10. Caucasian Ovcharka
The Caucasian Ovcharka, also known as the Caucasian Shepherd Dog or Caucasian Mountain Dog, is a large and powerful breed of dog that originated in the Caucasus region, which spans between Eastern Europe and Western Asia. These dogs were traditionally bred for guarding and protecting livestock, homes, and properties in the rugged and challenging terrains of the Caucasus mountains.
Key characteristics of the Caucasian Ovcharka include their imposing size, strength, and protective nature. They have a dense double coat that helps them withstand harsh weather conditions. Their coat can come in various colors, including white, gray, fawn, brindle, and pied.