around 500 kangal shepherd dogs have been given to farmers in namibia since 1994 by the cheetah conservation fund (ccf) and the program has proved so successful that it has been extended to kenya. during the past 14 years, the number of cheetahs killed by farmers is calculated to have fallen from 19 per farmer annually to 2.4. livestock losses have been cut significantly at more than 80% of the farms where the dogs have been adopted