The Hovawart Club of Great Britain

FAQs

A collection of dog related frequently asked questions. We are here to support all Hovawart owners so if you need help or want to discuss your dog with any of the team then please Let Us Know.

Are they happy to live outside on a two Acre fenced in site with two family houses, two grandparents, two parents, three children 8, 6 and 3 along a minor road with adults and children passing and also close to a busy road passing througt a Village.
Hovawarts are happy to live outside providing they have shelter away from draughts, a comfortable bed and are taken off the property at least once a day for an hours walk. Left running free in a garden bordered by a road with adults and children passing may lead to fence running and barking. Hovawarts are good watchdogs, but would need a good reason to be aggressive. They need a stable set of rules to live their lives by, with firm leadership (as any of the working breeds)
This faq was posted on: 11-Dec-09