Komondor Puppies and Dogs

A complete guide to Komondor Puppies and Dogs including photos and articles about grooming, training, care tips, exercise needs, male and female Komondor dog names, illness and health problems with a definition and description of Komondor Puppies and Dogs.

Fast Facts & Guide to Komondor Puppies and Dogs

Have a glance at our Fact File and Guide to Komondor Puppies and Dogs. Discover some fast facts to gain a really fast overview of the Komondor.

Komondor Guide and Fact File

Height: The average height of the Komondor is 25.5 inches plus. Many over 30 inches tall.

Weight: Dogs can weigh up to 125 pounds. This breed has the heaviest coat of all the breeds.

Size of Dog: The Komondor is a giant sized breed

Breed Type and Dog Group: The Komondor belongs to the Working Group of Dogs

Country of Origin of the Breed: The Komondor was taken to Hungary by the Cumans

Exercise Needs: The Komondor requires high levels of exercise and open space

Coat Type: The Komondor has a long, white, heavily corded coat resembling dreadlocks

Shedding hairs: The coat sheds only as a puppy before its cords are fully formed

Grooming needs: The coat should never be combed or brushed but regular bathing is required

Training a Komondor (Trainability): The Komondor is trainable & must be trained young!


Other Names of Komondor: Komondorok, Hungarian Komondor / Sheepdog, Mop Dog

Komondor Lifespan - This dog lives for approximately 10 - 12 years

Number of puppies per litter: The average litter size of the Komondor is between 3-10 puppies

Temperament / Behaviour: Serious, Dominant, Dedicated, Protective, Alert and Dignified

We hope that the fast facts and information provided in our Komondor puppy and dog fact file and guide will prove a useful overview of this particular breed. Please click one of the links at the top of the page for detailed articles relating to training, pet care, grooming, personality, exercise needs, male and female Komondor dog names, illness and health problems.


Summary of Komondor Puppies and Dogs

Komondor puppies and dogs are very serious and dedicated. The Komondor was bred to protect and live along livestock, sometimes having to fight off ferocious animals such as wolves. This breed has a very unique coat! It is very long, around 20-27cms, and very heavy. In fact, the Komondor has the heaviest coat of all breeds. The coat is white and corded resembling dreadlocks. The coat helps to protect the dog when it is guarding the livestock as its thick enough to protect against animal attacks and bites, as well as protecting it through rough weather conditions. This breed of puppy must be trained from an early age as it is naturally a dominant and protective breed. The temperament of this breed will become well-balanced and accepting if it is provided with firm obedience training from a young puppy. Owners should allow strangers to handle their puppy so that it learns to accept unfamiliar people when it becomes an adult dog.

Choosing Komondor Puppies and Dogs as Pets

Komondor puppies grow into giant sized adult dogs and the above summary will help you to determine whether they are suitable as a family pet. If you are considering whether to buy a Komondor puppy, adoption is also an option for this particular type of dog, or even selecting one from a rescue centre, or reputable dog breeder who will provide health clearances. The Komondor breed does have some health conditions related to its name, please see the health issues link for further health information about the risk of illness and disease. This breed doesn't require brushing or grooming, however, the cords should be washed frequently. Owners may choose to allow a professional dog salon to wash their dog as this can be a little tricky. Also, the drying time for this dog's coat is around 2.5 days! The Komondor breed of puppy and dog is recommended for owners who are experienced dog handlers and will provide them with firm and consistent obedience training.

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