Category: Hunting Dogs

  • These are the top 5 hunting dogs

    Top 5 Best Hunting Dog Breeds

    When it comes to finding your four legged hunting partner, it can be hard at times cause there are so many different breeds of dogs out there. There are dog breeds that can just hunt one animal or others that can hunt multiple animals. Here is a list of the top dog breeds to help […] More

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    Known since the end of the eighteenth century, this breed was officially recognized in 1896. Description This small dog has a slight resemblance to a Dachshund, with short legs (although longer than a dachshund’s) and a long body. The coat is dense, short but smooth except for the tail and neck. The round eyes have […] More

  • Plott Hound

    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 tenacious. Description This is a heavy muscular dog with large ears and a long tail. Height: dogs, 22 – to 25 inches ( […] More

  • Trigg hound

    Trigg Hound

    Origin This is a breed developed in Kentucky by Colonel Hayden Trigg using the Walker hound and Irish hounds. Description The Trigg is a beautiful hound, thin and with noble lines, robust and fast. Height: dogs, 23 to 24 inches (58-61 cm); bitches, 20 – to 22 inches (51056 cm). Weight: dogs, 45 to 55 pounds (20 […] More

  • Weimaraner dog


    Affectionately nicknamed the “gray ghost” because of its spectacular silvery-gray coat, the Weimaraner is an all-around family and hunting dog that was catapulted into the world of arts and culture by the photographer William Wegman. His fanciful photos of his Weimaraner Man Ray (and later Fay Ray) appear in museums and galleries around the world. […] More

  • American Foxhound

    American Foxhound

    This marvelous foxhound is directly descended from English hounds brought to America in 1650 and bred over a century later to a French hound sent as a gift by Lafayette to George Washington. The two breeds, French and English, in combination have produced the American foxhound Description Appearance While standards call for the American Foxhound […] More

  • 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

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    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