| The Kuvasz is thought to have been brought into Hungary by Turkish refugees from the Mongols in 1200 A.D. Kuvasz is the Turkish word for protector. King Matyas I was a Turkish king in the late 1400s who did not trust people, only his Kuvasz. The Kuvasz may date back to dogs owned by nomadic Tibetan tribes around 2000 B.C. Kuvasz puppies who are allowed to play too roughly may be prone to develop bone problems later in life.
Iowa Animal Rescue
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Greene County - Paton, Iowa 50217
Animal Protection & Education 515-460-SPAY
Jefferson County - Fairfield, IA 52556
Noah's Ark Animal Foundation 641-472-6080
Muscatine County - Muscatine 52761
SNAP (Spay Neuter Assistance for Pets) 563-264-2370
Scott County - Davenport, IA 52806
Humane Society of Scott County 563-388-6655
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