Hovawarts are intelligent and eager to please, but can be stubborn at times. Consistent and positive training methods are recommended.
Like all breeds, Hovawarts can be prone to certain health issues such as hip dysplasia and eye problems. Regular vet check-ups and proper care can help prevent or manage these issues.
Yes, Hovawarts were originally bred as guard dogs and have a natural protective instinct. Proper socialization and training can help them become well-rounded family pets.