KC Pedigree, Giant

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.


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!


Hungarian Sheepdog, Mop Dog

Cross between





So big people will stop and take photos.

Exercise Needs

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


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


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?



Tailwise is consistently rated as Excellent

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