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    The Turkish Shepherd Dogs in America – a Brief Timeline

    There is a long-standing debate between the owners of various Turkish Shepherd dogs in the United States and beyond. Varying opinions on which breed is “real,” “original,” or “recognized.” Some owners believe theirs is the only breed worth owning, or that the others are false imitations. This stems from a cultural difference between America and Türkiye. While working to preserve these fantastic dogs, Americans unintentionally created something new and exciting to argue about! While I do enjoy a good debate, it has become increasingly obvious that I don’t need to attend every argument I’m invited to attend. I know- I must be getting old or something. But it does raise…