Hungarian Dog breeds are well known for their hard work and pushing limits when it comes to accompanying their masters, be it in herding, hunting, or guarding. These breeds are famous all over the world for the unique qualities that make them different from other dog breeds.
There are several good dog breeds in Hungary, while the most famous ones are listed in this article.
|Weight||Male: 45–66 lbs
Female: 40–55 lbs
|Height||Male: 22–25 inches
Female: 21–24 inches
|Life Expectancy||They have an average lifespan of 9.15 years.|
|Coat||Short, smooth, and dense.|
|Color||Copper-brown color, russet gold, and dark sandy gold|
This breed was initially bred to be a companion for hunters. Vizslas are muscular but lightly built. These are quite sensitive and may suffer anxiety if separated, and they also fear loud noises such as thunderstorms. These have to be kept engaged to prevent destructive behavior such as digging and chewing.
|Weight||Male: 55 to 65 lbs
Female: 45 to 55 lbs
|Height||Male: 23 to 25 inches
Female: 21 to 24 inches
|Life Expectancy||12 – 14 years|
|Coat||Wiry, close-lying, durable, and dense.|
The Wire-haired Vizsla is a medium-sized, active dog with tracking and retrieving abilities. Wire-haired Vizsla requires plenty of exercises to be kept active, and this breed is a little more giant and possesses a more substantial bone than the Vizsla.
- Highly affectionate
|Weight||Male: 110–132 lbs
Female: 88–110 lbs
|Height||Male: 27.5 inches
Female: 25.5 inches
|Life Expectancy||10-12 years|
|Coat||Long, thick, and strikingly corded.|
|Color||Cream or buff, which fades into white.|
This breed dogs have a large, muscular body with plenty of dense bone and substance, covered with a heavy coat. They turn out to be decent watchdogs and will start to bark if they find anything unusual or suspect anyone.
- Calm and steady
|Weight||Male: 45–52 kgs
Female: 32–41 kgs
|Height||Male: 70–76 cms
Female: 65–70 cms
|Life Expectancy||9-12 yrs|
|Coat||Medium and thick|
The Kuvasz is a large, slightly longer than tall, white, flock-guarding dog. These dogs love to be active around the day and therefore need a lot of exercises. These dogs show affection towards their family but might prove to be unwelcoming of strangers.
- Clownish sense of humor
- Loyal and patient
|Weight||25 to 35 pounds|
|Height||Male: 46 cms
Female: 42 cms
|Life Expectancy||12 to 16 years|
|Color||Black, all shades of gray, and white|
They tend to be bulky in appearance and are best known for the long, corded coat resembling dreadlocks. The Puli tends to bark as it is quite vocal. They need proper training and exercises; otherwise, they can turn out to be naughty dogs.
Looking at the features and the temperament, we can safely say that these dog breeds are incredibly loyal to their masters and also makes excellent pet dogs if given proper training. Since we are well aware that a little discipline is necessary for everyone, be it for humans or dogs.