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Anatolian Shepherd

Breed Standard of the Anatolian Shepherd

General Appearance:

It is a large, powerful, rugged dog, having both great agility and endurance.


Dewlap not excessive; eyes almond-shaped; V-shaped ears with rounded apex


Long, highest, with a curl in the end; carried in a wheel when alert


Any, most common is fawn with black mask


Weight: Male 110 – 150 lb; Female 80 – 120 lb

Height: Male from 29” up; Female: from 27” up


This is a serious dog, devoted to its family and its duty as family protector. At the same time, it is laid back and easygoing, never on the lookout for trouble.