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Kuvasz

Kuvasz

Kuvasz or Hungarian Kuvasz is an intelligent and devoted large-sized dog with strong protective instincts. This is an ancient breed primarily used for the purpose guarding livestock. The name Kuvasz is derived from Turkish word Kavas or Kuwasz meaning guard or protector. The breed originated in Tibet but was later developed in Hungary. It is

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Komondor

Komondor

Komondor, also known as Hungarian Komondor or Hungarian Sheepdog is an ancient and rare breed that originated in Hungary. These dogs are considered as excellent flock guardians and are mostly bred to work independently. Therefore, they have the ability to protect flock without the assistance of their owners. It is believed that nomadic Magyars brought

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King Shepherd

King Shepherd

King Shepherd is a massive, courageous and self confident dog that loves being engaged in strenuous activities. The breed was created by American dog breeders Shelly Watts-Cross, and David Turkheimer in 1990s. Earlier, the breed was developed by selective breedings of specific bloodlines of German Shepherd dogs. Although there are various views regarding the different

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Kerry Blue Terrier

Kerry Blue Terrier

Kerry Blue Terrier, also known as Irish Blue Terrier is a loving and lively, medium sized dog. These playful and highly intelligent dogs can be boisterous at times. This is a comparatively uncommon breed of dogs. Originating from Ireland, Kerry Blue Terrier dog breed is believed to have descended from the Irish Terrier and the

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Keeshond

Keeshond

Keeshond is an active and outgoing medium sized dog with a cheerful personality. The dog originated in the arctic region and was named after a dog named Kees that was owned by 18th century Dutch Patriot Cornelis (Kees) de Gyselaer. The dog soon became symbol of the Dutch Patriot political party led by Gyselaer. Dutch

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Karelian Bear Dog

Karelian Bear Dog

Karelian Bear Dog, also known as Karelsk Björnhund, Karjalankarhukoira or Karelischer Barenhund is a hard working dog with excellent bear hunting abilities. These medium sized dogs used to be owned by Russian and Finnish peasants in earlier times. The breed originated in Finland and closely resembles Russo-European Laika dog breed. These dogs are particularly popular

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