Category: Hunting Dogs

  • English Foxhound

    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 its sudden spurts of speed during the chase, its force and authority, and its passion for the hunt Appearance The breed standards’ guidelines for […] More

  • Swedish Elkhound (Jämthund)

      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 Northern Europe. The Jämthund is eponymous to Jämtland, a province in the middle of Sweden. The dog […] More

  • Chien Français

      The Chien Français is descended from Gascons and the Saintongeois crossed with the English foxhound. Description This is an elegant, muscular, well-balanced dog. Height: from 26 to 28 inches (65- 72 cm.). Weight: 62 to 66 pounds (28-30 kg.). It has a convex skull, an elongated head, and an open nose. Eyes: dark, with […] More

  • Billy

    Origin The Billy was created by Monsieur Gaston Hublot de Rivault in the 19th century, and was named after his home the Château de Billy, in Poitou. Billys we created by combining the three original strains of the Poitevin, the Montemboeuf, Ceris and Larrye. Whereas the modern Poitevin more closely resembles and the original Tri-coloured […] More

  • Poitevin (Chien de Haut-Poitou)

    The breed was originated in 1692 by the Marquis François de Larrye, who crossed various hounds and the fox-hound. It disappeared during the French Revolution but has been successfully re-created. Description A very refined and athletic hound, with a flat gently sloping skull, a long narrow tapering muzzle, long slender well muscled neck, long straight […] More

  • Grand Gascon Saintongeois – Virelade

    Origin The breed was developed by the Baron de Virelade by crossings among the best of the French hunting dogs: the Saintongeois, the Gascon Bleu, and the Arlégeois. In remembrance of its original breeder, the Grand GasconSaintongeois is also known as the Virelade Description The breed is a very typical French hound, with a lean […] More

  • Grand Bleu de Gascogne

    Brought to Europe by the Phoenicians, this hound found a new home in Gaul. Over the course of centuries and with the infusion of bloohound blood, the Grand Bleu was perfected. I is known as “the most noble and powerful of all hounds both in France and the rest of the world. Description Weight: Male: 35–39 […] More

  • Karelian Bear Dog- Karjalankarhukoira

    This breed was developed several centuries ago by the Finns but perfected by the Russians, who introduced into its makeup the blood of the Utchak sheepdog Description Males stand 54–60 cm (21–24 in) at the withers; females are shorter, at 49–55 cm (19–22 in). Both sexes weigh 20–23 kg (44.1–50.7 lbs). The breed has a […] More

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    Cute Beagle puppies

    The Beagle is a breed of small-sized hound, similar in appearance to the much larger foxhound. The Beagle is a scent hound, developed primarily for hunting hare. With a great sense of smell and their tracking instinct, the Beagle is employed as detection dog for prohibited agricultural imports and foodstuffs in quarantine around the world. […] More

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    Bloodhound – St. Hubert Hound

    This breed is more than one thousand years old. It was perfected,  if now created by the monks of St. Hubert in Belgium. Later, the dogs were brought by the Normans into England Description Weight Male46–54 kg (101–119 lb) Female40–48 kg (88–106 lb)Height Male64–72 cm (25–28 in) Female58–66 cm (23–26 in)Coat short and dense.Colour black […] More

  • Hanover Hound

    This breed was developed in the nineteenth century by gamekeepers in the city of Hanover in Saxony by crossing German hounds known since the fifth century with the Harz hound, a breed that is no longer raised. Description Height Male47–52 cm (19–20 in)  Female44–48 cm (17–19 in)Coat short, dense.Colour Deer red, tan or fawnLife span […] More

  • Long-haired Dachshund

    Most probably the breed was developed by crossing the short-haired dachshund with some sort of spaniel Description it differs from the short-haired variety only in its coat. This is soft, sleek, and shiny and is long enough over the lower part of its body, its ears, and its paws to form a rich fringe. The […] More

  • Wirehaired Dachshund

    Origin This variety is about one hundred years old. It was obtained by crossings among the short – haired dachshhund, the schnauzer, and the Dandie Dinmont Description In general, its looks are like those of the short-haired dachshund. Its body, however, is uniformly covered with  a coarse, dense coat with an undercoat. It also has […] More

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    4 Hygenhund (Open list)

    Hygenhunds are medium-sized scenthounds of solid and compact rectangular build and firm back. First produced in the 19th century from various hounds, including German ones, this is a very Norwegian breed. More

  • The Boykin Spaniel

    The Boykin Spaniel  is known for his hunting skills, but he makes just as good a companion to a family as to a hunter, thanks to his smarts and his friendly confidence. The family should be an active one, however; this dog needs lots of exercise. Origin Probably obtained by crossing the cocker spaniel and the […] More