This dog is rather large, heavy boned and powerful. Their head is moderately sized, albeit in proportion to their body. The Turkish Kangal has a double coat that's rather dense and short. Their colouring ranges from light dun to grey.
This dog breed has a lot of strength and would make a great guard dog. They’re very alert, defensive when needed and territorial over their loved ones. They’re very wary of strange dogs and a somewhat reserved with strangers. This dog breed does require a firm hand in training from their owner to keep them in check, however, they’re extremely loyal to their loved ones and only want to protect when they feel that they’re under any kind of threat.
The height and weight vary between male and female. Male: 77-6 cm in height and 50-66 kg in weight. Female: 72-77cm height and 41-54 kg in weight.