Slovak Cuvac

Summary

The Slovak Cuvac is a Slovak breed of dog, bred for use as a livestock guard dog. This breed—also known as Slovensky Cuvac, Slovak Chuvach, Tatransky Cuvac and Slovensky Kuvac—is closely related to the Hungarian Kuvasz. The alternate German and English spelling Tchouvatch reflects the pronunciation: chew-votch( čuvati - in serbocroatian language - guarding) . The breed is recognised under sponsorship from Slovakia by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale with the name Slovenský čuvač. Despite the multiple renderings in English, these refer to only one breed. The United Kennel Club in the US uses the English version of the name Slovak Cuvac.

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Also known as

This breed is also called Slovac Cuvac, Slovak Chuvach, Slovak Tschuvatsch, Slovakian Chuvach, Slovensky Cuvac, Tatra Chuvach, Tatra Tchouvatch as well as Tatransky Cuvac.

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