How Big Do Anatolian Shepherd Dogs Get?

Anatolian Shepherd

How big do Anatolian Shepherd dogs get?

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Anatolian Shepherd Size

Anatolian Shepherds are giant dog breeds standing at 17-31 inches (71-81cm) in height when fully grown with substantial variances between the sexes.

A male adult Anatolian Shepherd

A fully grown male Anatolian Shepherd dog stands between 29 and 31 inches (74 and 81cm) tall and weighs between 110 and 140 pounds (50-64 kgs).

A female adult Anatolian Shepherd

A female adult Anatolian Shepherd dog is average between 29-31 inches (71-79cm) in height and weighs between 90-130 pounds (41-59 kgs).

Anatolian Shepherd Weight

The average weight for a fully grown adult male Anatolian Shepherd ranges between 50-64 kgs, while the female counterpart is between 41-59 kgs in weight.

Anatolian Shepherd Lifespan

The average lifespan of the Anatolian Shepherd lifespan is between 13-15 years.

At what age is an Anatolian Shepherd full grown?

At 14-19 months of age, an average Anatolian Shepherd reaches its full adult size.

When three months, a male Anatolian Shepherd should weigh between 35 and 45 lbs, 69-85 lbs at six months, and 100-130 lbs at 12 months of age.

A female Anatolian Shepherd at three months weighs 30-40 lbs, 58-75 lbs at six months, and 83-112 lbs at one year of age.


Can an Anatolian Shepherd be a house dog?

No. An Anatolian Shepherd is best suited for guarding livestock and not a household pet.

How long does an Anatolian Shepherd live?

The average lifespan of an Anatolian Shepherd is 10-13 years, though some can live for two extra years.

Are Anatolian Shepherds dangerous?

The Anatolian Shepherd can get aggressive with strange people and dogs.


Anatolian Shepherds are enormous dogs that require lots of space. When adequately trained, they make wonderful, loyal companions.

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