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  • Origin
    The breed was developed by crossings between the old Bavarian hound and the Tyrolean hound.

    According to Wikipedia: The Bavarian Mountain Hound (German = “Bayerischer Gebirgsschweißhund”) is a breed of […]

  • Origin
    The German spaniel was developed in the early 1900’s by the German breeder Frederic Roberth. He crossed small and medium-sized long-haired dogs that had a proven passion for hunting, but the ‘recipe’ has […]

  • This breed was developed by the bohemian (Czechoslovakian) breeder Franta Horàk. It was officially recognized in 1963.

    The breed was created in 1948 as a cross between a Sealyham Terrier  and a Scottish T […]

  • This breed was developed in Australia in the early years of last century by crossings among the Yorkshire, Skye, Norwich, and cairn terriers. It was officially recognized in 1933

    Description: Average h […]

  • The breed originated in Tibet. It is supposed that in the veins runs the blood of the Pekingese, the pug, and the Japanese spaniel
    It is a medium sized dog, weighing 9 to 15 pounds (4.1-6.8 kg.) and […]

  • The German ancestors of the Plott hound were able  wild-boar hunters. Brought to the United States in 1750 by Jonathan Plott, the breed has been carefully developed to be stronger and more […]

  • VetDoc wrote a new post, Pug 8 months, 2 weeks ago

    Brought from China to Holland four hundred years ago, the pug was later perfected in England
    While the pugs that are depicted in eighteenth century prints tend to be long and lean, modern breed […]

  • Delivering first aid for dogs is an art that has to be practiced on a regular basis to ensure that you can do the best for your dog as and when it is necessary. There are a variety of ailments and causes that […]

  • VetDoc wrote a new post, Standard Poodle 8 months, 3 weeks ago

    The largest of the poodle family, the standard poodle was originally used as a water retriever in Germany. It has a soft, water-resistant coat that is often clipped into different styles or cuts. These cuts […]

  • This breed was brought to Mexico in 1600, probably from Africa. It is also known as Canis africanus.
    The hairless dog is an elegant animal with a fine but sturdy bone structure and overall lines […]

  • The foxhound was developed by an intelligent mixing of various hounds subsequently carefully bred with the greyhound, the bulldog, and the fox terrier. From these latter breeds the foxhound inherited respectively […]

  • VetDoc wrote a new post, Welsh Terrier 9 months ago

    The breed was first presented in 1885, but in fact it had existed for some time as the olf reddish-black wirehaired terrier.
    Aesthetically it is a miniature of the Airedale from which it is descended […]

  • Like the Valée sheepdog, the Tatra sheepdog belongs to the group of dogs descended via the Bergamasco from dogs originally brought to Europe by the Phoenicians.
    The average height for males is 65 to […]

  • VetDoc wrote a new post, Lhasa Apso 9 months ago

    The land of Tibet was the home of the Lhasa  Apso, the breed taking its name from the sacred city of Lhasa
    Ideal height: 10 to 11 inches (25-28 cm.); a little less for bitches. Weight: 13 to 15 […]

  • VetDoc wrote a new post, Bichon Avanese 9 months ago

    There are two versions concerning the origin of the breed: (1) croosses between Bolognese ad toy poodles effected in Argentina; (2) crosses between the Maltese and small dogs from the […]


    The Swedish Elkhound is probably the first dog to appear by man’s side in the Stone Age

    The Jämthund, also called the Swedish Elkhound/Moosehound, is a breed of dog of the Spitz type that are found in N […]

  • This is the youngest representative of the vast family of terriers. Its first public presentation was in 1933. It is not well known outside county Kerry in Ireland
    it is a strong dog that moves […]

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