, Training, Exercise, Health Issues, Picture, Height and Weight : nextdogbreed.com
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Overview of Akbash

Akbash dog breed is Pure breed Large in size. Fur of Akbash is smooth-short to medium-full white double coat . Basic origin of Akbash is Turkey. Akbash is Fastest, Akbash is commonly not shy, nor is it aggressive. When used as a protection dog, it is suspicious of strangers in its territory, and unusual sounds and changes in its environment. The breed is not naturally hostile, and is, instead, naturally discerning, bred to think independently.
Akbash is available in white Colors.

Height and weight of Akbash

Adult Male of Akbash is about 90–140 lb (41–64 kg) and adult female of Akbash is about 75–105 lb (34–48 kg) in Weight.
Height of Akbash is commonly 28–34 in (71–86 cm).

Common Health Issues of Akbash

Akbash has tendency to suffer from hip dysplasia and OCD  

Appearance of Akbash

has long legs, a tail that curls and is frequently feathered, and pink skin blotched with black or blackish-brown under its white coat. Eye rims, nose and lips should be completely black or blackish-brown for the show ring, but commonly they may have some pink.

Working Class of Akbash

Basically Akbash is Guard dog but is also used as Watch and Companion dog.

Training of Akbash

Akbash is easy to train.  It learns basic commands such as sit, stay, come easily. Behavior training is also very important for your Akbash.  Behavior training prevents and or corrects bad habits of your puppy or dog. Behavior and basic commands training for your Akbash should must on these lines. Do not get impatient. You will probably have to repeat the command many times. Never use negative reinforcement. Do not call your dog to come to you for punishment because this will teach your dog not to come on command. Be sure to keep any frustration out of the tone of your voice. If you feel yourself becoming frustrated, take a break. Your dog can sense this and will start to associate training with your unhappiness. You cannot hide your frustration from a dog. You cannot pretend. Dogs can feel human emotion, so stay relaxed, firm and confident.

Exercise and Fitness of Akbash

Daily exercise for your Akbash is important, dogs are living with human since thousands of years, wild dogs have challenges to survive so they work daily to find food, save food and themselves from other animals but companion dogs have nothing to do, they have ready food and couch to sit, which may affect their health, habits and activity.
Your Akbash is recommended Fetching,Running regular according to its breed specific exercise requirements.

Behavior of Akbash with children and other pets

They are opportunists for taking over control so they are best placed with children over eight years of age, when the child can participate in submission exercises, with an adult, on the dog.

Special instructions related to your Akbash

Akbash Dogs are not recommended for apartment life. They are relatively inactive indoors and do best with a minimum of a ¼ acre and at least a 5' tall fence. They should live in semi-rural or rural settings. This breed is quiet and clean in the house.

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