With his whimsical expression and cocked ears, the Pumi looks like he's waiting for his next task. This intelligent, alert breed needs daily stimulation to be happy. He excels at herding livestock and dog sports like flyball, agility and obedience, or just a good game of fetch. Pumi puppies should be socialized by exposing them to many different experiences and environments. They're fast learners, ready for the next challenge. With plenty of exercise, they're wonderful companions, although they may single out one person for special affection.