Family: livestock dog, sheepdog, flockguard
Area of origin: Hungary
Original function: guardian, hunting large game
Average size of male: Ht: 28-30, Wt: 100-115
Average size of female: Ht: 26-28, Wt: 70-90
Other names: Hungarian kuvasz
Kuvasz Dog Temperament
Despite his sweet looks, the kuvasz is a tough protector, fearlessly defending his family or home. He is gentle with and protective of children in his own family. He is reserved with strangers; however, he tends to be very gentle with other pets and livestock. He is devoted and loyal but not very demonstrative. Some can be domineering.