An ancient Hungarian herding dog, the spirited Puli is distinguished by his unique, wooly, corded coat that covers his compact body and requires extensive grooming. The breed is affectionate, alert and protective, making him an ideal family companion and watchdog. Clever and intelligent, the Puli retains his playfulness throughout his life. This active breed needs moderate daily exercise.

DID YOU KNOW? The Puli is born with an uncorded coat. His cords begin to develop at 9 months of age and continue to grow until the Puli is 5 years old.

ALSO KNOWN AS: Hungarian Puli

The need-to-know
  • Dog suitable for non-experienced owners
  • Basic training required
  • Enjoys gentle walks
  • Enjoys walking half an hour a day
  • Medium dog
  • Some drool
  • Requires grooming daily
  • Non hypoallergenic breed
  • Chatty and vocal dog
  • Guard dog. Barks and alerts
  • May require training to live with other pets
  • Great family dog

Pet Card

  • Living Considerations: Good with children if properly trained, not hypoallergenic, suitable for apartment living if adequately exercised
  • Size: Medium
  • Height: Males – 43 centimetres at the withers, Females – 41 centimetres at the withers
  • Weight: 11 to 18 kilograms
  • Energy: Medium
  • Colour: Black, silver, white, brown, cream, or rust
  • Activities: Conformation, Herding, Obedience, Agility, Tracking, Therapy
  • Indoor/Outdoor: Both

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