Komondor

KC Pedigree, Large

Doesn't moult much

Not good for first time owners

The corded Komondor is sometimes referred to as a 'mop dog' due to it's striking resemblance to something you would use to clean your kitchen floor. The breed has been declared one of Hungary's national treasures, to be preserved and protected from modification.

FACT SHEET

Attractive to ...

People who want to feel safe in their own homes. At night a Komondor will patrol his territory, knocking down any intruders and keeping them down until you arrive.

Not the best for ...

Party hosts. The Komondor is distrustful of strangers and strongly territorial. If your name's not down, you're definitely not coming in!

Aliases

Hungarian Sheepdog, Mop Dog

Cross between

None

Origin

Hungary

Size

Large
Large - but would still fit in a small car

Exercise Needs

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

Coat

Dreads
More work than you might think, drying takes a very long time and you need to cord them in the first place.

Shedding

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

Life expectancy

9 years

Good first dog?

No

Trustpilot

Tailwise is consistently rated as Excellent

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Pet Gazette
BBC Radio 4
Daily Mirror
BBC

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