Kuvasz

This protective breed enjoys taking care of you.

Protector Pro and Con
“These dogs will sacrifice life and limb for you,” says Maria A., a Kuvasz breeder in California. “You feel safe around a Kuvasz, whether you’re walking a dark street or home alone.”

But raising such a large, powerful, protective breed requires a hefty commitment to early training and socialization, she adds. To be good, safe companions in an urban setting, Kuvaszok need exposure to many different people and situations — not backyard isolation.

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