ISO Anatolian Pup

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by amberlynne51, Sep 28, 2014.

  1. amberlynne51

    amberlynne51 Hatching

    Sep 28, 2014
    I am in search of an anatolian either purebred or mixed to guard my dairy goats. I have had one before but he got hit from a drunk driver. I will have kids in the spring and need a guard to prevent them from being ate by coyotes (again). If anyone can help please let me know! Thank you!!
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    You could try putting "Livestock guardian dogs," in the search box and see what comes up. Sometimes breeders put up ads in the BYC buy,sell, trade forum under the heading "everything else for sale." You could even put up an "wanted to buy Anatolian pup," but, you need 20 posts in order to participate.

    You can get the 20 posts quickly, if you greet 19 members, like I am greeting you. You might also try posting on your state thread. Go to "where am I, where are you," in the social forum - locate your state and post there saying you are looking for such a pup for your goats. People serious about raising these dogs, usually get them used to goats, or chickens, or geese etc. as soon as they can walk. They aren't born being perfect livestock dogs, they need to grow into it and be shaped by training and experience. Good luck finding a pup to suit your needs.
  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

    May 14, 2014
    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. I have no idea where you might get an Anatolian Shepherd from, but you might try contacting the American Kennel Clubs website on Anatolian Shepherds at I believe that they have a list of breeders there. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck in getting your Anatolian Shepherd.
  4. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons

    Apr 23, 2014
    My Coop
    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    X2 on the above posters. Sorry about your dog that got hit!
  5. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging

    Feb 18, 2011
  6. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Bird is the Word

    Mar 21, 2011
    New Mexico, USA
    My Coop
    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Oh, I am so sorry you lost your dog. How sad. Good luck finding a nice guard dog. Definitely follow some of the links the others have provided.

    Welcome to our flock!
  7. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

    Jul 24, 2013
    Welcome to BYC![​IMG] We're glad to have you.

    I'm sorry for the loss of your dog! [​IMG]

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