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Thai Ridgeback
Tailandia FCI 338 . Primitive type - Hunting Dogs

Ridgeback Tailandés

The Thai Ridgeback is attached to its owner., resistant, active and loves to jump.

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History

The Thai Ridgeback is a breed of dog to dogs section primitive type.

This elegant and attractive breed of dog appears cited from ago 360 years and according to the scholars of the race, kept as it was in the beginning.

The crucial reason why the Thai Ridgeback, has kept its characteristics intact was the insulation that for so long, suffered Thailand, which has led that race does not mix with others and be kept pure.

It comes exactly from the eastern part of Thailand, or at least, There was where was more used as a watchdog, as in charge of defending carts against the attack of bandits and as an assistant in the hunt for wild boars and snakes.

Some experts, they maintain that the Thai Ridgeback It is one of the ancestors of many of the current Asian breeds that share some characteristics with it., how are he Chongqing dog, the Shar Pei or the Chow Chow.

It is one of the oldest breeds that exist today.

This currently enjoying more widespread as a pet, although it is virtually unknown outside its country of origin. And even in Thailand is a rare breed, or little-known.

Physical characteristics

The Thai Ridgeback it is a medium-sized dog with short hair, that forms a ridge on the back. Their highly developed muscles and anatomical structure are suitable for their activity as hunting dogs.. The eyes are medium in size, almendrada form, dark brown; in blue or silver colored dogs, amber eyes are allowed. The ears are attached to the top of the skull, which is very wide between the ears. Triangular, very large, are leaning forward and very straight. The tail, thick at the root, gradually tapers towards the tip. Carried vertically straight or curved like a sickle.

Fur: Short and smooth. At the rear, the crest is made up of hair deviated from the rest of the body. The boundary between the ridge and neighboring regions must be well defined.. The ridge can have different shapes, but symmetric is preferred.

Color: Uniform. Light brown red, black, silver and blue.

Size: Males 56-61 cm., females 51-56 cm..

Weight: 25 to 30 kg for the male and 20 to 25 kg for females

Character and skills

The Thai Ridgeback is a dog strong, powerful, tremendously, Active and vigorous. It is very distrustful with strangers and very attached to his master.

Due to the characteristics of its fur, great efforts are not required in its conservation., a weekly brushing will be more than enough.

Something important to keep in mind is the dose the daily activity This dog is needed, at least one hour of outdoor exercise, since otherwise it could become destructive with the furniture of the house.

You need to run, feel free… tire. Then in the home usually a dog very quiet and protector.

Observations

One of the passions of Thai Ridgeback, and perhaps the most striking, is that She loves to jump, enjoys jumping without stopping.

It's one little-known race, even in your country of origin.

Health “Thai Ridgeback”

Resistant / robust :
The Thai Ridgeback it is a robust dog but it can hardly bear the low temperatures.

Withstands heat:
Due to its origins, this dog is not afraid of high temperatures.

supports the cold:
His short coat does not give him good protection against bad weather.

Tendency to gain weight:
The breed is not concerned with overweight problems.

Frequent illnesses:
Seno dermoide
Hip dysplasia

Price of a “Thai Ridgeback”

The price of a Thai Ridgeback varies according to its origin, age and gender. The weak diffusion of the breed outside its country of origin does not allow us to know the average price of a puppy of the Thai Ridgeback.

Regarding the average budget to cover the needs of a dog of this size, you have to count roughly 40 euros / my.

Images “Thai Ridgeback”

Videos “Thai Ridgeback”

Type and recognitions:

  • FCI CLASSIFICATION:
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Federations:

  • FCI – Group 5: Spitz-type dogs and primitive type – Section 7: Primitive type - Hunting Dogs.


FCI breed standard "Thai Ridgeback"

FCIFCI - Thai Ridgeback
Ridgeback

Alternative names:

1. Thaï Dog (English).
2. Mah Taï, Chien thaïlandais à crête dorsale, Thaï Dog, Thai Ridgeback (French).
3. Thai Ridgeback (German).
4. Cão-tailandês-de-crista-dorsal (Portuguese).
5. Perro tailandés con cresta (español).

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Ibizan Hound
España FCI 89 . Primitive type - Hunting Dogs

Ca Eivissenc

The Ibizan Hound is one of the medium sized Greyhound, very similar to Pharaoh Hound.

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History

El Ca Eivissenco o “Ibizan Hound”, It is a breed canine Spanish Ibiza (Spain). It gets its name from the island Ibiza, belonging to the Group of islands in the Balearic Islands, bathed by the Mediterranean.

This dog, has a highly developed sense of sight and hearing, that is why he has been assigned to hunting, especially in the rabbit, both day and night.

It is a type of primitive and rustic dog, considered one of the oldest breeds that exist and can be seen the tombs of the Pharaohs and museums whose first signs can be traced back to the 3.400 A.C.

The Ibizan Hound is one of the medium sized Greyhound, very similar to Pharaoh Hound. Without a doubt a descendant of the old Egypt dogs, that's what the written theories about race say..

The origin of this breed is Spain, comes from the island of Ibiza. The city of Ibiza was founded in the 654 A.C. by the Carthaginians and it is a conjecture establishes the possibility that the first settlers took with them their dogs of Egyptian origin for simple company and to hunt the rabbits that were abundant on the island.

But various genetic studies carried out in recent years have come to the conclusion that contrary to the widespread belief that the podenco is a type of primitive dog imported a few years ago 3.000 the area of middle years, These dogs really are close genetic relationship with the rest of European hunting dogs and are not more “primitive” that most of them… The researcher Antoni Pedro Marí, details different aspects of the morphology, ethology and ecology of Ca Eivissenc in his work Native Races of the Pitiüses.

Did you know??

The resemblance of the Ibizan with representations of the Egyptian god Anubis dog is one of the reasons why it is often thought to be an ancient race.

Physical characteristics

Elegant and agile, with an athletic and attractive outline, and with an elastic trot.

The Ibizan Hound has a long, narrow head, sharp cone-shaped; the skull is long and narrow with a little pronounced Stop. The ears must be straight, towards front and very mobile; oblique eyes, small and always amber clear.

The nose is flesh-colored and usually be taken into account to determine the purity of the breed. The color will always be blanco-marron, Blanco-leonado or unicolor, although this last possibility is more rare to find them. The weight varies between the 18 and 24 Kg, Depending on whether it's a male or a female, as well as if he is too well or poorly fed. With regard to the height of the dog there are also many disputes since fashion has at times imposed more slender and tall dogs that the found in the Pitiusas Islands.

The current standard is one height of between 66 and 72 cm., It is very far from reality and the first official standard. The dogs that are bred in Ibiza and Formentera are shorter than the maximum height allowed.

Via: criadorscaeivissenc

Character and skills

Pet is an excellent. Very easy to maintain when treated well and will respect your space. He is a dog that thinks for himself and there are times when he prefers not to have to show his appreciation to his master or be appreciated.; just let it quiet. It requires patience when it is trained.

It is not recommendable for the home where children are (He has no patience and is very independent). Generally does not get along well with other pets. Can maintain you in apartment or House, When receive plenty of daily exercise.

Characteristics "Ibizan Hound"

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

Videos Ibizan Hound

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Federations:

  • Federations: FCI , AKC , ANKC , CKC , ​KC , NZKC , UKC


  • FCI breed standard "Ibizan Hound"

    FCIFCI - Ibizan Hound
    Warren hound

    Alternative names:

    1. Ibizan Warren Hound, Ca Eivissenc, IBIZAN PODENCO (English).
    2. Chien de garenne des Baléares (French).
    3. Ca Eivissenc (German).
    4. Podenco ibicenico (Portuguese).
    5. Ca Eivissenc (español).

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    Cirneco dell'Etna
    Italia FCI 199 . Primitive type - Hunting Dogs

    Cirneco del Etna

    This lively and friendly Sicilian Greyhound makes an excellent companion and keeper requiring regular exercise – 20 to 30 minutes a day –

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    History

    The “Cirneco dell'Etna“, also it is known as the Sicilian Greyhound, it can resemble a small Pharaoh Hound, but it is a different breed of Italian origin, with its own color markings, shaped tail and ears in a triangle. Named after Mount Etna, on the Italian island of Sicily, where their ancestors hunted rabbits and hares. Lurks silently, So you can even sneak up on birds.

    A Mediterranean dog of ancient origin probably descended from hunting dogs that existed at the time of the pharaohs in ancient Egypt and were introduced to the Mediterranean basin by the Phoenicians, Sicily as the region chosen for adoption. Evidence of the presence of the Cirneco on the island is given by its representation in currencies, engravings and mosaics that date back many centuries BC and was always considered the oldest hunting dog, select and highly respected.

    Today, This rare breed is predominantly a family companion.

    Physical characteristics

    It is primitive and elegant shapes and graceful. Their size is medium and compact body, robust with a thin layer of hair and ears pricked, always alert. Its structure is sub longilinear.

    Thanks to his innate athletic ability, It has a natural agility and ability to run after a complaint. The Cirneco It has a reputation for being easier to train than others hounds, provided that the training sessions are short.

    SIZE AND WEIGHT:

    Height to the cross: Males: 46 – 50 cm.. females: 44 – 48 cm.. tolerance 2 cm below the minimum and above the maximum height. Weight: Males: 10 – 13 kg. females: 8 – 11 kg.

    Character and skills

    The breed standard requires that the Cirneco be alert and be gentle, with an independent temperament. In this curious and playful greyhound loves to be with people. It's also smart and trainable, especially if positive reinforcement techniques are used as praise, games and goodies. Although small, the Cirneco is a hunter by nature. Always keep a tight leash, If you see a hare, the chase. But, a stern tone of voice should be enough to bring him back.

    Start training your puppy the day you bring him home. Even at eight weeks old, He is able to absorb everything you can teach him. Don't wait until you have 6 months to start training him or you'll have to deal with a more stubborn dog. If possible, take it to school for puppies when you 10 or 12 weeks of age, y socialize, socialize, socialize. But, Note that many kinds of training puppies require certain vaccinations (such as kennel cough) stay up to date, and many veterinarians recommend limited exposure to other dogs and public places until puppy vaccinations (including rabies, distemper and parvovirus) They are completed. Instead of formal training, you can start training your puppy to socialize at home and among family and friends until immunizations are completed in the puppy.

    Health

    As there are so few of these dogs, Little is known about the health of Cirnechi. In general, They seem to be a tough race, but they can suffer muscle injuries and the toes to the running. A reputable breeder will show potential health problems, including any conditions you have noticed on your own lines.

    Careful breeders their dogs examined for genetic diseases, and they only breed the best looking specimens, but sometimes Mother Nature has other ideas and a puppy can develop a genetic condition. In most cases, can still live a good life, thanks to advances in veterinary medicine. And remember that you have the power to protect your Cirneco one of the most common health problems: the obesity. It keep a proper weight is a simple way to extend the life of its Cirneco.

    Grooming

    The Cirneco has a bright coat, brown to brown, it is easy to care: Brush it weekly using a dog mitt or rubber hair brush. If you constantly brush, shouldn't need a bath very often.

    The rest are taken care routine: Often brush their teeth with a toothpaste pet approved by the veterinarian for general good health and fresh breath, and cut nails every week or two.

    Characteristics "Cirneco dell'Etna"

    Coexistence is important that you have with your new friend. Before considering the acquisition of a dog of the breed "Cirneco dell'Etna" 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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    Images "Cirneco dell'Etna"

    1. Cirneco dell’Etna during International show of dogs in Katowice – Saucer, Poland by Pleple2000 / CC BY-SA
    2. Cirneco Dell Etna by Jan Eduard
    3. Cirneco dell’Etna during International show of dogs in Katowice – Saucer, Poland by Pleple2000 / CC BY-SA
    4. Cirneco dell’Etna during dogs show in Katowice, Poland by Pleple2000 / CC BY-SA
    5. Cirneco dell'Etna by Night-thing (Flickr)
    6. Cirneco by Oknolaz / CC BY-SA

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  • FCI , AKC , ANKC , ​KC , UKC

  • FCI breed standard "Cirneco dell'Etna"

    FCIFCI - Cirneco dell'Etna
    Cirneco

    Alternative names:

    1. Cirneco (English).
    2. Cirneco (French).
    3. Cirneco (German).
    4. Cirneco (Portuguese).
    5. Cirneco (español).

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    Canarian Warren Hound
    España FCI 329 . Primitive type - Hunting Dogs

    Podenco Canario

    The Canarian Warren Hound is brave, decided to, generous and extremely loyal to his master.

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    History

    The Canarian Warren Hound It is a breed canine Spanish Canary.

    The Canarian Warren Hound, It is one of the oldest breeds known today., According to scholars of the breed, it dates from approximately 7000 years. This realize the numerous found vestiges of its representation in engravings, statues and bas-reliefs.

    A native of Egypt, probably, He was taken by the Phoenicians, greeks, the same Egyptians to the Canary Islands and Carthaginian, where it is currently easy to see in the larger islands (Gran Canaria and Tenerife).

    Since its inception, the Canarian Warren Hound has been placed in the wild and in the possession of the peasant who needed to hunt to survive. Given the perfect hunting qualities of this dog: his sense of smell, his hearing and his clear vision, as his great speed in the race after the dam, the peasant has had, always, a wonderful ally, It has been able to take advantage of.

    The Canarian Warren Hound, as its name suggests it is found in the Canary Islands, and a dog is little known and disseminated outside their place of origin, It is not easy to find puppies.

    Today, is perfectly adapted, both the flat lands as stony and mountainous, sandy, or soft like the prairies or very hard; You can both enter caves that penetrates in Lava Tubes or galleries, in thickets or forests, in the end, does not shy away from any obstacle.

    Outside the hunting season, the living conditions of animals are very different: Well-kept dogs can be found and fed on clean kennels, as well as miserably neglected and malnourished chained dogs. Animals that are not or are no longer fit for hunting often suffer a cruel fate.
    For this reason, dogs are increasingly placed abroad by animal protection organizations and individuals – an understandable and well-meaning activity, What, However, brings with it some problems: Dogs, who are usually already grown up, sometimes they are taken out of their simple rural living environment and taken to big cities. Noise and haste can be very harsh for them, his frequent lack of trust in humans further complicates it. His pronounced passion for hunting makes the free will, which would be absolutely necessary for the maintenance of the animals and to reduce stress, is often difficult or impossible. It also, in many cases are infected with so-called travel or Mediterranean diseases, that often require long and costly treatment.

    Physical characteristics

    The Canarian Warren Hound, is a dog from size medium, very light but tough.

    The height to the cross males will of 55 to 64 cm and the females of 53 to 60 cm.. These measures have 2 cm tolerance up or down.

    Has the muscles hyper developed and as it does not present adipose panniculus it is very easy to appreciate the rib cage, the spine and hip bone.

    Has the head elongated with little pronounced stop, the eyes are small, almond-shaped and oblique.

    Their ears they are rather large, When the Earth State of arousal keeps them in erect and fall backwards when it is at rest, they are wide at the base and end up in tip.

    The limb perfectly Plumb, they are straight, has fine but strong bones. The tail is low, You can take the low or sickle-shaped, but does not exceed Hock.

    The hair the Podenco Canario is smooth, tight and short. In the layer color combinations within the following are supported colors: Red and white, with more or less intense red, and finally, Orange to mahogany.

    Observations

    :

    These dogs start to hunt from an early age, giving cases of animals less than three months that show strong hunting instinct.

    When they discover and/or they chase prey, emit a characteristic short, repetitive bark, known to local hunters as "singing a rabbit".

    Character and skills

    The Canarian Warren Hound is an animal that shows no aggression normally, extremely loyal and noble to teammate, restless, independent, stubborn, worker and intelligent.

    It´s brave and decided to, the race is fast and very agile, generous and extremely fell to its owner.

    There are no guard and defense attitudes, at home it is "friend of all strangers", what makes it ideal as a pet.

    If raised inside a Home, Once overcome the first six months of hyperactive life, shown as a quiet animal and customize, attitude changes drastically once comes to the field of hunting.

    In its role of Hunter It has always been dedicated to the rabbit house and its most important feature is its ability to adapt to any type of terrain. It is capable of detecting the presence of the press inside cracks thorny bushes or stone walls, the Podenco Canario only to follow the trail of the prey with the sense of smell but without catching it.

    Observations:

    In the Canary Islands is used in conjunction with the huron, since the latter catches the rabbit by the throat.

    Caring for Canarian Warren Hound

    As already mentioned, the dog should be given a housing environment that corresponds to its predisposition. Rural areas with low traffic and a manageable hunting density are appropriate.
    Proper exercise in any weather with as much free running as possible is a must for this active dog.

    The short coat is very easy to care for; just brush from time to time.

    Canarian Warren Hound Health

    The breed is basically a robust dog with low susceptibility to disease; therefore, breed-specific diseases are largely unknown.

    But, the Canarian Warren Hound can suffer from the typical travel or Mediterranean diseases of dogs (among others, leishmaniosis, dirofilariasis, babesiosis, ehrlichiosis) like all the other dogs.
    Many animals are chronically infected without showing symptoms of disease. But, these dogs are unhealthy and can infect other animals through vectors (ticks and blood-sucking insects).
    So, imported dogs should always be thoroughly examined for the diseases mentioned (the call “travel profile”).

    The average life expectancy is about 12 years.

    Images Canarian Warren Hound

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    Type and recognitions:

    • FCI CLASSIFICATION:
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    • Section : . .

    Federations:

    • FCI – Group 5: Spitz-type dogs and primitive type – Section 7: Primitive type – Hunting dogs..


    FCI breed standard "Canarian Warren Hound"

    FCIFCI - Canarian Warren Hound
    Warren hound

    Alternative names:

    1. Canary Island Podenco, Canary Island Hound, Podenco Canario (English).
    2. Podenco canario (French).
    3. Podenco Canario (German).
    4. Podenco Canario (Portuguese).
    5. Podenco Canario (español).

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    Portuguese Podengo
    Portugal FCI 94 . Primitive type - Hunting Dogs

    Podenco Portugués

    The Portuguese Podengo is a breed of dog that is in danger of extinction.

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    History

    The Portuguese Podengo It is considered one of the oldest dogs breeds, that has its origins in the Phoenicians, cultural matrix of which descend the Portuguese. It is a native breed of Portugal, with great skills for hunting, but also surveillance, It is commonly used on farms to alert of the presence of intruders.

    The great family of the hound race, specialists in the topic raised it was in Portugal where most subjected to crossing and as a result, branched lineage. Within their ancestors argue that perhaps the closest the Ibizan Hound, and various types of dogs of traces of lived (They inhabit) throughout the Mediterranean area. Like all hound dogs, History shows that they are represented in Egyptian paintings of thousands of years ago.

    according to size, There are three varieties of Portuguese Hound, Grand, Small and medium, being each variety, products of the different crossing, over time.

    It is believed that the great variety has emerged the variety of Portuguese Podengo small and medium, the ancestor of the Grande variety is the Pharaoh Hound spread from North Africa to the Iberian Peninsula. Although other authors raise that it is possible that the hound descends from the small Iberian wolves. There is still controversy...

    Although one of the theories suggests that the Medium Portuguese Podenco arises, of different Podenco dogs from North Africa, The most accepted theory is that this variety, directly descended from the Portuguese Podengo Grande.

    The small Portuguese Hound, sometimes described as a Chihuahua heavier (There is no kinship between these two races), often collaborate in the tasks of hunting with their larger peers, what this dog does is get into the rabbit hole and scare them so that they come out and are hunted by their pack mates.

    In the North of Portugal today it is still used for hunting rabbits and small vermin. Hunting in a pack or alone. Although this dog can be seen in the rest of the country, its popularity lies in the North of the same.

    Physical characteristics

    As specified above, according to size, There are three varieties of Portuguese Hound, Grand, Medium- and Petit:

    • Portuguese Podengo Grande: It is a very rare variety and is in danger of extinction, especially the smooth variety. They are usually used in packs to hunt large prey such as deer or wild boar.. It is the only Portuguese breed used for wild boar hunting. His cloak can be short and smooth (less common and on the verge of extinction) or rough and long.
    • Portuguese Podengo Medio: It is the fastest of the three varieties, excellent Hunter of rabbits and hares. You can hunt in a pack or alone. Like the great Portuguese Hound, their coats can be smooth or rough and short and long. Of the three varieties this is the most common, and the greatest concentration of these dogs is located in the North of Portugal.
    • Portuguese Podengo Pequeno: Like his brother medium is an excellent Hunter of rabbits and hares. Responsible for getting into the Burrows (Thanks to its size and agility) to drive away prey and be hunted down by his pack mates. The small Portuguese Podengo coat is short and smooth, only.

    The varieties in the fur are related to the inclement weather and adaptation to the same, the smooth-haired variety is more common in northern Portugal, characterized by being a humid area, This soft and smooth coat is necessary because it is dried more easily after wet.

    The variety of hair bristles found in drier areas, where the coat of hair has the function of protecting the dog from the sun's rays and cold weather in winter. Nature is wise…

    The hair short or long, thick medium and bright. In dogs with long hair and rough, the hairs of the snout are long (Beard). The predominant colors are yellow and the fawn (with its varieties of color clear, to very dark), and diluted or matte black; unicolores with or without white spots or white spotting.

    Their life expectancy is around the 12 or 14 years, and it is a race that is rarely seen outside Portugal.

    In general, is a medium-sized dog, well proportioned, muscular with good bone structure. It has long, narrow head, with moderately wide skull and the pointed snout.

    The ears, large and triangular, they are carried erect. It has eyes expressive and little bulging in orbits, color honey or brown, according to coat color.

    The pigmentation of eyelids is darker that the of the fur. The body is quite long, with ribs moderately arched.

    The tail, is strong and pointed, long and medium length, It is held horizontal or slightly arched in activity.

    Character and skills

    The Portuguese Podengo, It is their three varieties has a cheerful character, intelligent and very sociable with other dogs. They are extremely affectionate with their owners, especially with the children.

    They are very shy with strangers, always alert and constant surveillance of their territory, that makes them good guard dogs, although, It lacks the aggressiveness which may show a watchdog or defence.

    Observations

    Unfortunately, the Portuguese Podengo It is one of the canine breeds that today are found in danger of extinction, even in Portugal. It is not easy to see them out of Portugal.

    Images “Portuguese Podengo”

    Videos “Portuguese Podengo”

    Type and recognitions:

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

    Federations:

    • FCI – Group 5: Spitz-type dogs and primitive type – Section 7: Primitive type - Hunting Dogs.


    FCI breed standard "Portuguese Podengo"

    FCIFCI - Portuguese Podengo
    Warren hound

    Alternative names:

    1. Portuguese Warren Hound (English).
    2. Podengo portugais, Lévrier portugais (French).
    3. Podengo Português (German).
    4. Cão-coelheiro (Portuguese).
    5. Podengo português (español).

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    Taiwan Dog
    Taiwán FCI 348 . Primitive type - Hunting Dogs

    Taiwan Dog

    The Taiwan Dog is sponsored by Japan.

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    History “Taiwan Dog”

    In 1980 the breed was the subject of a study by the University of Taiwan, Gifu University of Japan and Nagoya University. The aim of the study was to find out the origins of the Taiwan Dog. As such, the students examined 29 indigenous dog breeds and concluded that the Taiwan Dog current is a native breed that actually descends from Southeast Asian hunting dogs. This Asian dog breed is now popular throughout the island as a guard and companion dog.. In 2004 was officially recognized by the FCI.

    Physical characteristics “Taiwan Dog”

    The males of Taiwan Dog reach a withers height of up to 52 cm.. When fully grown they weigh 18 kg, while the females are about 5 cm smaller and 2 kg lighter. Muscular animals characteristically move with very wide strides., but they are fast and agile due to their pronounced musculature. The Taiwan Dog has a very tight coat of about 1,5 to 3 cm length. A variety of colors is allowed, including black, striped, yellow, white, black and white or white and brindle. Sponsorship of the breed was taken over by Japan.

    Character and skills “Taiwan Dog”

    Sociable and loyal hunting companion.
    His brave and intrepid character serves the Taiwan Dog in his role as hunting dog. Animals are known for their quick perception and the fact that they are faithful and loyal to their master.. They are also suitable as guard and dressage dogs and are considered extremely sociable.

    TAIWAN DOG

    They adapt very well to the environment and that is why they were able to live so incredibly well with primitive peoples in the past.. It also, these dogs can survive in the desert in the middle of the mountains, they can stand out excellently and can cope with almost all situations. All these strong qualities can be traced back to his previous harsh life with the prehistoric peoples of the mountains.. Your skills are also improved by working together with people. This builds trust between the dog and the man., friendships and shared experiences. The Taiwan Dog they are big and simple family dogs. Because of life in the desert, do not have a great demand for food. The Taiwan dogs they can even be used as protection dogs and as police dogs, because they have this unmistakable good sense of smell and are ready to defend themselves.

    Until today these dogs are known mainly in the Asian region. In Europe they have not been able to arouse comparable popularity so far.

    Health “Taiwan Dog”

    The Taiwan Dog are extremely resistant to disease.

    Videos "Taiwan Dog"

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    Taiwan Dog
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    Perro de montaña de Formosa / Perro de Taiwan / Taiwan Dog – Raza de Perro / Dog Breed

    Photos:

    1 – Dog of Taiwan by https://pixabay.com/zh/photos/taiwan-dogs-dog-the-black-dog-4890098/

    Type and recognitions:

    • FCI CLASSIFICATION:
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    Federations:

    • FCI – Group 5: Spitz-type dogs and primitive type – Section 7: Primitive type - Hunting Dogs.


    FCI breed standard "Taiwan Dog"

    FCIFCI - Taiwan Dog
    Dog

    Alternative names:

    1. Formosan Mountain Dog, Takasago Dog, Taiwan Canis, Taiwanese Dog, Taiwanse Canis (English).
    2. Chien de Taïwan (French).
    3. Taiwan Dog (German).
    4. Cão de taiwan (Portuguese).
    5. Perro de montaña de Formosa (español).