Hundreds of years, the Caucasian Ovcharka was protecting livestock and living free. The typical dog of this breed is strong-willed, assertive and courageous. You can expect some ferocious and unmanageable tendencies if your dog is not properly socialized and trained. The Caucasian Ovcharka is very brave, alert, strong and hardy dog breed. It does not accept strange people and it has a powerful urge to defend you, your family, other family pets. All of you will be regarded by this dog as part of "its" family and will be respected and protected.