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Kuvasz


Other Names

Kuvaszok, Hungarian Kuvasz

History

The Kuvasz's is originally from Tibet, but was most purely bred in Hungary. They have dated back to the 9th century. The name comes from the Turkish work "kawasz", which means armed guyard of nobility. Kuvaszok were dogs of royalty in Hungary and Europe and later were used to work with sheep and cattle.

Appearance

Large in size, sturdy, balanced, all white, muscular, beautiful head

Color and Coat

Double coated with medium coarse outer hair. The coat can be wavy or straight and should be all white.

AKC Group

Working

Height

26-30 inches

Weight

70-120 lbs

Activity Level

Medium to High

Tempermant

Bold, fearless, polite, intelligent, courageous, devoted, gentle, protective

Other Facts

Kuvasz require daily exercise and activity and they can be sensitive to praise or blame.
 
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