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Remember how I said that there was a Russian sheepdog from the Caucasus that the golden retriever is said to descend from?  It exists. Most are this wolfish colored, but some are fawn in color. However, it is nothing like the golden, as you can see. No one would ever cross this with a retriever. Retrievers are not dog aggressive at all. At a weekend shoot, retrievers have to mill about with other dogs from other places.  This is the Russian Tracker from the Caucasus. My guess is no one used them as circus dogs either.

This breed and the Fila Brasileiro are the most aggressive dogs.

I have a question: Why would anyone in America, with our tort system, want a dog that creates that kind of liability?

Socialization works, but it is not foolproof!

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