Kuvasz Information

KuvaszAn ancient Hungarian livestock dog, the Kuvasz is a fearless, hard-working canine with quite the colorful history. The breed was highly prized among European royalty near the 15th century and beyond. Its history took a dark turn after WWII when the breed was nearly extinct. Luckily, thanks to the work of dedicated breeders, the dog is flourishing once again.

Large and well-muscled, the Kuvasz stands out for its bright white, fluffy fur that can be straight or wavy. Families who welcome this dog into their home will find he is smart, independent and loyal with a clown-ish sense of humor at times.

Average Size

chihuahua silouette
great dane silouette

Height: 2ft 2in - 2ft 6in     Weight: 70-115lbs

Behavior

  • Affection
  • Children
  • Strangers
  • Other Dogs
  • Barking

Care

  • Grooming
  • Shedding
  • Easy to Train
  • Time Alone
  • Exercise Need

Environment

  • Apartments
  • Cold Tolerance
  • Heat Tolerance

All dogs have their own personality and unique training, causing them to differ slightly from these breeds stats. However, please let us know if we made an error in the stats, we appreciate your help!

Want to get a Kuvasz?

Check out some resources for adopting a dog.

View All Breeds