The Pumi is a medium-sized, agile Hungarian herding breed. They are versatile stock dogs, equally adept at gathering, driving and keeping the stock under control. The breed has a long head with semi-erect ears, a whimsical expression and a tail that forms a circle over the back. The coat (black, white, gray, or shades of fawn from pale cream to red) is a combination of wavy and curly hair, forming corkscrews or curls all over the body, and is never smooth or corded.

  • Personality: Spunky, clever, curious; game for anything
  • Energy Level: Very Active; An all-around athlete, the Pumi craves exercise and challenges
  • Height: 16-18.5 inches (male), 15-17.5 inches (female)
  • Weight: 27-29 pounds (male), 22-24 pounds (female)
  • Life Expectancy: 12-13 years

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The first Pumis were imported to Finland in 1972.

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A Pumi





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