Kuvasz

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Breed Group: Working
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Overview
The Kuvasz is incredibly intelligent, is very devoted and loyal, and makes an excellent working dog. This breed does have a strong protective instinct over his family and territory, which makes him a good watchdog.
Character
The Kuvasz is somewhat suspicious of strangers and requires much socialization to avoid shyness or aggressiveness. A very obedient breed, this dog is very willing to protect his family no matter what the circumstances.
Temperament
This breed has been used in herding so he does have a protective instinct, which makes him not quite right for the average family. However, he can do well with children providing they are always supervised. The Kuvasz is also very gentle and affectionate towards his family.
Care
The Kuvasz should be brushed on a regular basis all the way down to the undercoat. This will remove excess hair during shedding, and will keep the hair free from mats. This breed does best in colder climates mentally, and physically. In warmer climates, the Kuvasz tends to shed quite a bit all year round, while in cooler weather, he sheds seasonally.
Coat
The Kuvasz has a very sturdy double coat. The outercoat should always remain moderately coarse, and should never be smooth. The undercoat is fine, soft, and somewhat silky. This breed may have either a straight or wavy coat.
Training
This breed is naturally very intelligent and obedient, however he should require a firm handler yet gentle training as this breed can be sensitive to the tone of your voice. The Kuvasz does remarkably well in herding and obedience.
Activity
The Kuvasz should have regular exercise, preferably daily. This breed bores easily and can become destructive without the proper entertainment, so he should always have room to run. A medium fenced yard will suffice.
Weight
Male: 100-115; Female: 70-90 lbs
Height
Male: 28-30; Female: 26-28 inches
Color(s)
white
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Expected Budget: Buying vs. Owning in 2017

Learn what to expect when researching the price of Kuvasz puppies.

How much do Kuvasz puppies cost?

The cost to buy a Kuvasz varies greatly and depends on many factors such as the breeders' location, reputation, litter size, lineage of the puppy, breed popularity (supply and demand), training, socialization efforts, breed lines and much more. Review how much Kuvasz puppies for sale sell for below.

The current median price for all Kuvaszs sold is $1,300.00. This is the price you can expect to budget for a Kuvasz with papers but without breeding rights nor show quality. Expect to pay less for a puppy without papers, however, we do not recommend buying a puppy without papers.

Looking for a dog with a superior lineage? Are you trying to determine how much a puppy with breeding rights and papers would cost? You should expect to pay a premium for a puppy with breeding rights or even for a puppy advertised as show quality with papers. You should budget anywhere from $2,000 upwards to $2,000 or even more for a Kuvasz with top breed lines and a superior pedigree. The average cost for all Kuvaszs sold is $1,100.

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What can I expect to pay for a puppy?

Median Price: $1,300.00
Average Price: $1,100.00
Top Quality: $2,000.00 to $2,000.00

*Data sourced from the sale of 100 Kuvasz puppies across the United States on NextDayPets.com.

Annual cost of owning a Kuvasz puppy

Before buying a puppy it is important to understand the associated costs of owning a dog. The annual cost or "upkeep" is often overlooked when determining a Kuvaszs true ownership cost. When calculating your budget make sure you account for the price of food, vaccines, heartworm, deworming, flea control, vet bills, spay/neuter fees, grooming, dental care, food, training and supplies such as a collar, leash, crate, bed, bowls, bones, and toys. All of these items can add up quickly so make sure you estimate anywhere from $500 - $2,000 or more for the first year then about $500 - $1,000 or more every year thereafter to meet the annual financial obligations of your growing, loving dog.

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Most Popular Kuvasz Names for 2017

We've compiled the top 10 male and female names for 2017 after analyzing the sale of 100 Kuvasz dogs.
  • 1. Puppy
  • 2. Szamos
  • 3. Single Black
  • 4. Rozi
  • 5. Lindsay
  • 6. Hobie
  • 7. Green Boy
  • 8. Gold Girl
  • 9. Double Blue
  • 10. Blue Boy

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Featured Breeder of Kuvaszs with Puppies For Sale
Glacier Creek Kuvasz
Member Since: July 2005
Location: Helena, Montana
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Top Grand Champion producing Hungarian Kuvasz breeder. Puppies imprinted on goats. Montana is a healthy environment free from fleas, heartworm and tick diseases. Puppies will be sired by a male imported from one of the top breeders in Hungary! Summer litters planned with Tezla, #1 Kuvasz and Teslina. There should be some outstanding show prospects as well as experienced farm guardians. Puppies are raised on our rugged forested property that backs up to the continental divide. Bears, wolves, mountain lions, coyotes, eagles etc all cross the property where the pups learn to patrol. Now taking reservations for puppies due soon!

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Anonymous asked:
If you don't use shampoo, is it okay to wash a Kuvaszs with only water?

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A dog-shampoo is formulated to not only clean a dog but to help the natural oils on the dogs skin move to the hair follicle. If you don't want to use shampoo, water will be just fine.

Anonymous

Kuvasz don't need baths. I had one for 8 years and he was wet only twice and that was to wash off skunk.

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How many puppies are in a Kuvasz litter?

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The average size of a litter of Kuvasz puppies is between 6 - 8 puppies. But it all depends on how many eggs the female drops. A Kuvasz could have 1 puppy or as many as 15 - 20. The world record was 24 puppies in 2009 by a Neapolitan Mastiff.

Anonymous asked:
How is the Kuvasz breed in protecting goats and living with them?

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The Kuvasz breed has been created and bred for 100's of years to protect livestock and to live with them. They are amazing guardians and grow very attached to the herd that they are living with. It is best to get your puppy in with your herd of goats as soon as possible and start training early.

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How much does a Kuvasz puppy cost?

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What kinds of dog breeds would a Kuvasz be able to deal with? For example breeds that aren't aggressive.

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The Kuvasz dog is not a dog-on-dog friendly breed. They tend to do well with one of their own, growing up as pups or young dogs together and that is it. They need a job and are not social dogs. They want to work and are extremely protective, this is a breed that is not for the first-time dog owner or an inexperienced dog owner.

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Updated: 9/20/2017