Central Asian Ovtcharka

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Breed Group: Foundation Stock Service
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Overview
Originating in the USSR, this ancient working breed was, and continues to be, utilized as a guardian of livestock against large predators such as wolves and bear. Central Asian Ovtcharka's are popular in England, Poland, and Italy. However, due to prohibition against their export, the Central Asian Ovtcharka is not well known in the United States and is difficult to obtain.
Character
A massive and formidable breed, the Central Asian Ovtcharka is muscular, powerful, and bold. They are well-balanced, fearless, sturdy, and athletic.
Temperament
This breed is not recommended for timid or inexperienced dog owners. The Central Asian Ovtcharka is confident, independent, darind, and hard-working. They are distrustful and wary of strangers and will not back down when threatened. Central Asian Ovtcharka's are exceedingly protective of their family, property, and territory. A loyal, calm, and devoted breed, they do well with children they have been raised with. However, they may not tolerate unfamiliar children. They will do okay with dogs and other household pets provided they do not feel challenged by them.
Care
Occasional brushing is recommended to remove loose and dead hair. Bathing should only be done when absolutely necessary. The Central Asian Ovtcharka breed may be prone to such health issues as hip dysplasia and bloat.
Coat
The Central Asian Ovtcharka is a double coat breed that presents in two coat types: Long and Short. The outer coat of the Long Coat variety is coarse and long. There is extra hair on the backs of the hind legs, tail, ears, and neck. The under coat is soft and dense. The Short Coat variety has an outer coat of short, coarse hair. The under coat is soft and dense.
Training
The Central Asian Ovtcharka must have early and intense socialization provided they are not being utilized as a flock guardian. This is a dominant breed that requires a knowledgeable owner. Central Asian Ovtcharka's will not tolerate or respond to harsh or heavy-handed methods. Training must be done with respect, firmness, fairness, patience, and consistency.
Activity
The Central Asian Ovtcharka breed is not recommended for city or apartment living. They are nocturnal barkers. The Central Asian Ovtcharka must be in a rural setting with a job to do and ample room to safely roam.
Weight
Male: 121-176; Female: 88-143 lbs
Height
Male: 27-32; Female: 24-27 inches
Color(s)
Brindle, fawn, white, gray, black; solid, parti, or tri-colored.
Characteristics
Size:
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Expected Budget: Buying vs. Owning in 2017

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How much do Central Asian Ovtcharka puppies cost?

The cost to buy a Central Asian Ovtcharka varies greatly and depends on many factors such as the breeders' location, reputation, litter size, lineage of the puppy, breed popularity (supply and demand), training, socialization efforts, breed lines and much more. Review how much Central Asian Ovtcharka puppies for sale sell for below.

The current median price for all Central Asian Ovtcharkas sold is $1,350.00. This is the price you can expect to budget for a Central Asian Ovtcharka with papers but without breeding rights nor show quality. Expect to pay less for a puppy without papers, however, we do not recommend buying a puppy without papers.

Looking for a dog with a superior lineage? Are you trying to determine how much a puppy with breeding rights and papers would cost? You should expect to pay a premium for a puppy with breeding rights or even for a puppy advertised as show quality with papers. You should budget anywhere from $2,000 upwards to $2,000 or even more for a Central Asian Ovtcharka with top breed lines and a superior pedigree. The average cost for all Central Asian Ovtcharkas sold is $1,200.

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What can I expect to pay for a puppy?

Median Price: $1,350.00
Average Price: $1,200.00
Top Quality: $2,000.00 to $2,000.00

*Data sourced from the sale of 100 Central Asian Ovtcharka puppies across the United States on NextDayPets.com.

Annual cost of owning a Central Asian Ovtcharka puppy

Before buying a puppy it is important to understand the associated costs of owning a dog. The annual cost or "upkeep" is often overlooked when determining a Central Asian Ovtcharkas true ownership cost. When calculating your budget make sure you account for the price of food, vaccines, heartworm, deworming, flea control, vet bills, spay/neuter fees, grooming, dental care, food, training and supplies such as a collar, leash, crate, bed, bowls, bones, and toys. All of these items can add up quickly so make sure you estimate anywhere from $500 - $2,000 or more for the first year then about $500 - $1,000 or more every year thereafter to meet the annual financial obligations of your growing, loving dog.

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Most Popular Central Asian Ovtcharka Names for 2017

We've compiled the top 18 male and female names for 2017 after analyzing the sale of 100 Central Asian Ovtcharka dogs.
  • 1. Ursa
  • 2. Turgut
  • 3. Titan
  • 4. Samur
  • 5. Quanah
  • 6. Narny
  • 7. Mongol
  • 8. Misty
  • 9. Mira
  • 10. Milo
  • 11. Medina
  • 12. Lucretia
  • 13. Latifa
  • 14. Johny
  • 15. Dixie
  • 16. Beringe
  • 17. Agusha
  • 18. Panda, Nicha

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Anonymous asked:
Why do most dogs like to lick your face and your ears?

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Anonymous

This is their way of showing affection, kind of like how human give hugs.

Anonymous asked:
Are Central Asian Ovtcharka's affectionate and enjoy human companionship even though they are very independent?

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Anonymous

Central Asian Ovtcharka's are the best dogs that I have ever seen!

Anonymous asked:
Is the Central Asian Ovtcharka good with kids?

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Sure, Central Asian Ovtcharka's love kids!

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Updated: 12/15/2017