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Guardian dog - Reserved with strangers & loyal with family






The Kangal Dog is a breed of domestic dog (Canis lupus familiaris), and is the national breed of Turkey. It is of an early mastiff type with a solid, pale tan or sabled coat, and with a black mask; indeed, another name for the breed is Karabash which translates into black head.




The breed is often referred to as a sheep dog, but it does not herd its charges. Instead, it is developed to live with the flock and act as a livestock guardian dog, fending off wolves, bears and jackals.The Turkish Kangal Dog's protectiveness and gentleness with small children and animals has led to its growing popularity as a guardian for families as well, as it watches members of its flock with extreme devotion.



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The Kangal dogs should be calm, controlled, independent, and protective. They may be aloof towards strangers, but a well-socialized Kangal Dog is friendly with visitors and especially children. They must never be shy or vicious. A well-trained Kangal is sensitive and alert to changing situations, responding to threats with judicious warnings and courageous action if necessary. They make good guardians of livestock and humans alike, but they may not be suitable for inexperienced dog owners, as the independent intelligence of the Kangal makes for a difficult pupil.
A working Kangal on duty will station itself on a high vantage point overlooking its flock. On hot days, the dog will dig itself a hollow in the ground to keep cool. Novices learn by staying close to older dogs. The dogs will work in pairs or teams depending on the size of the flock, taking up positions around the sheep and changing position. The intensity of their patrols around the sheep increases at nightfall.


When suspicious, a Kangal will stand with its tail and ears erect and give an alarm call, inciting the sheep to gather around it for protection. The Kangal’s first instinct is to place itself between the perceived threat and the sheep or master. Once the sheep are safely behind it, the Kangal confronts the intruder. When faced with a wolf, the Kangal sometimes is successful in intimidating the enemy, but it will resort to a physical confrontation if the predator stands its ground.Specialized wolf killers are known as "kurt├žul kangal" in their homeland. There are certain experts who dispute the kangal's alleged wolf-killing abilities, citing the fact that wolves outmatch dogs in head size and jaw strength.
Kangal Shepherd dogs are very brave, quick and agile. They are quite good to women and children and quite a dissuasive weapon against bad people as they are intelligent and strong insights and are faithful to their owners. When they are scolded by their owners they are ashamed like a child, look so sad and innocent for begging their owners to forgive their mistake. They show their feelings not only through position, behaviors, mimics and gestures but also in various tones of barking.


HEIGHT
30 - 34 inch


WEIGHT
60-65 kg


LIFE SPAN
13- 15 Yrs


GROOMING

Like any other Shepherd dog Kangal also requires thorough brushing of it's double coat skin. They are heavy shedder during season.







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Your dog gives you a lifetime of unconditional love, loyalty, and friendship.
Dogs truly are one of the greatest gifts that God ever gave us.
They give us unconditional love just as God does and remind us daily that we too can love this way if we choose.
A dog forms a strong bond with his/her master and defends his/her family fiercely.
Before doing this a dog never ask humans

· What’s your religion, caste, creed and race buddy?
· Will you be able to feed me all your life?
· Will you treat me as your family, all your life?
· Will you be having patience to train me?
· Will you able to shell out time to take me to walk everyday?


Ironically, the dog never asks all these questions from humans before accepting them as their owners.
Dog gives companionship to humans, inspite of all the odds , a dog never leaves it’s master.

A dog in his mind only wants to please his owner.
He devotes his entire life to his human owner.


Thru this blog, i want to create an awareness about the above mentioned beautiful dog breeds who have always been misunderstood and always been overhyped by media by false stories, posing them as murderous beast.

A dog have always played the role of "Man's best freind" but unfortunately we humans at times fail to play the role of being the "best owner".



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