The most beautiful of all the herding dogs, South Russian Shepherd – relict species Ukraine, which for centuries was deduced and improved in a strictly limited area – in the south of Ukraine and in Crimea, it is here that formed the fundamentals of its exterior, and it has been recognized by the factory. The origin of the breed associated with the great migration of peoples from Tibet to Europe.
South Russian Shepherd appeared as a result of a complex crossing of separate and distinct species , and synthesizing knowledge folk breeders. Grandparents South Russian Shepherd – Tatar shepherd dog, known as the “barracks”. In appearance meant white and hairy, “barracks” were not significantly different from the sheep, and above all in the structure of constructive forms: in the main lines – the dog and the sheep have a height in the sacrum is higher than the height at the withers. Animal similarities lay not only in the structure of the musculoskeletal system, as well as color and structural characteristics of fleece sheep and wool dog.