Blue Lacy
Estados Unidos

Blue Lacy

The Blue Lacy, they are strong and fast, Lightweight and proportional structure

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Blue Lacy history

Blue Lacy It is a breed of working dog that originated in Texas (United States) in the mid-19th century, and it is the only breed of dog which originated in the State of Texas.

The breed was recognized for the first time in the year 2001 by the Texas Senate, According to the resolution N ° 436 of the 77 ° Legislature, in which honoured the breed to be recognized as “a true breed of Texas”. In June of 2005, Governor Rick Perry signed the legislation that adopts the dog Blue Lacy as “Official dog of the State of Texas“. Until then, the mascot representing Texas was a female of breed Collie, always named with the name Diana, to approve the Blue Lacy as official dog of Texas, the queen was a representative Collie call ... Diana VII.

As it tells the story, This can take the name "Blue Lacy", Thanks to the Lacy brothers (Frank, George, Ewin and Harry) that in 1858 they moved from Kentucky to Texas and settled in the Burnet County (Texas), and once there they developed the race on the basis of a dog that had.

That race has come to all eyes and ears of the people many people proposed a copy of Blue Lacy, in 2008, to replace Dianand VII (Collie), as the mascot of Texas. But… weighed more tradition than the Texan pride, and, eventually chose a Collie dog (something that had been occurring since the nomination of the dog Diana III).

The mascot of the Lacy family, was a crossroads of English Shepherd with Greyhound and Wolf, Thus they defined. In the existing documentation, scholars of the race raised within the ancestors of Blue Lacy, also a hound had no place (without specifying origen…).

The Lacy brothers, originally developed the race with a clear objective, they needed a dog that would be capable of guiding their farm pigs, a dog with natural instincts of grazing, but above all to work with the pigs they reared, and at the same time they serve for hunting feral pigs (You can this ingredient to explain blood hound that lead).

Blue Lacy physical characteristics

The Blue Lacy, they are strong and fast, Lightweight and proportional relationship structure altura-peso. The height to the cross is between 46 to 53 cm.. Depending on the height and working conditions, the weight must be of approximately 11 to 20 kg for females and 16 to 23 kg for males, According to the national canine Association (or American Kennel Club). The rules contained in the standard of Texas are slightly different, the height must be of 46 to 63 cm and the weight of 14 to 23 kg, but that standard was not official until the year 2005.

    While his name invites that are blue, There are three varieties of colour allowed:
  • The Blue, you have the layer composed of different shades of grey silver interspersed with dark charcoal, designed and gradient.
  • The Red, whose fur ranges from cream-coloured light to oxide.
  • The Tricolor It combines the two previous colors, as for example, a blue base accompanied by different red markings, but interspersed. O, they are red with a soft blue shading. This variety of color, It includes the target must appear in the chest and may extend from the Chin to groin. It must also be present in one or more legs. Excess white does not conform to the standard, and the marks on the side or above the midline, they are a round lack.

Blue Lacy, you have eyes sharp and eyes alert, variable color ranging from bright yellow to brown color with intense. The hair should be short, soft and firm. A layer unduly long or harsh is grounds for disqualification. They require minimal care, brushing from time to time.

Blue Lacy character and skills

They are intelligent, intense, asset and are always alert. They were developed to be hunting dogs and pastors. They can even hunt in Pack, to show unity and determination, especially when hunting livestock difficult to control and more, talk about.

Because of their origin are, course, protection and why dogs, It may be distrustful with strangers. Puppies often have lots of energy and love to young children, What makes them excellent game companions. They are easy to train, they learn new skills quickly.

The Blue Lacy are very healthy dogs. They were developed for a long time to satisfy several generations of professional hunters and farmers of Texas, namely, his own life story has been that they are sufficiently resistant to thousands of adversity, as for example, lands and very difficult working conditions. However, in some specimens have been detected some food allergies and skin problems.

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Ratings Race Blue Lacy

adaptation ⓘ

3.0 rating
3 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Dog friendly ⓘ

2.0 rating
2 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Hair loss ⓘ

3.0 rating
3 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Affection Level ⓘ

3.0 rating
3 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Exercise Needs ⓘ

5.0 rating
5 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Social Needs ⓘ

3.0 rating
3 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Apartment ⓘ

1.0 rating
1 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Grooming ⓘ

1.0 rating
1 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Stranger Friendly ⓘ

2.0 rating
2 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Barking Tendencies ⓘ

3.0 rating
3 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Health Issues ⓘ

2.0 rating
2 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Territorial ⓘ

5.0 rating
5 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Cat Friendly ⓘ

1.0 rating
1 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

intelligence ⓘ

5.0 rating
5 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

versatility ⓘ

5.0 rating
5 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Child Friendly ⓘ

3.0 rating
3 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Playfulness ⓘ

4.0 rating
4 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Watchdog Ability ⓘ

5.0 rating
5 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)
  • Alternative names: Lacy Dog / Lacy Game Dog / Texas Blue Lacy / Lacy Hog Dog
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