The American Foxhound is sweet, affectionate, gentle and loving at home, but also a brave and intense warrior in the hunt. They are excellent with children and get along well with other dogs because of their pack-hunting background, but should not be trusted with non-canine pets. Friendliness to strangers varies widely.
Anglo-Français de Petite Vénerie History. The Anglo-Français de Petite Vénerie has been around since the 16th century. Its name translates as "Anglo-French of Small Hunting." The "small" refers to the game, not the dog. It was developed in France by crossing French and English hounds, including the Harrier, to track small game.
The Artois Hound is a rare French purebred that is medium to large in size. Learn about the Artois Hound Dog Information, Temperament, Care, Grooming, Training, Activity, Feeding, Health Concerns, Average Annual Expenses, Puppy Price, Names & Biting Statistics.
The Austrian Black and Tan Hound appears generally to be free of congenital medical problems. It is a strong, healthy dog. There is, as is true of any large, active dog, a certain risk of hip dysplasia, primarily from injury or overuse of the joints, as it is a runner and jumper.
The Azawakh is a sighthound livestock guardian breed of dog from West Africa. It is also used as a hunting dog, though relegated to a secondary function due to the lack of game in the region. With ancient origins, it is raised throughout the Sahelian zone of Mali, Niger, and Burkina Faso.
Today, the Basset Bleu is one of six types of Basset Hound recognised by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale. Recognition and categorisation. The Kennel Club of the UK recognizes the Basset Bleu De Gascogne in the imported breed register and in the Hound Group.
A Beagle Harrier is a medium sized scent hound that was developed in France. This dog is often times mistaken as a rather large Beagle or a smaller Harrier. This is due to the fact that the Beagle Harrier also takes the colors of the Beagle or the Harrier.
Black and Tan Virginia Foxhound. The Black And Tan Virginia Foxhound is an American dog breed and one of four foxhound breeds. In the 18th century it was crossbred with the Bloodhound, and gave rise to the Black and Tan Coonhound. It is also good for fox hunting.
The Bloodhound is a large scent hound, originally bred for hunting deer, wild boar, and since the Middle Ages for tracking people. Believed to be descended from hounds once kept at the Abbey of Saint-Hubert, Belgium, it is known to French speakers as the Chien de Saint-Hubert.
As far as is known, the first Borzoi that came to America was brought over from England in 1889 by William Wade of Hulton, Pennsylvania, this hound being purchased from Freeman Lloyd. Share In the past, Borzois would hunt in packs of over a hundred dogs, as many Foxhounds, and as many people to assist.
The name "dachshund" is of German origin and literally means "badger dog," from Dachs ("badger") and Hund ("hound, dog"). The pronunciation varies widely in English: variations of the first and second syllables include /ˈdɑːks-/, /ˈdæks-/ and /-hʊnt/, /-hʊnd/, /-ənd/.
The English Foxhound is the epitome of what serious dog breeders strive for: beauty, balance, and utility. The long legs are straight as a gatepost, and just as sturdy. The back is perfectly level. And the chest is very deep, “girthing” as much as 31 inches on a hound measuring 24 inches at the shoulder, ensuring plenty of lung power for a grueling day’s hunt.
The Finnish Hound was a result of a breeding program in the 1800s which involved French, German and Swedish hounds. The Finnish Hound has become Finland's most popular native working breed. Although it is very popular in Finland and Sweden, it is uncommon elsewhere.
A French White and Black Hound galloping after a prey is a magnificent sight to behold. This breed is considered to be one of France’s most prized hunting dogs. Unfortunately, this is an extremely rare breed and some dog experts believe that the French White and Black Hound is already extinct.
The Grand Anglo-Français Blanc et Noir (FCI No.323) translated into English as the Great Anglo-French White and Black Hound, is a breed of dog used in hunting as a scenthound, usually in packs. It is one of the Anglo-French hound breeds which were created by crossing French scenthounds with English (Anglo) Foxhounds.
The hortaya borzaya (Russian: хо́ртая борза́я; IPA:, Ruthenian and Ukrainian: Xopт, Lithuanian: Kurtas, shorthaired sighthound) is an old Asian sighthound breed originating in the former Kievan Rus, later Grand Duchy of Lithuania (later Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth) and Russian Empire.
Although the Magyar agár is also called the 'Hungarian greyhound' this is a misnomer. The Magyar Agár is a distinct breed with its own breed designation and unique characteristics. A more proper alternative name would be Hungarian gazehound or Hungarian sighthound. Description. The Magyar agár is a sighthound of elegant yet rugged stature.
Like other Arctic dogs, the Norwegian Elkhound has a mind of its own and is fairly independent, however it is affectionate with its family. They have an outstanding character, and are relatively clean compared to some other breeds. Can be somewhat difficult to obedience train. It is important to be firm with this dog, showing
Many Rajapalayam dogs suffer from mange, though this is usually not a serious problem. Though the breed dates back a few centuries, the creators of the breed unwittingly ended up fashioning an albino dog, characterized by the pink nose and the lack of pigmentation.
The Rampur Greyhound is a breed of dog native to the Rampur region of Northern India, which lies between Delhi and Bareilly. The Rampur hound is a large member of the sighthound family. In North West of India it is often described as a smooth-haired sighthound that is substantially built.
The Saluki is a slim, Greyhound-like dog. The head is long and narrow, moderately wide between the ears, tapering gradually toward the nose with a slight stop. The nose is black or liver in color. The teeth meet in a level bite. The large, oval eyes are dark to hazel in color.
The Schweizerischer Niederlaufhund (FCI No, 60) (translated into English as the Small Swiss Hound, is a breed of dog of the scenthound type from Switzerland. Niederlaufhund means short-legged hound. The breed has a number of different varieties (all of the same breed).
SIL-kun wind-hound. Your browser does not support the audio tag. Description. The Silken Windhound is a small, hardy, strikingly elegant sighthound. Its classic, sweeping lines and athletic build are the hallmark of a true coursing dog, which is evident beneath the luxurious, silky, yet protective coat.
The History of the Spanish Greyhound. Sighthounds -- dogs that hunt by sight -- have existed since ancient times. Different types of sighthounds have developed in different countries depending on the terrain and quarry. The Galgo is a Spanish sighthound created to course hare and rabbit.
The Welsh Hound is registered with The Welsh Hound Association, which has been keeping the breed’s stud book since 1922, and maintaining the breed as purebred since 1928. Since the outlawing of hunting with dogs in Great Britain, various clubs have been offering registration for the Welsh Hound as a rare breed pet.