Old Danish Pointer
Dinamarca FCI 281 . Braque Type

Antiguo perro de muestra danés

Given the hunting instinct of the Old Danish Pointer, it is necessary to socialize him as a child

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Characteristics "Old Danish Pointer"

Coexistence is important that you have with your new friend. Before considering the acquisition of a dog of the breed "Old Danish Pointer" you know certain factors. Not all breeds of dogs are apt to live in an apartment, you must take into account his character, their need for exercise, their interaction with other pets, their care and if you have small children, their level of tolerance towards them.

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Need for exercise ⓘ

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barking ⓘ

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Health ⓘ

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Intelligence ⓘ

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Versatility ⓘ

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Child friendly ⓘ

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Surveillance ⓘ

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joy ⓘ

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History

The Old Danish Pointer, is a medium sized breed of dog with brown markings, from Denmark.

Its Danish name is Gammel Dansk Hønsehund, It literally means bird hunting dog. It is in the Group 7, section 1.1 of the FCI.

Trace the origin of the race can be followed until the year 1710, When a man named Morten Bak, Glenstrup neighbor (adjacent to Randers and Hobro Denmark city), He crossed for eight generations strays dogs from local farmers, hasta obtener una raza pura de perros moteados blancos y negros a los que llamó “Bakhounds”. The result was a popular hunting dog.

Race scholars agree that it is likely that these strays to the Lord Morten Bak, utilizó en su programa de cría, they were of Spanish origin, and is therefore considered as one of the direct ancestors of the race Old Danish Pointer.

The popularity of this breed faded unfortunately during the 19th century, the race disappeared almost altogether, sólo un dedicado criador continuó la cría con la información genética integra. Después de la Segunda Guerra Mundial sólo había 10 perros y un trabajo de cría intensiva se comenzó para evitar la extinción de la raza.

The race again won great popularity, above all thanks to Poul Thomsen (presenter of a recognized programs on animals in the Danish television).

Currently there is a considerable decline in Danish sample dogs, crossing often with the Braque Francais, quite similar.

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Physical characteristics

Its Constitution is strong, una de sus características más claras es la gran diferencia entre macho y hembra. While the male is powerful and from, the female is lighter, spirit and capricious.
Height: Male 54-60 cm. (21-23.5 in), is preferred over 56 cm. . females 50-56 cm. (19.5-22 in), is preferred over 52 cm. .

Weight: Male: 30-35 kg . Female: 26-31 kg .

Character and skills

It gives the impression of being a silent dog and stable but showing determination and courage. It is a brave and determined dog. Durante la caza actúa con calma, patience and slowness, always maintaining contact with the Hunter and doing its job of dog shows, discreetly, without disturbing the prey.

The Old Danish Pointer usually fits perfectly, both hunt small prey and large. Su carácter afable le permite cazar tanto en jauría como en solitario con su amo.

Home pet is a very familiar and quiet dog, provided you get sufficient exercise and have large enough space to run freely. However He Old Danish Pointer not an apartment dog. An active dog, is intended for people available enough to give you long daily walks and keep you from feeling lonely.

Given their hunting instinct, We need to socialize so small that it gets used to share a roof with small animals (cats, rabbits, etc.).

Images Old Danish Pointer

Type and recognitions:

  • FCI CLASSIFICATION: 281
  • Group 7: Pointing Dogs.
  • Section 1: Continental Pointing Dogs. 1.1: Type Arm.. With proof of work..

Federations:

  • FCI – Group 7: Pointing Dogs. – Section 1: Continental Pointing Dogs. 1.1: Braque Type


FCI breed standard "Old Danish Pointer"

FCIFCI - Old Danish Pointer
Old

Alternative names:

    1. Gammel Dansk Hønsehund, Old Danish Bird Dog, Old Danish Pointing Dog (English).
    2. Pointer danois, Ancien chien d’arrêt danois (French).
    3. Gammel Dansk Honsehund, Altdänischer Hühnerhund (German).
    4. (em dinamarquês: Gammel dansk hønsehund) (Portuguese).
    5. Perro antiguo de muestra danés (español).
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