Month: March 2014

Norwegian Dog Breeds. Dunker.The Norwegian Hound Dog.

  By Claudia Bensimoun   Image Credit: Wiki   Origin: Norway Group: Scent hound,UKC History: The Hygenhund and the Dunker, both Norwegian Hounds, were considered as one breed until 1934. Hunters imported the Dunker hounds into Norway during the 18th century. This breed was bred for the sole purpose of hunting rabbit. The Dunker breed is…

Gray Wolf. Canis Lupus

Photo Credit: Wikipedia.org        Yellowstone Gray Wolf Bonding: The wolf is the largest member of the canine family.Gray wolves will range in color from grey, black to all-white in color. The most important behavioral condition for the survival of wolves in the wild is bonding.Bonding between animals is thought of as the attraction…

Australian Koolie Dog Herding Dog Breeds

Photo Credit : Royalla Downs Koolies   Origin: Australia History: The Australian Koolie or Coolie comes from Australia and is a herding dog.This breed has existed in Australia since the 19th century and was bred from British working dogs. There are many variations in this breed, since Koolies were bred to show different characteristics in…

Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog. Australian Dog Breeds. Dingo Breed.Breed Without A Tail.

    Photo Credit: Wikipedia   Origin: Australia Group: Herding,UKC   This breed is rare in the US, but not in Australia.In 1988, the Australian National Kennel Council opened up a ‘development’ register for this great breed, fearing that the purebred form of the ‘Stumpie’ could become extinct. History: Often confused with the Australian Cattle…