Komondor

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Komondor

Overview

The breed is also known as Hungarian Sheepdog and Hungarian Komondor. Native to Hungry, the Komondor is a massive breed of dog with white distinctive heavy coat. Its purpose of origination is to guard the flock of Hungarian People. It is also referred sometime as mop dog. The hallmark of the breed is the distinctive white cord of the coat. Temperament of the Komondor dogs is most likely same as other livestock or flock guardian dogs, however, it is a mild and even personality dog when life is normal, but if has any trouble there the Komondor will be an independent and bold protector of its territory. It is self thinker and self assured independent dog that is free to take its own decisions. It is not only affectionate with family but also with friends of family, tender with gentleness friendly to children but wary of or reserved with strangers and unfamiliar persons, however, it can accepts them if it is clear that there is no danger is meant. By its natural instinct it is very protective and defensive of its family, territory and homes. Not only gentle and mild with children but also very good with other family pets and household animals and often it shows protectiveness for them but can violent for passing animals. The dog is not good and suitable for apartments. Of course, it is a vigilant and alert dog that is vigilant and rest in the daytime. It will watch everything around but at night it will patrol around consistently. It will knock down intruders and not let them go until owner arrives. Overall, the Komondor is a dog of dignity, courage and strength that is reserved in general with unfamiliar but severely demonstrative for those he loves. Master of these dogs must be willing to give them per day exercise opportunity and obedience and socialization training. Yes, the coat of the breed must provide them cover for vulnerable body parts if any attack held over dog. it also provide protection to dog from severe weather conditions. The breed was also shown in rings in USA while it has been a working dog in native country. In grooming it needs time and efforts, so grooming is not easy job. To Groom Komondor is a time consuming job. It will learn things if owner is an experienced person. It will need a firm, dedicated yet gentle and patient trainer. It may rather lazy dog if not properly exercised and have not enough physical exertion. It needs daily long and brisk walks to be fit and happy. The height of the Komondor is 25.5 inches normally and weight is 80 to 125 pounds. The Life expectancy of the Komondor dog is 10 to 12 years.

Komondor History

Komondor is descended from Tibetan dogs. Some suppose the komondor was brought to Republic of Hungary one thousand years past by nomadic Magyars to protect massive herds of cattle and sheep. The earliest written reference is from the sixteenth century. The breed unfolds throughout the remainder of the world starting in 1920 once it began to vie in dog shows. The komondor, still to the current day, lives for several months outdoors in all types of weather, as they defend their master's flocks. They are doing not herd the flock, however rather defend them, and primarily with none human help. The breed was recognized by the AKC in 1937.

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Komondor Life Expectancy

Normally The Life expectancy of the Komondor dog is 10 to 12 years.

Komondor Appearance

Komondor may be a muscular flock guardian with huge bone structure. The head of dog is massive; the muzzle is comparatively short and dark. Eyes are medium in size coloring dark brown and rounded. Ears are an elongated triangle in form with a rather rounded tip, mixing with the remainder of the coat. The hanging tail is long enough to achieve the hocks. The teeth meet in a scissors or level bite. Its body is completely coated with an extraordinary unwoven and twilled coat that is eight to eleven inches long and always white. This thick, corded, white coat helps the dog mix in well with sheep and also helps shield it from any prey that it'd be known as upon to fight in his role as a flock guardian. The outer coat fuses with the undercoat to create long cords that hang alongside the dog. The coat of a puppy is comparatively soft, however shows signs of corded-like curls. It will take up to 2 years for the cords to make fully and five years to reach the specified length.

Komondor Weight and Height

The height of the Komondor is 25.5 inches normally and weight is 80 to 125 pounds.

Komondor Temperament

Native to Hungry, the Komondor is a massive breed of dog with white distinctive heavy coat. Its purpose of origination is to guard the flock of Hungarian People. It is also referred sometime as mop dog. The hallmark of the breed is the distinctive white cord of the coat. Temperament of the Komondor dogs is most likely same as other livestock or flock guardian dogs, however, it is a mild and even personality dog when life is normal, but if has any trouble there the Komondor will be an independent and bold protector of its territory. It is self thinker and self assured independent dog that is free to take its own decisions. It is not only affectionate with family but also with friends of family, tender with gentleness friendly to children but wary of or reserved with strangers and unfamiliar persons, however, it can accepts them if it is clear that there is no danger is meant. By its natural instinct it is very protective and defensive of its family, territory and homes. Not only gentle and mild with children but also very good with other family pets and household animals and often it shows protectiveness for them but can violent for passing animals. The dog is not good and suitable for apartments. Of course, it is a vigilant and alert dog that is vigilant and rest in the daytime. It will watch everything around but at night it will patrol around consistently. It will knock down intruders and not let them go until owner arrives. Overall, the Komondor is a dog of dignity, courage and strength that is reserved in general with unfamiliar but severely demonstrative for those he loves. Master of these dogs must be willing to give them per day exercise opportunity and obedience and socialization training. Yes, the coat of the breed must provide them cover for vulnerable body parts if any attack held over dog. It also provides protection to dog from severe weather conditions. The breed was also shown in rings in USA while it has been a working dog in native country.

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Komondor with children and other pets

Komondors are confident dogs that will need a strong leader in order to be a fine family pet. It is usually family oriented and good with kids but reserved with unknown and strange persons. It can do well with pets at home if raised together but can be danger for trespassing animals. Obedience training is mandatory in early ages to make it less aggressive dog.

Komondor Care and Grooming

To groom this dog is not an easy job, it will need some extensive care and grooming. The hairs must be brushed and combed regularly. The hairs are just like cords and must be trimmed. It will need bathing occasionally. It is a low shedding breed.

Komondor Health Issues

It may prone to Hip dysplasia, skin problems and bloat.

Komondor Training

Training is thing which can make a great dog. The Komondor required an outstanding experience owner who knows how to command on dogs and training as well. First time owner keep clear from this breed. Its stubbornness may be a hurdle in their training. They can tend to difficult to train. To grasp the dog in training the key feature is the firm, consistent and solid hand training sessions. With short and repeated session it can learn. Obedience training is mandatory in early ages to make it less aggressive dog.

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Komondor Exercise

The Komondor is fit for rural setting and not suitable for apartment livings but can adjust in an apartment if it has opportunity of enough exercises. It can live outdoors for many months in any weather conditions. It will need extensive exercises and normally a daily long brisk walk is beneficial for the dog.

Komondor Recognition

It is Recognized by MASKC, CKC, FCI, AKC, UKC, KCGB, CKC, NKC, NZKC, ANKC, APRI, ACR, DRA, NAPR and ACA.

Komondor Group

Flock Guard, AKC Working.

Komondor Litter Size

Typical litter size of Komondor is 6 – 12 puppies and 8 puppies per litter is an average litter size.

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