English Water Spaniel

English Water Spaniel (Spanish water dog) It is a breed of dog that has been extinct since the first part of the 20th century, He was last seen in the Decade of 1930. Is of English origin.

He was very famous for his skill in hunting waterfowl and being able to dive like a duck. Described as similar to a Collie or a cross between a Poodle and a Springer Spaniel curly hair and was generally white with color stains liver or brown.

The English Water Spaniel is prior to the Irish Water Spaniel (Irish Water Spaniel). Historians of the race, They claim that they have been mentioned by Shakespeare "in his work"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 dog.

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English White Terrier

English White Terrier (White English Terrier, also known as Old English Terrier or British White Terrier) is a breed of dog extinct, of English origin.

"The name of"English White Terrier"it was invented and adopted at the beginning of" 1860 by a group of breeders willing to create a new breed of dog, inspired by the typical Terrier work but with a higher acuity of hearing. 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.

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Euskal Artzain Txakurra
España Not recognized by the FCI

Euskal Artzain Txakurra

The Euskal Artzain Txakurra is not recognized by any international Cynological organization.

The Euskal Artzain Txakurra) It is a breed of dog originally from the Basque country. Is a breed traditionally used as a sheepdog and guard livestock. There are two varieties, the Gorbeiakoa and Iletsua.

The breed was recognised by the Royal Canine society of Spain the 1 in June of 1995.

From the official club of the breed, the “Euskal Artzain Txakurra” refers to those mixed-breed wool dogs that are seen in the villages of Euskal Herría., mostly white, Tan or black, have nothing to do with the reddish or tawny of the pure specimens of Euskal Artzain Txakurra.

Today, the Euskal Artzain Txakurra has only 413 copies recognized since the holding of the first monograph of the race.

Elkhound Swedish
Swedish Elkhound

Elkhound Sueco

The Elkhound Swedish, also called Swedish Elkhound, It is a breed of dog of Spitz type of Northern Europe. Jämthund is an eponym of Jämtland, central province of Sweden.

This race, of similar appearance to the Wolf, It was recognized by the FCI from 1946, due to the intense work of Aksel Lindström and others. Prior to that, the Jämthund and the Hunter of Norwegian Elkhound were seen as the same race.

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Elkhound Swedish

Alemania FCI 291 . Asian Spitz and related breeds


The Eurasian is confident, quiet, tolerant, adaptable, willing to learn and smart.



In the Decade of 1960, Julius Wipfel raised females of Keeshond (Wolfspitz) and males of Chow-Chow en Weinheim, Baden-Wurttemberg, initially the Wolf-Chow. He finally raised this dog with him Samoyed and obtained an original dog with a natural structure and a balanced character.

In 1973 the breed was recognized by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI) and it is, therefore, the youngest German dog breed. The youngest breed, officially recognized German breed owes its name to its original European breeds (Keeshond = EUR) and asian (Chow-Chow and Samoyed = ASIER). The task of the robust companion and family dog ​​with character was not even hunting, nor grazing, nor on guard. The Eurasian was bred solely as a social partner for humans.

Physical characteristics

The Eurasian is balanced, well built, medium-sized, with erect ears. It can be of different colours: Beige, reddish brown, the Grey Wolf, black. A characteristic feature is the Agouti coat pattern and stripe and stripe patterns., that for example wolves also have.
The male has a height of 52 - 60 the cross and weighs cm, approximately, of 23 - 32 kg. The female has a height of 48 - 56 cm to cross and weighs between 18 - 26 kg.
Typical of the coat of the Eurasian is his dense undercoat, which is excellent protection against cold and also repels dirt. Just the muzzle, the face, the ears and the front of the legs are short-haired. The tail, the back of the front legs and the back legs have long hairs.

By the way, the Eurasian get their tongues partially and sometimes even completely blue from the Chow-Chow, whose blue tongue merged with the pink tongue of the Keeshond and Samoyed.

Character and skills

The Eurasian he is sure of himself, quiet, tolerant, adaptable, willing to learn and smart. Above all, animals are very close to their family members, which does not make them a one man dog.

The Eurasian they need constant and close contact with their humans and are therefore completely unsuitable for housing in kennels. In an animal shelter, these sensitive dogs would suffer extraordinarily and eventually wither. How the Eurasiers are so focused on their family, should not be left in the hands of other people, even when they are on vacation. Wants to be with his family, always and everywhere.

These sensitive animals have a special feeling for the mood and disposition of their humans, and have a distinctive social behavior towards others Eurasian. In addition, dogs of this breed are elegant, self-confident and at the same time pleasantly stubborn. They can even trick their owners into getting their way.

Activities with the Eurasian

Although the Eurasian does not have pronounced hunting behavior, a certain prey drive may be present, as in most dogs. However, with a loving consistency, understanding, patience and treats, the Eurasian can be trained to become trouble-free and appreciative companions, that adapt to all situations in life. However, training in an outer hand is out of the question for a Eurasian. If you demand absolute obedience to a dog, you must choose another race.

The Eurasian need about two hours of exercise a day. Your urge to move can be ideally satisfied by jogging, cycling the agility. Monotonous catch-up games like the one in “look for sticks” quickly bore this clever animal.

Eurasian care

Despite the dense undercoat, the care of the coat of the Eurasian it is not complicated and is limited to brushing once a week only during the change of coat, must be combed daily. The tongue of the Eurasier ranges from pink to an infinite number of varieties from pied blue to pure blue. The inheritance of Chow-Chow fascinates many passersby and often leads to confusion with the Chinese race. A Eurasier is an incorruptible friend for life.

Buying a Eurasian from a breeder

If you want to buy a puppy of Eurasian, you will need to be prepared for waiting periods, because there are only some 300 or 400 puppies per year under the umbrella organization of the VDH (German Canine Federation. Cubs Eurasian cost around 1000 EUR.

Images "Eurasian"


1 – Kai de Eurasipomer (Nombre original Selly de Eurasipomer) by Siasegos / CC BY-SA
2 – Eurasier by https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Eurasier_liegend.jpg
3 – Eurasier by https://flic.kr/p/eKr7Rv
4 – Eigen gemaakte foto van een Eurasier (hondenras) by Ekta / CC BY-SA
5 – A beautiful Eurasier male I met during a walk. His name is Haiko vom Born by https://flic.kr/p/UAo4j3
6 – Adult tan and black eurasier dog on body of water by https://www.pikrepo.com/fwskj/adult-tan-and-black-eurasier-dog-on-body-of-water

Videos "Eurasian"

Dogs breeds: Eurasian
Raffi – Eurasian – 3 Week Residential Dog Training at Adolescent Dogs

Type and recognitions:

  • Group 5: Spitz and primitive types.
  • Section 5: Asiatic Spitz and related breeds. Without working trial.


  • FCI – Group 5: Dogs type Spitz and primitive type – Section 5: Asian Spitz and related breeds.
  • ANKC – Non sporting
  • CKC – Group 3 – Working Dogs
  • ​KC – Utility
  • NZKC – Non Sporting
  • UKC – Northern Breeds

FCI breed standard "Eurasian"

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Alternative names:

    1. Eurasian Dog (English).
    2. Eurasier (French).
    3. Eurasier (Hunderasse) (German).
    4. Eurasier (Portuguese).
    5. Eurasian (Spanish).

Norwegian Elkhound
Gray Norwegian Elkhound

Elkhound Noruego

The Norwegian Elkhound or Gray Norwegian Elkhound, It is one of the ancient dog breeds of type Spitz and the national dog of Norway.

He has been employed as a Hunter, guardian, Shepherd and dog defense. This race is the product of a country of sub-Arctic temperatures, heavy snowfall, dense forests and rugged mountains, What has given rise to develop a great resistance. Bravery can highlight, perhaps due to its ancient use in the hunt for the bear and other pieces of hunting, such as Moose and wolves. The Norwegian Elkhound was presented for the first time in a dog show in Norway, in 1877.

The Norwegian Elkhound is one 45-52 cm in height and weighs up, approximately, 24 kg. Its grey fur, black and white is composed of two layers: a dense, soft fur, Black color that goes in the mouth, the tip of its tail and ears, then it will degrade grey silver legs, the tail and bottom, and then covered with a black cloak. It has a coiled tail. The Elkhound, It is a very resistant and medium-sized dog. They have a very strong bark, Why are good monitors.

The Norwegian Elkhound is very faithful to his master, an excellent family dog, If they are given adequate attention. It is bold, playful, independent, always alert, extremely intelligent, and, sometimes, a little bit naughty.

Loves the outdoors and cold weather. Need daily exercise, so do not feel frustrated or even, become destructive. It is a race, exceptionally, friendly. If it is not trained, It tends to pull the strap when we are taking a walk. This dog requires much attention so that you can understand what his place in the family, otherwise they may develop social problems and feel abandoned.

It is a very proud and noble race that may have hurt feelings when its owner is not acting in a coherent way. Although each dog is a unique, usually, this breed are very friendly and get along very well with children. They are happiest when they feel they are part of the family. This, combined with their physical characteristics, It makes a good watchdog.

Train a Norwegian Elkhound, It might be a challenge due to their intelligence and deep independent streak, But even so, is an obedient dog, of good character, and applied in their learning and training.

Norwegian Elkhound

Canadian Eskimo Dog
Canadá FCI 211 . Nordic Sledge Dogs

Esquimal Canadiense

The dog Canadian Eskimo Dog it's a sled dog, the North of Canada natural. This is possibly one of the dogs more cold-tolerant.



The Canadian Eskimo Dog is an Arctic breed of dog, often considered the oldest in North America and the rarest pedigree dogs domestic indigenous.

The Canadian Eskimo Dog it's a sled dog, the North of Canada natural. This is possibly one of the dogs more cold-tolerant. It is highly resistant such as dog sledding in the winter and summer load; He manages to carry much weight in long distances at a considerable speed. This has been one of the reasons, that has been used in the Arctic and Antarctic exploration. In the present is one of the favorite dogs in sled races.

For a long time, they were the preferred transportation method of the Inuit in the Canadian Arctic, the traditional working dog teams became increasingly unusual in North, Since the 1960s, appeared the snowmobiles, It became increasingly popular, as you are fast and efficient. Today many people in the North and Nunavutmiut (Inuit living in Nunavut) prefer to use the Alaskan Husky, they are less resistant but faster. That is leading to the Canadian Eskimo Dog, decrease your chances of survival, and each time are less...

Physical characteristics

The Canadian Eskimo Dog, has small ears, triangular, placed high on the head and well separated. It keeps stops. The outer mantle of long medium and dense inner mantle. All colours and combinations are allowed. The tail has long hair and keeps it on the back. The height of the males is of 58 - 70 cm.. The females measure of 50 - 60 cm.. The weight of 30 - 40 Kg. in males. Females weigh in 18 - 30 Kg.

Character and skills

This is a working breed has extraordinary qualities to survive and adapt extreme places, more than any dog. It is quiet, curious, However, Once they enter the instincts of survival in action, those instincts that have helped him adapt to the environment and conditions where their ancestors have lived for a thousand, perhaps too much for a House dog.

Taking into account that is a dog that historically, It has been used to work in packs (dog sleds), We must remember that the order of command, the role of Chief, is very strong. Y, need to educate him what from puppy, show him who's boss, strongly, love and patience.

Type and recognitions:

  • Group 5: Spitz and primitive types.
  • Section 1: Nordic Sledge Dogs. Without working trial.
  • Federations:
    • FCI – Group 5 – Section 1 Nordic Sledge Dogs.
    • CKC – Nordic Sledge Dogs

    FCI breed standard "Canadian Eskimo Dog"

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    Alternative names:

      1. Canadian Inuit Dog, Qimmiq, Canadian Husky (English).
      2. Inuit canadien, Qimmiq (French).
      3. Canadian Eskimo Dog (German).
      4. (em inglês: Canadian Eskimo Dog), Qimmiq (Portuguese).
      5. (Spanish).

    American Eskimo

    Esquimal Americano

    The American Eskimo dog (American Eskimo or “Eskie”) He is a descendant of the North of the continent of Europe from Spitz. When was the 19th century, in United States, selected individuals who had left the different Spitz breeds that had been brought by German settlers white. The result of these crosses was born the current race, disseminated throughout the country thanks to the Circus Barnum and Bailey, He used these dogs in their numbers.

    The Eskie is an affectionate dog, playful, and sometimes, a bit dominant and independent. He likes to spend time with their owners and that they give their attention. When you want to (is sometimes a little stubborn), He likes to please and learn with ease. It is a very active dog who loves the snow and cold. With strangers is suspicious, not he changed his mind until that owners show. It is prone to the barking.

    This dog breed is occasionally hereditary bone structure and joints problems. Care are the daily brushing and especially at the time of moulting. It has a ' self-cleaning ' layer so it does not require frequent baths; After the bath should be dried carefully to avoid skin problem.
    The standard size measured between 38 and 48 cm.; the miniature between 30 and 38 cm.; the Toy of 30 cm. (females always measured 2,5 cm. less), the weight will of of 3 - 18 kg, Depending on whether it is standard and miniature. The fur is white or white creamy, their average lifespan is about thirteen years.

    It is affectionate and very intelligent and very fond of children.

    He relates well with other dogs, is a guard dog, Protector, It is usually trained narcotics detection, is agile, obedient and competitive.
    You need rides and you can be happy with a small garden.

    American Eskimo