Akbash is one of Turkey’s most well-known livestock guardian dogs, being victorious in battles against wolves. They are intensely loyal to the herd, territory, and their owner. Akbash is considered the most powerful and fastest livestock guardian dog among their weight category. They are livestock guardians and field security dogs in many countries worldwide; moreover, they are family dogs. Akbash has high levels of watchful and guarding characteristics, are very strong-minded, and are highly intelligent when decision making.