Akbash Dog vs Bully Kutta

Compare the Akbash Dog to the Bully Kutta. Use the tool below to compare temperament, size, personality, maintenance requirements, and everything else between Akbash Dogs and Bully Kuttas.

Quick Summary

Below are a few quick comparisons between the two breeds.
  • Owner Experience - Neither the Bully Kutta or the Akbash Dog are ideal for new owners, but the Akbash Dog is strongly discouraged for new or inexperienced owners.
  • Children - Neither the Akbash Dog or Bully Kutta do well with children or small kids.
  • Grooming - The Bully Kutta is easier to groom than the Akbash Dog.
  • Barking - Both breeds will bark frequently, but the Akbash Dog has the highest tendency to bark between the two.
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Akbash Dog vs Bully Kutta
White Bully Kutta
Breed NameAkbash DogBully Kutta
General Details
Breed TypePurebredPurebred
Is Hypo­allergenicNoNo
Lifespan10-12 yrs.8-10 yrs.
Height27-32 in.28-40 in.
Weight75-140 lb149-200 lb
IntelligenceHighBelow Average
History
Origin CountryTurkeyPakistan
Origin Year1000 BC400 BC
Temperament
Overall FriendlinessGoodBelow Average
Family FriendlyBelow AveragePoor
Kid FriendlyPoorBelow Average
Pet FriendlyBelow AverageBelow Average
Stranger FriendlyPoorVery Poor
Personality
  • Affectionate
  • Loving
  • Willing To Please
  • Aggressive
  • Stubborn
Living Environment
ApartmentNoNo
IndoorYesYes
Small YardNoNo
Medium YardYesNo
Large YardYesYes
Temperature Tolerance ¹20°F to 70°F40°F to 80°F
Barks/HowlsVery OftenOften
Exercise Needs
Energy LevelMediumLow-Medium
Exercise RequiredHighLow-Medium
Top Running Speed28 mph28 mph
StrengthHighHigh-Very High
Grooming Needs
Coat Main­tenanceMediumLow
SheddingMedium-HighMedium
DanderMediumMedium
Drool AmountNoneMedium-High

¹This is estimated min/max temperature range for a healthy adult dog. Dogs that live indoors, puppies, seniors, unwell dogs, and/or dogs with improperly groomed coats may overheat sooner and get cold more quickly.
Instincts & Behavior Comparison
Breed NameAkbash DogBully Kutta
Breed Mentality
Dominant/AlphaYesYes
Family/PackYesNo
IndependentNoNo
Breed Focus
Distracted EasilyNoYes
AverageNoNo
Focused & PatientYesNo
Breed Instincts
AggressionBelow AverageHigh
Burrow/DiggingAverageBelow Average
ChasingAverageAverage
Follow CommandsAverageVery Low
FightingBelow AverageHigh
GuardingHighHigh
HerdingAverageVery Low
HuntingAverageAverage
ProtectionAverageHigh
Remove VerminAverageBelow Average
SleddingAverageVery Low
WatchHighHigh
Health Comparison
Breed NameAkbash DogBully Kutta
Lifespan
Lifespan10-12 yrs.8-10 yrs.
Common Health Issues
BloatYesNo
EpilepsyYesNo
Heart ProblemsYesNo
Hip DysplasiaYesNo
HypothyroidismYesNo
Luxating PatellaYesNo
Umbilical HerniasYesNo
Appearance Comparison
Breed NameAkbash DogBully Kutta
Coat
HairYesNo
FurNoYes
Coat Type
Double CoatYesNo
Smooth CoatNoYes
Coat Texture
RoughYesNo
WoolyYesNo
StraightYesYes
Coat Length(s)
ShortYesYes
MediumYesNo
Coat Color(s)
WhiteYesYes
BrownNoYes