Among the unique dogs we can mention the Hungarian puli. It is also considered the hairiest breed in the world! But behind this fur curtain, he hides a very endearing personality. Here are 5 things you need to know if you want to adopt one.
1. It has a unique coat
If the Hungarian puli is the dog hairiest in the worldThis is because his coat has a very special structure. It actually has two layers of hair. The first is a very classic soft and woolly undercoat. But the second coat is made of a long, dry coat. This is why the two layers intertwine and form twists and turns, gives the effect “dread lock”.
Because of its coat, many people associate the Hungarian puli with the character of Pollux in the Enchanted merry-go-round, which is actually a Lhasa Apso, a very different breed.
2. It needs special maintenance
Having a unique coat also brings unique problems! It is very difficult to wash off this fur ball. Given its rarity and the time it takes to wash it, very few groomers accept Hungarian puli. This is why it is necessary avoid getting dirty to the maximum.
This dog’s coat doesn’t brush either! To make sure, you need untangle the twists with your fingers. A long but essential interview.
3. It’s easy to raise
Hungarian puli is very intelligent, he is both docile and smart! This is why it is an easy dog to train that will not be capricious and stubborn. Therefore, it is a perfect animal for a first adoption. In Hungary, its country of origin, it was even used as police dog.
4. He gets along well with children
He is a very playful dog who likes to demand attention, so he will love to spend playful moments with the children. The Hungarian Puli is also a very gentle and engaging dog fits perfectly into your family.
On the other hand, he will have some trouble with strangers, and he will be more anxious with your guests, for example. This is why it is too a very good watchdog.
5. He needs space
Originally, the Hungarian puli was a herding dog. He is therefore very lively and active and needs blow off steam. For his well-being, it is therefore advisable to integrate him into a spacious home. He can live in an apartment, only if you take him out regularly.