Also known as the Caucasian Shepherd dog, they are native to cold climates of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Northern Caucasus, Georgia and Russia. This is a massive dog with long feathering hair. They weigh in at 99-154 pounds. This dog might not be happy in a hot climate unless you shave them. This dog can be ferocious if not properly trained and it can be a liability or a danger. They are strong willed and bred to protect livestock so it’s in their nature to attack other animals.