Anatolian Shepherd and Kangal – is it the same breed? The Australian Kennel Council says “no”, the British Kennel Club says “yes”. In any case, these are wonderful dogs that are becoming more familiar and more popular in America. Some of Your Comments: Lugnos Dee: This video doesn’t reflect much of the greatness of this […]
Kangal Dog - a Bad Boy from the East
The Kangal is a working livestock guardian dog bred over centuries in Western Asia. This strong dog has a weatherproof double coat with a black facial mask.
The Kangal dog is alert and defensive. In their native Turkey, they call it the "only dog capable of killing wolves". Yet, a well-socialized Kangal is not aggressive to people.
There is much dispute about the origin of Kangal dog. The first Kangals were brought to the USA in 1985.
Please browse questions and articles about Kangal Dog below.
Brit: Why are Kurdish Kangal dogs illegal in the U.S? I saw a Kurdish Kangal dog for the first time on the internet. I know that they are used to protect herds and they keep wolves, bears, etc away but they also are known to have a good temperment and to be gentile with children. […]
Q: Kangal, Central Asian Ovcharka, or Caucasian Ovcharka? Which dog is the biggest or strongest? Photo Credit: Ger Dekker Answers and Views: Answer by Alley Taylor kangal Answer by Arthur Kangal and Central Asian Ovcharka is almost the same. The Central Asian dog breed consists of numerous types and lines like Alabai in Turkmenistan or Kangal in Turkey. […]
Q: Which dog would win between a Kangal and a pitbull in a dog fight? Photo Credit: thomaswanhoff Answers and Views: Answer by Tiliba Kangal dog will win pitbull in the dog fight because the Kangal’s teeth is more long and sharp than pitbull’s. Kangal’s muscle is more big than pitbull’s. I told you the […]
JD: Where in the USA can I buy a Kangal Dog? The price? Thanks? Turkish Kangal Dog Photo Credit: KorayGokhan /Flickr Answers and Views: Answer by SL There are a few reputable Kangal dog breeders here in the US, although there is a serious debate over the Kangal vs. Anatolian Shepherd. They are considered separate […]
Q: Is it true that the Kangal Dog Breed has the strongest bite force out of all Domestic Dog Breeds? and the Strongest Bite Force out of all Canids? even more than that of a Grey Wolf? I read something about this domestic Dog breed, the Turkish Kangal, they it was a Kangal from Sivas […]
Bob G: is the kangal dog breed turkish or kurdish? Photo Credit: Panegyrics of Granovetter/Flickr Answers and Views: Answer by dartass224 Kangal dog is Turkish. I believe Kurdish is a language... or something to do with dialect. Answer by Brenda N even though Kurdistan isnt officially a country, it is technically seen as one. Kurdistan however […]
Q: What's a better dog caucasian ovcharka or turkish kangal? I want a strong dog that can defend itself and have lots of courage. I live up north in a big 2 acre home. I need protection from animals and robbers. Answers and Views: Answer by cissy I had a Caucasian Ovcharka (now deceased) and currently […]