South Russian Ovcharkas are not recommended for apartment living due to their size and need for space and exercise. They are better suited for homes with a large yard or property.
South Russian Ovcharkas can be good with children if they are socialized properly from a young age. However, they are a large and powerful breed and should always be supervised around children.
Yes, South Russian Ovcharkas are an active breed and require daily exercise such as long walks or runs.
Like all breeds, South Russian Ovcharkas can be prone to certain health issues such as hip dysplasia and bloat. Regular vet check-ups and proper care can help prevent these issues.
South Russian Ovcharkas are intelligent and trainable, but they can be stubborn and independent. Consistent and patient training is necessary.