According to breed growth trends-the size if the Central Asian Shepherd is getting smaller.
"the Central Asian Shepherd may not be done evolving. There is no maximum height or weight on these dogs. If you look at the trends, you will see that they are getting larger." - doggiedesigner.com/central-asian-shepherd-dog/
According to the FCI, the Central Asian Shepherd originated in Russia.
The Caucasian Shepherd and the Central Asian Shepherd are considered the same breed.
"They are two different breeds with marked differences in Temperament, Structure, Coat Length & History." - centralasianshepherd.homestead.com
There are 3 head types accepted in the Central Asian Shepherd. They are called brick, bear and wedge.
The Central Asian Shepherd is strong and independent. They can be difficult to train and may not be the best dog for a first time owner.
The Central Asian Shepherd was developed through natural selection and is NOT a man made breed.
"A breed of Mastiff type, developed through Natural Selection NOT a Man Made breed" - centralasianshepherd.homestead.com
Although a large, imposing looking dog, the Central Asian Shepherd does not make the best guard dog.
"this breed has a natural distrust for strangers and are quite protective of family and home. They will protect all they call their own from Predators and Trespassers. They have a Natural Defense drive and a high sense of territory they will NOT back down to perceived Danger" - centralasianshepherd.homestead.com
This Central Asian Shepherd is generally a very healthy dog with no know breed-specific ailments.
"a very healthy dog with no known breed specific ailments. However, due to their size, they may be prone to hip and elbow dysplasia." - dogtime.com
The Central Asian Shepherd only comes with one coat color-white.
"Colour: Any, except genetic blue and genetic brown in any combination and black mantel on tan. " FCI Breed Standard
The Central Asian Shepherd is part of the oldest known group of dogs in existence today.
"The Central Asian Shepherd is part of a group of dogs that can be traced back over 5,000 years..."- doggiedesigner.com/central-asian-shepherd-dog/