meet theCentral Asian Shepherd Dog


Did You Know?

The Central Asian Shepherd Dog has been assigned the Working Group designation.

With each breed type found within this group of dogs comes a different function, ability and inherited temperament.

The Caucasian Ovcharka is not the same breed as the Central Asian Shepherd Dog. They have different inherited temperaments, abilities, up keep, health issues and history.

The Central Asian Shepherd Dog has been recorded in the Foundation Stock Service since 1996.

The Central Asian Shepherd Dog has less inherited genetic diseases than majority of the man-made breeds but still requires clearances of hip dysplasia to take the place of natural selection....

Did you know that Central Asian Shepherd Dogs are finding new jobs in todays modern world? They are making history as therapy dogs, superior ranch dogs and the job they love the most -...

The Central Asian Shepherd Dog requires very little grooming for their well developed undercoat, but their once a year shedding is appropriately called the "Fur Storm."

From the July 2009 Board Meeting - The Central Asian Shepherd Dog was approved to compete in AKC Companion Events effective January 1, 2010.

This breed can live upwards of 17 years.

Did you know that a shepherd type of Central Asian dogs lived with other dogs in large packs moving with the nomads and working as a team to protect their charges?

Central Asian Shepherd Dogs are a natural protective breed that requires a non-stop observance, for the life of the dog. They are not for first time dog owners.

colors & Markings

Below is a list of the colors and markings available for this breed. Please refer to the breed standard for descriptions and the difference in types.


Description Desc. Standard Colors Std. Colors Registration Code Reg. Code
Black 007
Brindle 057
Fawn 082
Gray 100
White 199


Description Desc. Standard Markings Std. Markings Registration Code Reg. Code
White Markings 014