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The breed occurred spontaneously in Hungary around 100 years ago and is still a very rare, but is known for its multiplicity of uses. The truly rare breed is incomparable says the few owners, the Mudi stands 14 to 20 inches and weigh 18 to 29 pounds.
(Canis Ovilis Fenyesi)
This is Savvy at 9 months old.
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The Mudi is a herding dog that rivals the Border Collie in intelligence. Its fearlessness also rivals many breeds: At around 25 pounds, this dog will bravely take on much larger predators such as wild boar.
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The Mudi is a rare herding dog breed from Hungary.
Mudis usually weigh 18 to 29 pounds (8 to 13 kg) and stand 14 to 20 inches (35.5 to 51 cm) high at the withers. The coat is medium long and curly, commonly black, blue merle, ashen, brown, white, or piebald.
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A Mudi’s coat is usually black, brown, white and yellow. Its coat is straight and short in the leg and head areas. The remaining part of its body is covered with wavy or curly hair.
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The Mudi is highly intelligent and makes an excellent working dog, watchdog, or family pet. They are strong, courageous, and will take on anyone or anything that they believe is attacking their family. They are loving and gentle- but they tend to bond with one particular person and can become needy.
The Mudi was discovered as a local Hungarian herding dog type with strong existing breed characteristics and was not created by human dreams of an ideal herding dog, but by need and performance selection.
Hungarian Mudi is a sheepdog and the youngest of three Hungarian Kelpie breeds among which are still Puli and Pumi. Breed originated in the late 19th century and early 20 century. It was created spontaneously from the Hungarian breed Kelpie.
Hungary, from crossing Hungarian herding dogs possibly with prick-eared German herding dogs ...
Care and Exercise: The Mudi actually needs a fair amount of exercise to stay in shape, and this should be given through a job. If no jobs are available to the dog, Mudik love to play and will do so to exercise. Also daily walks are a good source of exercise as well.
One of the Mudi's standout features is its thick coat with shiny, glossy hair that forms tufts. Its jaws form a scissor bite and are muscular. They have a pointed nose and a long head. The skull is convex with a well-marked stop. The eyes a warm color of brown and oval in shape.
Vizsla, Australian Kelpie, Patterdale Terrier, Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen, Treeing Walker Coonhound, Plott Hound.
Guarding livestock (Komondor, Kuvasz, Maremma, Sheepdog, Mudi, Pyrenean Mountain Dog, Tibetan Mastiff)
Hunting large game (Ainu, Akita, Dogo Argentino, Fila Brasileriro, Great Dane, Karelian Bear Dog, Elkhounds, Lapphund)
Hunting birds (Lundehund, Norrbottenspets, Finnish Spitz) ...
Maltese Manchester Terrier Mastiff Minature Bull Terrier (colored) Minature Bull Terrier (white) Minature Pinscher Minature Poodle Minature Schnauzer Mudi
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See also: What is the meaning of Breed, Point, White, Puli, Puppy?