These striking dogs retain the intelligence and independence of their livestock-guarding ancestors

Vital Stats

Height: 26 to 30 inches at shoulder
Weight: 70 to 115 pounds
Coat: dense, white, and long
Life span: 10 to 12 years

The Kuvasz is a large, white flock-guarding dog who hails from Hungary. A one-family dog, he’s protective of his people and suspicious of strangers.

The Kuvasz thinks for himself and can be challenging to train. Full Kuvasz profile on

[usrlist “Cold tolerance:5” “Intelligence:5” “Intelligence:5” “Mouthiness:5” “Tendency to bark or howl:5” “Vigor:4” “Amount of shedding:4” “Playfulness:4” “Drooling potential:4” “Easy to groom:4” “General health:4” “Good for new owners:3” “Compatible with kids:3” “Wanderlust:3”]