Komondor Breed Profile
Among the qualities of the Komondor is that they are serious, confident, alert, commanding, reserved with strangers, territorial, and willful.
This breed of dog is not recommended for families with children.
Lifespan and Weight
The average lifespan of this breed of dog is around 10 to 12 years. However, with the advancement of veterinary medicine, pets have been known to live up to 20 years and even longer. The average weight for this breed of dog is around 125 lbs.
The most common diseases and medical conditions associated with Komondors include but are not limited to hip dysplasia and skin problems.
Housebreaking and Shedding
Housebreaking is out of the question for this breed of dog because they prefer the outdoors. Shedding is very little, however, as you can tell, grooming is labor intensive.
Best Owner Compatibility
Not suitable for the apartment or condo environment. Not suitable for the frequent traveler. Best Owner has no children, a yard to play in and lots of love and attention to give. This breed of dog is best suitable for the working environment of a farm protecting sheep or other livestock.
Where to Buy
The best places to buy this breed of dog are from reputable breeders, animal shelters, and rescue organizations.
You can expect to pay upwards of around $1,760 or more per dog. Routine veterinary care should be included in your budget.
This breed of dog is highly aggressive and territorial. This is the main reason they are not recommended for children.
This breed of dog makes for a great guard dog.
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