What breeds make a Hovawart?

What breeds make a Hovawart?

The Hovawart originated in Germany and is claimed to have been descended from breeds such as the Newfoundland and the Leonberger. These strong dogs were built to withstand the various types of terrain in their environment to become excellent search and rescue dogs, as well as to be used for tracking.

How big is a Hovawart?

30 – 50 kgAdult

How much does a Hovawart shed?

According to Hovawart experts, Hovawarts score out of 5 in a scale of how much they shed. Moderate Shedding: Expect this dog to shed regularly. Be prepared to vacuum often. Brushing will reduce shedding as well as make the coat softer and cleaner.

Are Hovawart hypoallergenic?

The Hovawart is not hypoallergenic. Check his ears when he is groomed for any dirt or foul smell that might indicate an infection is starting. Since his ears hang down, he may be more prone to ear infections.

Are Hovawarts smart?

Hovawart Temperament They’re also highly intelligent but can be stubborn and strong-willed. As such, Hovawarts require significant time and attention. But they make excellent companions for experienced owners. Because they originated as working dogs, Hovawarts like to have a job to do.

When did the Hovawarts have their puppies?

Two lovely female Hovawart puppies born in November 2014. One blonde puppy and one black/gold. Puppies are raised in our home and are well socialized. All puppies from DelNova Hovawarts have FCI recognized papers. Both parents passed health and temperament tests. This was an approved breeding by the American Hovawart Club.

Where to breed Hovawart dogs in upstate NY?

Located in the Helderberg Mountains of upstate NY, about 45 minutes west of Albany. The dogs attend obedience classes at Albany Obedience Club and show and trial in UKC events in the tri state area. Our Philosophy. Breeding healthy Hovawarts with correct temperaments and structure to make the best puppies possible.

What should I look for in a Hovawart breeder?

My breeder’s goal is to breed friendly, social and willing to work hovawart. It is important to have an on and function on the dog’s activity level. Of course, health is important and considered in all breeding kombintationer. Hovawart is a large rubust all-around dog who likes both physical and mental activity.

Is the Hovawart dog aggressive to other dogs?

Well-socialized Hovawarts are not typically aggressive with other dogs. If aggressive behavior is being exhibited then you need to work on socializing the dog. One thing that is very common for people to do in a stressful situation with a dog, is to “calm” him down by petting.