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

Summary
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 DogTime.com

Cold tolerance:
5 out of 5 stars (5.0 / 5)
Intelligence:
5 out of 5 stars (5.0 / 5)
Intelligence:
5 out of 5 stars (5.0 / 5)
Mouthiness:
5 out of 5 stars (5.0 / 5)
Tendency to bark or howl:
5 out of 5 stars (5.0 / 5)
Vigor:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Amount of shedding:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Playfulness:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Drooling potential:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Easy to groom:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
General health:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Good for new owners:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Compatible with kids:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Wanderlust:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Average:
4.1 out of 5 stars (4.1 / 5)