Central Asian Shepherd Dog

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The Central Asian Shepherd Dog is an ancient livestock guardian dog breed from the Iranian plateau region. The name “Alabi” is a persian word meaning “Tin dog” Traditionally, the breed was used for guarding sheep and goat herds, as well as to protect and for guard duty.

Temperament: Imperturbable, Strong, Bold, Curious, Independent, Adaptable

Weight: Female: 88–140 lbs (40–65 kg), Male: 110–170 lbs (50–79 kg)

Height: Female: 24–27 inches (60–69 cm), Male: 26–31 inches (65–78 cm)

Colors: Black, White, Brindle, Piebald, Rust, Deadgrass, Grey

Origin: Turkmenistan, Russia, Central Asia, Iran, Afghanistan, Soviet Union, Kyrgyzstan

Litter Size: 5-7 Puppies

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