Kuvasc Breed Profile


Among the qualities of the Kuvasc is that they are curious, bold, determined, brave, fearless, devoted, independent, gentle, patient, willful and loves to test authority.

Family/Child Friendly

This breed of dog is friendly only to their owners children and not to stranger children such as the owners children's friends. This breed is not recommended for small 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 70 to 115 lbs.

Common Diseases

The most common diseases and medical conditions associated with the Kuvasc include but are not limited to hip dysplasia, osteochrondritis dissecans, hypertrophic osteodystrophy, skin problems and allergic reactions.

Housebreaking and Shedding

Housebreaking is out of the question for this breed of dog as they prefer the outdoors. Shedding is heavy, brush daily. This breed of dog sheds all year around.

Best Owner Compatibility

Not suitable for the apartment or condo environment. Not suitable for the frequent traveler. Best Owner has a yard to play in and lots of love and attention to give.

Where to Buy

The best places to buy this breed of dog are from reputable breeders, animal shelters, and rescue organizations.

Average Cost

Not Documented.

Aggression Factor

This breed of dog is a very aggressive breed. They are territorial and devoted to their families. Sometimes, though, they are suspicious of even their owners.

Noise Factor

This breed of dog makes for a great guard dog.

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