English Springer Spaniel
Inglaterra FCI 125 . Flushing Dogs

The English Springer Spaniel it is the oldest of all British hunting dogs.

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History

The English Springer Spaniel is a distant descendant of dogs Spaniel type who arrived from Spain to the British Isles more than 1.500 years.

Already in 1576, the Dr. John Caius describió a los descendientes de estos perros procedentes de la Península Ibérica en su Treaty of English Dogs, but it wasn't until 1801 and Cynographia Britannica de Sydenham Edwards, naturalist and illustrator, when a distinction was made between Cockers smaller and Springers Taller.

However, las camadas solían ser una mezcla de ambos tipos, and the difference in names was simply based on the size. Both types were used to hunt game birds; su trabajo consistía en detectar y hacer salir al animal, which was then caught in a net, shot with a bow or, sometimes, captured by a specially trained hawk. Los nombres actuales de las razas derivan de estas cacerías: the Cockers excelled in hunting woodcock, While the English Springer Spaniel sobresalían en encontrar, make the game birds fly and collect the prey for the armed hunter.

In the 19th century, breeders began to select dogs, de modo que las líneas de perros diferían de una región a otra. The most imposing dogs were found in the region of Norfolk and they took the name of Norfolk Spaniel about 1850. This was the name by which all the greats were shown Spaniels at dog shows.

This changed in 1902, When the Kennel Club (KC), Britain's leading organization, recognized the English Springer Spaniel as an independent race. It was given its own standard, very different from other similar looking dogs, y el programa de cría se hizo más estricto.

Only eight years later, in 1910, the breed was recognized by the American Kennel Club (AKC). The reputation of the breed grew considerably in North America from the decade of 1920. In 1932, was recognized by the United Kennel Club (UKC), la otra organización líder en Estados Unidos. The Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI) followed him in 1954. In the news, the English Springer Spaniel is accepted by all major canine organizations, including Canadian Kennel Club (CKC).

With a little less than 10.000 registrations per year in the CKC, the English Springer Spaniel is still one of the 10 Britain's most popular dog breeds. However, has been in decline since the early 1990s 2010, cuando nacían casi 13.000 each year.

The trend is much more stable in France, where some 1.700 births in the Livre des Origines Français (LOF) since the early years of the 21st century. Esta cifra se había duplicado anteriormente en apenas una década, since at the beginning of the years 90 it was rather around the 800, and even below 500 in the early 80.

The same stability is found in the United States, where it has fluctuated, at least since the beginning of the 21st century, between the post 25 and the 30 AKC Breed Classification, basada en el número de inscripciones anuales en la organización. El UKC también elabora una clasificación basada en el número de nacimientos que se le comunican, in which it is among the 20 first.

Photo: An eight year-old, male, liver and white English Springer Spaniel named by Xandercary, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Physical characteristics

The English Springer Spaniel has a compact and harmonious appearance. However, existe una diferencia real en cuanto a la morfología entre los individuos de las líneas destinadas a las exposiciones caninas y aquellos cuya especialidad es la caza y las pruebas de campo: the former are much more massive than the latter

In both cases, the English Springer Spaniel he is tall on legs, so much so that it is the tallest of the Spaniels of British origin. Her body, slightly rectangular, muscular and symmetrical, exudes power and agility. The legs are muscular and of solid bones, and end in round, compact legs.

The tail has fringes, it is short and very mobile. It has long been docked to avoid hunting accidents, pero ahora el atraque está prohibido en la mayoría de los países.

The head of the English Springer Spaniel it is quite wide, with a well-proportioned muzzle and well-developed nostrils. The eyes are medium in size, almendrada form, with a lively and soft expression. They must be dark hazel in color, but a light color is also possible, although it is considered a fault. The ears are long, wide and lobed. They fall back along the head and have attractive fringes.

The undercoat is short, smooth and dense, while the top layer is longer, smooth and closed. The set is made to withstand inclement weather, pero también le protege de las diversas espinas y ramitas que podrían herirle en la maleza. Los individuos de las líneas de trabajo tienen sin embargo en general un pelo más corto que los de las líneas de belleza-

Su pelaje es blanco y negro o hígado y blanco, and may have tan markings. Also in this case there is a certain divergence between show dogs and those intended to be pets or hunting dogs., since the fur of the former has more marked colors.

Last, sexual dimorphism is not very marked in this breed: males are only slightly larger and heavier than females.

Size and weight
    ▷ Male size: 48 – 51 cm.
    ▷ female size: 48 – 49 cm.
    ▷ Male weight: 18 – 22 kg
    ▷ female weight: 18 – 19 kg

Varieties:

From the age 40, the breeders of English Springer Spaniel han tendido a distinguir entre las líneas destinadas a las exposiciones caninas y las destinadas a la caza o a la compañía.

In effect, when it became apparent that the individuals who stood out on beauty pageant podiums and those who won job tests were never the same, this led some breeders to specialize, seleccionando sus reproductores bien por su estética o por sus aptitudes físicas.

In fact, individuals destined for podiums are generally more massive, have stronger colors and less need to strain. However, no official organization considers them a variety in their own right: ningún estándar distingue entre perros de exposición y perros de trabajo.

Character and skills

The English Springer Spaniel es increíblemente sociable, open and loving. Les encanta la compañía de los humanos en general, and his family in particular. If left alone for a long time, may suffer from separation anxiety, which can lead to destructive behavior and incessant barking.

On the other hand, puede expresar su alegría al ver a su amo regresar orinando en la alfombra. To get rid of this bad habit, it is necessary to avoid that the return home is an event. So, it is advisable not to pay immediate attention to the dog, but take a few minutes to take off your shoes, hang up the coat, keep the keys… encouraging you to wait without undue excitement.

If you bark when a person approaches, generally it is less to warn him than to invite him to come and pet him and play with him. So, can play the role of a warning dog, because he is listened to in every visit, but certainly not that of a guard dog that drives malicious people back. Welcomes both adults and children, con los que puede pasar horas corriendo y jugando en el jardín. However, it is important to remember that, regardless of race, a dog should never be left alone with a small child, even though i have known him for years; all interactions must be under adult supervision.

His sociable character also extends to his fellow men, although some signs of aggressiveness may appear, especially between individuals of the same sex. Living with cats and rodents is also usually without problems, but the same cannot be said for birds. Cualquiera que adopte a este perro mientras tiene gallinas o patos en el jardín entenderá rápidamente por qué sus dotes de cazador son unánimemente reconocidas

To feel good and show the full range of your interpersonal skills, the English Springer Spaniel need to be able to exercise. Una hora de ejercicio físico intenso (footing, juegos…) is necessary for your well-being, and appreciates taking long walks of several hours from time to time. It is, because, from a perfectly adapted companion for a person who wants to regularly take their dog for a walk. On the other hand, your outings in an urban environment should always be done on a leash, to prevent him from rushing after all the pigeons and birds he finds. During long walks in nature, it is better to let it evolve freely so that it can fully enjoy, but then it is wise to equip him with a GPS collar to be able to locate him at any time, for example if you wander off in search of woodcocks or other game.

Although they have a reputation for being less active, los perros de las líneas de exposición también deben hacer ejercicio durante un mínimo de una hora al día.

As long as its owner is active and takes it out enough, can live in an apartment, even if it is not ideal for him: es mejor que tenga acceso a un jardín. Es mejor que tenga acceso a un jardín, pero éste debe estar bien vallado para evitar que se escape si ve pájaros o sigue a un transeúnte amable que le da alguna golosina. In any case, no debe pasar la mayor parte del tiempo solo en el jardín: its place is inside, with his family.
It also, el ejercicio físico no es suficiente para que esté equilibrado: you also have to stimulate it mentally, especially because he is very intelligent and has a desire to learn just as great. If these qualities are not stimulated, you are likely to get bored, and then he can find something to do biting his master's shoes, tirando cosas o cavando en el jardín.

Los deportes para perros son una forma estupenda de mantenerlo ocupado tanto física como mentalmente. Any activity works, but they are especially good at obedience competitions, rastreo y búsqueda.

Last, although some individuals never give voice to their dogs, the English Springer Spaniel tends to bark quite frequently. They do it to signal the approach of a person or to greet him, to warn of boredom or simply to attract attention. If this trend is not stopped at an early age, can cause problems with neighbors.

Education

Like any dog, the English Springer Spaniel must be socialized from the first weeks of life. If you don't have the opportunity to meet different people, to meet other animals and to face all kinds of situations, corre el riesgo de volverse tímido o, on the other hand, to develop some aggressiveness.

It is also necessary to get used to walking on a leash as soon as possible, así como enseñarle a no ladrar de forma intempestiva. If their masters are absent often or for a long time, they should also help you understand that you can spend several hours alone without worrying, because his family will always return to him.

With his above-average intelligence and willingness to do anything to please, the English Springer Spaniel is capable of achieving wonders, even under the guidance of a novice trainer. Like this, beyond the basic teachings, his thirst for learning allows him to assimilate many tricks. However, you have to be patient and be constant, as with any dog, and know how to detect when he starts to get bored to stop the session or move on to something else.

In any case, traditional training methods are not at all suitable for this emotional dog, who has unlimited trust in humans, ya que podrían traumatizarlo. Better to use positive reinforcement, that allows you to learn while having fun and takes advantage of your natural sociability.

Health

The English Springer Spaniel is generally quite robust and has a good life expectancy, to the point that many representatives of the breed reach the 15 years.

Originally from Great Britain, the English Springer Spaniel has a waterproof coat that is not affected by the weather. Su subpelo es más o menos denso según el clima de la región en la que viven, y son igualmente resistentes al frío y al calor. However, they do not like extremes and should be able to shelter in the shade when it is hot, and have a cozy place to stay when the temperature drops.

Given its popularity around the world for more than a century, no wonder so many different diseases have been recorded in this dog. The most frequent problems are :

  • The Hip Dysplasia, a malformation in the joint that is usually inherited and can cause locomotor difficulties. Genetic testing can greatly reduce risk;
  • Patellar luxation (or dislocation of the patella), when the kneecap moves out of position, causing a limp. It can be congenital or occur after an impact;
  • Progressive retinal atrophy, leading to retinal degeneration and total loss of vision. This disease appears to be increasing in the breed's population, although it is still rare;
  • The retinal dysplasia, a congenital malformation of the retina that, In most cases, does not affect vision;
  • The entropion, when the eyelid folds over the eye and causes irritation. Este problema puede corregirse mediante una sencilla intervención quirúrgica;
  • Phosphofructokinase deficiency, an enzyme responsible for the assimilation of glucose in the blood, that usually has no consequences and is often undetected. However, in severe cases, can lead to muscle loss, fever and hyperventilation;
  • Skin problems, either hereditary or due to an allergy.

Other rare diseases have been reported in some individuals, like autoimmune diseases, the fucosidosis canina y el muy raro y sorprendente síndrome de la rabia (not to be confused with rabies disease), cuando un perro pacífico se ve repentinamente embargado por un ataque de hyperagression for no apparent reason.

It also, dogs used for hunting are more prone to accidents, lesions and parasites than other dogs.

However, do not be fooled by the long list of diseases that can affect a English Springer Spaniel, la mayoría de las cuales son muy raras. A study conducted by the Kennel Club and the British Small Animal Veterinary Association in 2004 about almost 100 breed deaths showed that the main causes of death in this breed are various forms of cancer and advanced age.

In any case, adopt from a breeder of English Springer Spaniel serious and responsible maximizes the chances of getting a healthy puppy, above all thanks to the tests that the animal or its parents will continue to carry out to ensure the absence of congenital or hereditary diseases -or susceptible to being so- like dysplasia, for example. The professional must also provide a certificate from a veterinarian who has examined the puppy and certifies that it is in good health., así como los datos de las vacunas administradas, registered in your health or vaccination card.

However, There is no use adopting a healthy puppy if you do not do what is necessary to keep it healthy, especially through appropriate preventive actions. One of the points to pay more attention in this matter is your ears: like any dog ​​with hanging ears, has a higher risk of infections at this level.

Regular vet visits are another essential part of prevention. Deben programarse al menos una vez al año para detectar los inicios de un posible problema de salud y para asegurarse de que su perro está al día en sus vacunas.

Life expectancy

Of 12 a 14 years

Grooming

The maintenance of the coat of the English Springer Spaniel is simple, but it takes some effort. In fact, molts throughout the year, and it should be brushed once or twice a week to keep its coat in good condition. During spring and fall molts, it is even necessary to brush it daily to remove excess dead hair.

It also, as his fur is quite tight, does not hesitate to get into the puddles, por lo que puede ser útil bañarlo después de una excursión de caza o de una salida al bosque especialmente embarrada, to prevent it from getting dirty and / or smells bad. Entonces hay que tener cuidado de utilizar un champú suave específicamente concebido para los perros, at the risk of damaging your skin.

In general, It is also strongly recommended that you get into the habit of thoroughly inspecting your dog every time you spend long hours outdoors, either during a hunting day or a long excursion. This allows any injury to be detected immediately, spoilage or parasites, and act accordingly.

It also, although he doesn't really tend to drool, not a very clean diner, mostly because it turns out that her long ears get soaked in her bowl. So, it is advisable to get in the habit of wiping your face with a towel after every meal.

Sus orejas caídas merecen especial atención, ya que esta característica morfológica hace que la humedad y la suciedad se acumulen fácilmente en ellas, with an increased risk of infection. So, should be examined and washed at least once a week.

Take advantage to check that the eyes are clean, y limpiarlos con un paño húmedo si no lo están.

Your weekly maintenance session is also an opportunity to brush your teeth, to prevent the formation of dental plaque. Plaque can cause bad breath, tooth decay and other oral diseases. Ideally, do it more often..

Last, even if your activity level makes natural wear and tear is enough to file your nails, it is advisable to take a look at them every 4 or 6 weeks to make sure they're not too long. Yes they are, podrían estorbarle al caminar, or even break and hurt you, por lo que deben recortarse manualmente con un cortaúñas para perros. The first time, it may be a good idea to do this under the eye of a vet or groomer to make sure you are doing it right.

Utility

The English Springer Spaniel was developed for hunting, especially birds (mainly the woodcock), and it must be admitted that he continues to excel in the location and the fright of the hunt, and then return it to the hunter once he has killed it. Todavía se utilizan para cazar en todo el mundo, tracking both small game birds and small game animals.

También son excelentes perros de compañía, loyal and loving, suitable for a home active enough to satisfy your need for plenty of exercise.

His propensity to bark also makes him a good alert dog.. However, as it does more to welcome intruders (or even to be happy if they give him some goodies) that to repel them, he's a poor guard dog.

When not used for hunting, las cualidades físicas y mentales del English Springer Spaniel can be admired at dog sports competitions. They tend to excel in disciplines such as flyball, obedience, agility, crawl and crawl.

They have long been used in law enforcement and the military, and are currently used in Great Britain, United States, Canada, Sweden and Finland. In fact, his excellent sense of smell makes him a very good dog at detecting explosives, drugs, but also illegal immigrants at the borders.

También es frecuente encontrarlos como perros de rescate y búsqueda de víctimas de accidentes, either in the mountains or in urban areas.

Last, su cercanía a los humanos y su carácter sociable también lo convierten en un muy buen perro de terapia, sometimes found in hospitals and nursing homes.

Price "English Springer Spaniel"

The price of a puppy English Springer Spaniel is of some 800 EUR, without much difference in price between males and females. This average hides a range of values ​​that go from about 500 euros para los ejemplares con características alejadas del estándar hasta aproximadamente el doble para los que tienen una ascendencia prestigiosa y están destinados a las exposiciones caninas.

El precio varía en función de la reputación del criador, the prestige of the lineage from which the animal comes, pero también y sobre todo de sus características físicas intrínsecas.

Characteristics "English Springer Spaniel"

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Images "English Springer Spaniel"

Photos:

1 – English Springer Spaniel by Heinz Höfling, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
2 – Coffee, English-Springer-Spaniel, 8 Months by photo taken by Heinz Höfling [User:Hhoefling], CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
3 – A black English Springer Spaniel named Oliver. by racermd5, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
4 – English Springer Spaniel by https://pixabay.com/de/photos/hund-englisch-springer-spaniel-317039/
5 – Mimi, English Springer Spaniel by Pedro Lopez
6 – Tallinn, Estonia, duo CACIB 2013 August 17-18 by Thomas, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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Type and recognitions:

  • FCI CLASSIFICATION:
  • Group 8: Retrievers - Flushing Dogs - Water Dogs
  • Section 2: Flushing Dogs. With working trial.

Federations:

  • FCI – Group 8: Retrievers - Flushing Dogs - Water Dogs – Section 2: Retrievers
  • AKCSporting
  • ANKC Group 3 (Gundogs)
  • CKCSporting Dogs
  • ​KC – Gundog
  • NZKCGundog
  • UKCGun Dogs


FCI breed standard "English Springer Spaniel"

FCIFCI - English Springer Spaniel
Springer

Alternative names:

    1. Springer Spaniel (English).
    2. English Springer Spaniel (French).
    3. English Springer Spaniel (German).
    4. (em inglês: English Springer Spaniel) (Portuguese).
    5. (en inglés English Springer Spaniel) (español).

Estonian Hound
Estonia FCI 366 - Medium-sized Hounds

Estonian Hound

The Estonian Hound they are extremely hardy hunting dogs accustomed to long days in the forest

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History

The history of Estonian Hound (or Eesti Hagijas in the language of your country of origin) begins at the beginning of the 20th century in Estonia, when the crossing of english hounds, Poles and Finns used by local hunters gave rise to a large dog unofficially considered regional and ancestor of the current Eesti Hagijas.

Given the sharp decline in the population of large game and in order to reestablish it, in 1937 A law was passed prohibiting hunting with dogs over 45 cm to the cross, which in fact caused a change of orientation towards smaller animals, like foxes and hares. Therefore, Estonian hunters and breeders had to breed smaller dogs than they had then, so they were introduced in the breeding program the Beagles, the Dachshund and Swiss Hounds.

This law was amended three years later, in 1940: the maximum size was increased to 55 cm., and breeders stopped their efforts to miniaturize local hunting dogs.

In 1947, when Estonia was part of the USSR, the Soviet Ministry of Agriculture decided that all “republics” that made up Estonia had to have a local breed of dog. The Estonian hunting dog population was then estimated at around 900, and intense selection helped stabilize the characteristics of the breed that would become the Estonian Hound.

In 1954, the Ministry of Agriculture sent a specialized commission to Estonia to study the 648 specimens submitted by local breeders, and were clearly convinced: the first breed standard was approved by the Ministry a few months later. This year marked the official introduction of the Estonian Hound like a race, whose stamina and formidable nose were immediately emphasized.

After the collapse of the Soviet regime, Estonia gained independence and in 1998 la Estonian Kennel Club, the main canine association in the country, recognized race. Being the only native of the country, it was not surprising that it was granted national dog status.

The organization set out to make the breed known and recognized internationally. His efforts were crowned with success in 2019, cuando the International Cynological Federation (FCI) provisionally accepted the breed and published a standard. Having said that, there is still a long way to go, since it is not recognized, for example, by the prestigious British Kennel Club, nor by American reference organizations such as the United Kennel Club (UKC) o el American Kennel Club (AKC).

The Estonian Hound is popular in an area encompassing Estonia and nearby Russian regions, and its population is estimated at about 1200 individuals. It is still used there as a hunting dog and has also made a place for itself in many homes as a pet.. However, hasn't conquered the rest of the world yet. Rare in europe, even in Estonia's neighboring countries, is practically absent from the North American continent.

Photo: Estonian Hound by Marcin Błaszkowski, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

Physical characteristics

Estonian-hound
Estonian Hound

The Estonian Hound They are medium-sized hunting dogs that can easily be mistaken for the Beagle, one of the races that helped create them. However, they are bigger than the Beagle and they have a more pointed snout.

His powerful and muscular body is very long. Its solid bone legs are straight and almost half the size at the withers.. Saber-shaped tail flicks when in motion and remains fairly low, no higher than back level.

The head is quite wide at the level of the skull and the long muzzle ends in a very black nose. His slightly oblique eyes are more or less dark brown, while her long, thin ears fall along her cheeks.

The coat of the Estonian Hound is short, rough and shiny, with a moderately dense undercoat. Their fur is usually tricolor, with black spots with more or less wide red edges on a white background. However, the standard accepts bicolor individuals with completely red spots, without any trace of black. In all cases, the tips of the legs and tail should be white, as well as the throat and chest.

Sexual dimorphism is marked, the female being slightly longer than the male, which is taller in the legs and wider.

Physical characteristics

Estonian Hound
Estonian Hound

The Estonian Hound he is particularly devoted to his family, who likes to spend time with. They are a breed of dog especially recommended for children: they love to interact with them and are very patient with them, they even accept having their tails or ears pulled. However, you should remember that interactions between a young child and a dog of any breed must be under the supervision of an adult.

This strong attachment to his family makes him not like loneliness, which can lead to separation anxiety. If you are often left home alone for long periods of time, not surprisingly you may experience destructive behavior.

One solution for a caregiver who is regularly absent during the day may be to provide a playmate. Made to hunt in a pack, the Estonian Hound they enjoy the company of other dogs. If they are used to its presence from an early age, They can also make friends with any feline in the house. On the other hand, as they have a strong hunting instinct, should not live with rabbits or other rodents.

Rather shy and not fond of novelty, the Estonian Hound they tend to bark at strangers and then observe their master's behavior from a distance. If he invites the newcomer to the house, comes to greet you politely, but stay reserved.

Extremely hardy hunting dogs used to long days in the woods, they need a lot of exercise to expend their great energy: a daily walk of one hour is a minimum for them. It is recommended to always keep it tied during these outings, as your excellent sense of smell often allows you to find an interesting track that you are likely to want to follow for hours, ignoring withdrawal orders. A dog owner who still wants to let him walk freely right now should equip him with a GPS dog collar, so you can easily get your hands back on it if it disappears.

The Estonian Hound you can live in an apartment as long as you are outdoors often enough to satisfy your need for exercise, but he is much happier when he has a garden where he can patrol and play. However, this outdoor space must be well fenced to eliminate the risk of escape if you see potential prey to pursue.

A peculiarity of this dog is its need for routine and its aversion to novelty, which makes their behavior sometimes compared to that of domestic cats. This is not at all an appropriate choice for a master who wants to take their dog on vacation.: he is a poor traveler, you get stressed out when you get in the car and you don't like spending time in a place you don't know at all.

Last, it is a breed of dog that barks often and forcefully. For the peace of the neighborhood, it is necessary to teach him from a young age not to bark for any reason and to shut up when ordered to do so.

Education

Estonian Hound
Estonian Hound

Like all its fellow men, the Estonian Hound must be socialized from an early age. This requires spending as much time with him as possible so that he meets all kinds of people (neighbors, family, friends, strangers…) And animals, but also so that you get used to the situations that you may face later.

This need to become very quickly acquainted with the outside world is all the more pronounced as it is fearful by nature. In particular, to prevent future vet visits from becoming a nightmare to handle, it is recommended to get used to traveling by car as soon as possible.

Addressing the barking issue at an early age is also imperative, so that you understand that it is not necessary to bark for hours at every unfamiliar noise.

It is also important to teach your dog to remember to bark, as you will not hear any more commands once you have sniffed the trail of a game animal and go in pursuit. Hunting instinct is well established in this breed, so it does not require any specific training to be able to follow a trail for hours and be an excellent hunter.

Relatively independent and headstrong, the Estonian Hound require patience to be trained, but they like to please their master and usually end up listening to him. If necessary, be firm to assert your dominant position and show your dog who is the master, traditional training methods should be avoided, at the risk of damaging the relationship of trust. It is preferable to opt for a learning technique based on positive reinforcement.

Health

As the Estonian Hound it is a relatively new breed and not very widespread, there is still no real and in-depth study of their possible health problems. However, looks quite robust, no doubt thanks to a reasoned breeding program that has given priority to the personality and abilities of individuals rather than their appearance.

However, you have probably inherited from Beagle and the Foxhound a certain predisposition to the following diseases:

  • Progressive retinal atrophy, a breakdown of the eye tissue that can eventually lead to blindness;
  • entropion and ectropion, problems with the eyelids that cause itching and / or irritation of the eye, but can be surgically corrected;
  • dislocation of the patella, which affects the kneecap and causes walking difficulties. It can also be responsible for premature arthritis;
  • Elbow or hip dysplasia, that can cause lameness.
  • It also, the Estonian Hound is sensitive to allergies and sinusitis. These ailments are not serious in themselves, but they can cause a certain amount of stress to the dog, as this breed relies heavily on its sense of smell. So, a temporary loss of your sense of smell is likely disorienting you.

    Finally, like most hunting dogs, the Estonian Hound have a ferocious appetite that can lead to overweight or even obesity if they don't get enough exercise.

    Grooming

    Despite her short hair and sparse undercoat, the Estonian Hound require some maintenance. Brushing twice a week is recommended to remove dead hairs and avoid finding them all over the house. This also helps to distribute sebum on the skin to better protect it against infectious agents..

    During moulting periods, in autumn and spring, it is even necessary to opt for a daily frequency, to deal with the large amount of hair you lose during this period.

    On the other hand, it is only necessary to bathe your dog when it is particularly dirty, for example, if he has rolled in the mud.

    Besides keeping your coat, it is recommended to check your teeth once a week to make sure there are no cavities, and cleaning your eyes with a damp cloth to remove any dirt that could cause an infection.

    Weekly ear care is especially important: like any dog ​​with floppy ears, the Estonian Hound have a higher risk of infections and ear infections.

    For sale “Estonian Hound”

    The price of a puppy Estonian Hound is of some 700-800 euros in your country of origin, and there is no price difference between male and female puppies.

    However, hard to find outside of Estonia, but the situation may change rapidly after the breed is recognized by the FCI in 2019.

    Characteristics "Estonian Hound"

    Coexistence is important that you have with your new friend. Before considering the acquisition of a dog of the breed "Estonian Hound" 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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    Videos "Estonian Hound"

    Estonian Hound / 99+1 Dog Breeds
    ESTONIAN HOUND PUPPIES / ESTONIAN HUNDRED PUPPIES

    Type and recognitions:

    • FCI CLASSIFICATION:
    • Group :
    • Section : . .

    Federations:

    • FCI – Group 6: Scent hounds, and related breeds. – Section 1.2: Medium-sized Hounds.


    FCI breed standard "Estonian Hound"

    FCIFCI - Estonian Hound
    Hound

    Alternative names:

      1. (Estonian: eesti hagijas) (English).
      2. eesti hagijas (French).
      3. (estnisch: Eesti hagijas), Estnische Bracke (German).
      4. Eesti hagijas (Portuguese).
      5. Cazador estonio (español).

    English Toy Terrier (black and tan)
    Gran Bretañaa FCI 13 . Toy Terriers

    English Toy Terrier

    In Great Britain they are increasingly rare and in the rest of Europe they are disappearing.

    Content

    History

    The English Toy Terrier (black and tan) is closely related to the Manchester Terrier. It was originally called Black and Tan Terrier y normalmente era incluso más grande que los especímenes actuales. They deliberately mated with him Italian Sighthound y sólo se utilizaron los perros más pequeños para la cría.

    Originalmente se mantenían en Londres como cazadores de ratas. Due to its size, a menudo se ponían en el bolsillo de un bolso o un abrigo, donde debían protegerse de los carteristas. In the time of Queen Victoria it was very popular as a lap dog.

    Physical characteristics

    The English Toy Terrier (black and tan) he is a well balanced dog, elegant, compact, de construcción nítida y limpia.

    Has a body weight of about 3,6 kg. The height of his body is about 30 cm.. With this size, the English toy terrier It is one of the smallest representatives of the group of terriers. So, falls in section 4 “Terriers enanos”.

    This breed is characterized by a slim body. All four legs are straight and very delicate. However, at the same time, the representatives of these Terriers are sporty and muscular, so they can easily accompany you on long walks.

    At first sight, the little dog's large, upright ears stick out. The dog's muzzle is long and reminiscent of larger terriers. The eyes of the English toy terrier they are alert and awake. All the Toy Terriers ingleses they have the hair pattern “black and tan”, what does black and tan mean. Most of the coat is black, but there are tan marks on some parts of the body. Así que el perro siempre tiene marcas de bronceado en la cara y el pecho. The coat of a English toy terrier it's short and smooth.

    Character and skills

    Hoy en día el English Toy Terrier (black and tan) belongs to the rare breeds and there are only a few breeders. Y esto, although this little terrier can be kept well even in city apartments. He is very close to his family and continues to be a good guardian, but tends to bark a little. He usually gets along well with children and is a tireless playmate. The little terrier also gets along with other dogs.

    To the English Toy Terrier (black and tan) loves long walks and ball games. It can even be a good companion for shorter and not too fast jogging rounds.

    The English Toy Terrier (black and tan) todavía muestran las características típicas de los terrier. They are brave, testy, lively, alert and cheerful. They learn quickly, but they also need some consistency up front. Todavía tienen un instinto de caza, así que desde el principio debes trabajar para dirigir este instinto de una manera aceptable.

    Health and life expectancy

    The English Toy Terrier (black and tan) tend to be a bit nervous, but otherwise they are quite healthy dogs. They can come to live off 13 a 15 years.

    Similar breeds and relatives

    The English Toy Terrier (black and tan) es similar al Manchester Terrier, the Italian Sighthound, the German Pinscher and the Doberman.

    English Toy Terrier Care

    This little terrier has an easy-care coat that never really needs to be washed. Once your Toy Terrier Inglés has been lying, you can wash it with clean water. Sólo debes usar un champú para perros si está muy sucio. El uso demasiado frecuente de champús destruye la capa protectora natural del pelaje, what can cause skin diseases.

    Its English toy terrier he is a robust dog that does not normally need a jacket. En temperaturas muy bajas puede ser útil proteger a su perro con una chaqueta bien ajustada. Especialmente los perros muy pequeños tienen hipotermia cuando están en la nieve por un largo período de tiempo. The jacket should fit well and not get in the way of your dog when he runs and plays.

    Check your teeth Toy Terrier Inglés regularly. El sarro puede formarse aquí, which in the long run can lead to painful inflammation of the teeth. Para el cuidado, a soft dog toothbrush can be used for brushing. A toothpaste for dogs is harmless and usually tastes quite good to animals.. Asegúrate de acostumbrar a tu Toy Terrier inglés lenta y suavemente a cepillarse los dientes.

    The correct nutrition of the English Toy Terrier

    The English toy terrier es una raza muy robusta que se lleva bien con la mayoría de los alimentos. Due to its small body size it is important to provide the English toy terrier de suficiente energía. To do this, for example, you can choose a type of food specially developed for small breeds. Los perros pequeños tienen una mayor renovación de energía que los grandes. Another way of feeding is to give the dog fresh food or homemade food. Aquí también se debe tener cuidado de asegurar una ingesta de calorías suficiente.

    Alimenta a tu English toy terrier varias veces al día, since the small dog can only absorb small amounts. Although healthy dogs usually have good teeth, the food components should not be too large.

    Debido a que el English toy terrier he is an adorable dog, many people tend to pamper him. However, many human foods are not suitable for dogs. So, their English toy terrier sólo debe ser alimentado con restos de comida si no contiene azúcar o especias.

    Suitable accessories for the English Toy Terrier

    You don't need many accessories for your English toy terrier for everyday use. For food and water your dog needs at least two bowls. The water bowl should always be full and accessible to your dog.

    Like the Toy Terriers ingleses they are very delicate animals, deberías comprar un arnés bien ajustado. También es importante utilizar una línea de plomo ligero. Las líneas de tracción son menos adecuadas si su perro aún no ha aprendido a no tirar de la correa. A good alternative is to use a lightweight traction strap, that gives your dog freedom of movement.

    To the playful English toy terrier loves to learn. Así que puedes hacer muchos deportes con él que también son adecuados para perros muy pequeños. Los maniquíes y otros juguetes de recuperación son buenos para el entrenamiento. It also, you English toy terrier will have a lot of fun with chew toys, that also support dental health.

    Last, but no less important, debería proporcionarle a su English toy terrier a comfortable dog bed. There are several dog beds, almost all of them suitable. Whether your terrier is allowed on the couch or in bed, también puede darle una manta para perros allí.

    It is very important that you secure your English toy terrier in the car. An adapter for the belt buckles can be attached to the harness. This prevents skipping while driving and reduces the risk to your dog in the event of an accident. An alternative is to accustom your dog to a transport box. You can also take him on the train in a transport box if he is used to it.

    Images "English Toy Terrier (black and tan)"

    Photos:

    1 – ENGLISH TOY TERRIER, NO JV-14 NO UCH X-Pected Dine Mites X-Factor by Svenska Mässan from Sweden / CC BY
    2 – English Toy Terrier (Black & So) by AkselHelp / CC BY-SA
    3 – English Toy Terrier by Lil Shepherd / CC BY
    4 – English Toy Terrier by Lil Shepherd / CC BY
    5 – English Toy Terrier by Lil Shepherd / CC BY
    6 – Koira 2013 Helsinki 13-15/12/2013 by Thomas / CC BY-SA
    6 – English toy terrier by https://pxhere.com/en/photo/883104

    Videos "English Toy Terrier (black and tan)"

    Type and recognitions:

    • FCI CLASSIFICATION:
    • Group :
    • Section : . .

    Federations:

    • FCI – Group 3 – Section 4 Toy Terriers.
    • ​KC – Toy Group


    FCI breed standard "English Toy Terrier (black and tan)"

    FCIFCI - English Toy Terrier (black and tan)
    Terrier

    Alternative names:

      1. ETT, English toy terrier (English).
      2. Toy terrier anglais noir et feu (French).
      3. English Toy Terrier (German).
      4. English Toy Terrier (Portuguese).
      5. Terrier miniatura negro y fuego, English toy terrier, Toy Terrier inglés, TERRIER INGLÉS DE JUGUETE NEGRO Y FUEGO (español).

    English Water Spaniel
    Inglaterra Extinct

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    History

    English Water Spaniel (Water Dog) It is a breed of dog that has been extinct since the first part of the 20th century, fue visto por última vez en la década de 1930. Is of English origin.

    He was very famous for his skill in hunting waterfowl and being able to dive like a duck. Se describía como similar a un Collie or a cross between a Poodle and Curly-coated Springer Spaniel y por lo general era de color blanco con manchas color hígado o marrón.

    The English Water Spaniel is prior to Irish Water Spaniel (Whiptail). Historians of the race, They claim that they have been mentioned by Shakespeare en su obra “Macbeth”, and they believe that they have influenced genetically in several modern dog breeds, including therein to the American Water Spaniel, the Curly-coated Retriever and the Field Spaniel, Although it is unknown if the race was involved in the creation of Irish Water Spaniel.

    In 1570, the Dr. John Caius wrote a description of the English Water Spaniel. But the race is officially mentioned by name in 1802, en el “Sportsman’s Cabinet” (organization that nuclear all hunting sports), where they describe the English Water Spaniel como un perro “natural hair is long and curly, and compact, not loose and messy”, la descripción fue acompañada de un grabado en el que aparecía un English Hair Spaniel color blanco con manchas hígado. This shows that the English Water Spaniel is prior to Irish Water Spaniel, not developed as a breed recognized until the Decade of 1830.

    During the first half of the 18th century, the English Water Spaniel It was used for hunting ducks in East Anglia.

    The Kennel Clubinitiallytenía una clasificación específica en la que se agrupaban todos los “Non-Irish water dogs”. Ese estándar fue creado específicamente para el English Water Spaniel by Hugh Dalziel in one of his books dedicated to the races of water dogs.

    En un artículo suyo publicado en el año 1897, Hugh Dalziel, ensured that, no creía que la raza se hubiese extinguido, on the other hand, aseguraba que aún había muchos ejemplares de la raza distribuidos a lo largo y ancho del país, and keeping alive the race passed through motivate breeders from the most important clubs and canine committees, in the perpetuation and improvement of the breed. But later, Dalziel, regretted the fact that while the Irish Water Spaniel became famous, the English Water Spaniel was absorbed by other breeds of spaniel, under the eye of the most important clubs and canine committees, until you reach the extinction…

    In 1967, the author John Fawcett Gordon (y político de Irlanda del Norte) decía: “Después de dos siglos de cría el English Water Spaniel has become extinct. No se ha vuelto a ver ningún ejemplar en los últimos treinta años”.

    At least, It is believed that the English Water Spaniel ha dejado su legado en razas descendientes…

    Some authors include within these races the American Water Spaniel which was also developed using additional genetic material from the Irish Water Spaniel and of the Flat-coated Retriever. The Curly-coated Retriever is considered to have descended from Poodle, of the Setter, of the extinct St. John’s Water Dog and of the English Water Spaniel.

    The records for the origin of the modern breed Field Spaniel are more precise and show that one of the four parent dogs used in the creation of the breed was a English Water Spaniel crossed with a Cocker Spaniel officially registered as a Sussex Spaniel, debido a sus manchas color hígado. ¿Es lioso, truth?

    Physical characteristics

    The English Water Spaniel se parecía más a una versión de pelo rizado del Springer Spaniel, with some features of the Collie, Pudelhund, and Setter.

    De pelo blanco y manchas color hígado (brown), medían unos 51 cm in height to the cross. They were thin, de patas largas características de algunos Spaniel, with the tail and long ears, White under belly and Brown dorsum. With a head long and narrow small and those long ears covered with thick and very defined curls. The body was moderately thick, barrel-shaped, but not as much as the Field Spaniel.

    Due to the colors of the English Water Spaniel (hígado o marrón y blanco), it has been suggested that breed may have been the source of the colors that modern breeds have English Springer Spaniel and Welsh Springer Spaniel.

    Alternative names:

  • Water Dog, Water Rug
  • English White Terrier
    Inglaterra Extinct

    The English White Terrier (White English Terrieris a breed of dog extinct, of English origin.

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    History

    The name of "English White Terrier” fue inventado y adoptado a comienzos de 1860 by a group of breeders willing to create a new breed of dog, inspirados en los típicos Terrier de trabajo pero con una mayor agudeza de oído. This premature intention was born later the Fox Terrier, the Jack Russell Terrier, the Sealyham terrier and, later, in United States the Boston Terrier and the Rat Terrier.

    With the passage of time (and not much) the authorities of the Kennel Club they decided that the English White Terrier, debía ser considerado como una raza y fue admitido, pero la gran cantidad de problemas genéticos del perro llevaron a que su popularidad cayera en picado…

    All these vicissitudes led to the life and history of the English White Terrier, durara muy poco… a los 30 years of appearing on the stage of the Kennel Club, the English White Terrier había caído en la extinción. However, before disappearing was crossed with the English Bulldog generando así los primeros albores de las razas Boston Terrier and Bull Terrier.

    In fact, working and small Terrier breeds have existed at least since the end of the century in United Kingdom 18. These dogs have always been very variable in size and shape, podían encontrarse perros Terrier with a height at the withers that ranged from 25,4 and 31 cm., con las orejas caídas u orejas rectas, de capa lisa o pelo duro…

    With the rise of the show ring over the years 1860, enthusiasts of the new races that were emerging, they made possible by naming them and improve them, the Terrier were the first of their lists. A partir de allí fueron naciendo perros Terrier de trabajo que hoy conocemos como Fox Terrier, Jack Russell Terrier, Parson Russell Terrier and Sealyham terrier.

    In the vortex of creation and claim of new dog breeds, los diferentes grupos criadores competían despiadadamente, a veces ponían nombres distintos para una misma raza, también era una práctica común inventarse historias sobre razas –totalmente- fictitious they advertised as part of a campaign by declaring a new strain of a race, or a new race, eso daba cierta distinción personal y caché al criador y por supuesto… sus ventas subían. Ese era el verdadero sentido…

    Physical characteristics

    In 1894, for as long as he English White Terrier finally disappeared from the scene of the canine clubs (que siempre fue más bien una mascota de compañía y perro de exposición, as a working dog) a scholar of the race, Rawdon Lee Briggs, señaló que “los últimos ejemplares vistos en Londres, eran de tipo “Toy”, small dogs that were not above the 7 kg, with a rounded skull, o los llamados ‘cabeza de manzana’, lo cual se debería a un efecto de la endogamia”. Según el estándar oficial, the English White Terrier weighed between 6 and 9 Kg.

    Lee described the English White Terrier como “el más frágil y delicado de todos nuestros Terrier. No es el típico acompañante de un deportista, pero sí es un perro ideal para habitar en una casa bonita, en la que reciba una considerable cantidad de mimos y cuidados”.

    Aunque 1894 el perro aún seguía existiendo, la gente vinculada al mundo canino podía ver ante su ojos que la posible extinción del English White Terrier era ya una cruda realidad… Pero lamentando la decadencia de la raza, se consolaban pensando que quizá debían dar lugar a nuevas razas (assuming the inevitable), and they thought developing breeds better adapted to the needs and comforts of the historic present.

    There was, a male specimen of the breed English White Terrier born in 1876, He was very famous, was owned by Alfred Benjamin, se llamaba ‘Silvio’. Se considera al día de hoy una muestra fidedigna y privilegiada de la raza.

    In 1877, Silvio fue el campeón de un evento de ‘Conformation Show’ (Demonstrations of conformation, also known as a demonstration race), is a competition, o bien… un evento en el cual un juez familiarizado con una determinada raza de perro, evalúa individualmente a cada ejemplar y determina cuáles perros son de raza pura o bien, which conform to the breed standard. Silvio I weighed nineteen kilos.

    Esa exposición se llevó a cabo en el “Royal Agricultural Hall” en el año 1878, en lo que hoy conocemos como el l “Business Design Centre” que es un centro de exposiciones sito en el distrito de Islington, in London.

    Alternative names:

  • White English Terrier
  • Old English Terrier
  • British White Terrier
  • English Pointer
    Gran Bretaña FCI 1 - Pointer

    Pointer Inglés

    The English Pointer It is a dog of great kindness and loyalty to its owner and docile.

    Content

    History

    The first records of Pointers in England they date from around 1650. The breed is believed to be the result of a cross between Spanish pointers, the English Foxhound, Greyhounds, St. Hubert Hound, Bulldog and various breeds of Setter.

    The objective of the breeders was to develop an animal that combined the qualities of these different breeds, in particular the developed sense of smell and the physical constitution of the St. Hubert Hound; speed, the elegance and grace of Greyhound; the well-developed rib cage of the English Foxhound, as well as its resistance and ease of maintenance. Later, various breeds of Setters to improve the psychological characteristics of the English Pointer, since the first specimens were described as fierce.

    Until the 18th century, this dog was used to search, locate and mark small game, like the rabbit, the hare or the fox. He worked in tandem with the Greyhounds and other racing dogs, which in turn were in charge of catching and killing prey.

    At the beginning of the 18th century, with the development of the use of firearms for hunting birds, the hunters realized that the English Pointer destacaba en la búsqueda, signaling and recovery of game birds, thanks mainly to its speed and its great resistance. So, was used primarily for this purpose.

    The international diffusion of English Pointer

    The English Pointer began to spread abroad in the second half of the 19th century.

    It is especially at this time that the first specimens were imported to France by lovers of hunting dogs., like the gentlemen Merle, Bailly, Mayaudon, Caillard y Lambertye.

    Although it is possible that the first specimens were imported much earlier by the colonists, the first official import of a English Pointer in the United States it dates from 1876. From England and with a white and lemon coat, the apt name of Sensation became the emblem of the famous dog show of the Westminster Kennel Club, which was founded the following year and is still today one of the most prestigious dog shows in the world. The breed quickly gained popularity among hunters for hunting quail.

    In 1878, just two years after arriving in the United States, was accepted by the National American Kennel Club, the predecessor of the American Kennel Club (AKC). The English Pointer was one of the first nine breeds recognized by the AKC when it was founded in 1884. La otra organización de referencia del país, the United Kennel Club (UKC), recognized the breed in the early 20th century. However, was not up 1963 when the breed was officially recognized by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI), which supervises the national organizations of a hundred countries (including France, Belgium and Switzerland).

    Physical characteristics

    The English Pointer it is a large dog with a harmonious appearance, flexible and elegant. Su cuerpo está bien proporcionado y sus músculos bien desarrollados.

    His tail is rather short, thick at the base and thin towards the tip. Es recto y sigue la línea de la espalda. When on the move, beats from side to side.

    His head is flat and rests on a long, muscular neck. Profile, the length of the skull and muzzle are approximately equal.

    The ears are medium in size, caídas y situadas justo encima de los ojos. They are slightly pointed and thin, with visible veins.

    The eyes are oval in shape, with a hazel color in light-coated individuals, brown on others. In all cases, give the dog a lively look.

    The nose is generally black, but may be lighter in dogs with lemon and white fur. In all cases, their nostrils are wide open.

    The coat of the English Pointer is short, dense, smooth, straight and shiny. Their fur is usually bicolor, mixing white and another color: lemon, orange, brown or black. Unicolor or tricolor individuals are rarer, but they are also recognized by the standard.

    Last, sexual dimorphism is quite marked in this breed: males are larger and above all more massive than females.

    Height and weight

      ▷ Male size: Of 63 a 69 cm.

      ▷ female size: Of 61 a 66 cm.

      ▷ Male weight: Of 20 a 30 kg

      ▷ female weight: Of 18 a 28 kg

    Character and skills

    The English Pointer he is a gentle companion, loyal and affectionate with his family. Get along especially well with children old enough to have learned to interact with animals, and is a tireless playmate for them. He is also very patient and gentle with them, even when they are unruly or even bullying you. However, it is much less suitable for young children due to its large size, since you can easily push them unintentionally. In any case, regardless of race, a dog should never be left alone with a very young child without adult supervision.

    The English Pointer not only does he get along very well with family members, but also with other dogs of the same breed.

    Sharing your everyday life with one of them is a great way to avoid boredom when your child is away from home.. In fact, they have a hard time tolerating loneliness: if left alone too often or for too long, they are very likely to develop separation anxiety, with destructive behavior as a consequence. Whether you share your home with another animal or not, sólo es adecuado para un amo que generalmente pasa la mayor parte de sus días fuera de casa.

    If you like to be around your family, the Pointer, on the other hand, is much more reserved and distant with strangers. Without showing aggressiveness towards them, does not deprive himself of barking when he perceives danger or a stranger approaches his place of residence. However, although their barking and large size can be a deterrent, his ability to attack when necessary is limited, which does not make them good guardians. On the other hand, is an effective warning dog. Living with a cat or a rodent is possible, as long as they have been raised together or are used to living with other animals from a young age. Otherwise, it is better to avoid taking the risk, ya que su marcado instinto de caza podría llevarle a considerar a los recién llegados como una presa. Así es también como ve a los pájaros de compañía y a los pequeños animales que no conoce, tanto si se cruzan en su camino durante un paseo como si se aventuran en su jardín.

    This temperament is obviously a good thing if employed as a hunter., but it also implies that he must be kept on a leash during walks as long as he does not obey when asked to return, otherwise it will start chasing small animals that pass. Having said that, even with a good recovery workout, cannot be completely trusted: your instincts can get stronger at any time. Therefore, It makes sense to invest in a GPS-connected collar, so you can easily locate it if it goes out to sea, especially since then it can get far away, but not necessarily find my way back.

    In any case, the fear that he may be deceiving his masters is no reason to limit his outings, ya que el remedio sería peor que la enfermedad. In effect, to be balanced, the English Pointer debe poder dedicar al menos una hora al día, for example through two or three walks and / or play sessions.

    It is too active to be suitable for an elderly and / or very sedentary person, pero su increíble velocidad y resistencia lo convierten en un compañero perfecto para un amo muy activo. It is a pleasure to accompany you on jogging sessions, bike outings or long walks.

    Su curiosidad y su gran inteligencia también hacen que la actividad física no sea suficiente: to feel good both in your head and in your body, must also be intellectually stimulated. Ideally, you have a job to do or a mission to accomplish as often as possible.. Hunting and dog sports such as agility, obedience and rally are, Therefore, excelentes formas de permitirle ejercitarse tanto física como mentalmente.

    In any case, your activity level makes you unsuitable for apartment living, ya que necesita poder correr libremente en todo momento en un espacio amplio para gastar su exceso de energía. So, necesita una casa con jardín, pero el jardín debe estar bien vallado, given his unbridled temper. El uso de una valla eléctrica subterránea no sería una solución eficaz, because their determination is much stronger than the discomfort felt by electrical impulses, especially when he has sniffed a prey and goes after it.

    Y que a un perro le guste jugar en el jardín no significa que tenga que pasar la mayor parte del tiempo allí, away from his family. To be happy and balanced, you need to be surrounded and interact with your family. It also, once your needs are met, he is quite calm and enjoys spending time with his masters, for example lying on the sofa receiving pampering.

    Education

    As in any race, Socialization should be one of the pillars of the education of the English Pointer and start at a young age, when it is most malleable and adaptable. So, you need to get used to being exposed to all kinds of different situations and environments, but also and above all to regularly meet other animals and new people. Esto es tanto más necesario cuanto que tiende a ser espontáneamente tímido con los extraños.

    The other way, to avoid any hyperapego to their owners, you should also teach your dog to tolerate loneliness. Otherwise, puede resultarle especialmente difícil sobrellevar sus ausencias.

    The intelligence of English Pointer makes you able to learn quickly. This does not mean that he is willing to comply with all the wishes of his master.: has a strong character and can be very stubborn, por lo que a veces es difícil hacerle obedecer.

    So, to achieve your goals - and, in particular, to get your dog to obey you- his master must be firm in his education and not let anything pass from the beginning, a riesgo de acabar con un compañero difícil. Pay special attention that the rules are clear from the start, but also constant over time and from one person to another, which requires good cooperation between family members.

    In general, the ideal is to start learning as soon as you get home, opting for the dog training method based on positive reinforcement. In fact, not receptive to reprimands, y responde mucho mejor a los estímulos y las golosinas.

    However, the different smells and sounds that you perceive around you also interest you very much, and soon catch your attention during training sessions. So, it is better to opt for frequent sessions, short and varied, in order to keep you focused on tasks at all times.

    Difficulties in achieving what is expected of him make it not really recommended for an inexperienced person, ya que pronto le costaría acertar.

    In any case, given his strong hunting instinct, remembrance is one of the most important teachings you should receive. Prevents him from constantly chasing animals he considers prey and disregarding his master's orders. Aunque sigue siendo difícil esperar que se consiga frenar su ardor en el 100% of the cases, it must be kept on a leash during walks as long as this order is not properly assimilated.

    Health

    The English Pointer It, in general, a robust and healthy animal, and their life expectancy, of 12 a 15 years, is rather in the high range of the average for dogs of this size. They can withstand the heat without difficulty, pero su corto pelaje les hace especialmente sensibles al frío y a la humedad. Therefore, it is advisable to cover him with a dog coat when temperatures are low. In any case, no es adecuado para vivir en una región donde el clima es especialmente frío durante gran parte del año.

    Although in good general health, like any race, you can suffer from various more or less serious illnesses throughout your life. Those that predispose the most are :
    • The Hip Dysplasia, a joint malformation whose appearance may be favored by a hereditary predisposition. Produce dolor y cojera que se acentúan con el tiempo, and favors the appearance of osteoarthritis as the animal ages;
    • The osteopatía metafisaria (u osteopatía hipertrófica), a bone disease that usually manifests itself as the animal grows and progresses rapidly. Besides lameness, puede provocar diversos síntomas como fiebre alta, anorexia or abnormal fatigue. The vital prognosis is good in mild forms of the disease, but much more reserved for the most serious cases;
    • Chondrodysplasia (or dwarfism), una enfermedad genética que provoca un desarrollo insuficiente de los huesos y los cartílagos. Esto último hace que las extremidades delanteras y traseras sean más cortas de lo normal. There is no cure for this disease, but medication can ease the pain, y se puede sugerir la cirugía para los casos más graves para corregir cualquier deformación de los huesos y las vértebras;

    • The síndrome de dilatación-torsión del estómago, que se produce cuando el estómago se hincha y se pliega sobre sí mismo, bloqueando la evacuación de los gases e interrumpiendo la circulación sanguínea. Unless a vet intervenes quickly, it is usually fatal, so it is a vital emergency;
    • The enfermedad de Addison, an endocrine disorder that is sometimes inherited and is caused by destruction or atrophy of the adrenal glands. Esto da lugar a diversos síntomas que pueden sugerir otras patologías: vomiting, diarrhea, dejection, weightloss, anorexia, tremors… The acute form gives the animal little chance of survival, while a lifelong treatment helps fight the chronic form;
    • The Hypothyroidism, a hormonal disease that causes a decrease in metabolism. El hipotiroidismo es una enfermedad hormonal que provoca un descenso del metabolismo y da lugar a diversos síntomas que varían de un individuo a otro: exhausted, damaged fur, breathing difficulties, overweight… Requiere un tratamiento de por vida para aliviar o incluso prevenir estos síntomas;
    • The epilepsy, una enfermedad crónica del sistema nervioso que provoca ataques convulsivos cuyas manifestaciones pueden variar según el momento y el individuo. Although there is no cure, diversos tratamientos pueden reducir la intensidad o el número de convulsiones hasta tal punto que la mayoría de las personas con esta enfermedad pueden llevar una vida normal;
    • Aortic stenosis, un defecto cardíaco congénito y probablemente hereditario que provoca insuficiencia cardíaca. Esta anomalía es incurable, y el riesgo de síncope o infarto en el animal afectado no es despreciable. However, existen medicamentos para contrarrestar los efectos de la insuficiencia cardíaca y el riesgo de muerte súbita;
    • Demodechia, dermatological disease due to overgrowth of Demodex Canis mites. Hairless spots may appear, itchy redness, blackheads and dandruff. The localized form usually heals itself, but if necessary -or in the case of a generalized form- medication and skin care can help;
    • Allergies, whether they are respiratory, food, skin or contact. Los síntomas y tratamientos dependen del tipo de alergia en cuestión;

    Sordera congénita, which mainly affects white-coated dogs. Tanto si afecta a uno como a los dos oídos, is irreversible;

    The ear infections, que son comunes en cualquier perro con orejas caídas.

    The English Pointer it is also especially prone to various eye diseases:
    • Progressive retinal atrophy, an incurable inherited disease that causes retinal degeneration. Causes progressive loss of vision, primero de noche y luego de día;
    • The gland prolapse nictitante (or cherry eye), which corresponds to an inflammation of this lacrimal gland. The most common signs are the appearance of a small red ball in the inner corner of the eye and tearing. Se puede tratar con cirugía;
    • The entropion, which is a curvature of the edge of the eyelid towards the inside of the eye. It can be hereditary and causes pain, irritation and inflammation of the cornea and conjunctiva from repeated rubbing of the eyelashes and / or hairs on the fragile parts of the eye. This can be remedied with surgical intervention.;
    • The waterfall, which mainly affects the elderly and corresponds to a clouding of the lens. If nothing is done, leads to progressive loss of vision, up to total blindness. However, an operation can allow the animal to regain correct vision.

    It also, When the English Pointer used for hunting, you are obviously exposed to the risks that this activity implies – particularly that of injuries.

    Having said that, although the list of conditions the breed is predisposed to may seem frightening at first glance, keep in mind that its prevalence remains low, por lo que la mayoría de sus representantes viven en perfecto estado de salud. This is confirmed by a study carried out in 2004 by the Kennel Club and the British Small Animal Veterinary Association, which showed that old age is the main cause of death in this breed. La vejez representa por sí sola una cuarta parte de las muertes, while cancers rank second and are implicated in around the 20% of the cases.

    However, it is true that a large part of the diseases to which the breed is predisposed are or may be hereditary, which justifies favoring a serious breeder of English Pointer. In effect, not content with offering puppies quality socialization from their first weeks of life, a professional worthy of the name takes care that they do not suffer from a hereditary defect transmitted by their parents. To avoid this, has various genetic tests performed routinely on individuals you plan to breed, para evitar la transmisión de una patología hereditaria y, of course, rule out those at risk. In addition to the test results in question, must be able to present a certificate of good health issued by a veterinarian, así como los detalles de las vacunas administradas, registered in the animal's sanitary or vaccination registry.

    Once adopted, hay que procurar que el animal no realice ningún esfuerzo físico excesivamente largo o intenso durante su crecimiento, which usually lasts until 18 months. In effect, your bones and joints are then especially fragile; correría el riesgo de lesionarse o desarrollar malformaciones, con secuelas que podrían durar toda la vida. For example, esto podría conducir al desarrollo de Hip Dysplasia, to which you are predisposed.

    Last, throughout his life, the English Pointer must be taken at least once a year to the vet for a complete health check. This appointment is also an opportunity to carry out any necessary vaccine withdrawals.. At the same time, to prevent risks related to parasites (worms, ticks…), your owner must make sure to renew your deworming treatments whenever necessary.

    Life expectancy

    Of 13 a 14 years

    Grooming

    The English Pointer it is an easy breed of dog to take care of, and this is especially true for their fur. Brushing once a week with a special glove or a rubber brush is enough to remove dead hairs and spread the sebum all over his coat.. If rubbed gently with a chamois or soft cloth, will be bright. It is also the occasion to detect possible skin problems, that are frequent in him.

    During your seasonal molt, in spring and autumn, hair loss is still moderate, but brushing frequency should be increased. Ideally, do it two or three times a week.

    When properly cared for, the fur of the English Pointer does not get very dirty and rarely smells bad. So, no need to wash frequently: once or twice a year is enough, unless, of course, is dirty or smells bad. In any case, debe utilizarse siempre un champú suave diseñado específicamente para perros, to avoid damaging your skin with an unsuitable product. In fact, the pH of dog skin differs from that of human skin.

    Hay que prestar especial atención a sus orejas caídas, since this morphological peculiarity increases the risk of infections at this level (otitis, etc.). So, not only do they have to be inspected and cleaned at least once a week, sino también dedicar tiempo a secarlos cada vez que hayan estado en contacto con el agua o hayan pasado mucho tiempo en un ambiente húmedo, to prevent moisture build-up.

    El mantenimiento de los oídos de su perro y también la oportunidad de revisar sus ojos y limpiarlos si es necesario, in order to avoid the risk of infections.

    It also, teeth should also be cleaned at least once a week with dog toothpaste and a toothbrush or pad. This helps limit the formation and accumulation of tartar., that favors the development of bad breath and various oral diseases. Ideally, brush your teeth several times a week or even daily.

    Looking at its claws, the activity level of the English Pointer makes natural wear and tear normally enough to file them. However, as you age or are no longer as active as before, they can get too long and end up annoying or even hurting you. So, hay que examinarlas regularmente y cortarlas con una lima o un cortaúñas en cuanto sea necesario. This is the case as soon as a kind of rattling sound is heard when walking on hard ground.

    Whether the fur, the ears, the eyes, teeth or claws, do not hesitate to ask for the help of a professional (vet or groomer) to know the proper care of the English Pointer. It is also advisable to accustom your pet to being handled from a young age.

    This facilitates not only grooming sessions, but also to be able to examine it easily every time you return from a long stay abroad, for example during a hunting day. In effect, esto es importante para asegurarse de que no está herido o de que no hay parásitos o púas clavadas en su pelaje.

    Food

    As in the case of any race, the diet of English Pointer should fit your size, age, salud y nivel de actividad física, tanto en lo que respecta a la elección de los productos como a la cantidad de comida que se le da cada día. To maximize the chances of keeping your dog healthy, it is recommended to feed him with high quality croquettes or hamburgers that provide him with all the nutrition he needs.

    Nutrient intake can vary significantly throughout the year. If used as a hunter, gastará más energía durante ciertos periodos del año, so your daily rations should be modified and increased, since the diet of a hunting dog is not the same as the usual. However, it is important to return to a normal amount of food once the season is over to avoid any risk of overweight in dogs.

    In fact, but the English Pointer are not predisposed to obesity, it is advisable to monitor your weight every month to ensure that everything is fine at that level. Esto es aún más importante si ha sido esterilizado, since the risk is then higher. In case the magnification is prolonged or even increased during several measurements in a row, es necesario llevarlo al veterinario para averiguar la causa del problema y así saber cómo remediarlo. In any case, your diet and activity level may not be the cause, por ejemplo si el aumento de peso es un síntoma de una enfermedad subyacente.

    In any case, diet is especially important when the dog is small and growing. Feeding them too much and / or giving them too much food can cause them to grow too fast, which can cause not only injuries, but also long-term problems with bones and joints, as deformities. On the other hand, improper nutrition can also cause potentially very damaging stunting.

    Regardless of age, the ideal is, as with any dog, divide your daily ration into several meals. This is all the more essential since it is predisposed to the dilation-torsion of the stomach., which often follows the rapid absorption of a large amount of food. It also, para evitar esto último, las comidas deben realizarse en un lugar tranquilo y a una hora de distancia de cualquier actividad física intensa.

    It also, the fact that it is not especially prone to obesity does not justify giving it food intended for humans (for example, table scraps), without ensuring that you can effectively meet your nutritional needs. Otherwise, sería más perjudicial que beneficioso, especially, of course, if the food is popular with humans but toxic to dogs.

    Last, el agua debe estar disponible durante todo el día y debe cambiarse regularmente para mantenerla fresca. If used for hunting, it is better to carry enough than to let him drink standing water.

    Use

    Before the 18th century, the English Pointer it was mainly used as Pointing Dogs for small game, like the rabbit, the hare or the fox. Therefore, cared for possible prey and worked with racing dogs, who were in charge of hunting and catching them.

    With the arrival of firearms in his native England in the early 18th century, began to be used more to target and retrieve game birds, function in which he stood out.

    Even today, are still highly prized by hunters, who use it mainly as Pointing Dogs.

    They are also found as pets. Its sweetness and affectionate character make the Pointer a very endearing companion, as long as his family can meet his great need for exercise and they are sufficiently present for him.

    Their loyalty to their owners and their aloof and aloof demeanor with strangers, without depriving yourself of barking loudly when they approach, make it an excellent warning dog. However, its ability to act as a watchdog is limited by its lower propensity to attack in danger.

    It is also a good companion for dog sports. Its competitive character and its resistance allow it to distinguish itself in disciplines such as canicross, el cani-VTT, obedience, the rally and agility.

    Last, his elegance and his desire to please his masters also make him a sure value in canine beauty contests. In fact, ya se le veía a menudo en las exposiciones caninas del siglo XIX.

    Price

    The price of a puppy English Pointer varies between the 450 and 1.200 EUR, y la media se sitúa en torno a los 900 EUR, without great differences between males and females. There are many breeders throughout Europe.

    On the other hand, in Canada remain rare, por lo que el número de individuos que se ofrecen cada año es bastante limitado. The amount requested usually ranges from 1200 and 3000 canadian dollars. So, the most pertinent option may be to buy in the United States, where a puppy can be acquired for between 1000 and 1500 USD. Then, you must ensure that you adhere to the regulations regarding the importation of a dog into Canada and note that transport and administrative costs are added to the purchase price.

    Independientemente del país, las diferencias de precio de un individuo a otro se explican por sus propias características (and in particular its greater or lesser conformity with the breed standard), but also by the reputation of the lineage from which they come, así como por el prestigio de la cría.

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    Type and recognitions:

    • FCI CLASSIFICATION:
    • Group :
    • Section : . .

    Federations:

    • FCI – Group 7: Pointing Dogs. – Section 2: Continental Pointing Dogs. 2.1: Pointer
    • AKCSporting
    • ANKC Group 3 (Gundogs)
    • CKCSporting Dogs
    • ​KC – Gundog
    • NZKCGundog
    • UKCGun Dogs


    FCI breed standard "English Pointer"

    FCIFCI - English Pointer
    Pointer

    Alternative names:

      1. Pointer (English).
      2. Pointer (French).
      3. Englische Pointer (German).
      4. (em inglês: English Pointer), Pointer (Portuguese).
      5. Perdiguero inglés (español).

    English Shepherd
    Estados Unidos UKC - Herding Dog Group

    Pastor Inglés

    The English Shepherd It resists the pressure of long demanding hours.

    Content

    History

    The race English Shepherd It is extremely versatile as a working dog. Es una línea de Collie desarrollada en Estados Unidos a partir de perros de granja traídos por ingleses y escoceses en los primeros tiempos de la historia del país.

    Should not be confused with Old English Sheepdog (Bobtail).

    The English Shepherd is very smart, able to bring forward any dog on the farm and used in varied pastoral work (beef, sheep, goats, pig), monitoring, hunting, erradicador de alimañas y roedores y compañía para los niños. Posiblemente se trata de una de las razas más comunes durante el siglo XIX antes de que se le diera al pedigree la importancia que tiene hasta nuestros días.

    Many farmers appreciated this race for its versatility and not on their standard of appearance, being raised according to their abilities and not for exhibitions.

    Physical characteristics

    The English Shepherd is similar in appearance to Border Collie and to the Australian Shepherd. Aunque tiene la cabeza menos redondeada que el último, nor do they tend to have the mantle of merle color, something common in the Australian Shepherd, they have not so square body.

    The English Shepherd is usually larger than the Border Collie, are easier to distinguish from Border Collie what of Australian Shepherd.

    The English Shepherd is a medium-sized dog, usually a little longer than high. Su peso se sitúa de 20 a 30 kg and is balanced in proportions. As a small farms working dog, has been selected to meet a variety of needs and that has resulted in a wide range of regional variations, appearance on.

    The mantle is of average length and can be smooth, wavy or curly. It often has fringes on legs and the tail. As in all working dog, the hair should be easy to maintain, they require very little preparation. Dirt tends to be repulsed by the fur.

    The English Shepherd It, generally, a healthy dog.

    The colors of the layer can be sable & white, tricolor, black and white, or black and Tan. Other variants, such as solid colors (any), Red and atigrados also exist but are not common.

    Character and skills

    The temperament of English Shepherd es la característica definitoria de la raza, has one great intelligence and, a menudo un tipo único de bondad para los suyos, both animals and people.

    Often, is a independent worker, but always attentive to its own. They adapt easily and quickly learn routines.

    Some may be distrustful with strangers and they are dogs of a single person. However, Once you agree to another adult (or other pets) or children, the converted part of his flock, and, with children especially, a partir de ese momento será difícil encontrar un cuidador mejor que un English Shepherd, to be aware of their children.

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    English Shepherd Puppies of Forrest Run Farm Registered family raised April 2010
    English Shepherd pups at 4 wks  old
    Patient English Shepherd
    Walnut Ranch English Shepherd puppies

    Type and recognitions:

    • CLASIFICACIÓN UKC: Herding Dog Group

    • Alternative names:

        1. Farm Collie, Farm Shepherd, Old Farm Collie (English).
        2. English Shepherd (German).

    English Setter
    Gales Inglaterra Reino Unido francia FCI 2 - Setter

    Setter Inglés

    By your selection, the English Setter it's mostly a hunting dog, so you need activity

    Content

    History

    The origins of the English Setter they are quite confusing, but they seem to date back to the Middle Ages. It is believed to be descended from the Oysel Dog and ancient Spanish flagger breeds that were brought to England.. The breed settled around 1860 thanks to the work of Edward Laverack and after R. Purcell Llewellin, dos criadores que establecieron un programa de cría selectiva para estabilizar a los setters ingleses.

    Laverack crió una línea prácticamente pura de perros muy voluntariosos y elegantes. Llewellin crossed the Laverack dogs with the English Setter and then with him Setters Gordon. From these crosses a strain especially competent for hunting emerged.

    It was at this time that the English Setter began to be recognized internationally. Came to france, and more generally to continental Europe, in 1880. However, was not up 1963 when the breed was officially recognized by the FCI.

    Its great hunting qualities make it the most widely used pointer in France today.. He usually wins national and international hunting contests. However, it is also appreciated for its beauty, and is featured frequently at dog shows. So, distinguimos entre líneas de belleza y líneas de trabajo, depending on the use made of the animal.

    Physical characteristics

    The English Setter is the type of Pointing Dogs medium in size with a solid and compact body.

    Its coat is flexible and smooth, with fringes on the ears, the chest, legs and tail. Five coat colors are allowed: black and white, Orange and white, lemon and white, brown and white and tricolor.

    The tail is of medium length, carried low and placed on the back.

    Size and weight

      ▷ Male size: Of 65 a 68 cm.

      ▷ female size: Of 61 a 65 cm.

      ▷ Male weight: Of 18 a 23 kg

      ▷ female weight: Of 18 a 22 kg

    Character and skills

    The English Setter he is a very friendly partner, even with children or other dogs. However, living with small animals requires early socialization so you don't see them as prey.

    It is an excellent companion dog, easy to live with and completely devoted to his family, which he will cover with affection. Intelligent, friendly, Tender, quiet, playful and faithful, will brighten up your home. Sensitive and very attached to his master, can't stand loneliness.

    By your selection, it's mostly a hunting dog, so you need activity. Una casa con jardín en el campo es ideal para él. However, an urban life in an apartment is possible, as long as it provides you with enough opportunities to exercise: two outputs of 30 minutos al día son un mínimo. He will also be happy to accompany his master on bike rides or jogging. In any case, It is not a recommended dog for an elderly or very sedentary person.

    Last, hunting instinct is generally highly developed in the English Setter. If it is intended for this use, es aconsejable adoptar un cachorro de una línea de trabajo. In fact, las líneas de belleza se seleccionan con criterios estéticos y, Therefore, are potentially less effective. But, in any case, it is a breed that tends to dig and chase prey: fencing your ground is strongly recommended to prevent any dog ​​escape.

    Education

    Very intelligent, the English Setter has a good aptitude for dressage. However, need a gentle education (although not without firmness), because his sensitivity does not admit brutality. La brutalidad le haría temer.

    Like any hunting dog, learning to remember will be essential so that you do not get carried away by your instincts.

    Health

    The English Setter is in fairly robust overall health.

    However, sus orejas caídas les hacen propensos a las infecciones de oído canino, especially because they are dogs that do not hesitate to get into the water. It can also be affected by skin diseases such as atopy.

    Last, this breed has a predisposition to congenital deafness, thyroid problems or hip dysplasia. Siendo esta última parcialmente hereditaria, it is advisable to check the health of the stallions with the breeder of English Setter.

    Grooming

    The English Setter requires weekly brushing. During the molting period, which takes place twice a year, debería ser incluso diario. It also, sus flecos de pelo deben recortarse para mantener su aspecto característico. This operation can be done at home or entrusted to a dog groomer.

    Under normal circumstances, it is not necessary to bathe the dog. However, when hunting, the English Setter does not hesitate to get into the water, sometimes muddy: in this case, puede ser conveniente proporcionarle un champú para perros que le ayude a recuperar su blancura.

    It also, hay que revisar sus orejas caídas después de cada salida, especially if the dog has been swimming, para evitar cualquier infección de oído.

    Use

    The Setter inglés is originally a hunting dog (Pointing Dogs). Today, también es muy apreciado como perro de compañía.

    It also, its beauty and elegance make it a recognized show dog.

    Life expectancy

    14 years

    Characteristics "English Setter"

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    2 – English Setter in Tallinn, duo CACIB, 17-18 Aug 2013 by Thomas, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    3 – English setter working in the field by Dmitry A. Mottl, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
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    5 – English Setter by Villa16, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
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    Type and recognitions:

    • FCI CLASSIFICATION:
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    • Section : . .

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    • FCI – Group 7: Pointing Dogs. – Section 2: Continental Pointing Dogs. 2.1: Pointer
    • AKCSporting
    • ANKC Group 3 (Gundogs)
    • CKCSporting Dogs
    • ​KC – Sports
    • NZKCGundog
    • UKCGun Dogs


    FCI breed standard "English Setter"

    FCIFCI - English Setter
    Setter

    Alternative names:

      1. Lawerack, Llewellin (or Llewellyn) Setter (English).
      2. Setter Laverack (French).
      3. Englischer Setter (German).
      4. (em inglês: English Setter) (Portuguese).
      5. Setter Llewellin (o Llewellyn), Setter Lawerack (o Laverack) (español).