/   / 
Kuvasz Info

Kuvasz Breed Information

Learn all about Kuvaszs at Petstew.com. If you’re interested in adopting or buying a Kuvasz, or just a dog lover, you should research all details including the Kuvasz breed temperament, coat, colors, shedding, health, grooming requirements, and more.
Kuvasz Picture
Lifespan: 10-13 years Height: 26-30" Shedding: Heavy Litter Size: 6-9 pups
Group: Working Weight: 70-115 lbs Hair Length: Medium Size: XL

Breed Overview

The Kuvasz is a XL dog breed, with a starting weight of 70 lbs that can reach 115 lbs. It is officially part of the Working group and recognized by the CKC, FCI, AKC, UKC, ANKC, NZKC. Some critical information for potential owners. The Kuvasz breed has a typical lifespan of 10 to 13 years, Medium hair, and have Heavy shedding. Breeders interested in the Kuvasz should know that the average litter size is between 6 to 9 puppies.

Kuvasz Breed Characteristics

Group Working Drooler yes
Size XL Guard Dog yes
Origin Hungary Easy to Train
Kid Friendly no Hypoallergenic no
Stranger Friendly no Active Indoors somewhat
Apartment Friendly no Exercise Demands yes
Pet Friendly yes Yard Needs large
Intelligent Grooming Requirements weekly
Barks Dangerous no

Kuvasz Temperament

intelligent and curious, bold, determined, brave and fearless, easy to housebreak, very territorial, excellent guard dog, will fiercely defend his people and territory

Health Problems

hip dysplasia, osteochondritis dissecans, hypertrophic osteodystrophy, skin problems and allergic reactions

Kuvasz Coat

Kuvasz Dog Colors

Pure white or ivory

Recognized By


How Others Rated the Kuvasz

Rated by 0 users     Rate This Breed

Don't trust us! It's easy for one person to sit here and say what all Kuvasz dogs are like, but the truth is all dogs are differrent. Power in numbers! Read about what real Kuvasz owners have to say about their dog and the experience they had below. Do you have your own experience to share? This doesn't work without you, click here to contribute!

Something look incorrect or incomplete? Please Contact Us so we can fix it!