When grown properly a healthy Caucasian resembles a lion. The dog is commonly bred in mountainous regions of Transcaucasia. Let’s discuss this in detail.
Caucasian Shepherd Dog price in India
The average price for Caucasian Shepherd Dogs in India ranges from INR 60,000 to 80,000.
- They are muscular, strongly boned, but handsome and even-tempered dogs (mollosers). If we talk about plain dogs (this breed in plain region) then they have short coat thus appear taller as they are less strongly built. But, this breed in mountain area has heavier coat and are more muscular.
- Caucasian Dogs are large in size. The minimum height of a female Caucasian Shepherd is 64 centimeters (25 inches) with a desirable height of 26 and 29 inches (67 and 70 centimeters) and minimum weight of 99lb or 45 kilo grams.
- The minimum height of a male Caucasian Shepherd dog is 27 inches or 68 centimeters with a desired height of 72 to 74 centi meters or 28 to 30 inch. and a minimum weight of 50 kilo grams or 110 lb.
- This breed has two layers of coat with a properly developed under coat. The outer one has straight, coarse and stand-off coat which makes it what it is. A very furry, giant and cute dog.
- Color of this breed is not definite, it can wear any solid color, piebald or spotted color, except there on his liver, it is generally blue or solid black.
The Caucasian Shepherd is an extremely independent, intelligent, fearless and self-confident dog. It protects its territory with full devotion so it is a highly territorial protective dog that is wary of unfamiliar people.
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Generally, it is a low activity dog, seems lethargic when doing nothing, but noisy and dangerous when any threat to his family is recognized by him. Although there is variety in viciousness but they are often more territorial and aggressive for other dogs. They need an early and careful socializing activity to ensure its proper social growth, also they require a consistent yet not forceful handling. If it is well-trained and socialized properly then this can be a very good family pet.
Lifespan of this kind and gentle giant dog is similar to other small dogs. A Caucasian Shepherd can live only upto 10 to 12 years.