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  1. Good Boy

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    I think this forum is a source for a lot of dog owners to express they're anxt about raising dogs. My pup is 7 months old and I've had him since he was 7 weeks old, you could say we've bonded quite closely since its just me and him. He is of the livestock guardian breeds and he is actually a...
  2. New study on Hip Dysplasia

    Dog Health Questions
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Here is a link to a study that links increase Hip Dysplasia to lack of exercise from birth to 3 months of age. A number of environmental factors can affect the incidence of hip dysplasia in dogs...
  3. Livestock Guardian Dog Breeds.

    General Dog Forum
    Just wanted to see if there were any other people with LGD's. Would like to hear about the other breeds out there, their strengths and weaknesses. I only have experience with the Great Pyrenees and Kangals. More recently getting into the Malakli, more of a dual purpose breed though. I raise...
  4. Intoducing MONSTER MALAK.

    Attention All New Members
    Hello everyone. I am new to the forum scene, and have learned alot by reading on here. I am somewhat new as a breeder, getting into it out of a passion for the Kangal and Malakli breeds of Turkish dogs. I admired them for their size and power, but fell in love with them for their love...
  5. Has Modern Breeding gone wrong?

    General Dog Forum
    Would like to explore the modern practice of breeding dogs with anyone that may be able to contribute their opinion or facts. It seems to me, (and I am in no way a professional on this subject) that most of the recognized dog breeds that have been around for more than 150-200 years has...
  6. Weight Pull breed question.

    General Dog Forum
    Has anyone seen or competed with Kangals or Malakli in the USA for competition weight pulls? I raise both Kangals and now have Malakli. In Turkey, they have them compete by pulling tractors that weigh 7000-10,500 pounds. I have no idea about the rules, but videos show them pulling them a good...
  7. New Breed to the USA

    Dog Pictures Forum
    obucket.com/albums/x477/Monster_Malak/mini65.jpg[/IMG][/URL] Just wanted to share my passion and love with anyone out there that loves Big Dogs. First to the USA, an Ancient breed of Guardian Dog from Turkey. Spent many years locating, and exporting (not easy from Turkey), this rare breed of...
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