Kurdish Dog Breed
An article from tobet.kz esplaind the breading, feeding and caring for dogs in Kazakhstan. The dogs that many of MD readers will be interested in is called the Tobet (aka Central Asian Ovchaka).
The Persian Sarabi dog also known as Persian Mastiff, Persian Shepherd and Iranian Mastiff is a breed of livestock guardian dog indigenous to north of Iran
Breed profile on the Boz Shepherd.
The breed standard forthe Boz Shepherd
A dossier of the Caucasian Shepherd Dog written in an Italian dog magazine.
Bulgarian Shepherd Dog Standard
Romanian Mioritic Shepherd Dog | Romanian Mioritic Shepherd Dog
Caucasian Shepherd FCI Standard (Kavkazskaïa Ovtcharka)
Descended from the ancient Sage Kooche and working dogs of Central Asia and Persia, the Yoruk Kopegi is believed to be the oldest Molosser in Turkey
Once a common herder in Yugoslavia, the Herzegovina Sheepdog is becoming very difficult to find in its original form
One of the oldest Molossers in the Adriatic region, this breed is closely related to the Sarplaninac, as well as other Balkan dogs
Developed from Molosser breeds of the region, like the Aromun Sheepdogs, Bukovinacs, Sylvans, Sarplaninacs, the Romanian Shepherd Dog is a good livestock herder and protector, as well as property guardian.
The legendary White Moloss of Greece is believed by many to be just a colour variant of the Hellenikos Poimenikos
The powerful Durmitor Shepherd Dog is a very old Balkan breed named after the Durmitor mountains of Montenegro
The mighty Sarkangik is seen as a sub-type of the Central Asian Ovcharka in the West, although this powerful working dog from Uzbekistan is much older than the modern Russian breed
Turkish canine authorities see the Anatolian Shepherd Dog as an unpure breed
This old herding breed is believed by some to be a cross between the Romanian and Bulgarian shepherds, while others claim it is the same thing as the Tornjak of Bosnia or the Homolian Sheepdog from Serbia, only bred in Romania
The King Shepherd was developed in the 1990's by crossing Shiloh Shepherds with the American and European bloodlines of German Shepherd Dogs and other breeds
It is believed that the ancient Central Asian dogs are the ancestors of all breeds.