The Mudi is the name of a canine breed of herding dog rare, originally from Hungary.
According to the existing documentation, some currents argue the Mudi was formed in Hungary spontaneously, between the 19th and 20th centuries.
Others reply that the Pumi, the Puli and the Croatian Shepherd, they are close relatives of the Mudi.
Are what, they are their ancestor and the form in which it existed, What is known with certainty is that the Mudi, has survived this time thanks to the appreciation of the shepherds who praise his innate ability in which protection of livestock with regard.
In the year 1936 wrote the first breed standard, assigning the name Mudi.
The studbook is still open, that means that more and more dogs of this type, they live in their homeland, they are incorporated into the breeding records.
The Mudi, "today is a"rare breed"there are few copies in his native country", and outside Hungary if hay…, very few inches.
In Hungary take years struggling to keep alive the race. As it has been the case with many breeds of dogs pastors, their copies have declined to the rhythm of the socio-cultural advancement.
Before the flocks of cattle were numerous and pastores… dogs, essential, This situation has changed dramatically from a time to this part and along the way we lost many canine breeds, specializing in working with cattle.
Otros nombres: Hungarian Mudi
Group 1 / Section 1 – Shepherd dogs
Dogs breeds: Mudi
Usually weigh between 8 and 13 kg and measure between 38 and 48 centimeters to the cross.
The mantle is medium wavy or curly, with short hair on the face and legs. The colors accepted are black, Ash, brown, white, Fawn and merle.
The Mudi can have the tail short birth or birth with them long and cut them.
It is a very versatile dog, You can be on a farm, You can hunt, exterminate rodents, make guardian, dog herds and as dog boyero.
Although it is a much less popular than the Puli breed and the Komondor in its country of origin, owners always recognize his superiority due to his versatile talent and always friendly and working arrangement.
The hair of the Mudi, Unlike other dog breeds, has much pigment. Surfaces devoid of hair, They must be totally black, However, the pads and nails are slate grey.
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The Mudi is a very active race. If you live in the city it is necessary to carry out a walk every day to light step, or run.
In addition, It would be beneficial for their health have an area where it can run rampant at outdoor, they need plenty of exercise to maintain sanos… and happy.
To the Mudi She loves to play and Excel in all kinds of sports Canine as the Frisbee, for example.
Can also compete in the agility, obedience, Rally obedience, Schutzhund, show, Flyball, and tracking. It has strong instinct and grazing capacity, with appropriate training, It could also compete in herding trials.
A Mudi can live in a house doing enough exercise, but always they need ample space to run and play. They are active and they can live, perfectly, in the open air.
Their life expectancy is around the 14 years.
Connection to care, the Mudi is a dog easy to maintain. Everything you need is combed and brushed, occasional, to remove dead hair.