ASK M.A.S.K.C.

(Reprinted from Komondor News, Vol. 17 No. 6, November 1990)

At one point I started a list of questions people ask when they call here about the Komondor. Perhaps you would like to comment on what I usually answer. Joy C. Levy

How do you pronounce the name?

What is the dog like?

How does this temperament differ from the more usual guard dog, like the German Shepherd, the Rottweiler, or the Doberman?

Are the dogs affectionate with people they know?

Is this dog suitable as a family pet?

Will a Komondor be good protection for my family?

How is the dog with children?

How about other animals?

How big is a Komondor?

Are they easy to train?

Do they chew, dig, or bark excessively?

What about housing?

What about exercise and space?

Are there any specific health problems in the breed?

What do you recommend about formal obedience training?

How do I find a reputable breeder?

Are they hard to get and how expensive are they?

How about that coat!

What type of owner is best?