Lifespan: 12 years
The Komondor is a protective, wary of strangers, courageous and devoted dog breed.
Alert and protective, Komondors make loyal, independent guard dogs. Although its distinctive corded coat may protect it from extremes of weather in its native land, a pet dog may be more comfortable and less smelly if clipped.
Originally bred for guarding flocks of sheep from wolves.
The Komondor is a protective dog.
Owners: loyal, affectionate
Children: natural guard
Other pets: good if raised with them
Strangers: wary, territorial
Unfamiliar dogs: can be problematic
Experienced, sensible owner who has time and energy for training and coat care.
Tends to be aggressive to strangers and other dogs.
Corded coat needs assistance to form dreadlocks as otherwise it will mat.
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