Tag: DOG BREED

Basset Artesian Normand -BAN

Image Credit: WIKI     Country of Origin: France Group: UKC History:The Bassett Artesian Normand was first bred by the French in the late nineteenth century.This great breed was a mix of bassets from both Normandy and Artois.The Bassett Artesian Normand was developed as a small gaming hound. Description: The Bassett Artesian Normand is a…

New Zealand Dog Breeds. The Huntaway!

Image credit: WIKI This breed is fast becoming a favorite of mine.Similar when fully grown to a Beauceron, the Huntaway is a large, strong breed used for sheep herding tasks in New Zealand. The Huntaway is usually black and tan colored and were bred to use as sheep dogs because of their loud deep bark…

IBIZAN HOUND

Also known as the Podenco Ibicenco and the Ca Eivissenc ,the Ibizan Hound naturally comes from Ibiza, Spain.This breed was favored by Spanish farmers and hunters and used to hunt rabbit and other small game. Description: This breed is large and athletic with a gentle face.It is very long and has a deep chest and…

ITALIAN DOG BREEDS- BERGAMASCO or the Alpine SheepDog

Image Credit: Wiki Also known as the Cane da Pastore Bergamasco, this herding breed is an ancient breed that is believed to be related to the Maremma Sheepdog.These intelligent dogs originate from Italy. Group: Herding History: Many believe that this breed descended from Asian herding dogs that initially came to Europe with nomadic shepherds.This breed…

XOLOITZCUINTLI- XOLO

XOLOITZCUINTLI- MEXICAN HAIRLESS DOG The Xolo were among the first breeds recorded by the American Kennel Club (AKC). The Xolo was recognized by AKC in 2011. This is a small to medium dog breed that originated from the Aztecs. Erect ears and long tail Sometimes hairless and are prone to sunburn. Short ,flat coats if…