So long! Helka’s litter
Aug 08, 2012 – 11:17 AM | No Comment

We are proud to announce the birth of three little miracles (Galga, Gercse and Gemenc) on August 31 by Chankazz Helka and Galla-Hegyi Nótás! Read more on the page for our G litter!

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How long do pumis live?
Aug 28, 2009 – 3:25 PM | No Comment

It is generally accepted that the smaller the size of the dog, the longer it tends to live. Pumis have an average life expectancy of well over 10 years, some of them have made it …

How old is this breed?
Aug 28, 2009 – 3:24 PM | No Comment
How old is this breed?

If you are thinking of the official history of the breed, not very old. Scientific breeding did not start until 1914, when the Budapest Zoo began to select the so-called Trans-Danubian type or short-haired pulis …

What does the word “pumi” mean?
Aug 28, 2009 – 3:23 PM | No Comment
What does the word “pumi” mean?

Unfortunately, no-one knows. There are several theories as to where the word “pumi” derives from; however, none of them seem to give a satisfying answer. What we know for sure is that the first record …

What is “HAT” and why is it important?
Aug 28, 2009 – 12:43 PM | No Comment

“HAT” is the acronym of Herding Ability Test
(the equivalent of the Hungarian “TKV”, previously also known as “STP”), which – when used with a pumi’s name – confirms the herding skills of the dog. Since …