Hovawart Hunde Welpen
Bauer dogs " hovawart " as / " hovewart " ( Middle High German : Jehovah = the yard and waiting = the guard , so the Hofwächter ) or under the terms Hovawarth , Hofwart or Hofward , have already been mentioned in writings of the Middle Ages such as the Mirror of Saxony or the Schwabenspiegel but no description of the appearance . Only at the end of the 19th Century is described as Hovawarth a house or farm dog , which corresponds in appearance to today's breed standard of the Hovawart . The field of application of these dogs was mainly guarding the court, but also as a draft dog he was using .
As now the beginning of the 20th Century Kurt Friedrich König and his father Bertram King for " überlegsamen dogs " , ie Studied dogs with the ability to situationsgerechtem action , they kept coming across this starkknochigen , long or zotthaarigen dog -eared .
The emerging after World War II exercise to train guard dogs through training and protection service , contrary to the findings , the king had made with his dogs , so he came in 1922 on the idea from these remnants of a locally available supposedly originating from the Middle Ages "typical" farmer dog , the Hovawart , first as a breeding attempt and breed later in pure culture than race. He crossed Newfoundland , Leonberger , German Shepherds and the Kuvasz with a to get a dog that by nature is from the exterior long -haired and hängeohrig his dogs resembled and a natural guard dog , that he einkreuzte also an African wild dog , probably belongs in the realm of legends.