5: Working Dogs
Function: sheep herding
Puli has a unique herding style. It can stop suddenly and leap straight
up over the backs of the animals it is herding which makes it a
most effective drover. ( And a great agility dog.)
Intelligent, fun loving, loyal and energetic. A highly trainable
breed and a good watch dog.
for: Dedicated, active people/families
The Puli is demanding of affection and requires daily exercise
and mental stimulus if they are to be a contented non destructive
37-44cm (14 1/2 to 17 1/2 inches)
Always a solid colour. Black or Rusty Black. Occasionally Grey,
Apricot or White
The most striking and distinctive feature of this medium size
active dog is its shaggy, non shedding, corded coat. The coat can
reach the ground by around four years of age and with its tail curved
over the back it is hard to know if they are "coming or going".
Appearance: The Puli is lively nimble and intelligent.
His trunk and limbs form a square figure when viewed from the side.
Black nose and bright pink tongue, slightly domed head with dark
eyes. Hanging ears covered with long cords.