Cattle dog
Cattle Dogs according to the FCI

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Known by the name of Sennenhund dog a number of breeds of dog traditionally have been used for the management and conduct of cattle.

The FCI breeds of Sennenhund dogs classified into two distinct groups based on their appearance.
In Group I, Section 2, He placed Sennenhund dogs Lupoid appearance (similar to a Wolf) and in Group II, Section 3, to the trotting of mountain.

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St. Hubert Hound
Bélgica FCI 84 . Large-sized Hounds

Sabueso de San Huberto

The St. Hubert Hound It is the dog with the more developed nose around the globe

The St. Hubert Hound (In English, known as Bloodhound) It is a breed of dog originally from Belgium, more specifically in the region of the Ardennes. It is one of the different breeds of hound recognized by the FCI in your group 6.

Traditionally the monks of the Saint Hubert monastery as the creators of the race.

Read all about this race by clicking on: Bloodhound.

  • Alternative names: Chien de Saint-Hubert / St. Hubert Hound / Bloodhound / Bluthund
  • Group 6 / Section 1.1 – Hounds of large size

Dogs breeds: St. Hubert Hound


Bloodhound
Bélgica FCI 84 - The hound par excellence

Bloodhound

The Bloodhound It is the dog with thinner smell of the planet.

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History

The Bloodhound (St. Hubert Hound) It is a breed of dog originally from Belgium, more specifically in the region of the Ardennes. It is one of the different breeds of hound recognized by the FCI in Group 6.

Has been traditionally considered to the monks of the monastery of St. Hubert as the creators of the race (for this reason also, are known as St. Hubert Hound), and they based their selection on the hunting dogs used by the monk Hubert, founder of the order and which later to be canonized became the patron saint of hunters. King William the Conqueror took copies of this breed to England when he ascended to the throne. The descendants of these specimens, they were known in the country as Bloodhound, referring to the purity of their blood.

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The name “Bloodhound” not from this dog's ability to track and hunt people, but a long history of bloodlines carefully recorded. In other words, It is a bloodhound ” of blood”, a kind of dog of the aristocracy, if you can say so.

This legend has it that a rich nobleman hunted in a good Friday accompanied by a group of noisy dogs, in the distance he saw a deer and when he was about to shoot it was drawn the image of the cross of Jesus Christ in his antlers and since retired from his dissipated life to devote his wealth to good works. Since then usually give the nobles, the best specimen of his beloved dogs. Today the tradition continues, but now is a religious service and gives blessing to copies, continuing with the exposure of the race in the community of St. Hubert at Belgium.

After the race was introduced in the United States where one of his missions was the search and hunt down the fugitive slaves. For many years the recognition by a Bloodhound was considered proof incriminating by American courts.

Physical characteristics

The Bloodhound is a powerful hunting dog. The back is very strong compared to the size of the dog. The head is long and narrow. The muzzle is long with a nose of black. The deeply sunken eyes and drooping eyelids. The Chin is very pronounced.

The Bloodhound is the dog with thinner smell on the planet.

Despite its size, is an agile dog. His body is longer than high. In the head and Chin wrinkles are perhaps one of the most characteristic features, along with the length of its hanging ears. The accepted colors are black and fire, Brown and red in its different shades and fire.

The appeal is of 67 cm for males and 60 cm for females.

Character and skills

It has been documented that they are able to follow a trail of up to 15 days, because of the enormous sensitivity of their sense of smell, caused by the internal folds of their nostrils. For this reason is used as a police dog in tracking work.

These hounds cannot be kept in a yard without fences. There is a good chance that your tracker instinct carried them wander and get away until the end of their trail.

It is a dog that needs to be exercised (like all dogs), and usually live more happily in large spaces, Although adapts very well to home life.

The Blodhound, Despite the allusion to the term blood contained in its name (blood), It is one of the animals most affable that exists. It is a dog of noble nature, It can be shy with strangers. It is very patient and persevering if looking for a trail you want…

It is excellent Playmate for children, defend them from any danger. They tend to be very well with other dogs and pets.

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Bloodhound Ratings

Coexistence is important that you have with your new friend. Before considering the acquisition of a dog of the breed “Bloodhound” 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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Dog friendly ⓘ

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Hair loss ⓘ

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Affection Level ⓘ

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Exercise Needs ⓘ

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Social Needs ⓘ

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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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Type and recognitions:

  • CLASSIFICATION FCI:Group 6 –> Hounds type, and related breeds. / Section 1.1 –> Hounds type of large size. With working trial.
  • FCI 84
  • Federations: FCI , AKC , ANKC , CKC , ​KC , NZKC , UKC
  • FCI nomenclature of the Bloodhound breed
  • BLOODHOUND FCI

Alternative names:

    1. Sleuth hound, St. Hubert Hound (English).
    2. bloodhound (French).
    3. Bluthund, Bloodhound (German).
    4. Cão-de-santo-humberto, Chien de St. Humbert, Bloodhound (Portuguese).
    5. Perro de San Huberto (Spanish).

Bichon

It is called Bichon a group of dog breeds that have common features be of small size, having long hair and a sweet and affectionate character.

It is believed that the Bichon term comes from Barbichón, as they were called the poodle puppies or Barbet and by similarity, the term was applied to these races.

The Federation Cynologique Internationale qualify the Bichon breeds within the Group IX, in a single section; section 1 Bichones and similar breeds.

In this section are included also 2 races which did not bear the name of Bichon but if share appearance and character:

The different varieties of Bichon

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Belgian Shepherd Groenendael
Bélgica FCI 15 . Sheepdogs

Pastor Belga Groenendael

The Belgian Shepherd Groenendael is a very intelligent dog, Active, loyal and loving.

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History

The dog Belgian Shepherd Groenendael It is a breed recognized by all the major canine clubs. In the United States is recognized under the name of Belgian Shepherd.

Just like all the Belgian Shepherd, the Groenendael is medium-sized, hard-working, robust, provided, very protective of the family. The Groenendael It is recognized for its black fur.

At the end of the 19th century, There was a large number of drivers dogs of herds whose type was heterogeneous in Belgium and their coats were a wide variety. In order to put order into this situation, some cinófilos (cinógrafos) fans formed a group which was guided by A teacher. Reul, the school of veterinary medicine of Cureghem, who can be considered as a true pioneer and founder of the race.

The Belgian Shepherd is officially born as a breed between 1891 and 1897. The 29 in September of 1891, the “Club del Perro” is founded in Brussels Belgian Shepherd”And that same year, the 15 November, Professor A.. Reul manages to gather in Cureghem, 117 dogs, allowing you to carry out a census and form a group with the best copies. In the following years becomes a real selection, making an extreme inbreeding on some stallions.

The 3 in April of 1892, the "Club del Perro de Belgian Shepherd”Wrote a first, well-detailed breed standard. Was admitted a single race, with three varieties of hair. Anyway, at that time, the Belgian Shepherd was only a dog of humble people and therefore a race which still lacked prestige. As a result, is not until 1901 the first Belgian Shepherd were recorded in the book of the origins of the Société Róyale Saint Hubert (L.O.S.H.).

In the course of the next few years, the leaders of the cinephile fans Belgian Shepherd they tenaciously devoted themselves to unify the type and correct the defects. We can affirm that towards the 1910 the type and character of the Belgian Shepherd were already established.

Through the history of Belgian Shepherd, the issue of the different varieties and accepted colors has given rise to many controversies.

On the other hand, in regard to morphology, the character and fitness to work, There has never been any disagreement.

Physical characteristics

The Belgian Shepherd Groenendael must be athletic, strong, imposing, rustic, and balanced in appearance.

You must have a natural look, as if never has prepared especially for the show. Its hair It must be abundant, but they are never as if it were to inhibit the ability of the dog in any way work.

The color is always black, with small white spots are allowed on the chest.

The Belgian Shepherd Groenendael must measure of 60 - 66 cm. to the cross males and between 56 and 62 cm. females. The weight should be, approximately, of 25 - 30 kg for males and 20 - 25 kg for females.

This dog has a double layer coat a thick, the texture must be hard and dense, woolly, never silky, Kale, and a thin layer (undercoat) It should be thick and abundant.

Character and skills

The Belgian Shepherd Groenendael is a very intelligent dog, Active, loyal and loving.

They are ideal for those who have a lot of time, energy, self-confidence and much love to give... are wonderful friends. Training and socialization is essential. They are cautious with strangers and protective family. They love to children, When I present at an early age.

They need to spend much time with his family and to exercise every day, because if left too long alone and doing sedentary lifestyle, they may experience separation anxiety, be sad, and even be destructive with household objects.

The Belgian Shepherd Groenendael needs a lot of exercise, routinely. If you are having a dog, prepare to spend about two hours a day, and to play with it. Daily exercise, You must include a walk, but also a training session to keep the dog mentally stimulated.

These dogs have a great “work ethic” and the need to work to do, such as obedience, Flyball, Schutzhund, training, agility or, cattle work. Performing any of these activities you will be happy. They are a sensitive breed and may not be trained using harsh methods.

The Belgian Shepherd, in general, they can compete in agility, obedience, show, Flyball, tracking. Also, It can be trained to compete in herding trials.

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Otros nombres:

Belgian Sheepdog / Chien de Berger Belge.

Type and recognitions:

  • CLASSIFICATION FCI: 15
  • Group 1: Sheepdogs and Cattledogs (except Swiss Cattledogs).
  • Section 1: Sheepdogs. With working trial.

Malinois
Bélgica FCI 15 . Sheepdogs

Malinois

The Malinois is vigilant, always active and alert. He has an innate aptitude as a flock guardian…

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History

The Malinois is one of the 4 Belgian Shepherd varieties, its name comes from the Belgian city of Mechelen (Mechelen Dutch, French Malines), town that saw it born.

The first standard of this variety was written by Professor Reul, of the Club du Chien de Berger Belge, to be adopted in 1892. The appearance, skills and most of the physical characteristics in this standard, they are almost identical to the current. Its origins are the same as those of wire-haired dogs.

This variety, little known, of Belgian Shepherd is a breed of utility par excellence and is very appreciated by trainers of dogs work and people who participate in various tests of competition as Schutzhund.

In addition to his civil aspect as "athlete" competition, It is also frequently used by the armed forces, for example the Mexican army who used it to attack.

They are very popular in Belgium, France and America, the first Malinois they arrived in United States in 1907, to be used by the police, due to their temperamental characteristics.

Currently the Malinois It was a better option for the election of the army and police to difference of the German Shepherd, Although does not have the same force as the German Shepherd, the Malinois surpasses this in resistance and availability to work, Moreover the level of intelligence is similar, even many creators who have worked with both races, They claim that it is superior.

Its development is closely linked to sport, in particular the French Ring and their dissemination at the global level. In fact, in 1900 organized the first tests with jump of obstacles, obedience and a program of bite and 1909 in Paris, is the first World Championship in Ring, from which, is carried out each year.

Physical characteristics

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The Malinois shared standard with each other 3 varieties of Belgian Shepherd, differentiating these only in the length, type and hair color. His hair is short on the body, without fringes in limb or tail, the color is carborane Brown and presents dark mask on the face.

His robust Constitution allows you to easily adapt to life in the open air and withstand the environmental conditions of climate as difficult as the Belgium.

More than four decades ago that lines of beauty and work are not mixed together. The Malinois It is above all a breed of utility and if there is something that it is becoming known around the world for, it is for its good attributes for work while still seeing that it is not a dog that resists all terrain, in strength is surpassed by the German Shepherd and some Bull type dogs, but it is still an exemplary dog.

Therefore, It is not a variety whose upbringing go primarily oriented to the official type that sets the standard, namely: the beauty.

This explains that his standard has a fairly broad margin compared with other races classified by the FCI, that is why it should not surprise found with copies that differ in size and height.

Character and skills

He is a guard dog, always active and alert. He has an innate aptitude as a flock guardian, and it is a tenacious and ardent supporter of his master, bringing together all the qualities needed to be a sheep dog, guardian, of Defense and service.

Despite their heterogeneity of characters these examples stand out for their vitality, loyalty, vivacity, vehemence, innate aptitude of guardian and his obsession with instinctive to cash in and bite objects. And as often have an intuitive nature towards things for his excellent sense of olfactory sensory perception and is a good Hound, and here the dogs exceeding probably is the German Shorthaired.

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Type and recognitions:

  • CLASSIFICATION FCI: 15
  • Group 1: Sheepdog and Cattle Dogs (except Swiss Cattle Dogs)
  • Section 1: Scent hounds – 1: Sheepdogs. Without working trial.
  • Otros nombres:

    Belgian Malinois / Berger Belge Malinois / Mechelaar / Mechelse Herder / Mechelse Scheper / Pastor Belga Malinois

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