His appearance might make you think he was developed to mop floors, but the Komondor has a long and noble heritage as a flock-guarding dog breed in his native Hungary. He still retains a strong protective instinct and will defend his family and property with his life.

Watch and learn about Komondor dog’s key characteristics:

Key Vitals of Komondor Dog
Name Dog Breed Group Height Weight Life Span
Komondor Dog Working Dogs 2 feet, 1 inch to 2 feet, 3 inches tall at the shoulder 80 to 100 pounds 10 to 12 years

Breed Characteristics:

Adaptability:

Komondor is rated 3 out of 5 in Adaptability. This means Komondor has scored high and is suitable in Adaptability parameter.

Komondor is rated 2 out of 5 in Adaptibility in living in apartment. This means Komondor has scored low and is not suitable in Adaptibility in living in apartment parameter.

Komondor is rated 1 out of 5 in Good For Novice Owners. This means Komondor has scored low and is not suitable in Good For Novice Owners parameter.

Komondor is rated 4 out of 5 in Sensitivity Level.. This means Komondor has scored high and is suitable in Sensitivity Level. parameter.

Komondor is rated 1 out of 5 in Tolerates Being Alone.. This means Komondor has scored low and is not suitable in Tolerates Being Alone. parameter.

Komondor is rated 4 out of 5 in Tolerates Cold Weather.. This means Komondor has scored high and is suitable in Tolerates Cold Weather. parameter.

Komondor is rated 3 out of 5 in Tolerates Hot Weather.. This means Komondor has scored high and is suitable in Tolerates Hot Weather. parameter.

All Around Friendliness:

Komondor is rated 3 out of 5 in All Around Friendliness.. This means Komondor has scored high and is suitable in All Around Friendliness. parameter.

Komondor is rated 5 out of 5 in Affectionate with Family.. This means Komondor has scored high and is suitable in Affectionate with Family. parameter.

Komondor is rated 3 out of 5 in Incredibly Kid Friendly Dogs.. This means Komondor has scored high and is suitable in Incredibly Kid Friendly Dogs. parameter.

Komondor is rated 1 out of 5 in Friendly Dog.. This means Komondor has scored low and is not suitable in Friendly Dog. parameter.

Komondor is rated 1 out of 5 in Friendly Toward Strangers.. This means Komondor has scored low and is not suitable in Friendly Toward Strangers. parameter.

Health Grooming:

Komondor is rated 3 out of 5 in Health Grooming.. This means Komondor has scored high and is suitable in Health Grooming. parameter.

Komondor is rated 3 out of 5 in Amount Of Shedding.. This means Komondor has scored high and is suitable in Amount Of Shedding. parameter.

Komondor is rated 2 out of 5 in Drooling Potential.. This means Komondor has scored low and is not suitable in Drooling Potential. parameter.

Komondor is rated 2 out of 5 in Easy To Groom.. This means Komondor has scored low and is not suitable in Easy To Groom. parameter.

Komondor is rated 2 out of 5 in General Health.. This means Komondor has scored low and is not suitable in General Health. parameter.

Komondor is rated 3 out of 5 in Potential For Weight Gain.. This means Komondor has scored high and is suitable in Potential For Weight Gain. parameter.

Komondor is rated 4 out of 5 in Size.. This means Komondor has scored high and is suitable in Size. parameter.

Trainability:

Komondor is rated 4 out of 5 in Trainability.. This means Komondor has scored high and is suitable in Trainability. parameter.

Komondor is rated 4 out of 5 in Easy To Train.. This means Komondor has scored high and is suitable in Easy To Train. parameter.

Komondor is rated 4 out of 5 in Intelligence.. This means Komondor has scored high and is suitable in Intelligence. parameter.

Komondor is rated 3 out of 5 in Potential For Mouthiness.. This means Komondor has scored high and is suitable in Potential For Mouthiness. parameter.

Komondor is rated 2 out of 5 in Prey Drive.. This means Komondor has scored low and is not suitable in Prey Drive. parameter.

Komondor is rated 5 out of 5 in Tendency To Bark Or Howl.. This means Komondor has scored high and is suitable in Tendency To Bark Or Howl. parameter.

Komondor is rated 4 out of 5 in Wanderlust Potential.. This means Komondor has scored high and is suitable in Wanderlust Potential. parameter.

Exercise Needs:

Komondor is rated 3 out of 5 in Exercise Needs.. This means Komondor has scored high and is suitable in Exercise Needs. parameter.

Komondor is rated 2 out of 5 in Energy Level.. This means Komondor has scored low and is not suitable in Energy Level. parameter.

Komondor is rated 1 out of 5 in Intensity.. This means Komondor has scored low and is not suitable in Intensity. parameter.

Komondor is rated 4 out of 5 in Exercise Needs.. This means Komondor has scored high and is suitable in Exercise Needs. parameter.

Komondor is rated 4 out of 5 in Potential For Playfulness.. This means Komondor has scored high and is suitable in Potential For Playfulness. parameter.

Vital Stats:

Dog Breed Group

Working Dogs

Height

2 feet, 1 inch to 2 feet, 3 inches tall at the shoulder

Weight

80 to 100 pounds

Life Span

10 to 12 years

Highlights

Komondor are rare, but unethical backyard breeders and puppy mills do breed them. It’s important to find a good breeder to make sure you don’t get a puppy who will develop health or behavior problems.Although an apartment or condo is not the ideal living space for a Komondor, he can adjust to that lifestyle if he receives daily exercise and is trained not to bark excessively.This strong-willed dog needs a confident owner who can provide leadership the Komondor will respect. This isn’t a good choice for the first-time dog owner.Although Komondor shouldn’t be brushed, their coat needs extensive care to keep its white color and to stay free of dirt, debris, and parasites. If you want your Komondor’s coat to stay clean, he should sleep indoors.Komondor are barkers and suspicious of most things they see or hear. The breed is an excellent watch dog for both home and livestock and was originally developed for this role.Komondor can be aggressive to other dogs.Komondor aren’t high-energy, and are happy just watching and following you around the house. But they still need daily exercise of at least a few walks per day to keep them healthy and at their proper weight.A high fence is required to prevent the Komondor from attempting to expand his territory, a common habit of guard dogs.The Komondor is happiest when he’s working. He’s ideal for guarding livestock, but any job will give him the mental exercise he needs.Although Komondor historically spent their time outside protecting the flock, they do need time inside with their family. Like any dog, a Komondor can become aggressive, fearful, or aloof when deprived of human company.