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Kuvasz

Kuvaszs are very brave, fearless Hungarian dogs who are unwaveringly loyal to their owners.

About the Kuvasz

The Kuvasz is a large, strong, confident dog, used in their native Hungary as sheepdogs. They have thick, white, wavy coats that protect them from harsh weather.

Kuvaszs are reserved with strangers and they are famed for their ability as guard dogs, protecting property, valuables and people.

Source: key facts and characteristics sourced from Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)

Breed specifics

Country
Hungary
Group
FCI Group 1, AKC Working Group
Size category
Large
Avg life expectancy
10–12 years

Alert / Confident / Protective / Loyal / Loving / Lively / Independent / Resilient

Key facts

  • Requires outdoor space
  • Requires moderate grooming
  • Needs a lot of training

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