Category: Working Dogs
Facts about Komondor Dogs, "Scientific name for Komondor Dog, or domestic canine, is Canis lupus familiaris". The Komondor Dog is a big variety of dog that hails from Hungary. Occasionally, the Komondor Dog breeds are also called as Mop dogs. They are long-established, influential dog breeds, which have a natural protective nature to safeguard livestock and other goods. The Komondor Dog breed has been affirmed as one of the national assets of Hungary, to be conserved and secluded from modification.
The Komondor Dogs average height of the male 27 1/2 and 31 1/2 inches (69.8 to 80cm). The average height of Female Komondor Dog 25 1/2 to 27 1/2 inches(25.5 to 69.8cm). The average weight of the male 110 to 135 lbs(49.8 to 61.2kg). The average weight of females 90 to 110 lbs (40.8 to 49.8kg).
A Komondor Dog’s mouth can apply approximately 150 to 200 pounds of pressure per square inch and an American Pit Bull Terrier, German Shepherd Dog and a rottweiler can have 320 LBS of pressure on avg.
All dogs are identical in makeup big or small– 42 permanent teeth and 321 bones. Komondor Puppies have 28 teeth and when they become adult Komondor Dogs they have 42 teeth. When Komondor puppies are born, they have no teeth and are deaf and blind. Komondor Puppies for their first few weeks will sleep ninety percent of the day and their vision is not fully developed until after the first month.
The Komondor Dog is a well-built flock protector, with huge bone structure. They have a large head and their muzzle is comparatively dark and short. The Komondor Dog breeds have almond-shaped eyes, and they are medium in size and dark brown in color. The Komondor Dog breeds have elongated ears, triangular in shape with a little circular tip, mixing with the rest of the fur. The suspending tail is adequately long to reach the pawns. The teeth of the breed, meet in level bite or a scissors. The body of the Komondor Dog breed is entirely covered with a strange felted and corded hair, ranging in length from 8 to 11 inches (20.3 to 27.9cm).Female Komondor Dogs are in heat for matting for about 20 days twice a year. Female Komondor Dogs are pregnant for 60 days before they’re puppies are born.
A Komondor Dog is an omnivore, (definition-they eat both other animals and plants). All Dogs are direct descendants of wolves.
Komondor Dogs pant to keep cool with 10 to 35 breaths per minute with an average of 24 breaths per minute. A large dog breed resting heart beats between 60 to 100 times per minute, and a small dog breed’s heart beats on average between 100 to 140 pant a lot. Komondor Dogs sweat glands are between their paw pads.
It is a Fact a Komondor Dog sees in color and have better low light vision. Komondor Dogs have three eyelids, a lower lid, an upper eyelid lid and a third lid, that is called a haw or nictitating membrane, this keeps the dogs eye protected and moist. Komondor Dogs eyes have a special membrane for seeing better at night, called a tapetum lucidum - a dogs reflective layer in the choroid chiefly of nocturnal, causing the eyes to glow when light at night hits the eyes and they consist of some layers of smooth flat cells covered by a section of double deformed crystals.
The Komondor Dog is a good family dog if their owners are familiar with the way to show a natural, solid power over the dog. They can be good pets if they are trained systematically, and are raised with kids from the beginning, but they are not suggested for the majority of families. The Komondor Dog breeds are hard-working flock protectors, this bred can be highly defensive and confident, as they keep an eye on their flocks.
By no means, the hair of the Komondor Dog breed should be brushed or combed. It is alienated into cords and trimmed. The breed needs recurrent bathing and consumes a long time to get dried. The Komondor Dog sheds extremely little, if any.
The average lifespan of the Komondor Dog breed ranges from 10 years to 12 years. In 1937 the American Kennel Club recognized the Komondor Dog, but outside of Hungary there were not that many Komondor Dog until the early 1960s. When purchasing a Komondor Dog, find a good breeder with references, check at least two references of people who purchased this breed, because they are so unique they are bred in puppy mills.
Komondor Dogs have two times the amount of ear muscles than people. It is a fact a Komondor Dog can hear a sound at four times the distance of a human. Sound frequency is measured in Hertz (Hz) Def-Hertz is the measurement of frequency, explicitly it's one cycle per second. The higher the Hertz are, the higher the pitched the sound is. Komondor Dogs hear best at 45,000 Hz to 65,000 Hz, while humans hear best at around 20 Hz to 20,000 Hz.
Only humans and dogs have prostates and a dog doesn't have an appendix.
Komondor Dog’s nose prints can be used to identify them, their nose prints are like a humans finger print. It is a Fact a Komondor Dog smells more than 1,000 times stronger than that of a human. A Komondor Dog’s nose, secretes a thin layer of mucous that helps it absorb scent, after that they lick their noses and sample the scent through their mouth.
The number one heath problems amongst Komondor Dogs is obesity, so always make sure your dog doesn't get to fat. Many foot problems that Komondor Dogs have are just an issue of long toenails. The health problems the Komondor Dog can have are, Hip Dysplasia, Entropion or Gastric Torsion. Can be difficult to train and a big back yard is a must, or many walks a day for exercise, farm life is ideal.
Average body temperature for a Komondor Dog is between 101 to 102.5 degrees