Komondor Dog Breed Reviews and Images
Let’s learn more about Komondor dog breed reviews information, facts and the characteristics with the pictures. Komondor is confident, protective and loyal that can be good family dogs and suitable with children. The Komondor also known as the Hungarian Komondor or Hungarian Sheepdog. It’s a Hungarian breed.
Body: The Komondor comes in averages 25.5 inches (65 cm) of height and the weight for the males up to 125 pounds (59 kg) while the females 10% less.
Coat: The Komondor’s long, white, thick, naturally corded coat is its defining feature. The coat begins cording at one to two years of age. The coat protects the Komondor from cold weather, but it is not well suited to wet weather. The thick coat provides protection from attacking predators and allows the Komondor to blend in naturally to a sheep herd when necessary. The Komondor sheds little to no fur.
Character: The Komondor is confident, protective and loyal. It is calm and friendly until its family or home is threatened, then it will fight to the death to protect them without hesitation. Komondors can be somewhat stubborn and independent, but make a great family companion if properly socialized and trained.
Temperament: The Komondor is somewhat territorial and can be reserved with strangers, but it will accept them once it understands they present no danger. The Komondor should be socialized when young so it does not grow averse to new people and pets. If socialized, it will actually enjoy the company of another dog. The Komondor is good with older children but should be supervised around young children as it may bite if it is harassed.
Exercise: It is possible to keep this breed in an urban environment although the country is more to its liking. If they are not actively working as a flock guardian, they need to be taken on a daily, long brisk walk. This dog can be extremely lazy and will sleep and rest for hours upon hours.
Grooming: Their hair must never be brushed or combed. It is divided into cords and trimmed. Needs frequent bathing and takes a long time to dry. It sheds very little, if any.
Care: The Komondor‘s coat must have its cords regularly separated by hand to remove dirt. It must be bathed occasionally to prevent fleas or ticks from collecting in the large coat. When wet, the Komondor takes hours or even days to dry off. The Komondor can be clipped but this removes a lot of the breed’s distinct appeal. The Komondor has a lifespan of 10-12 years. Common health problems include hip dysplasia (malformed hip joint which can cause lameness or arthritis), eye problems such as cataracts or entropion (curled eyelid which can scratch the cornea), and bloat, a potentially serious health problem which can be prevented by feeding from a raised dish, spreading meals throughout the day, and avoiding exercising your Komondor immediately after meals.
Komondor Dog Pictures
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