DogBreedz.com homepage All for the Love of Dogz!
below Homepage of DogBreedz.com Dog Breed Directory Send a Free Ecard Contact Us bone
 

Komondor - Dog Breed Profile

 paw icon  Join our Webring!
 paw icon  Fun 'n' Games
 paw icon  Breed Directory
 paw icon  Free Dog Ecards
 paw icon  Photoz of Friendz
 paw icon  Dog Articles
 paw icon  14,265 Dog Names
 paw icon  Links Directory
 paw icon  Send us a Photo
Search DogBreedz.com
Search Google



Komondor - Dog Breed Profile


*Please note that this article does not necessarily reflect the opinions and views of DogBreedz.com. As in all matters related to your dog, please use your better judgement.

Go Back

Komondor - Dog Breed Profile
by Dooziedog.com

Key Facts:
Size: Giant
Height: 59 - 70 cm (23 - 27.5)
Weight: 29 - 39 kg (62 - 82 lb)
Life Span: 13 years
Grooming: Very demanding
Exercise: Medium
Feeding: Medium
Temperament: Wary & protective
Country of Origin: Hungary
AKC Group: Working
Other Names: Hungarian Sheepdog

Temperament:
The Komondor is faithful, good-natured, independent, alert and devoted. Komondors are very loyal and protective of their family and handler. They are extremely brave and have the ability to sense when a person has harmful intentions and should always be treated with respect. Komondors don't tend to bark often, but make excellent watchdogs and guard dogs. They get along fine with children and other animals so long as they are a part of the family or household.

Grooming:
The coat tends to start naturally forming into cords at about nine months. It is recommended that these cords are teased by hand to encourage the development of individual cords rather than matted platelets. Once the cord-like appearance is achieved, the grooming is limited to keeping the coat clean. The Komondor should be washed during summer or warm weather as the coat can take up to several days to dry.

Exercise:
Komondors prefer the country to the city, as they need a reasonable amount of space to roam in. They can also be extremely lazy and will sleep for hours on end.

History:
Komondors look similar to their smaller cousins the Hungarian Pulis. They originated from Asia from the Asian Mastiff family. The history is obscure for this breed, but it is believed that the Komondor evolved from the Russian Outcharka which arrived in Hungary in the 9th century.

Physical Characteristics:
General Appearance: Rugged, powerful and tall.
Color: White.
Coat: Long and falling in curly cords/tassels.
Tail: Set low, long, curved at the tip and may be raised when excited.
Ears: Set high, U-shaped, hanging and of medium size.
Body: The back is level and the chest is broad, deep and muscular. The shoulders are well-laid and the belly is arched up.

Additional Comments:
Some theorists believe that the Komondor and the white Kuvasz are among the oldest European dog breeds.

Komondor - Dog Breed Profile
by Dooziedog.com

This article provided courtesy of Dooziedog.com, for more pictures visit www.dooziedog.com/dog_breeds/komondor/.

Go Back

*Please note that this article does not necessarily reflect the opinions and views of DogBreedz.com. As in all matters related to your dog, please use your better judgement.

 
Home / Breed Directory / Send an Ecard - Pickup Ecard - Pickup Personal Ecard / Photoz of your Friendz (Send us a Photo)
 Dog Articles / Dog Names / Links Directory / Link to Us / Join Webring / 
Fun 'n' Games / Submit a Site / FAQ / Contact Us / Site Map / 

All for the Love of Dogz !
All Work Copyright 2017

Site Design & Hosting by
Site Design by Nrg Web Design