guess you would say I am realated to a LOT of diff. breed...all the way from AKita to Pomeranian..was recognized in the US by the American Kennel Club in 1930...and have been a LOVING family member to any one lucky enough to own me. I shed in clumps even though I should be brushed every day...
Med sized top of withers to the ground is 18 inches for males and 17 inches for bitches
but the key is my coat...
The body should be abundantly covered with long, straight, harsh hair standing well out from a thick, downy undercoat...grey black and white
A working dog of larger size, sturdily built, well balanced, neither lanky nor cobby. White in color with no markings. Medium boned, well muscled, without the slightest hint of bulkiness or lethargy. Impresses the eye with strength and activity combined with light-footedness, moves freely on strong legs.
This breed originated in Tibet.
None but those within the favor of the royal circles were premitted to own specimens of the Of this breed.
This breed developed into the form in which he is seen today in Hungary.
In the fifteenth century this breed was kept in the court of King Matthias, who claimed to trust only his dogs of this breed and not people.
The Turkish word is kawasz, which means "armed guard of the nobility." There is little doubt of the part that this breed played in the history of the kingdoms and empires which flourished throughout Europe five to eight centuries ago. Dogs of this breed were the constant companions of many rulers.