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theHistory

Training &Temperament

  • Children

    Yes

    77% agree

  • Other Pets

    Yes

    85%agree

  • Training

    Yes

    83% agree

  • Time Alone

    Yes

    83% agree

Did You Know?

The Pumi has been assigned the Herding Group designation.

Country of origin is Hungary. There were over 2000 registrations in Hungary in the 1990's.

From the July 2007 Board Meeting - The Pumi was approved to compete in AKC Herding Events for suffix titles effective January 1, 2008.

From the September 2015 Board Meeting the Pumi Club of America is the official parent club for the Pumi and to accept the Pumi into the AKC Stud Book on June 29, 2016. The breed will be eligible to compete in the Herding Group beginning July 1, 2016. The stud book will close on June 29, 2016.

Today the Pumi is the most popular of the Hungarian herding dogs in Finland. The first Pumis were imported to Finland in 1972.

Pumis are very active, lively and energetic, always alert and ready to work with cattle and pigs as well as sheep.

From the May 2010 Board Meeting The Pumi will be eligible to compete in the Miscellaneous Class, effective January 1, 2011.

The Pumi was first recorded in the Foundation Stock Service in 2001

The Pumi was officially recognized by the AKC in 2016

The name "Pumi" is first mentioned in 1815, describing a kind of sheep dog.

From the May 2007 Board Meeting - The Pumi will be eligible to compete in Companion Events effective January 1, 2008.

From the May 2011 Board Meeting The Hungarian Pumi Club of America will serve as the AKC Parent Club to represent the Pumi.

colors & Markings

Below is a list of the colors and markings available for this breed. Please refer to the breed standard for descriptions and the difference in types.

Colors

Description Desc. Standard Colors Std. Colors Registration Code Reg. Code
Black 007
Fawn 082
Gray 100
Silver Gray 189
White 199

Markings

Description Desc. Standard Markings Std. Markings Registration Code Reg. Code
Black & Tan Markings 039