Tag: United Kennel Club

Thai Ridgeback

By Claudia Bensimoun ¬† Photo Credit: Wiki ¬† Origin:Thailand Group: UKC, Sighthound, Pariah History: The Thai Ridgeback dates back to 350 years.This dog breed is found in Thailand and is used for hunting and guarding.Being such a rare dog breed, it is hardly ever found in other countries, nonetheless it is becoming more common in…

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…

Ariegeois Dog Breeds-France

Origin: France Group: Scenthound, UKC History: This even-tempered breed was bred to hunt rabbits and foxes.The handsome Ariegeois was created by breeding from mixes of local hounds, Grand Bleu de Gascogne and the Grand Gascon-Saintongeois.These dogs are gifted scent hounds with a wonderful ¬†temperament.They can smell prey from a distance. Description: The Ariegeois is a…