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Medium-Sized Anglo-French Hound
Francia FCI 325 - Medium-sized Hounds

Medium-Sized Anglo-French Hound

The Medium-Sized Anglo-French Hound It is not a dog that adapts to life in an apartment if there is no way for it to release its great energy..

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History

The breed had been around for a long time and various dog lovers like Mr M. Légeron, A. Rivot porthole, Willekens, Gairal, Daubigné had tried in vain to have it officially recognized.

Hare hunters had created this small order dog from medium-sized French breeds: Porcelaine, Gascon Saintongeois, Poitevin hound in crossbreeding with English dogs like him Beagle, several varieties of Harriers, even the little one English Foxhound. The objective of these crosses was to improve the construction of their dogs and thus increase the speed and attitude to take.

In any case it is a typical French hunting dog, in which English blood also flows. In 1957 the first official recognition of the breed took place in France, followed by the FCI in 1978.

Photo: Anglo-français de petite vénerie by Jwh at Wikipedia Luxembourg, CC BY-SA 3.0 LU, via Wikimedia Commons

Physical characteristics “Medium-Sized Anglo-French Hound”

The Medium-Sized Anglo-French Hound – or also called Anglo-Français de Petite Vénerie – He is of medium size and a dog with a powerful constitution, but it never seems heavy. In its appearance it reminds of the dogs of the French pack. According to the breed standard, the head should be long and not too wide. The hair is short, thick and smooth and can be two or three colors (white and orange or black, white with brown).

The eyes are large and soft but lively in expression.. The ears located under the line of the eyes are soft, slightly turned inwards and medium in size. The tail is of medium length and quite thin. The limbs are strong, with straight and broad forequarters in profile and muscular hindquarters with low set hocks.

Character and skills “Medium-Sized Anglo-French Hound”

The Medium-Sized Anglo-French Hound is described as balanced and bold, independent, smart and leader, proud and trustworthy. He is affectionate and loyal to his owners. But, adult dogs are suspicious of strangers.

These dogs today make up the vast majority of hare and fox hunting packs.. But shooters increasingly appreciate its fine-nosed qualities., resistance, good throat, easy to put on, wise in the hunt and in the kennel.

In the last twenty years, The number of Medium-Sized Anglo-French Hounds medium has improved both in quality and quantity. But, the breeders, and buyers in particular, they must register their dogs with the LOF (Central Canine Society) to better control the selection.

Activities and exercise with “Medium-Sized Anglo-French Hound”

This dog loves to move, needs a lot of exercise and wants to work. You have to spend about four hours a day intensely with him. The breed is suitable for training as a hunting dog, but also for various dog sports. Keeping the dog in the house is strongly discouraged: The Medium-Sized Anglo-French Hound you need and want a lot of space and would like to have free access to the garden also outside the “hours of walk”.

education of the “Medium-Sized Anglo-French Hound”

To the Medium-Sized Anglo-French Hound he likes to learn, he is submissive and also has an intelligent mind. But, has a strong hunting instinct, so your education should start soon and therefore, any “rarity” that this dog acquires in his youth must be fixed as it is difficult to correct later.

care and health of “Medium-Sized Anglo-French Hound”

The short and dense coat of this dog does not require any special care, cleans itself almost by itself. Its legs, However, should be checked regularly. Especially when used as a hunting dog, injuries and problems are more likely to occur.

In rare cases there is a tendency to osteoarthritis and bone tumors.

Images "Medium-Sized Anglo-French Hound"

Photos:

1 – Anglo-français de petite vénerie, op der Haard, Diddeleng by Jwh at Wikipedia Luxembourg, CC BY-SA 3.0 LU, via Wikimedia Commons
2 – Anglo-français de petite vénerie, Kackeschbësch, Éiter by Jwh at Wikipedia Luxembourg, CC BY-SA 3.0 LU, via Wikimedia Commons
3 – Anglo-français de petite vénerie by Jwh at Wikipedia Luxembourg, CC BY-SA 3.0 LU, via Wikimedia Commons
4 – Anglo-français de petite vénerie, 7 months, Wesley by Jwh at Wikipedia Luxembourg, CC BY-SA 3.0 LU, via Wikimedia Commons
5 – Anglo-français de petite vénerie (white and black with pale tan markings) three and four months old puppies. by Jwh at Wikipedia Luxembourg, CC BY-SA 3.0 LU, via Wikimedia Commons
6 – Anglo-français de petite vénerie by Jwh at Wikipedia Luxembourg, CC BY-SA 3.0 LU, via Wikimedia Commons

Videos "Medium-Sized Anglo-French Hound"

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Type and recognitions:

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

Federations:

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


FCI breed standard "Medium-Sized Anglo-French Hound"

FCIFCI - Medium-Sized Anglo-French Hound
Hound

Alternative names:

1. Anglo-Français de Petite Vénerie (English).
2. Anglo-français de petite vénerie (French).
3. Anglo-Français de petite vénerie (German).
4. Anglo-Français de petite vénerie (Portuguese).
5. Sabueso anglo francés de tamaño mediano, Anglo-francés para la caza menor, Anglo-francés de tamaño medio (español).

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Hound Hamilton
Suecia FCI 132 - Medium-sized Hounds

Hamilton the Hound he is an excellent hunting dog, is valued for his great intelligence and agility.

Sabueso Hamilton

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Characteristics “Hound Hamilton”

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

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History

The Hound Hamilton (in Swedish: Hamiltonstövare), It is a breed of dog developed in Sweden by the founder of the Swedish Kennel Club, Count Adolf Hamilton (hence its name). It is a hound that from its origins was used to hunt hares and foxes. Among his ancestors are hounds Germans, Swiss, the race English Foxhound and race Harrier (dog).

These hounds have long years of history, according to existing documentation, they are present in Sweden since 1500.
A canine exhibition held in Stockholm in the year 1886, marked the history of these dogs, There were two hounds copies (Pang and Stella), owned by count Adolf Hamilton.

Those two dogs are considered the origin of the Hound Hamilton current. At the time, was called, simply, "Swedish Dog". Only in the year 1921 it was given the name of Hound Hamilton, in honor of the first President of the Swedish Club Kennel (Count Adolf Hamilton) and their involvement in the creation and development of the breed.

It's been a long time and today the Hound Hamilton It is the breed of dog with the largest number of copies in Sweden. This year the “Swedish Steward's Club (Swedish Club of Hamilton Stövare)” It has held its 100 years.

Physical characteristics

The Hound Hamilton it is known for its characteristic white spot on its head that runs down its neck, the four white legs, and the white tail. Most marked difference with the English Foxhound It is that your body is lighter.

It's a healthy and strong breed, both physically and mentally. As we said, he is a strong dog, well built, muscular, but light.

His hair coat is tricolour (white, black and Brown) very brightly colored. The hair should be thick and glued to the body. The layer requires normal maintenance and should only be bathed when necessary.

The colors in the Hound Hamilton are distributed as follows:

Upper part of the neck, the back, on the sides of the trunk and in the upper part of the tail is black. Head and legs, as well as a neck part, the trunk and tail must be Brown. And white marks appear at the top of the snout, in the lower part of the neck, the chest, the legs and feet (as if they were socks) and the tip of the tail. A mix of black and brown only, is undesirable, as well as, a preponderance of any of the three supported colors.

Their eyes of dark honey, they convey an expression of tranquility, but it will also give an impression of strength and marked resistance.

The height at the cross in the males is of 53 to 61 cm and the females of 49 to 57 cm..

Character and skills

The Hound Hamilton he is an excellent hunting dog, is valued for his great intelligence and agility. Why which is very popular among hunters, his intelligence allows him to develop hunting strategies, as for example, camouflage themselves in the bushes and wait there for the right moment to jump and scare their prey. The Hound Hamilton he is very good at hunting individually, not so much in pack.

Health “Hound Hamilton”

It is a very healthy breed with a good mentality. Hip Dysplasia is usually present. Their life expectancy is around the 13 years.

Education “Hound Hamilton”

The Hound Hamilton he is a friendly dog ​​with a calm temperament. It is flexible, easy to train and have very strong hunting instinct, is necessary to socialize them small.

Videos “Hound Hamilton”

Hamiltonstövare
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Type and recognitions:

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

Federations:

  • FCI – Group 6: Scent hounds, and related breeds. – Section 1.2: Medium-sized Hounds.
  • AKC – The AKC does not have its own standard and, on the other hand, is linked to the FCI Hound


FCI breed standard "Hound Hamilton"

FCIFCI - Hound Hamilton
Hound

Alternative names:

1. Swedish Foxhound, Hamilton (English).
2. Anciennement: Chien courant suédois (French).
3. Hamilton-Bracke (German).
4. (em sueco: hamiltonstövare) (Portuguese).
5. (En sueco: Hamiltonstövare) (español).

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Poitevin hound
Francia FCI 24 . Large-sized Hounds

Poitevin hound

In the past, the Poitevin hound was also used as a wolf hunter.

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History Poitevin hound

The most widespread hypothesis about the origin of this breed of dog is that it was Viscount Émile de La Besge who began to breed the Poitevin hound in the first half of the 19th century. Their dogs, that he had received as a present from an uncle, were the result of a union between Chiens Blancs du Roi and Larryes. The viscount bred no other dog until rabies killed him in 1842. He lost all his animals except two bitches.

To restore its population, Émile de La Besge had six dogs brought to him from England (probably English Foxhound). But, then tried to roll back his influence by strict inbreeding. Thus the two males were born, Talbot and Rochester, and the two females, Tartane and Turbulente. Talbot and Turbulent They had a daughter, Dashing, who became famous for her particularly fine nose and speed. Mated with Traveller, an English male bred by him Conde Le Couteulx and gave birth to puppies of exceptional quality. It is assumed that Poitevin of today are all descendants of Fringante and Traveller. But, a certain earl Henri de La Porte stated that his uncles Auguste and Paul had already begun to fix the race in 1835, and that in the beginning there were quite a few others, namely, the male Ténor and the female Ravissante.

The Poitevin hound was not accepted as a purebred dog for a long time. In the famous French hunting manualParforce, published in 1890 by the count Le Couteulx de Canteleu, they only mentioned “bastards of Haut-Poitou“, although the ability of dogs to hunt wolves was certainly appreciated. Besides the royal white dogs and the English Foxhound, it is said that the disappeared Larryes and Céris contributed to the creation of the breed. It was a Scent hound medium size white and orange. It is said that he resembled greyhounds and was a very good hare hunter.. Perhaps it is from him that the special elegance of the Poitevin hound. Some cynologists also believe that it comes from Larrye, who is said to have had greyhounds in his ancestral line.

Photos:

1 – A Poitevin by Canarian, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Physical Characteristics Poitevino Hound

The coat of these pedigree dogs is short and shiny.. Dogs are usually tricolor and have black fur or large black spots. Some specimens can also be two-tone orange and white or wolf-colored.. In general, the physique is powerful and elegant. The expressive dark eyes give the Poitevin a serious look.

Height to the cross: For males between 62 and 72 cm., for females 60 to 70 cm..

Weight: Approx.. 30 kg.

Character and skills Poitevin hound

The character of Poitevin hound is characterized by its resistance and toughness. This pedigree dog is not deterred even by rough terrain. The race Poitevin is brave. He's kind to humans.

Dogs of this breed were bred for hunting and, usually, they are not satisfied with a life as a couch dog. Ideally, these dogs should be hunters. If you want to have a dog of this type, but do not use him to hunt, you must offer these animals a suitable occupation and sufficient exercise.

Aptitudes

In the past, the Poitevin hound he specialized mainly in hunting wolves. He was tirelessly in the way of his difficult prey. But today this beautiful hunting dog, that is strong, elegant and light at the same time, can be used for hunting all animals. The forest of La Moulière, where did he born Poitevin hound ago 150 years under the aegis of the Viscount of La Besge, it was not easy terrain. The dogs had to be able to wander through the dense, thorny undergrowth without hesitation and were not allowed to be disturbed by overhanging branches., gorse and the like. And to this day the breed has retained its special strength and tenacity., allowing you to complete a task in any circumstance.

Poitevin hound
Poitevin hound

It also, the Poitevin hound I needed a proper portion of courage, because I had to put the wolf, as well, and it was much bigger than his own Poitevin. The Poitevin they even had to chase especially robust wolves, sometimes almost 100 km. During the night they and the dogs rested, but the next morning the Poitevin they had to be able to follow the trail again. For this they needed an extremely pronounced sense of smell.

Has been used to living in a kennel for a long time, so this is still the ideal way to keep the Poitevin hound. But, the kennel should be so large that the dogs that live in it have enough space to vent. One should strictly pay attention to the hygiene and cleanliness of his place.

Also outside the hunting season the Poitevin hound needs plenty of space and enough opportunities to run and play, a park would be ideal. If dogs live in a kennel, visit them as often as possible, because the relationship with humans should not be neglected.

Poitevin hound health and care

The Poitevin is considered a dog with robust health. Little maintenance required. The short coat can be brushed from time to time. The ears should be checked regularly for parasites and cleaned. Dog owners who want to cover themselves as best as possible are advised to have medical insurance for dogs and liability insurance for dogs.

Poitevin hound Nutrition

This dog eats for two, especially during hunting season. But he is not very picky and is satisfied with simple food. Daily 200 g of vegetables with 200 g of dog or rice flakes and 400 g of meat. offal such as liver, the kidneys and heart are particularly suitable. Especially for puppies and young dogs. Eggs also contain many valuable nutrients. They can be fed both cooked and raw. In certain circumstances, even with the shell. During hunting season, which is very hard for dogs, you must feed them fatty bacon. Of course, the dog must always have fresh water available. An automatic irrigation system is recommended here.

Where to buy a Poitevin hound

If you are interested in this breed of Scent hound and are looking for the right Poitevin hound breeder, you may need to plan a little more time for the search. These French hunting dogs are not too common outside of their country of origin.. For this reason, interested parties should look for a breeder in France.

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Type and recognitions:

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

Federations:

  • FCI – Group 6: Scent hounds, and related breeds. – Section 1.1: Large-sized Hounds.
  • Central Canine Society


FCI breed standard "Poitevin hound"

FCIFCI - Poitevin hound
Hound

Alternative names:

1. Haut-Poitou (English).
2. Chien du Haut-Poitou (French).
3. Haut-Poitou (German).
4. Pictava (Portuguese).
5. Poitevino (español).

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Fawn Brittany Griffon
Francia FCI 66 - Medium-sized Hounds

Fawn Brittany Griffon

Its sociable, loving, balanced and very kind to people, what makes them good companions.

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History

The Fawn Brittany Griffon it is one of the oldest breeds of French trace dogs, since in the fourteenth century a certain Huet des Ventes already had a pack of this type. Widely used until the 19th century for wolf hunting in Brittany, rested when these animals disappeared.

In the 1949, The Brittany Fawn Club was created by Marcel Pambrun to dedicate himself to preserving the value of these dogs, that had become scarce. Since the decade of the years 80, under the impulse of Bernard Vallée, the Fawn Brittany Griffon, as well as the race that derives from it, the Fawn Brittany Basset, they seem to have made a place for themselves among French track dogs. The motto "hunting above all" continues to be the Club's line of conduct.

Photo: This is a french dog Griffon Fauve de Bretagne by Alephalpha, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Physical characteristics “Fawn Brittany Griffon”

The Fawn Brittany Griffon it is mostly a hunting dog with a muscular body. They are recognized by their short hair, rough and dry, always tawny in color but with more or less pronounced tones. Its hair is slightly longer on the sides of its elongated snout, forming a kind of mustache. Her small dark brown eyes give her a lively and alert appearance. His ears, quite large, they lay low and they wear droopy. They are covered with shorter and finer hair than the rest of the body.

The Fawn Brittany Griffon has a medium-length tail, sickle-shaped, which is thick at the base and more tapered at the tip. When active, this dog makes quick lateral movements with his tail.

Size: 48 – 56 cm.
Weight: 18 – 20 kg

Character and skills “Fawn Brittany Griffon”

Proud, bold and alive, the Fawn Brittany Griffon he is a stubborn and passionate hunter, that adapts easily to all territories and all game animals. Brave, witty, tenacious and diligent, he is also entrepreneurial and efficient, while demonstrating your ability to convene.

Its sociable, loving, balanced and very kind to people, what makes them good companions.

If he is well trained, is obedient and has a good memory.

care of the “Fawn Brittany Griffon”

The Fawn Brittany Griffon not cut out for city living. He is quite used to living in a pack in a kennel. It is a dog that needs long walks in the forest in particular. If you grow up in the city, your master must be able to offer you very frequent and stimulating outings.

The Fawn Brittany Griffon does not require any particular maintenance except brushing once or twice a week.

The health of the “Fawn Brittany Griffon”

The Fawn Brittany Griffon he is a robust dog, tough and in pretty solid health. But, can be prone to ear infections and eye problems. This dog can also suffer from hip and elbow dysplasia.

Characteristics "Fawn Brittany Griffon"

Coexistence is important that you have with your new friend. Before considering the acquisition of a dog of the breed "Fawn Brittany Griffon" 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 "Fawn Brittany Griffon"

Photos:

1 – Fawn Brittany Griffon female by Canarian, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
2 – Griffon Fauve de Bretagne, 6 Month by Markus Seim, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
3 – Lion Griffon from Britain by https://pxhere.com/es/photo/481096
4 – Lion Griffon from Britain by https://www.akc.org/dog-breeds/basset-fauve-de-bretagne/

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Griffon Fauve de Bretagne Ari en Theo. Trimmer at home. Home Grooming

Type and recognitions:

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

Federations:

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


FCI breed standard "Fawn Brittany Griffon"

FCIFCI - Fawn Brittany Griffon
Griffon

Alternative names:

1. Griffon fauve de Bretagne (English).
2. Fauve de Bretagne (French).
3. Griffon Fauve de Bretagne (German).
4. Griffon fauve de Bretagne (Portuguese).
5. Griffon fauve de Bretagne (español).

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Bernese Hound
Suiza FCI 59 . Medium-sized Hounds

Bernese Hound

The Bernese Hound It is mainly used for hunting hare.

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History

The Swiss Hound has a very ancient origin. Its existence in Switzerland since the time of the Romans is verified thanks to a mosaic discovered in Avanches that represents hunting dogs whose characteristics coincide with the varieties of Swiss Hound. In the 15th century it was appreciated by Italian fans and in the 18th century by the French due to its extraordinary ability to hunt hare.. Its original local breeding was probably influenced by French small game dogs brought to Switzerland by mercenaries.. In the year 1882 a standard was established for each of the five existing varieties of Swiss Hound. In 1909 These standards were revised, confirming the total disappearance of the Thurgau Hound. The 22 in January of 1933 established a uniform standard for the 4 Swiss Hound varieties. The original variety of Jura Hound type St. Hubert has disappeared today.

There are four varieties of Swiss Hound:

Photo: Bernese Hound during dogs show in Katowice, Poland by Lilly M, CC BY-SA 2.5, via Wikimedia Commons

Physical characteristics

In the Bernese Hound the coat is white with black spots or saddle, sometimes slightly mottled. Light to dark beige marks the upper part of the eyes, cheeks, the inner side of the ears and around the anus.

▷ Male weight: 15 to 20 kg
▷ female weight: 15 to 20 kg
▷ The size of the male: 49 to 59 cm.
▷ female size: 49 to 59 cm.

Character and skills

The Bernese Hound he is alive and passionate. Its sensitivity is valued as positively as its ease of use and its attachment to the dog handler. When you follow a clue, expansive and fluid movements are noticeable, as well as the good thrust of the hindquarters. You can feel strength, stamina and temperament, so her fine nose is closely tied to the track.

Acute smell is atypical for Bernese Hound, whose passion for hunting is so tireless that the dog handler must prevent the dog from exaggerating beforehand. Otherwise, the dog chases the prey until he catches it himself. Diligent search is desirable, but the dog, except when used in the pack, must always remain in the hand of his guide.

While the Bernese Hound he was used in his homeland mainly as a lone deer hunter, foxes and hares; In western Switzerland, wild boar hunts are also carried out with hound dogs. In France and Italy they are more likely to continue to be used for herd hunting of hare, wild boar and deer.

In Switzerland, the Bernese Hound They are mainly used for patent and district hunting. In patent hunting, three to six hunters usually form a hunting party. They are distributed among the different posts and the dogs are tied simultaneously at a previously agreed time. This promotes the independent search of each dog and also the pursuit of hares or deer as a lone hunter.. For the hunt to be successful, the hunter must know which path the game will take to be able to shoot it with a shotgun at a maximum distance of 30 m.
During a hunt on hunting ground there are large groups of up to 30 hunters. The hunt leader distributes the hunters in different positions, while a hunter goes on the hunt with all the dogs, and finally hold all the dogs at once. Here the hunt leader must know how the game flees and, therefore, distribute hunters' positions. While hunting in the hunting ground, the hare, the deer and sometimes also the fox are shot from a maximum distance of 30 m.

Off the hunt, the Bernese Hound he is a nice and quiet family member. with whom you are closely linked.

Characteristics "Bernese Hound"

Coexistence is important that you have with your new friend. Before considering the acquisition of a dog of the breed "Bernese 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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Social need ⓘ

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Home ⓘ

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Videos "Bernese Hound"

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Type and recognitions:

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

Federations:

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


FCI breed standard "Bernese Hound"

FCIFCI - Bernese Hound
Hound

Varieties of “Swiss hounds”

The four varieties of Swiss Hounds have their own specific hunting characteristics.:

– The Bernese Hound, with her beautiful throat (“the howler of the Jura”), demanding, mainly used for hares;
– The “Jura Hound“, an excellent recuperator
– The Lucerne Hound, reminiscent of Small Blue Gascony, he is an active and passionate dog that hunts deer very well;
– The “Schwyz Hound”, less widespread outside of Switzerland, is reserved for rabbits and hares.

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Harrier (dog)
Inglaterra FCI 295 . Medium-sized Hounds

Harrier

The Harrier (dog) it is an excellent dog for hunting, specialized in foxes and hares.

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History

The Harrier (dog) comes from Great Britain and was first mentioned in writing in the year 1260. French hounds are supposed to, are the ancestors of this breed. Y, as well, there is considerable consensus that the Harrier (dog) Today is the product of the cross between the Beagle and the English Foxhound, born in the south of England.

The demonstrable origin of dogs, who have been hunting hares for several centuries, can probably be traced back to the 13th century in western England: The first written record of a herd of Harrier (dog) of a certain Sir Elias of Midhope in England was in 1260. Other herds of Harrier (dog) well known to history were the Holcombe herd in the 17th century and the Cambridgeshire herd in the mid-18th century.

In 1889 the first exhibition of Harrier (dog). Later, two associations were founded that have since dedicated themselves to the pure breeding of this breed..

It is not clear where the name of the Harrier (dog). Like the dog Harrier (dog) is a very ancient race, it is not easy to clarify this origin beyond all doubt.

The Harrier (dog) He was originally bred to go hunting for hares. So, some people think her name is derived from the English word “Hare“. “Hare” is the word for “Hare” in french and english. Harrier (dog) It, therefore, a kind of abbreviation of the English term “Hare-Hound” and indicates that this breed was originally bred for hare hunting.

Others believe that this breed of dog got its name from the Norman-Saxon language.

Here “Harrier (dog)” it just means “dog”.

Physical characteristics “Harrier (dog)”

The Harrier (dog) it is a strong and light dog, less powerful and is used for hunting hares. It has a long and slightly arched neck on top. The eyes, medium sized and oval, they tend to be dark. The short ears, almost flat and V-shaped, they are inserted high but they are pendulous carried.

The coat of the Harrier (dog) it's shiny, hard, dense and short, well glued to the body. The hair on the ears is finer in texture than the rest of the body. Are white, black and bark, lemon and white, Red and white, black, White and bark. Tricolor with a black coat on the upper back is also allowed. This last variant is bred mainly by the French.

With a height at the cross of 48 to 55 cm and a weight of 22 to 27 kg, this dog belongs to the medium-sized dogs.

Character and skills “Harrier (dog)”

Harrier (dog)
A tricolour Harrier by Smcmilla, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

The Harrier (dog) they are gentle, peaceful, quiet, balanced and above all intelligent and eager to learn. Its great resistance, his great joy of movement and his good assertiveness are other typical characteristics. An excellent sense of smell distinguishes this basically easy-care and undemanding dog..
Like a dog from the original pack, is naturally very sociable and very compatible with other dogs. Since the Harrier (dog) is from reason rather stubborn and independent, needs a consistent yet loving and gentle upbringing. If it is kept in the pack and acts as a hunting dog, builds little relationship with humans, but as a family dog ​​he proves to be a faithful dog, loving and undemanding. He is quite alert but completely free of aggression.

Can be kept well with various dogs in the family. The Harrier (dog) can, according to its origin, be trained well like dogs that run and sweat, although his preferred terrain is flat, at most a little bumpy. It is equally suitable for hunting on horseback, which is particularly popular in England. This breed is also suitable for dog sports. As a family dog, he needs long walks, as well as occupation and contacts.

The Harrier (dog) has a very fine sense of smell, is very resistant, persistent…, It seems that never were fatigue and can reach a good speed and keep it, While still at its prey, reason why it has been used since its origins for hunting in packs.

He is very obedient and intelligent, which is why, education and training firm, consistent and loving, gives very good results. Their life expectancy is around the 12 years.

Care and maintenance “Harrier (dog)”

The Harrier (dog) they need a lot of exercise and have a very strong hunting instinct, so it is absolutely necessary that you challenge them enough and offer them longer rides each day.

It is important to ensure that he is kept on a leash where the game is present, otherwise he would follow his hunting instinct. The Harrier (dog) he is not a city dog, but loves to romp in a garden with plenty of exercise. When it comes to caring for your coat, not very demanding: he likes to brush once in a while. If the dog goes hunting with you, should be examined for parasites and lesions.

Characteristics "Harrier (dog)"

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Type and recognitions:

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

Federations:

  • FCI – Group 6: Scent hounds, and related breeds. – Section 1.1: Large-sized Hounds.
  • ​KCHound


FCI breed standard "Harrier (dog)"

FCIFCI - Harrier (dog)
Harrier (dog)

Alternative names:

1. Harrier (English).
2. Harrier (French).
3. Harrier (German).
4. Lebreiro, Cão de caça a lebre (Portuguese).
5. Harrier (español).

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French Tricolour Hound
Francia FCI 219 - Large-sized Hounds

French Tricolour Hound

The French Tricolour Hound it is an unusual breed and little known outside of France.

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History French Tricolour Hound

The true ancestry of French Scent hounds It will probably never be discovered as most early breeders didn't bother to keep any breeding records.. But, it can be stated with quite certainty that the breed was created by mixing live and now extinct breeds of French and English Scent hounds.

The French Tricolour Hound it is a breed of recent creation (1957), probably comes from the crossing of the Great Anglo-French tricolor hound with the Poitevin hound, the Billy and possibly the Great Gascony Blue. The standard is of the year 1965.

The French Tricolour Hound kept solely for hunting in large packs. Its largest quarry were large wild animals such as deer, the wolf and the boar. A group of several hounds detected the scent trail of one of these mammals and chased it., barking loudly so the hunter could go after them. Depending on the type of animal pursued, the dogs were to corner him or kill him immediately.

The number of copies decreased drastically after two world wars. French hunting enthusiasts managed to save her, although many unique French breeds were lost to the world during these terrible times.

At present its breeding and therefore its population are supported solely by the French hunting community. In general, the future of French Tricolour Hound you will be fairly insured as long as there are fans of dog hunting in your homeland.

Physical Characteristics Tricolor French Hound

The French Tricolour Hound he is a distinguished dog, elegant, well built and muscular. The head is not too imposing, but rather elongated; the occipital protuberance is marked. Eyes are big and brown, sometimes with black border. The look is smart. The ears are larger than the Poitevin hound, placed at eye level, a little forward, not too flexible; pulled forward, it is preferred that they reach the base of the muzzle, but it is accepted that they are two fingers shorter. The queue is quite long, carried high and gracefully.

  • Fur: Short and quite fine.
  • Color: tricolor, with a more or less extensive coat. Shades of red preferably bright, that can reach the leather. Dark spots on the eyes and cheeks should be avoided, and the blue or tan spots on the limbs and body.
  • Size: 62 to 72 cm for the male and 60 to 68 cm for female.
  • Weight: approx.. 30 kg
  • Character and skills French Tricolour Hound

    The only function of French Tricolour Hound is hunting, so it is difficult to make a generalization regarding their behavior patterns and temperament in a home environment. But, it is not necessary to suggest that a socialized specimen can become an educated and balanced family pet. Like most tracking hounds, he is gentle with children and likes to be a part of their various activities.. This dog is probably too energetic and playful to be a suitable companion for a child..

    The French Tricolour Hound tends to become somewhat distant and reserved in the presence of strangers. But, will never show open aggressiveness unless they suspect that something or someone threatens their family. Some of these dogs are vigilant enough to perform surveillance duties. This sociable and caring breed will make a terrible guardian, that he would rather greet an intruder by wagging his tail than resorting to necessary actions.

    Canine aggressiveness is considered a major defect in the temperament of hounds, that were developed for herd hunting. For this reason, members with the slightest hint of this undesirable characteristic are immediately excluded from the breeding program. The French Tricolour Hound is known for its exceptional tolerance towards other canines. Despite his excessively peaceful nature, also requires early socialization in this regard. It is worth remembering that the breed has a very powerful drive to hunt down and kill other species of animals., especially stray cats. You can get along with individual family pets if you have been raised with them since your puppy.

    French Tricolour Hound Health

    The most common problems for the breed include:

    – canine hip dysplasia;
    – elbow dysplasia;
    – eye problems;
    – sarna demodex;
    – skin infections;
    – skin allergies;
    – chronic ear infections;
    – bloodhound ataxia.

    Caring for the French Tricolour Hound

    The French Tricolour Hound Needs a negligible amount of maintenance. Regular brushing will be enough to keep his short, graceful coat in reasonably good condition..

    The ears of this breed are highly susceptible to irritation and infection, so its systematic examination and cleaning should become an essential part of care routines. Apart from that, the master must cut the emails of his French Tricolour Hound at least every two months.

    French Tricolour Hound Training

    The training of French Tricolour Hound poses a considerable challenge. The breed is a natural hunter and requires basic training in all that concerns its original hunting duties.. Unfortunately, its persistence in the search for prey turns into obstinacy in training. It also, cannot stay focused on the same boring task for a long time and is easily irritated by its many repetitions.

    The best training strategy for this dog should include abundant rewards in the form of praise and tasty treats.. Negative reinforcement doesn't work with French Tricolour Hound and must be avoided at all costs.

    Exercise with French Tricolour Hound

    The French Tricolour Hound it is an athletic and robust hunting dog, easily adapts to extremely intense physical activity. At a minimum it should be taken for a brisk walk of 45 minutes. You should always wear a leash when you are outside, since it is very difficult to call him back once he has been drawn down some interesting path.

    The French Tricolour Hound behaves calm and relaxed once exercise requirements have been fully met. Keep in mind that a poorly exercised dog will gradually develop unpleasant behavior problems such as continuous barking, internal hyperactivity or destruction. This breed is best suited for suburban life in the house with a large, secure yard.

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    Type and recognitions:

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

    Federations:

    • FCI – Group 6: Scent hounds, and related breeds. – Section 1.1: Large-sized Hounds.
    • Central Canine Society


    FCI breed standard "French Tricolour Hound"

    FCIFCI - French Tricolour Hound
    Hound

    Alternative names:

    1. Chien Français Tricolore (English).
    2. Français tricolore (French).
    3. Französischer Dreifarbiger Laufhund(German).
    4. français tricolore (Portuguese).
    5. Sabueso francés tricolor (español).

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    Griffon Nivernais
    Francia FCI 17 - Medium-sized Hounds

    Griffon Nivernais

    Brave and vivacious, the “Griffon Nivernais” he is an obedient and loving dog. never shy, it is not aggressive either.

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    History

    These dogs were crossed with those brought from the Crusades by San Luis to give the greyhounds, probable ancestors of the Griffon Nivernais.

    They were big dogs, fine-nosed, clogged, excellent closers, very difficult to discipline, fast but tough, very scathing, specialized in strong and straight lines.

    They were highly valued at that time for hunting wolves and wild boars.. The Greyhound was very fashionable during 200 years, until the reign of Louis XI, then he was abandoned from the royal packs by Francisco I in favor of the “White dog”.

    But, some knights of the “Nivernais” they kept it until the French Revolution, when the race seemed to have disappeared. A century later, the last representatives of the greyhounds, kept in the cradle of the breed, were probably crossed with “Griffons de Bresse” to give the Griffon Nivernais.

    In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, received blood from English Foxhound and Grand Griffon Vendéen to give it size and speed.

    The “Vendéen-Nivernais”, in particular, crossed paths with Bloodhound to create the Otterhound. The latter was used to soak the “Nivernais“, giving them a rustic nose and wisdom, and improved the ability to approach.

    Closer to our time, after having been through wars with difficulty, and thanks to the development of wild boar populations, their number grew steadily from the 1980s onwards. 1970. More recently, some users injected blue blood to give him throat and application at work, often at the expense of his love of hunting wild boar.

    Photo: This dog is a french Griffon Nivernais by Alephalpha, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

    Physical characteristics “Griffon Nivernais”

    The Griffon Nivernais is recognizable in particular by its furry appearance with its long, well stocked and messy fur. The latter, which is rough and hard, it is always charcoal color, that is to say, sandy or leonado with black spots, but there are also white hairs here and there in its fur that draw shades from light gray to dark gray.

    Sad expression, almost shy, giving dark eyes and pronounced eyebrows is also a characteristic of this breed.

    The Griffon Nivernais it is a medium-sized dog with a robust gait and dry limbs. His tail is not very long, but they carry it tall and even saber-shaped when in action.

    Character and skills “Griffon Nivernais”

    GRIFFON NIVERNAIS CLUB – centrale-canine.fr

    The Griffon Nivernais has a well marked character, sometimes stubborn, which makes it a highly prized hunting dog for its value, resistance and initiative.

    It is generally reduced to its simplest expression: It is a dog used almost exclusively for hunting wild boar.

    They are made to live in a herd where they must excel to have their place. But, for this reason, it is also a dog that can be difficult to train. So, best suited to an already experienced master of dog breeding.

    Nonetheless, the Griffon Nivernais is calm and obedient when well trained. He is also a dog full of energy. He is very close to his teacher.

    Care and maintenance “Griffon Nivernais”

    The Griffon Nivernais It is an outdoor dog that needs physical exercise. That's why it doesn't adapt to city life, and above all it is not made to live locked in an apartment.

    Regarding maintenance, the Griffon Nivernais does not require any particular care apart from a normal brushing once a week and another, more thorough, with an iron brush to thoroughly clean dead hairs and your skin, At least once a year.

    Health “Griffon Nivernais”

    The Griffon Nivernais It is a dog resistant to cold and humidity. On the other hand, afraid of heat.

    It is a dog prone to stomach twists. That is why you should not do intense physical exercise before and immediately after your meals.. Otherwise, there are no known breed-specific diseases.

    Characteristics "Griffon Nivernais"

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

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    Type and recognitions:

    • FCI CLASSIFICATION:
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    • Section : . .

    Federations:

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


    FCI breed standard "Griffon Nivernais"

    FCIFCI - Griffon Nivernais
    Griffon

    Alternative names:

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