Akbash Dog Rescue Organizations In Illinois

Welcome to the “Illinois Akbash Dog Rescue” page here at Local Dog Rescues! Thanks for stopping by! If you are a first time visitor, then congratulations on your decision to adopt a dog! Your are about to improve (and potentially save!) the life of one lucky pup, as well as to immeasurable improve your own happiness! Every state page here on Local Dog Rescues contains a complete list of all the local rescue organizations that we have identified in each state. You will be able to see all their current contact information, as well as a link to their website, so you can check and see what dogs they currently have available for adoption. We provide all this information to help you identify ALL the available dogs for rescue near you, so you can find your perfect pup.

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Native to the Western part of Turkey, the Akbash dog breed is commonly used as a shepherd or guard dog. They are also officially recognized by the Turkish Kennel Club and are a national Turkish dog breed. Their lifespan ranges between 10 and 11 years. These dogs are very intelligent and loyal towards their owners. They are independent and able to stay obedient even when left alone for long periods of time. Akbash dogs can weigh up to 64 kilograms and be up to 86 centimeters in height. These dogs are also known to have especially good hearing abilities and superior strength.< p>

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If you can't find the right Akbash Dog Rescue that you’re searching for in your state, check below the listings for links to other Rescues in nearby states who may have exactly what you are looking for.

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Akbash Dog Rescues in Illinois

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We sincerely hope that this site will help you find the perfect dog to rescue near you. However, please keep in mind that while we have the utmost trust in every organization listed here, we cannot personally vouch for any individual group we have listed, or for the experience you will have with a dog you adopt from them. We strongly encourage you to research each organizations independently before deciding the adopt from them, as well as thoroughly preparing yourself, your family, and your home for the arrival of your new dog.

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