Basset Bleu de Gascogne
Francia FCI 35

Basset Azul de Gascuña

The Basset Bleu de Gascogne It is a dog with an excellent sense of smell, Active, Agile and good port

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History

The Blue Gascony Basset It was used for hunting hares and Roe deer, as well as in the hunting of pen. Over time its evolution has been constant, in both appearance and character.
There are many controversies on the origin of this dog, Since it was created from different crosses.

One theory says that the current race was created in the early 19th century by a French farmer (to the West of France) with the mixture of the Griffon breed and race great Gascony blue.

There are four recognized races as “Blue Gascony” by CRF:

  • Blue small – FCI 31
  • Big Blue – FCI 22
  • Blue Basset – FCI 35
  • Blue Griffon – FCI 32

They all derive from the junction of the Bloodhound with ancient French hounds.

The Big Blue and the Blue small they are the best-known varieties.

Physical characteristics

The blue Gascony Basset race carries much legacy of the great race that comes: The Basset. It is a very big dog, Although not too heavy (16 kg approximately). It has a not very broad and slightly domed head. His neck is quite long, slightly arched. His height is around the 34-38 centimeters.

It has black and wide nose, with the wide open nostrils. Its snout is, virtually, the same length as the skull. Their eyes are oval shaped, What gives them the feeling of being sunk, What makes them a very sweet expression, and a little sadder…

The ears of this breed are fine, a little curly, very long and finished at tip. The ear is narrow at its source, It is situated below the eye.

When is the dog standing, its tail almost touches the ground. Its fur is white mottled black spots, It must never be totally white. The hair is short and smooth. Such as dense speckled is what gives him the blue tone.

Character and skills

The blue Gascony Basset is a dog with an excellent sense of smell, Active, Agile and good port. It is a great Hunter. Usually howl. It is a dog that is easily vistas, It Intelligent, clever and funny, is also very loving and joyful. It is an excellent partner you need to play regularly (plenty of exercise).

It is quite stubborn, his instinct for Hunter is very developed. It can be an excellent guard dog.

Images Basset Bleu de Gascogne

Basset Bleu de Gascogne Videos

Ratings of the Basset Bleu de Gascogne

Coexistence is important that you have with your new friend. Before considering the acquisition of a dog of the breed “Basset Bleu de Gascogne” you know certain factors. Not all breeds of dogs are apt to live in an apartment, You must take into account their character, their need for exercise, their interaction with other pets, your care and if you have young children, their level of tolerance towards them.

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Exercise Needs ⓘ

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intelligence ⓘ

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versatility ⓘ

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Type and recognitions:

Group 6 / Section 1.2 – Medium-sized hounds
– Federations: FCI ,KC , UKC

Alternative names:

Basset bleu de Gascogne / Blue Gascony Basset / Bleu de Gascogne / Baluer Gascogne laufhund / Blue Gascony hound

Basenji
Gongo FCI 43

Basenji

The Basenji is attentive, loving, energetic, curious and reserved with strangers

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History

The Basenji It is a breed of dog originating in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is a primitive breed used for hunting and tracking.

They have the unique feature of not bark, but emit a curious sound-style> yodeling (Yodeling).

The first traces of a dog similar to the Basenji are found in Egyptian tombs and wall drawings five thousand years ago. It is also called the dog of the Congo, was introduced for the first time in England in 1937.

In Africa, the dog was used by the natives as a guide in the forest, to warn of the presence of dangerous animals and to point and retrieve pieces of small game.

This breed was recognized by the AKC in 1944.

Did You Know?

The first Basenjis were red and white, tricolor (black and white fire) and black and white. Expeditions in Zaire 1987 and 1988 They introduced 14 dogs with new bloodlines, which brought a beautiful brindle look with tiger stripes.

There are some studies which point to the Basenji as progenitor of all Terrier.

For details of the history of the Basenji —-> basenji.org

Physical characteristics

The Basenji they are a small breed, elegant appearance, they have short hair, shiny and silky. Their ears are upright, and the tail coiled lead to perfection. Some people, they believe that its appearance similar to a deer in miniature.

They usually weigh 11 kg and the port tends to be of 40,6 cm., athletic and deceptively powerful for its size. Have a walk safe and elegant like a horse to trot.

Character and skills

Recommended for homes with adults. But life keeps an uneasy and playful spirit, When it ends its phase of growth becomes an excellent pet.

The Basenji is alert, loving, energetic, curious and reserved with strangers. It is a little distant, but it can also form strong ties with the people and can be emotionally sticking to a particular Member of the family, generating a very strong link.

Generally does not get along well with other pets other than dogs. You like the humid climate, they tend to be very skilled soaring. It can be described as fast, playful, tireless in the game, and naughty.

One of the curiosities that presents the race, In addition to not bark, It is that sule lick is the hair to be kept clean.

Basenji pictures

Photos:

(1) – walking… basenji by fugzu [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons
(2) – Basenji puppy, Bravo, 10 weeks old by fugzu [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons
(3) – Basenji dogs by fugzu [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons
(4) – Portrait Basenji – CC0 Creative Commons

Basenji videos

Ratings of the Basenji

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

adaptation ⓘ

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Dog friendly ⓘ

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Hair loss ⓘ

2.0 rating
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Affection Level ⓘ

2.0 rating
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Exercise Needs ⓘ

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Social Needs ⓘ

2.0 rating
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Apartment ⓘ

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Grooming ⓘ

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Stranger Friendly ⓘ

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Barking Tendencies ⓘ

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Health Issues ⓘ

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Territorial ⓘ

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Cat Friendly ⓘ

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intelligence ⓘ

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versatility ⓘ

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Child Friendly ⓘ

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Watchdog Ability ⓘ

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Playfulness ⓘ

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Alternative names

African Bush Dog / African Barkless Dog / Ango Angari / Congo Dog / Zande Dog

Group

Group 5 / Section 6 – Primitive type

Barbet
Francia FCI 105 - French water dog

Barbet

The Barbet they prefer to be in the same room with the family at all times

Content

History

The Barbet (Perro de Agua Francés) It is a French breed of dog of medium size water.

This dog of waters is a rare species. Almost everyone has heard of races as the Poodle, Griffon and the Bichon Frise … have you ever wondered where all these races come from?? Your answer is the following … all came from the Barbet, or as some known, the French water dog. Now, where does the French water dog come from?? Well, that is a question for which no one has a definite answer, but there are a lot of conjectures.

Some people say that the dog of the Barbet is a descendant of the original Griffon, others say it came from the Bergamasco they were brought from Asia, When was Europe invaded, others say that the Barbet came from North Africa, travelling through Spain to install on France, people say that, Although the French water dog is not the source of all water dogs, It is very likely that it was close to the original type.

The reality is that the Barbet has been in Europe for centuries, There are even writings about him, from the Elizabethan era describing the Barbet and the type of care necessary to keep your hair healthy.

Alternative names: Barbet / French Water Dog / Französischer Wasserhund

Group 8 / Section 3 – Water Dogs

Physical characteristics

Compact and robust, with good muscles and bones in relation to the volume of your body. The eyes are round, living with an expression that denotes intelligence.

Morphologically is classified as bracoide, head approaching the form primástica, with the wide snout at the same end than at the base and separated from the front by a depression or Groove very marked, gachas ears, long and hanging lips, with highlight of the higher above the level of the mandible.

The standard of the race measured between 58 and 65 cm for the male; and 52 a 61 cm for the female and a weight of between 17 and 28 kg . The barbet is the prototype of water dog with woolly hairs, long, curly. The accepted colors by the FCI they are pure black, brown, cervato, clear and grey cervato.

Character and skills

The Barbet was used as a water dog (as its name implies) was a great dog collector for hunting in marshy areas.

This dog has been used by farmers for grazing, but that's not all, This dog, the Barbet also frequented port areas to be friend and fellow sailors. A very versatile breed.

  • Personality Barbet It is accompanying, joyful, salty, obedient and intelligent. They are quick to learn and need training to obey. You are very kind with children, families and older people.

The Barbet prefer to be in the same room with the family at all times. They need daily exercise to keep your body and mental state in a healthy state.

The average lifespan of the Barbet is of 13 a 15 years, knowing some case that has come to live 19 years.

Images Barbet

Vídeos Barbet

Alternative names

    1. Barbet, French water dog (English).
    2. Barbet, chien d’eau français (French).
    3. Barbet, Französischer Wasserhund (German).
    4. Barbet, cão d’água francês (Portuguese).
    5. Barbet, Perro de aguas francés (Spanish).

Group

– Grupo FCI 8, Section 3
– Recognized by the federations : FCI , ​CKC , UKC

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