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Puli

Breed Standard for the Puli

General Appearance:

A compact dog of square proportion and medium bone.

Head:

Almond-shaped eyes; skull slightly domed; ears v-shaped, hanging, medium size; back level

Tail:

Carried over back, blending into backline

Gait:

Its gait at a trot is quick stepping, but neither far reaching nor mincing.

Coat:

Its weatherproof coat consists of a soft, wooly, dense undercoat and a wavy or curly outer coat. This coat will form round or flattened cords, but it may also be brushed out.

Color:

Solid black, rusty black, gray, and white

Size:

Weight: 25 – 35 pounds

Height: male: ideally 17”; female: ideally 16”

Temperament:

A mop on springs, the Puli is full of bounding energy. It is busy and curious and needs daily exercise. This smart dog is also headstrong and tough.