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Komondor:Dog Breed Profile

The running Komodo is the king of the Hungarian Livestock Guard and is still considered a very unusual breed in the United States. Well-muscled, with dense hair like a white velvet rope, this particular hair helps protect it from predators.

Although the dog’s size is very large, but the movement is not so heavy, on the contrary, its speed is extremely fast, the movement is quick and light. He is fearless and can take on the job of protecting sheep and other livestock from wolves, coyotes, wild dogs, or human thieves. It is always quietly watching, at any time to do their own security responsibilities.

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  • About Komondor Breed

    Komondor's nickname: mop dog, because its hair is not only long, but also like the hair on the mop, so people call it a mop dog. He’s the only one with a white coat, and he’s the only one with diving skills. The history of the dog can be traced back to more than 1,000 years ago and is very old. It was once considered a descendant of the Tibetan mastiff until 1920 when the Kennel club announced the criteria for the identification of the breed. Cute as he is, he is a powerful animal. He is large, muscular, well-boned, and his white coat is as loose as a rope. The dog is usually outdoors, and its white coat helps it to hide perfectly in the herd, protecting it from the mongrels, and its thick coat protects it from the cold. However, the Komonde is actually a guard dog, not a sheepdog.

Komondor Breed Daily Care

The skin of the dog should not be cut regularly. The skin of the dog is not elastic and loose. When the coat is pulled up and trimmed, the skin will be cut carelessly. So in shearing, especially when the hair will be cut short, must be parallel to the skin scissors, anti-hair direction or cut from the bottom to the top, it is not easy to cut its skin. We should pay attention to trimming between the toes: not only trim the coat, the long-haired dog has longer and more hair between the toes of its feet. It is easy to get dirty when walking and sometimes slip easily, so the hair between the toes is also within the scope of trimming.  

The first thing we should do is figure out what to give the dog to eat. If economic conditions allow, it is recommended to feed professional dog food is the best. Because the dog food is specially developed for the dog food, which contains all the necessary nutrients for the dog, the dog’s health and normal development of a huge role. In addition, dog food is also divided into stages, in the development of puppies, pregnant or lactating bitch, adult dogs, dogs have different kinds of old age. Depending on the dog, you can find all the dog food you need. Dog Food ingredients are also divided into different categories: It is recommended to choose those with more balanced proportions of carbohydrates, protein, fat, vitamins and minerals. If the dog does not like to eat only dog food, then in feeding other food, also want to find a way to add the right amount of dog food in which to ensure the dog’s nutrition balance.

Scientific, healthy and balanced feeding helps the development of the dog, helps to improve the dog’s immunity and resistance, can better adapt to the harsh external environment, such as temperature and so on. In this day and age, when there’s plenty to eat and plenty to wear, many people still feed their dogs leftovers, probably not to save money, but simply because they mistakenly believe that dogs have the same nutritional structure as humans. There are also some well-off breeders who only feed their dogs meat for a long time, thinking that this is the way to love a dog. However, it is not expected that doing so will only lead to a long-term nutritional imbalance in the dog, and the dog will suffer from acute diarrhea and vomiting, etc. , serious Health Hazard to dogs.

We can train the dog to use his favorite food to stimulate his initiative, this approach with guidance, can make the dog excited, especially the dog to see the favorite food, more easily excited. In order to eat food, it is willing to cooperate with you training, can quickly learn the movement, the movement made naturally lively.

When taking care of the dog, we must take care to trim the long hair around the dog’s external auditory canal and anus: The dog has more long hair in the external auditory canal, which can easily lead to parasites. We can regularly trim or pull out (pull out in stages, one time easy to cause infection) . If our dog is not feeling well, we must find out what is wrong with him and take him to the hospital in time. We should trim the hair around the dog’s anus every 2-3 months.  

Komondor Breed History

The Komondorappeared more than 1,000 years ago as a breed of Hungarian sheepdog, but it wasn’t until 1920 that criteria for the breed was introduced. As an adult, it is covered with rope-like hair, so people also call it a mop dog, a large dog, belongs to the large.

The KOMODO is from Hungary, it started in the 9th century, and it has been bred and developed in Hungary for centuries. It used to be believed to be the offspring of a Russian dog that had been taken out of Hungary during the conquest of Magyar. The word Komondor has been in Hungarian literature since the 16th century, meaning large sheepdog. It wasn’t until 1937 that the American Kennel Club recognized the breed, but World War II ties and exchanges with Hungary were cut off, and the breed was never imported or bred in the United States. The breed was almost wiped out in the war, and only a few dogs survived and were later redeveloped in Hungary, but the effort continued for many years, from the end of the Second World War to 1960, there are only about 1,000 registered in Hungary.

In 1962, the American Kennel Club resumed contact with the Hungarian Kennel Club and began re-importing Komons from Hungary and Europe. By the 1980s, the United States produced an average of about 50 homes a year, increasing the number of dogs.

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