Hungarian Pumi

KC Pedigree, Medium

Doesn't moult much

Not good for first time owners

Are these dogs real? With their incredible ears and curly coat, they look as if a cuddly toy has come alive. But beneath the cute exterior are active, intelligent, loving dogs with a herding history that dates back 400 years ago when the corded Puli was developed with other breeds, such as terriers and German Spitz.

FACT SHEET

Attractive to ...

Someone that wants to train in the canine sports. The Pumi is as bright as a button and makes a fabulous companion if given a job to do.

Not the best for ...

Someone that wants a cute, cuddly toy.

Aliases

Pumi

Cross between

None

Origin

Hungary

Size

Medium
Average size - could pick up if you had to in an emergency

Exercise Needs

Medium (About an hour)
Doesn't have to be a solid hour, you can give them lots of short walks.

Coat

Short and curly
Natural good looks, won't keep growing like a hedge.

Shedding

Doesn't moult much
But all dogs shed dander so if you're allergic, make sure you'll be ok

Life expectancy

13 years

Good first dog?

Maybe

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