• Conformation Shows

    The Anatolian Shepherds and Dog Shows

    Have you ever wondered why an Anatolian Shepherd dog goes to a dog show? And what does conformation showing have to do with a working breed dog? It’s common to hear the reasons a dog shouldn’t be shown- because he has a job to do, the sheep won’t make it if he leaves, or maybe he doesn’t know what a leash is… but the biggest reason that most working Anatolian breeders give for not showing is that it won’t tell them anything they don’t already know. Same for health testing, usually. Interesting, isn’t it? While my primary focus here is dogs who bond with my stock and family to protect…