Yakutian Laika (Yakut Laika) is a newly developed dog breed with an ancient history. It is a working breed that originates from the Yakutia region of the Russian Siberia and can be used for sledding, hunting, reindeer herding, as well as a family pet. This kind of Laikas is a close relative of the … [Read more...]
Big Russian Dogs
Large Russian dogs from heavy built Russian shepherds - Ovcharka guard dogs - to elegant Borzoi.
The Caucasian Shepherd, or Caucasian Ovcharka is the most brutal Russian dog breed. It is a large, even-tempered dog with powerful and muscular body, bear-look face, deeply set oval dark eyes, round-shaped cropped ears and low carried long tail. It has a thick and water resistant double coat in … [Read more...]
The Central Asian Shepherd, the Alabai, or the Central Asian Ovcharka is strengthening its reputation in Europe and America as one of the best Russian guard dogs. This massive and powerful dog of above average height has a bear shaped head, a harmoniously built body with a large chest and wide … [Read more...]
The East-European Shepherd, often called the Russian German shepherd, is a Soviet dog variation of the German Shepherd. This Russian dog breed is larger and heavier built than its German ancestor. It has a powerful and muscular frame, a massive head with dark, oval shaped eyes, and long, vertical … [Read more...]
The Borzoi Hunting Sighthound is definitely the most aristocratic Russian dog. Having a rising reputation of a glamour pet, this Russian wolfhound often accompanies celebrities and takes part in luxuries commercials. This coverdog can be easily recognized for its long, narrow head and tall, slender … [Read more...]
Among Russian guard dogs there is a unique Moscow dog, which combines great watching and guarding abilities with tenderness of a companion pet. The Moscow Watchdog is a Russian dog breed, developed in the Soviet Union after the WWII. This Soviet dog is very large and heavy, it has a massive, … [Read more...]