Tag: UKC

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…

Sealyham Terrier Welsh Dog Breeds

By Claudia Bensimoun Photo Credit: Wiki Country of Origin:Wales Group:UKC/AKC History:The Sealyham Terrier was bred to hunt otter, fox and badger on the Sealyham Estate in Wales.Today, this terrier does well in the show ring and as a companion. Description: The Sealyham terrier, although small, is powerful.With a rectangular head and body,the Sealyham carries a…

Caucasian Shepherd or Caucasian Ovtcharka

Photo Credit:  Wikipedia Country of Origin:Russia Georgia,Azerbaijan,Armenia and Northern Caucasus Group:Guardian, UKC Alternative Names: Caucasian Mountain Dog, Russian Kavkazskaya,Ovtcharka,Nagazi, Gampr History: The Caucasian Shepherd is thought to have originated from the Tibetan dogs ,who at the time traveled with the nomads.They settled in the Caucasus mountains more than 2,000 years ago.This breed remained a pure…

The English Mastiff. UK Dog Breeds!

By Claudia Bensimoun Image Credit: Wiki Country of Origin: UK Group:UKC,Working,AKC,Guardian History:The undeniably regal English Mastiff was originally bred for guarding and for being a companion dog.It is thought that the English Mastiff originated from the Tibetan Mastiff. The English Mastiff is one of the older breeds, and has been around in the UK for the past…

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…

DOG BREEDS OF MALI-AZAWAKH

The Azawakh is otherwise known as the Tuareg sighthound, Origin: Mali, Niger,Burkina Faso Group: Sighthound,UKC History of the Azawakh: This elegant breed is from the Sahara and the Sub-Saharan Sahel and their jobs included hunter,companion and guardian.The Tuareg tribe bred these dogs for their purity and beauty.This breed is still a rare breed internationally. Description:…

FRENCH DOG BREEDS-BEAUCERON-BERGER DE BEAUCE

BERGER DE BEAUCE- BEAUCERON Country of Origin: France Group:Herding,UKC/AKC History: The Beauceron is a very old breed that dates as far back as the late 16th century.This great breed was rarely known outside of France.Although cousin to the mighty Briard,the Beauceron is not as playful.After the French Revolution, the Beauceron were used as herding dogs.There was…

GERMAN DOG BREEDS-JAGDTERRIER

Image credit: Wiki The Jagdterrier is also known as  the German Hunt Terrier.German Jagdterrier ,Deutscher Jagdterrier. Country of Origin:Germany Group:Terrier,UKC History: The Jagdterrier is a young breed that was developed at the turn of the twentieth century.It is a hunting dog and loves to hunt a variety of game.In the US, the Jagdterrier has been…