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Hovawart

Purebred Dog Breed

Description

The Hovawart looks very similar to a golden retriever with a powerful, rounded, broad forehead. The front legs are straight and the long haired dense coat is wavy, but laying flat.

Coloring

Black and gold, black or blond.

Temperament

The Hovawarts are friendly, loyal, and outgoing. The breed makes an excellent household pet because of their loving devotion towards their family. The Hovawart has the ability to think and act independently. The breed also needs constant motivation to excel at their inherent skills.

Origin

The Hovawart is a very old German working dog breed. The breed has been linked to several genetic crossbreeding with German Shepherds, Newfoundlands, and Leonbergers. In 1937 the German Kennel Club officially recognized the Hovawart.

Care Level

Easy

petkey™ Breed Statistics

# Registered Pets 12
Males 9 (75.00 %)
Females 3 (25.00 %)
Microchip Count 11 (91.67 %)
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