meet theMudi


Training &Temperament

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Did You Know?

The Mudi is the only herding group breed that has the merle color and has healthy solid white colored dogs too.

The Mudi is on a Hungarian postage stamp, introduced in 2004, to honor the Hungarian dog breeds that became National Treasures.

From the May 2007 Board Meeting - The Mudi will be eligible to compete in Companion Events effective January 1, 2008.

The founder of the breed, Dr. Dezsõ Fényes, was born in Hungary in 1888 and died in Los Angeles, California in 1973.

The Mudi breed was not created but discovered as a naturally occurring shepherd's dog type living in the rural areas of Hungary.

From the July 2007 Board Meeting - The Mudi was approved to compete in AKC Herding Events for suffix titles effective January 1, 2008.

The Mudi still actively herds in Hungary with Hungarian Shepherd's and with flocks containing up to 500 sheep.

The Mudi has been recorded in the Foundation Stock Service since 2004.

From the October 2015 Board Meeting – The Mudi Club of America will serve as the AKC Parent Club to represent the Mudi.

colors & Markings

Below is a list of the colors and markings available for this breed. Please refer to the breed standard for descriptions and the difference in types.


Description Desc. Standard Colors Std. Colors Registration Code Reg. Code
Black 007
Brown 061
Gray 100
Graybrown 500
White 199
Yellow 232


Description Desc. Standard Markings Std. Markings Registration Code Reg. Code
Merle Markings 035