Aboriginal Osetian Caucasian Ovcharkas (Alania Republic) The dog fighting dogs, have received Saint Bernards and Mastiffs blood in the 60-70´s decades according some Ovcharcas Breeders. Dog fighters do not follow the same breeding system than the Shepherd of the Caucasus. In the 70´s the aboriginal dogs height at the withers was 29 inches and seldom 32 inches tall.