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Andalusian Hound
España Not recognized by the FCI

Podenco Andaluz

The Andalusian Hound It is a dog with a lively character and very balanced..

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History

Native to the Andalusian region of southern Spain, It is believed that the Andalusian Hound probably descended from the European hunting dog. It had been speculated that it was one of the ancient races represented in the cave paintings of the Iberian Peninsula thousands of years ago., but recent genetic studies have made this theory unlikely.

This breed was not officially recognized in Spain until 1990, when a group of races was created. Due to the lack of any unique distinguishing features and the similarities it shares with other dog breeds, in particular with him Portuguese Podengo, the Andalusian Hound not usually recognized in its own right outside its country of origin.

Traditionally used as hunting dogs, your senses of sight, hearing and smell have developed a lot over the years, and have the ability to withstand the hot and dry conditions of the arid landscape from which they originate. They are known to be successful and methodical hunters.. The Andalusian Hound smallest traditionally hunts hares or rabbits, while the larger variants can be used to hunt wild boar. They usually hunt in packs.

The race not is recognized by the FCI or by no other international Cynological Association given the large number of matches with the standard of the Portuguese Podengo, It causes doubt dealt or not, really, of different races.

Physical characteristics

As in the Portuguese Warren Hound, the Andalusian hound distinguishes three sizes and three types of hair, factors whose combination may cause up to nine different varieties.

Bearing in mind the size varieties are:

  • Great Andalusian Hound
  • Medium-Andalusian Hound
  • Small Andalusian Hound

If we consider the different types of hair, We have the following varieties:

  • Andalusian Hound hair Sardinia or hard.
  • Andalusian hound Solorio or long hair.
  • Andalusian Hound of smooth or short hair.

There is a variety derived from the short-haired medium Andalusian Podenco, which receives the name of Andalusian Hound Maneto, due to its short and sturdy legs, phenomenon known in the field of cynology as bassetismo, alluding to the Basset. Currently the Maneto is accepted as a breed by the RSCE provisionally.

The basic color of the layer is white or cinnamon, either consisting of both colors. The white color exists in its variants silver, mate and ivory; and the cinnamon can vary from clear to cinnamon ignition.

With regard to the size and weight of the three varieties, below we specify:

Height to the cross:

  • Size large: males of 54 to 64 cm and females in 53 to 61 cm..
  • Size medium: males of 43 to 53 cm and females in 42 to 52 cm..
  • Small size: males of 35 to 42 cm and females 32 to 41 cm..

Weight:

  • Size large: 27 kg. (+ – 6 kg).
  • Size medium: 16 kg. (+- 6 kg).
  • Small size: 8 kg. (+ – 3 kg).

The Andalusian Hound, is a harmonic dog, compact, very rustic and well plumbed.

Character and skills

The Andalusian Hound, has a great intelligence, nobility, sociability and is always alert. It is a dog alive and well balanced character, reacts only to important stimuli.

It is a dog fast, par b. Hunt, with an excellent sense of smell and very resistant to fatigue, not mannish before anything, he is methodical and quick in his search, both hunting and in a minor, being an excellent collector's hair or feather, whether in water or rough terrain.

The Andalusian Hound like the other podencos it has a highly developed sense of sight, hearing and smell which makes them good hunters especially when it comes to rabbit hunting.

The shakes of hunting practiced in the center and south of Spain the podencos constitute the nucleus of the rehalas (Group of hunting dogs, whose number ranges from 20 and 24), which are usually made up of large hounds for harassment and some medium-sized specimens such as point or search dogs.

In the small game hunting used medium and girl varieties, either on an individual basis, in pairs or forming arcades (gang of hunting dogs).

One of the most typical functions of the large hound, is that of mascaras, accompanying the colleras of greyhounds during the hunting of the Hare. Its work is, first, getting up and doing the rabona from your bed or hiding out, making it available to the greyhounds and, after finished the lance, remove the piece of the Greyhound to bring it to its owner.

In the Andalusian farmhouses of large size were used as dogs guardians and the girl size as cleaners of rodents.

It is very loving, submissive and fair with the owner, but break that bond in the face of unjust punishment. As well, It has a great capacity for training.

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Federations:

  • RSCE – Group 5 Section 7 (Provisionally recognized)

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American Hairless Terrier
Estados Unidos Not recognized by the FCI

The American Hairless Terrier lacks genetic abnormalities, as well as health problems.

Terrier americano sin pelo

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Characteristics "American Hairless Terrier"

Coexistence is important that you have with your new friend. Before considering the acquisition of a dog of the breed ““ 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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History

The American Hairless Terrier is a rare breed of dog, considered a variant of Buzzard terrier.

The 1 in January of 2004, the American Kennel Club considered it a separate race within the Terrier. It is often confused with the Chihuahua without hair.

Reportedly, the breed started when a hairless puppy appeared in a litter Rat Terrier in the state of Louisiana, United States, in 1972. To the owners Edwin and Willie Scott they liked the dog, both in appearance and temperament, and decided to investigate more environment this variety.

The idea was, get debug hairless variety, but maintaining the characteristics of the breed of origin. Throughout his life, that female conceived three other puppies with the same characteristics that would continue the lineage. In 1981, attempts to continue this race, they were successful.

In 1998, the breed gained recognition as the American Hairless Terrier by the North American Kennel Club and the National Rat Terrier.

Canada was the first country outside the US. in recognition of the race (1999), very difficult question due to its rarity. In 1999 the race was known as a Rat Terrier: hairless variety by the United Kennel Club.

Physical characteristics

It is a muscular breed, medium-sized and with erect ears, which gives an aspect of bat. It does not have hair all over his body, except in the eyebrows and mustache, his skin is pink with black spots, brown, reddish or gray of varied sizes.
During his first days of life, the puppies are covered with a layer of hair lost within six weeks. In adulthood are beardless with the exception of the eyebrows and mustache.

Something curious is that, Unlike other races without hair, the American Hairless Terrier lacks genetic abnormalities, as well as health problems.

Although they are strong and resilient dogs, Okay remember that, due to his lack of hair, the hottest days it is necessary to protect the dog from the sun's rays, recommended is to put sunscreen 50 or more. Y, In cold weather, the ideal thing is to put a coat on them..

Character and skills

The American Hairless Terrier is an intelligent dog, curious, cheerful and energetic. It tends to be very well with young children. It is a dog that constantly seeks to please and interact with members of his family.

Despite being defined as a dog with an energetic character, it has a quieter part that allows it to rest 'loose paw' for several hours., preferably on an overstuffed sofa or on the lap of a person.

It is graceful and elegant and retains a great instinct for hunting of their ancestors, but its lack of fur makes it not a good candidate to be a hunting dog..., rough weed can damage unprotected skin.

His temper, as we said, makes a loving pet, Intelligent, energetic. They are quite territorial (due to his frustrated Hunter instinct…), but with a proper education that can be corrected.

To finish, the American Hairless Terrier they are not a good swimmer and for that reason they should be controlled when they are near water.

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American Mastiff
Estados Unidos Not recognized by the FCI

The American Mastiff He was raised to be a family dog, his character and temperament attest to this...

Mastín Americano

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History

The American Mastiff It is a molossoid-type dog breed that was developed over many years of selective breeding by Fredericka Wagner of “Flying W Farms” (Kennel dedicated to the race), in Piketon, Ohio, ago 20 or 25 years (the truth is that I've burned the tabs looking for the exact date... and I haven't found it).

The objective was to develop a dog that had the size, temperament, the provision, and the appearance of the Mastiff breed, but with fewer health problems and not losing as much saliva as the other varieties of Mastiff dog, and that life expectancy was greater.

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Alaskan Klee Kai
Estados Unidos Not recognized by the FCI

Developed to create a miniature dog Alaska Husky

Alaskan Klee Ka

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history “Alaskan Klee Kai”:

Breed of dog “Klee Kai” derived language Athabaskan, which means “small dog”. The breed was developed to create a dog miniature of the Alaska Husky (a mixed breed dog used for bobsled run), resulting in a strong intelligent dog, with a look that reflects his heritage of the North.

The breed was developed in Wasilla, Alaska, United States, in the middle of the Decade of 1970 by Linda S. Spurlin, After that she observed the result of an accidental mating of a Alaskan Husky and a small unknown dog.

The breed was developed together with the Siberian Husky, with the Schipperke and the American Eskimo, to reduce the size without dwarfism. She bred these dogs in private until she released them to the public in 1988.

It was originally called “Klee Kai“, The race was consolidated with the new name Alaskan Klee Kai in the year 2002, It was officially recognized by the American Rare Breed Association (ARBA) in 1995 and by the United Kennel Club (UKC) the 1 in January of 1997.

physical characteristics of the “Alaskan Klee Kai”:

Its weight varies between the 4,3 and 18 kg., Depending on the variety, the standard, the miniature and the Toy.

The appearance of the Alaska Klee Kai North reflects the heritage of the race.
The most distinctive feature of the breed is the facial mask., which must be clearly visible due to the contrast of colors.

The head, wedge of broad-based, It should be free of wrinkles, proportional to the size of the body.
Length snout It should be equal or slightly less than the length of the skull. The lower jaw It is strong but not outgoing. The bite scissors.

The eyes They are medium-sized and can be any color or combination of colors. The almond-shaped eyes are the most desirable.
The ears upright, triangular-shaped, extremely mobile and sensitive to sounds.

The neck It is of medium length, arched and proudly erect when the dog stands. When jogging, It extends the neck so that the head is carried slightly forward.

Seen from the front, the Paws they are straight, parallel, spaced and moderately separated.

The rump It is wide and very slightly sloping.

The hair feet It can be trimmed between the pads and around the outer edges of the feet. All the Spurs must be removed. The tail should be well furred, You can hang when the dog is relaxed or in unfamiliar situations.

The fur It is twofold and of sufficient length to give an appearance reminiscent of Alaskan Husky. The inner layer is smooth, dense and of sufficient length to support the outer layer.

It should move smoothly and effortlessly by walking, agility inherited from their ancestors in the Arctic.

Character and aptitudes of the “Alaskan Klee Kai”:

Very curious, Active, fast, agile. His loyalty and its state of permanent alert, They make this race an excellent guard dog. They can be territorial, despite its small size. If well affectionate with family members, It reserved and cautious with strangers and in unfamiliar situations. It is important to socialize at every opportunity to prevent rejection of the unknown.

Small dogs usually do not like people to invade your space and Alaska Kai Klee is no exception. Neither likes him they grip or tironeen, something that young children often do.

When the Alaska Kai Klee he meets a new person (a friend or your cousin who has been 100 times), side will not fail his shyness. You will need to get to the level of the dog, kneeling you and offering you the back of your hand so that you olfateé. If this goes well, That's great, You can try to scratch under the Chin, This usually they like and not what they interpreted as a threat. If this goes well, then a touch behind the ears, probably the next time that you see, already you accept as a friend.

Son pack animals, and will include human beings or other breeds of dogs as members of their herd.

It is a very brave race He will not hesitate to confront larger dogs, If you feel that a member of his herd is in danger. No dog big enough to intimidate a Alaska Kai Klee. The biggest cause of death in this breed is by fighting with other dogs and abuses in the street.

Very Smart and with a lot of energy. It also, do not mature fully unless they have around 2 years of age. Those first 2 years, the task is to keep free from boredom and therefore avoid destruction by your young pet valuables. They love to dig and chew and may annihilate in a short time the garden that you have cultivated so carefully. They are also excellent climbers and divers.

It can also be very barking, to the point of being unpleasant. They are very vocal when they have something to say and are usually very outgoing in general in such cases. If you have been out of sight during 10 minutes or several hours, You can already be prepared for some good 5-10 minutes which will put you abreast of everything what you missed, While were out of sight.

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Dogs breeds: “Alaskan Klee Kai”


Type and recognitions:

  • Nordic group
  • UKC, ARBA, CKC, NKC, APRI, ACR, DRA

Alternative names

1. Alaskan Klee Kai, Klee Kai, Miniature Alaskan Husky, Mini Husky (English).
2. Alaskan Klee Kai (French).
3. Alaskan Klee Kai (German).
4. Alaskan Klee Kai, Klee Kai (Portuguese).
5. Alaskan Klee Kai, Klee Kai (español).

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Aksaray Malaklisi
Tuquía Not recognized by the FCI . Cattle Dog Shepherd

Aksaray Malaklisi

The Aksaray Malaklisi it's a peculiar dog, accustomed to thinking and acting for himself

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Historia Aksaray Malakli

Sheepdog from Turkey, was developed in the province of Aksaray, an of the 81 provinces Turkey. The provincial capital is the city of Aksaray, hence the name of the breed. While his name is Aksaray, the breed spread throughout the area which comprise the borders of its neighboring provinces. It borders the provinces of Konya the south and west, Nigde to the south east, Nevsehir east and Kirsehir to the North.

It is a dog cowherd. Cattle has been the most important source of livelihood of the natives for centuries, then there were many flocks of sheep and cattle in general, and these beautiful dogs were dedicated to the protection and guard flocks together with their owners, from time immemorial.

The Aksaray Malaklisi, in the native region he was often called "Kangal Shepherd Dog”, the reason for calling it that is was not because Aksaray (ciudad) and its surroundings in the heart of Anatolia but because being very similar to race Kangal Shepherd Dog (known as Karabash in the area), many breeders to sell to farmers interested in copies of Kangal Shepherd Dog, they told future buyers that it was that breed and not the Aksaray Malaklisi.

    I.e., for many years you sold dogs Aksaray Malaklisi They are saying they were of the race Kangal Shepherd Dog.

But that custom was reaching everyone's ears and things changed, breeding programs began to be regulated and requirements at dog shows were tightened, Since many breeders make claims.

These claims began to be taken into account, especially since while retaining some resemblance there are obvious differences in head and big feet Aksaray Malaklisi and hanging lips.

Physical Characteristics Aksaray Malaklisi

They are big dogs, bulky, at first glance seems to be lazy, but in reality they are very agile and fast. The male measured 75 to 95 cm de altura a la cruz y las hembras de 53 a 66 cm.. The weight should be proportional to the size and bone structure. In general, the weight varies from 20,5 a 31,75 kg. Males are usually larger and heavier than females bones. 65 to 85 cm.. The males they weigh in 70 to 120 kg and females of 50 to 80 kg.

Its fur It has a double layer. Like all dogs of this geographic region, they need a fur enabling them to withstand the temperatures and extreme climates in the area. The colors supported are several: Brown and wheat, yellow.

Character and skills

unique dog, accustomed to thinking and acting for himself, has strong character. He did not hesitate to attack if he sees part of his flock is in danger (among the herd be family, children, properties…). It´s suspicious with strangers.

According to consulted bibliographic sources, and comments on forums, It is a very dog territorial . They can often be aggressive with other dogs, that may be the most ruthless legacy of the human. This breed of dog was used almost, exclusively, for dogfighting perhaps that is the reason for his fame as a dog "aggressive”.

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Turk Aksaray MALAKLI

Alternative names:

1. Central Anatolian shepherd, Aksaray Malaklısı, Turkish mastiff (English).
2. Aksaray Malaklisi, mastife turco, Malakli (Portuguese).
3. Mastiff d’Anatolie, Malaklı, Mastiff turc (French).
4. Aksaray Malaklısı, Türk Mastifi (Türkischer Mastiff), Malaklı (German).
5. Mastín turco, Aksaray Malaklısı, Pastor de Anatolia Central (español).

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Akbash
Turquía Not recognized by the FCI . Molossoid . Mountain

The Akbash he is calm and alert at the same time. Not shy, nor is it aggressive.

Akbash

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Characteristics "Akbash"

Coexistence is important that you have with your new friend. Before considering the acquisition of a dog of the breed "Akbash" 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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history “Akbash”


The dog's Akbash is native to western Turkey from the region known as the Akbaş, where he started to develop since ancient times for the care of livestock, especially sheep. Two of the names most commonly used to refer to this can, are Akbash and Akkush. Both names have a specific meaning in Turkish, So Akbash (Akbas) means "white head", and Akkush, "white bird".

This breed is thought to be the Turkish version of the typical livestock guardian sheepdog in the white variety, you are within (and around) of northern Mediterranean Basin. It has a unique combination of qualities of the molossians and hounds.

Its development dates back to at least make 3.000 years, and the reason white, was highlighted that in the field did not exist any difficulty to distinguish them from predators.

Archaeological evidence suggests that the early civilizations of these dogs (or better their ancestors) arose, what we know today as Turkey, makes one 10.000 years.

Akbash physical characteristics

It is a big dog, with a weight from 34 to 64 kg and a range around 69 to 86 height cm. It has soft and short fur (some parts with more hair), presents a double layer of hair, is generally white, but may be, a bit of light color of biscuits in the ears.

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It has long legs, a queue that is screwed; they may have some pink hair Tufts, or with negruzco-bajo black or brown color stains their white coat. The edges of the eyes, the nose and lips should be completely black or brown black, Although some may have them pink.

It is believed that the ancient genetics of this breed was based on a combination of molosos and races of greyhounds. The Akbash has characteristics of both.. Although there is much variation in the size and height of this breed, usually are tall dogs, long and strong body. Most are quite flexible and light for their size.. They have loose neck skin to protect themselves from predators.

    Different native breeds of the country

Occupying the Turkish territory are three different races indigenous to the country; the Akbash, the Kangal and Kars. In Turkey is legal export Akbash, but it is illegal to export Kangal, because they are the national dog breed of Turkey.

Although initially the Americans and Europeans designating the same name for the three races (Dog Kangal Shepherd Dog), considering that among the three only the color and small details varied that did not make them differentiable; later, in 1996, was held at the University of Konya an international symposium that promoted the distinction between the three races of Turkish dogs protecting livestock.

Today they are considered separate breeds and there is an international association of the Akbash, Headquartered in the United States.UU. which promotes the popularity of the race around the world and, in special, in the United States.UU. where it is used to protect livestock from coyotes.

There are two varieties of Akbash: a long-haired and short hair, but both have the characteristic white color that makes this breed the perfect breed for caring for livestock., allowing to differentiate the dog of the Wolf with just the low light of the Moon.

Akbash character and skills

It is a dog quiet When not working. It also presents a majestic port transmitting calm. He is extremely loyal to his sheep, and it is even said that he creates very strong bond with them that arrive to make impossible their mating.

The Akbash It is a quiet dog and alert at the same time. Not shy, nor is it aggressive. When used as a protection dog, It is wary with any stranger that approaches their territory, and with the unusual sounds and changes in their environment.

The race is not naturally hostile, but as they were raised to think and act independently, This ingredient mark character; It is not a lap dog. If it educates small, would be perfectly suited to home life, If I had the opportunity to take long walks in the countryside, and a work to be done such as care for children, for example.

The Akbash It is one of the most popular around 30 races throughout the world under the title of Flock guardians, livestock protection dogs, or livestock guardian dogs (more commonly: LGD).

These dogs are known for their intelligence, courage, independence and loyalty.

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Type and recognitions:

  • useful as herding dog, livestock care.
  • Recognized by the United Kennel Club UKC, An international registration of dogs that exalts the values, rewards ability and preserves the virtue of pedigree.
  • Recognized as one homogeneous race by the Turkish Federation of Dogs (HOW) and an associate member of the International Federation Cinológica (FCI)

Alternative names

  • Akbash, Akbaş Çoban Köpeği (English).
  • Akbash (French).
  • Akbaş, Akbaş Çoban Köpeği (German).
  • Akbash, cão pastor de Akbaş (Portuguese).
  • Akbash, Akkush (español).
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American bulldog
Estados Unidos Not recognized by the FCI

Bulldog Americano

The American bulldog It tends to be a strong and healthy dog

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History

The original Bulldog breed was retained by working-class immigrants who brought their working dogs with them to South America. Small farmers and ranchers used this dog for many agricultural tasks.. It was not a standardised breed, years. At that time, but there was a type of Bulldog that was generic. Various strains of “Bulldog type” dogs” they were kept by individual farmers as the utility working dogs. But, at the end of World War II, those “Bulldog type” strains were dying out.

It was then that appeared in the story a loving man of the Bulldog breed, the Sr. John D. Johnson, war veteran returning from the disaster and death, but he came determined to resurrect the race… Paradoxes of history.
The SR. John D. Johnson He devoted himself to find the best specimens of these working dogs by different farms and began to create the pedigree and genealogical trees. His project was to create a farm dedicated to conserving and enhancing the Bulldog breed, Recalling to the bulldogs of old. Later, a man named Alan Scott and other breeders joined Johnson efforts to resurrect the race.

Johnson and Scott they began to breed dogs American Bulldog with care, keeping a careful record of the copies, the health of the race and working capacity. Initially, Johnson and Scott had a similar vision, a common idea regarding race. But over time there was a split between his views, and as a result of this disagreement they left us two different types of American Bulldog (American Bulldog).

Alan Scott preferred a smaller dog, more sports, with a longer snout that could be used for capturing cattle and for hunting wild boar.

John Johnson preferred a larger, stockier dog with a shorter snout, whose main function was that of watchdog.
Eventually the two breeders and the preservation of the breed founders, as well as important local breeders continued to work on the breed, to help meet the goal of John Johnson, get the ideal working Bulldog breed. Originally, the race was called American Pit Bulldog and the Decade of 1970 registered in the National Kennel Club (CCR) as such. Later the name was changed to American Bulldog to avoid confusion with the American Pit Bull Terrier. The American Bulldog was recognized by the United Kennel Club the 1 in January of 1999.

Today the breed is recognized by the CCR, UKC y el American Bulldog Association (ABA).

The American bulldog It is now safe from extinction and is enjoying great health and an increase in popularity, either as a working dog, protective or as a family pet.

Physical characteristics

The American bulldog He is a native of South-East of the United States farm dog. Used as a watchdog for livestock or hunting. It is a medium-sized dog, sports and balanced.

It has a robust physiognomy, Compact and powerful which lets you move with agility and vigor. It tends to prefer a strong dog on that beautiful structure, if you do not present any morphological excess or weight overload. Males have a large and a more marked than females type structure.

It must present a solid appearance although with slender and sporty lines. Mantle's hair must be smooth, short and glued to the body. Its color can be white, white striped with red or brown. Permitted until a 90% color, If the white highlight to the head. It is not permitted to present black mask or spots black. Its skull is long and flat with the well marked stop. The eyes are round, medium-sized, and the most appreciated eye color is dark brown with black outline. Blue eyes are allowed but are considered to be a mild lack.

The height at the withers in males is between 57 and 67 cm., thinking between 35 and 55 kg. The females measure between 53 and 65 cm. and weigh between 30 and 45 kg.

Character and skills

The American Bulldog are sure dogs, social and active, they are comfortable with their families. Create strong bonds with their owners, When it is puppy can be a bit distant with strangers, but as they mature confidence should develop in a normal manner, because being a confident dog is a characteristic of this breed.

The American Bulldog tolerates children and can make very good friends with them, When are socialized from an early age, and they are educated and taught to know what their limits are.

It is known for being very race dominant, why it is so important to socialize the puppy, and this will be as easy as exposing him since childhood to situations in which there are more pets, I played and relates to other dogs. The breed is also known for having a very high pain tolerance. An American Bulldog, should never be shy in adulthood, because this reflects insecurity, and given the physical characteristics, It is not recommended that the dog is an animal afraid or insecure.

Did you know??

The American Bulldog was bred to be what is known as “hunting dog”. Your job is to pursue, catch and shoot down cattle released.

The American Bulldog is a dog strong and healthy, When equipped with the necessary care (like any dog) and get a good dose of physical activity, their life expectancy is of 10 to 16 years.

Observations

Since the breed has a short coat, are generally less tolerable to extreme hot or cold weather, and as a result, you may need to keep them indoors on very hot or cold days.

Characteristics "American bulldog"

Coexistence is important that you have with your new friend. Before considering the acquisition of a dog of the breed "American bulldog" 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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Type and recognitions:

  • Federations: AKC , UKC

Alternative names:

1. Southern White, White English, Old Southern White Bulldog, Hill Bulldog, Country Bulldog, English White Bulldog (English).
2. Bouledogue américain (French).
3. American Bulldog, Old Country Bulldog (German).
4. Bulldog-americano (Portuguese).
5. Bulldog americano (español).

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Andalusian Hound Maneto
España Not recognized by the FCI

The Andalusian Hound Maneto It is a dog of a single master, with this he will be very affectionate, but not sticky…

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History

The Andalusian Hound Maneto It is an autochthonous breed from the south of Andalusia., of the Provinces of Cádiz and part of the border towns of the Province of Málaga with Cádiz, Although their highest concentration is found in the Campo de Gibraltar.

One of their ancestors is the Andalusian Hound, has medium-sized, possibly due to a genetic mutation known as basetismo or dwarfism, what gives the so characteristic shape to this breed.

As it is the case in almost all breeds of dog native Spanish, Andalusian Hound Maneto It is the name with which is popularly called by hunters and people who do know in the provinces of Cadiz and Malaga, places where this variety of the Andalusian Hound.

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Physical characteristics

The Andalusian Hound Maneto it is a small-bodied dog, short legs, long and very compact, the members are short in relation to body length. Is strong structure, muscular and compact.

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The coat is short and smooth, bright and compact, covers the entire body equally and presents the same length in all body regions. They can be Tan, that goes from the clear range to the darker, as in gradient. Or white and cinnamon.

Its height to the cross is between 30 and 35 cm. (both males and females). Y, the weight, is of 9 to 11 Kg.

The dog Andalusian Hound Maneto because of its morphological structure, It has been used exclusively in the game, in special, the rabbit. It is specially adapted to the mount under Mediterranean with Bramble patches, streams and tight gorges.

One of its characteristics in hunting, is perseverance and willingness to, his body help, post that allows you to have access to complicated terrain of low and thick shrubs, area to which other native dogs of Andalusia, they couldn't even get in... For that reason, Historically, It has been used for the hunting of rabbits.

It is also very good bird Hunter, as Partridge and quail, as, as well, to collect the ducks in the water, It is a great collector in all areas of tight mount, the Aeneas and shrubs, in the water.

Character and skills

The Andalusian Hound Maneto It is a dog of a single master, with this it will be very affectionate and sought his affection and attention but not empalagar, and also- is very independent.

He is a confident dog., Moody, with a highly developed sense of “possession” What makes it to be highly territorial with other dogs, from very early ages.

It will be necessary to know Maneto very well and develop a strong bond of trust in order to assess his intelligence and bravery., both in hunting work and at home and in its role as a companion dog.

You would love to live in a home (will be adapted without problems), but you will always want to take a country walk to be able to show off their hunting instinct.

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Federations:

  • RSCE – Group 5 Section 7 (Provisionally recognized)