Central Asian Shepherd Dogs could be one of the most ancient breeds in the world. It originated in the territory of Turkmenistan between 3 to 6 thousand years ago, which makes Central Asian Shepherd Dogs a natural breed rather than an artificial one. Because of natural selection in the harsh region of Central Asia, this breed grew to be unusually big in size and has a strong body. When humans domesticated the dogs, the Central Asian Shepherd Dogs proved to be perfect guardians. The breed is most popular in it's origin of Central Asia, and the neighboring country Russia. The males of this breed are more calm, confident, strong and bigger than the females, while the females are more active, curious and cautious.
The signature look of the Central Asian Shepard is cropped ears and tail, massive head, and powerful chest.
Traditionally the breed is used for shepherding and guard duty
Registries with UKC,ARBA,ANKC,AKC (FSS),FCI
The CAS dog is protective dog who bonds first his human caretaker and next with his perceived possessions. Bred to solve problems,he is independent minded,strong,brave and responsible. He is large but agile dog,sometimes described as a cat in dogs clothing. With his strong guarding and territorial instincts,he is for serious owner.