Hungarian Mudi, Canis Ovilis Fenyesi
The Mudi is a medium-sized herding dog with spitz-like qualities. It has a wedge-shaped head, prick ears, moderate bone and a compact body with a sloping topline. The face and front of the legs are covered with short, smooth hair, while the rest of the coat is somewhat longer and very wavy to curly. The Mudi comes in a variety of different colors.
The Mudi is a versatile farm dog that can hunt, exterminate rodents, and act as a capable herding dog and flock guardian. They are great for alerting and protecting their home and family. They have a high pitched bark and can be very loud and barky. There are 3 herding dogs native to Hungary the Puli, Pumi and Mudi, having similar characteristics. The mudi is a clever, keen, active, dog very very attached to its owner and family. They learn quick both good things and bad. The Mudi may be aloof with strangers and early socialization is recommended.
|Height||15-19 inches (38-48 cm)|
|Weight||18-29 pounds (8-13 kg)|
|Colors||Black Brown Fawn Gray Merle White|
|Good In Apartments||
The Mudi can live in an apartment if it is sufficiently exercised; however, it needs space to run and play and would do better if not kept in one. This breed is moderately active indoors and will do best with at least a large yard. This breed can live outdoors.
|Good With Children||
Good with Kids: This is a suitable breed for kids and is known to be playful, energetic, and affectionate around them.
|Good With Dogs||
|Good With Cats||
The Mudi is a very active breed. It needs to be taken on a daily, long, brisk walk or jog, where the dog is made to heel beside or behind the human holding the leash, as in a dogs eyes, the pack leader leads the way. In addition, your dog will benefit from a large, safe area where it can run free. Mudik need a lot of running and other exercises to be in good condition. They love to play and will excel in all kinds of sports such as Flyball and Frisbee.
Moderately Easy Training: The Mudi is average when it comes to training. Results will come gradually.
Low Maintenance: Infrequent grooming is required to maintain upkeep. No trimming or stripping needed.
Moderate Shedding: Routine brushing will help. Be prepared to vacuum often!