I have a caucasian shepherd caucasian ovcharka who is now almost 3 months old he weighs around 21 kgs 46 2 lbs and is 21 inches tall at the withers. History of caucasian ovcharka.
The caucasian shepherd known also as caucasian mountain dog is one of the oldest mastiff type breeds originating from the caucasus mountains between the black sea and the caspian sea armenia azerbaijan georgia and southern russia.
Ovcharka caucasian mountain dog size. Caucasian ovcharka is an easy keeper for its size. All of our breeding dogs are akc certified. This is a.
The preferred height at the withers is in the range 67 70 cm for bitches and 72 75 cm for dogs. A lactating or pregnant bitch and a growing puppy can eat 8 10 cups daily but an adult unstressed dog might eat comparatively less. The head is large wedge shaped and tapers slightly to a blunt muzzle with high set hanging ears which may be cropped and deep set oval shaped eyes.
This is a large dog breed. The lifespan of the caucasian shepherd is around 10 to 12 years. The caucasian shepherd dog is a working dog breed that originated from the russian caucasus mountains mostly used a livestock guardian dog.
Another name for this breed is the bakshan. The minimum heights and weights for registration are 64 cm and 40 kg for bitches and 68 cm and 50 kg for dogs. Also known as russian caucasian mountain dogs or russian shepherds these large breed dogs are known for being a protective breed and for their loyalty.
The caucasian ovcharka is a large dog. We are one of only a handful of caucasian ovcharka breeders in the usa. What is the caucasian ovcharka shepherd growth chart.
Caucasian ovcharka comes to the usa history of the breed. These include the caucasian mountain dog and the caucasian shepherd dog. Feed the dog with a high quality food which should provide necessary nutrition.
This dog is classified as a large dog breed. While it is most commonly referred to as the caucasian ovcharka it is also known by several other names. It s believed that the caucasian shepherd dogs have been around for more than 2 000 years.
Although its first official show ring appearance outside the caucasus was in the 1930s in germany the caucasian mountain dog has existed since ancient times like many eastern molossers. The caucasian ovcharka is a powerful athletic dog strongly muscled and heavily boned in proportion to height. It s a large dog breed at about 24 to 34 inches tall weighing between 80 to 220 pounds.
The minimum height for a healthy adult male is.