1. Kuvaszok are large, muscular dogs that were originally bred to guard livestock and property in Hungary.
  2. They have a thick, double-coat of white fur that sheds heavily twice a year, requiring regular grooming.
  3. Kuvaszok are intelligent and independent dogs that need early socialization and obedience training to prevent them from becoming too aggressive or territorial.
  4. They are known for their strong protective instincts and will guard their family and home fiercely.
  5. Kuvaszok are loyal and devoted to their owners and make excellent family pets for experienced dog owners.
  6. Despite their size and strength, Kuvaszok are sensitive and have a gentle nature towards children and other pets in the household.
  7. They have a strong prey drive and need plenty of exercise and mental stimulation to prevent destructive behaviors.
  8. Kuvaszok are independent thinkers and may be difficult to train if their owner is not consistent and firm.
  9. The breed is prone to certain health issues, including hip dysplasia, elbow dysplasia, and bloat.
  10. Kuvaszok have a lifespan of around 10-12 years and can weigh up to 115 pounds.
  11. They have a distinctive bark that is loud and deep, making them effective guard dogs.
  12. Kuvaszok were favored by Hungarian royalty in the 16th century and were also used by Hungarian shepherds to protect their flocks.
  13. The breed nearly went extinct during World War II, but was saved by dedicated breeders who worked to revive the population.
  14. Kuvaszok are intelligent and have been used in police and military work in Hungary.
  15. They are generally not recommended for apartment living due to their large size and exercise needs.
  16. Kuvaszok are good swimmers and enjoy water activities.
  17. The breed has a strong sense of independence and may not be suitable for first-time dog owners.
  18. Kuvaszok are prone to “counter surfing” or stealing food off the counter, so it’s important to keep food out of reach.
  19. They are generally healthy dogs with a robust immune system.
  20. Kuvaszok are not known for their playfulness or affection towards strangers, but they will be protective and alert at all times.