Puli Dog Breed Information

Puli Quick Facts
Breed Group: Herding
Origen: Hungary
Nickname: Puli
Weight: 25-35 lbs
Height: 16-17 inches
Color(s): Solid black, rusty black, gray, and white.

Puli Appearance

The Puli is a medium sized energetic dog, with a bulky appearance. He is a square, compact dog with a very short loin. The body is fine-boned but fairly muscular. This breed is quick and agile and could change directions almost instantly. The Puliís ears are medium size and V-Shaped and hanging. The eyes are almond-shaped and dark brown in color. The tail is long and carried curled tightly over his back.

The Puli has a very profuse coat that is waterproof. A full adult coat can reach to the ground. The most common colors are solid and could be black, rusty black, gray, and white. The weight of the Puli is around 25-35 pounds and the height is around 16-17 inches.

Puli Temperament

The Puli is sensitive, intelligent, fun loving, courageous, but also could be tough and headstrong sometimes. They are excellent family pets and will adapt to most surroundings and circumstances. The Pulis are valued for their energy and determination. They are loyal to their owners and wary of strangers. They are great barker and therefore an effective burglar alarm. They can be extremely independent and obstinate, and only accept strong willed individuals as master.

Is Puli the Right Dog Breed for You?

This is an energetic breed that is on the look for a job, preferable something to herd. They are very obedient, focused and determined when assigned a task. The Puli needs a lot of daily exercise and free space to run, preferably a safe yard. His exercise demand could be met with a long walk or a vigorous game and training sections. They are suited to all climates and could live outdoors in temperate to cold weather but are best to divide his time to spend some indoor with its family.

Puli Life expectancy

The life expectancy of the Puli is around 10-15 years.

Puli Health problems

The Puli is a relatively healthy breed. The major concerns associated with them are CHD (Canine hip dysplasia). They can also be prone to eye problems. Hip dysplasia (abnormal development of hip joints) and deafness.

Puli Care and Grooming

The Puli's coat needs considerable grooming to keep its cords clean, neat, and attractive. Brush his coat every one to two days to keep it smooth and in good condition. Brush with a firm bristle brush, and dry shampoo occasionally. Bathe in mild soap only when necessary.

Puli Shedding

The Puli has little to no shedding and therefore may be suited for those with allergies.