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Hovawart Information

BREED GROUP:  Mountain Dogs and Swiss Cattle Dogs

WEIGHT:  55-90 lbs., in proportion to height.

HEIGHT:  22-29 in.

COLOR(S):  Solid blond, black, black with tan points

COAT:  Shiny, long, dense, slightly wavy, close outer coat. Short on face and front of legs, longer on chest, underline, back of legs, and tail. With sparse undercoat.

OTHER NAME(S):  Hovawart;

APPEARANCE:  Head: Broad and heavy. Eyes: Dark in color, and oval shaped. Ears: Triangular shaped. Muzzle: Medium size and well proportioned to head. Nose: Black and self-colored according to coat. Bite: Scissor or level. Neck: Strong, medium length, and slightly arched. Topline: Level. Chest: Broad, deep, and strong, with well sprung ribs. Body: Back is straight and strong, with muscular loins. Legs: Straight, strong, muscular. Feet: Closed paws, thick pads. Tail: Long. Movement: Good reach, with well balanced movement. Temperament: Energetic, free-spirited, with good movement.