ANIMAL LIFE EXPECTANCY!

CENTRAL ASIAN SHEPHERD DOG

Picture of a central asian shepherd dog
LIFE SPAN: 11-14 years
Breed Name: Central Asian Shepherd Dog
Group: Guardian Dog
Origin: Russia
Central Asia Shepherd Dog, Berger D'Asie Centrale, Mittelasiatischer Schaferhund, Perro Pastor De Asia Central

HISTORY

For thousands of years, large, heavily-built dogs with cropped ears and tails have been used by the nomadic tribes of Central Asia to protect livestock from predators and other property from thieves. Recognized by AKC in 1996.