Caucasian Orvcharka mountain dogs were bred in Russia to hunt bears. I'd love to name one Ragnar

Caucasian Orvcharka mountain dogs were bred in Russia to hunt bears. I'd love to name one Ragnar

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The breed has been around for around 600 years and have been used to hunt bears and to protect sheep flocks from predators.

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Meet the Russian Caucasian. Yes! This is a dog and not a bear. I certainly would not want to meet one in a dark alley! LOL The Caucasian dog is one of the oldest mastiff-type breeds, originating from the Caucasus Mountains between the Black Sea and the Ca

Russian 'Bear-Hunting' Dogs Emigrate To U.S. ... see more at PetsLady.com ... The FUN site for Animal Lovers

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Caucasian shepherd dog

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WoW!!! The superior Caucasian Shepherd is a hybrid of traditional Caucasian types and some lines of the Central Asian dog. During the communist regime, this Russian Caucasian dog guarded prisoners of the Soviet Gulag camps and performed the role of a border patrol dog along the Berlin wall. During the year 1989, when the Berlin Wall was demolished, the 7,000-strong band of Caucasian patrol dogs was disbanded. Many of these dogs were rehabilitated in new homes with new families throughout…

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