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South Russian Ovcharka

South Russian Ovcharka
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Overview

The South Russian Ovcharka, also known as the South Russian Sheepdog, is a large breed of dog that originated in the southern regions of Russia. This breed was developed as a working dog to protect livestock and homes from predators and intruders, and they are known for their loyalty, courage, and intelligence.

Temperament

South Russian Ovcharkas are known for their independent and protective nature, and they can be wary of strangers. They are loyal and devoted to their owners and will do anything to protect them. They are also intelligent and can be trained to do a variety of tasks. However, they can be stubborn and require firm, consistent training from an experienced owner.

Lifespan

The average lifespan of a South Russian Ovcharka is between 9 and 12 years.

Shedding

South Russian Ovcharkas have a thick double coat that sheds moderately throughout the year, and heavily during the spring and fall. Regular grooming is necessary to keep their coat in good condition and reduce shedding.

Puppy

South Russian Ovcharka puppies require socialization and training from a young age to become well-adjusted adults. They should be exposed to a variety of people, animals, and environments to prevent fear and aggression as they mature. Proper training can help prevent destructive behavior, as well as excessive barking and digging. The South Russian Ovcharka is a loyal and protective breed that requires proper training and socialization to become a well-behaved companion. They are best suited for experienced owners who can provide them with the necessary attention, exercise, and training.

Breed Information

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Origin: Russia
Ukraine
Breed Group:Herding
Size:Large
Type:Purebred
Life span:9-11 years
Temperament:Active
Balanced
Courageous
Lively
Nervous
Height:Male: 25 inches (65 cm)
Female: 24 inches (62 cm)
Weight:108-110 pounds (48-50 kg)
Colors:Grey
Gray & White
White
White & Yellow
Deadgrass
Litter Size:3-5 puppies
Puppy Price:Average $800 - $1000 USD

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