Standard. Central Asian Shepherd Dog – a strong, bold, unpretentious dog, it is easy to acclimatize in various regions of Russia. Growth is above average and large, males should not be below 65 cm, females – at least 60 cm over a large increase in total proportional addition is desirable. Height at the rump a little below the height at the withers (1-2 cm). Highly-frequently encountered in any case should not be considered a characteristic feature of the breed, as make some specialists. Depending on how much the highly-expressed, it must qualify as a flaw or defect. Index prolixity – for males 100-105, for females – 102-108. Type of constitution rough, with characteristic of massive bone and strong musculature.
There are more dry and light vysokonogie types (this is mainly due to poor feeding). heavy. friable, reminiscent of St. Bernard specimens are undesirable. Type of behavior balanced – inert.
Too much apathy, phlegm is considered a vice. The skin is thick, with well-developed subcutaneous tissue sufficiently flexible, yet often forms folds in the neck and head. Dropped, the wrinkled skin on the head, rezkovyrazhenny suspension and dewlap, saggy eyelids are a disadvantage. Color varied. There are white, black, gray, yellow, light red, brown, brindle, and pinto and spotty dog. The coat is straight, coarse, with a strongly developed undercoat; on the head and front sides of the legs the hair is short, skintight. There are sheep: long-haired – with long guard hairs and a cover (7-8cm) and well-developed 'toilet' in the ears, neck, on the back of the forelimbs and tail.