What is a Mudi anyway?

What is a Hungarian Mudi and what DO they do?       Follow along and you'll find out!

The Mudi (pronounced “moody”)  is a herding dog breed from Hungary. It is closely related to the Puli and Pumi, from which it was separated in the 1930s. . 

  • Mudis have a lifespan of 12-14 years with proper care. 
  • Adult mudis are 14-18 inches and usually weigh around 18-29 lbs.  
  • The mudi has a medium coat length and a curly coat type. 
  • Mudis are born with various lengths of tails from bobtails to long full length tails.
The Mudi is a very active breed. They will benefit from a large safe area where they can run free and benefit from a lot of running and other exercises to be in good condition. They love to play and will excel in all kinds of dog sports such as frisbee, agility, obedience, rally obedience, schutzhund, dock diving, scent work, flyball, tracking, and herding events. 

For more information, remember that GOOGLE is your friend and you will find lots to read there about this amazing breed!

Click here for the Mudi Club of America website.  Here you will find answers to questions that you didn't even know you had along with photos to highlight the colors that you may see in the breed!

Photos of Mookie's papa, Nandi, curtesy of Bariguard Kennel