Kangal Dog – Can This Guard Dog Be A Pet Too?
The term “kangal” refers to the bark of a dog. The word comes from the Sanskrit root meaning “to roar”. There are several breeds of dogs with this sound, but it is most commonly associated with the dingo (Canis lupus dingo). These dogs have been bred over thousands of years for their ability to hunt small animals such as rodents and rabbits. They are known for their strength and agility.
There are many different types of these dogs, including the dingo, which are all called dingoes in Australia. There is also a type of greyhound called a ghanji or a javanese hound called a bahia. There is even another breed of dog that resembles the dingo, but they belong to other breeds altogether: the shiba inu.
These dogs are very popular because they are easy to train and love attention. However, they do require a lot of exercise. Some people prefer them for their docility, while others like them for their hunting skills.
A few things to keep in mind when looking at buying a kangal dog:
They need regular walks and playtime. They will not get along well with other pets, so make sure that there is enough space around your new pet. The kangal dog is an animal and should not be treated as a human, so do not be offended if it does not respond well to commands.
This breed of dog is very rare, which means that the price of buying or selling one is very high. Even if you find one for free, there may be a catch involved. As always, use caution when dealing with people online or in real life.
Many people in Australia own kangals. It is not uncommon to find a free one running around in the wilderness. If you are worried about the legality of owning a kangal without papers, then you should check your local laws concerning exotic pets.
If you want to choose a rare breed of dog to impress your friends and family, then you should consider buying or adopting a kangal dog. They are very rare in most parts of the world, so people will think you are very special if you have one.
This video is about a kangal dog.
This video is about an Anatolian shepherd.
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The domestic livestock resources of Turkey: breed descriptions and status of guard and hunting dogs by O Yilmaz, M Ertugrul, RT Wilson – 63rdAnnual Meeting of the …, 2012 – researchgate.net
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NATIVE DOG BREEDS OF TURKEY by O YILMAZ – researchgate.net