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Originating during the 1700's as a descendant of the Puli, this Hungarian breed was developed to drive cattle, sheep, and pigs. Pumi's were also used to guard farms and exterminate vermin. Considered to be the town dog of Hungary, the Pumi is relatively rare in North America.
The most distinctive feature of the Pumi is the elongated muzzle. A hardy and sturdy sheepdog, this breed is often referred to as the breed who is "unable to keep quiet". Their consistent vocalizations make them excellent watchdogs. This Terrier type of herding dog is suited both for companionship and sport.
The Pumi breed is affectionate with the family and has a cheerful disposition. They are typically timid and suspicious of strangers and this makes them a good watchdog. They do best in a home with older considerate children. Pumi's have a tendency to be dog aggressive. This breed is always alert, energetic, willful, and intelligent. The Pumi will become bored, lonely, and destructive if they do not receive sufficient attention or have a job to do. This breed is independent, extremely bold, always restless, and noisy.
The Pumi requires weekly combing of the coat. Bathing should only be done when necessary. Professional grooming must be done every three months and removing excess hair from the ears is recommended. Due to the rarity of this breed and limited intervention by humans, the Pumi has no known health issues.
The Pumi's double coat is of average length, thick, and curly. The undercoat is soft, but not velvety. The outer coat is harsh in texture. This breed sheds little to no hair.
The Pumi's intelligence and ability to learn quickly makes them easy to train, although their stubborness can be a challenge. Early socialization and basic obedience are recommended. The Pumi breed must be trained with fairness, firmness, and consistency.
Pumi's are not recommended for apartment living due to their high activity level and tendency to bark incessantly. They do best in a farm setting with work to do. The Pumi excels in fly-ball and herding. Pumi's enjoy playing a game of fetch and make good jogging companions provided they are securely leashed.
Male: 22-33; Female: 18-26 lbs
Male: 16-18; Female: 15-17 inches
Always solid with no markings; grizzle, black, gray, sandy brown, russet.
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Expected Budget: Buying vs. Owning in 2021

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How much do Pumi puppies cost?

The cost to buy a Pumi 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 Pumi puppies for sale sell for below.

The current median price for all Pumis sold is $0.00. This is the price you can expect to budget for a Pumi 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 $0 upwards to $0 or even more for a Pumi with top breed lines and a superior pedigree. The average cost for all Pumis sold is $0.

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Annual cost of owning a Pumi 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 Pumis 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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Anonymous asked:
Are Pumi dogs very vocal? If so, can they be trained at an early age to not bark as much? I have a toy Poodle/Maltese mix. People have commented at the fact he is not yippy like other dogs and I wonder if it is because of his early training?

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The Pumi likes to hear his / her voice, yes. They do tend to be on the more vocal end of the scale, as they are a very active herding breed of dog. They will express themselves in a lively and active way by vocalizing when they are both happy, or feel that there is danger. With early socialization and consistent training, the Pumi can be less vocal than normal. A dedicated owner that stimulates their dog both physically and mentally will be able to get their Pumi to be a wonderful, quiet member of the house hold.

Anonymous asked:
Regarding the Hungarian Pumi. Can there barking be controlled with training or is it just in there nature to incessantly bark? I love this breed but an incessant barker seems it would be difficult for most people to handle..please let me know what you feel about this thanks jab



The Hungarian Pumi is known for it's talkative nature. They are a breed of dog that likes the sound of his/her own voice. A well socialized, well trained and well exercised Pumi will not be as talkative as one whom is not. They can be trained, and do best with positive reinforcement training as they respond negatively to correction or punishment training. A firm, but gentle handler that makes sure their dog has all he/she needs to be set up for success is best with this breed to flourish and be a great member of the family.


I have adult pumik, both with bark collars. It helps!

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How much do Pumi's cost?



The Pumi is a more rare breed of dog with few breeders in North America. The average price for a puppy will be somewhere between $2000.00 - $2500.00 per puppy. It could be more or it could be less, depending on the breeder, where the breeder lives, shipping costs and the genetic's of the puppy.


Pumi puppies need lots of socialization when they are still young puppies. They need to be regularly taken to places to meet other people and dogs then they are 8-12 weeks old. If this is not done properly you will end up with a barky and skittish problem dog.

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Updated: 10/24/2021