The Slovensky Cuvac's breed characteristics conform in type with those of a mountain dog of the firm constitution, impressive appearance, and thick white coat. He has a strong bone, a lively temperament, and is vigilant, fearless, and alert.
The Slovensky Cuvac dog breed emerged in Slovakia, where they worked as livestock guardian dogs in harsh mountain conditions. Today, people know dogs of this large-sized breed as faithful, protective companions. The breed is sometimes also called the Slovak Cuvac or the Tatransky Cuvac.