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Criadores de Bulldog Francés en España

The French Bulldog It is a small breed of dog originating in England, established as such by the end of the 19th century. However, despite its name, America and Great Britain have played important roles in the development of this breed. These dogs are often nicknamed “Clowns” or “Frog Dogs”.

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Spanish Water Dog
España FCI 336 . Water Dogs

Perro de Agua Español

The Spanish Water Dog is a faithful dog, obedient, joyful, laborious, courageous and balanced. It is a breed little seen outside of Spain.

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History

Little is known about the origins of Spanish Water Dog. Some dog experts believe they are descended from African dogs or are related to other European spaniels., as the Portuguese Water Dog, or with Turkish or Hungarian herding and herding breeds.

Dogs of this type were hardworking helpers on Spanish farms., in the mines and in the fishing villages, where they performed many functions, like grazing, the recuperation, rat patrol and protection. Your physical characteristics, especially its fur, they are adapted to the variations of humidity and dryness of the marshy regions. This makes him a versatile dog., able to adapt to the needs not only demanded of a shepherd dog, but also a fishing dog and a waterfowl hunter.

With mechanization and migration of people to cities from rural areas, dogs were less necessary for their traditional work, but people interested in the breed strove to preserve it, starting in 1975 with collecting a variety of dogs from various areas, selective breeding to maintain its appearance and working capacity, and directing their talents towards new jobs such as search and rescue and drug and bomb detection.

In the news, its densest population is in Andalusia, where it is usually used as a sheepdog. In this part of Spain it is often known as “Turkish dog”.

Physical characteristics

The Spanish Water Dog it's rustic, Middleweight eumétrico, subgilinear proportions, harmonic, Athletic complexion and muscular well due to the constant functional gym exercising; subconvex profile with a tendency to rectilinear; view, highly developed sense of smell and hearing.

The height at the withers is between 44 and 50 cm for males and 40 to 46 cm., for females. Males weigh in 18 to 22 kg and females in 14 to 18 kg.

His head is strong, of elegant porte; the relationship between length of skull and face will be approximately 1.5 / 1. Flat skull with some marked occipital Crest. Soft and little sharp frontal trough. Subconvex face profile with a tendency to rectilinear. Nose with nostrils well defined, It truffle pigmented equal to or stronger than the darker tone of his coat. Lips; the maxilla and mandibular contact in a very defined lip corner.

Well formed teeth, soft, developed tusks. Slightly oblique eyes, very expressive look; Hazelnut color to Brown IRIS, still desired a tonality according to the layer; apparent ocular conjunctiva. Triangular ears and drop of medium insertion. Short and muscular neck, with perfect Union to the trunk without jowl. Robust trunk, arched ribs, with great breathing capacity bicostal diameter. Little pronounced cross. Powerful chest, collected belly, well linked to the rump steak, slightly inclined grupa.

The tail is of average insertion. Puppies are born with or without, in your case you must amputate from the second to the fourth coccygeal vertebra. The preferred way is the trot, Although he develops a range of careers, jumps, highly spectacular twists and turns that demonstrate inexhaustible energy.

Its skin is flexible, fine and well attached to the body. Can be pigmented in chestnut, black, or despigmentada according to the darker tone of his coat, like all the mucous membranes.

The hair is long and uniform in all its bodily forms always curly and Bristly consistency. Copies of long hair will be accepted, well sheared, as well as those who have their hair cut off, hands and feet; under no circumstances aesthetically sheared.

With regard to the fur, all monocolores layers and bi-coloured compound uniforms are allowed, being always present white. Any Spanish Water Dog puppy should be skinned between three and four months of age wherever it is, North or South. The following bare will be per year, that is to say, to the 15 or 16 months of the animal. And so on until an annual peeling is achieved as a rule in spring..

Character and skills

The Spanish Water Dog belongs according to the FCI classification to Group VIII, section 3, that is to say, is considered a collection dog and more - specifically- a water dog. However, they have traditionally been used as shepherds dogs, in the conduct of sheep and goats, as well as in pigs and cattle.

Because of their great capacity for learning it is currently used by the bodies of Spanish firefighters in their rescue and rescue teams, having spoken specimens of this breed in the disaster caused by Hurricane Mitch. It is also possible to see them in the company of the Civil Guard in search of drugs and explosives in airports., ports and customs.

Within the canine sport, the Spanish Water Dog is finding a place in the world of agility, with some Spain champions and world runner-up in Elite Finland, Ubrique. The agility, It is not a classical proof of work in which copies of race can only participate, but that is rather a combination of competition and show open to all sorts of dogs. The owner also participates in the proof accompanying your dog. Cooperation and good friendship between the members of the team are determinants (dogs and people).

It is a faithful dog, obedient, joyful, laborious, courageous and balanced; of great capacity for learning by his extraordinary understanding, amoldable to different situations and conditions.

Thanks to its appearance of Teddy, as well as its active nature, Intelligent, cheerful and balanced, has achieved a position within the companion races, they are highly valued in Northern Europe and United States.

Health

All dogs have the potential to develop genetic health problems, like all people have the potential to inherit a certain disease. Huya, do not walk, from any breeder who does not offer a health guarantee on their puppies, to tell you that the breed is 100% healthy and has no known problems, or tell you that your puppies are isolated from the main part of the house for health reasons. A reputable breeder will be honest and open about the health problems of the breed and the incidence with which they occur in their lines..

The Spanish Water Dog can develop certain health problems, among them

  • Allergies
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Glaucoma
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Progressive retinal atrophy

The main problems observed in the breed are hip dysplasia and allergies. Other problems seem to occur less frequently. Other conditions that can be seen in the breed are exocrine pancreatic insufficiency, Addison's disease, congenital hypothyroidism with goiter, myasthenia gravis and seizures.

These conditions are not necessarily widespread in the breed., but you must know them when looking for your puppy.

Careful breeders screen their breeding dogs for genetic diseases and breed only the healthiest and best-looking dogs, but sometimes mother nature has other ideas and a puppy develops one of these diseases despite good husbandry practices. Advances in veterinary medicine mean that, in many cases, dogs can live well. If you are getting a puppy, ask the breeder about the age of the dogs in his line and what they have died of.

Will you have your Spanish Water Dog some or all of these diseases? Not necessarily, but it's smart to know the possibilities.

Remember that after you have welcomed a new puppy into your home, you have the power to protect him from one of the most common health problems in all dogs: the obesity. The breed standard requires that the Spanish Water Dog weigh between 9 and 15 kg. If you can't see the waist of your Spanish Water Dog the feel (but not see) his ribs, it's time to talk to your vet about a weight management program. Keep a Spanish Water Dog at a proper weight is one of the easiest ways to protect your overall health. Take advantage of diet and exercise to help ensure a healthier dog for life.

Grooming

The Spanish Water Dog has only one coat, which means that it has little or no undercoat. Does not change much, although it does lose hair, just like people. The unique, curly coat often leads people to believe that the Spanish Water Dog it is hypoallergenic, but all dogs produce allergens to some extent in their dander, saliva and urine. If you have allergies, you should spend time with several dogs of this breed to determine if he reacts to them.

The toilet of the Spanish Water Dog It is easy. Usually, the coat is trimmed once or twice a year to about 2 centimeters all over the body, including head and ears. Between one cut and another, no need to comb, brushing or drying the coat, as all this can damage the texture and shape of the curls.

However, it is important to check the coat regularly for specks and hot spots, especially behind the ears and in the area where the legs join the body. The incidence of mats can be reduced by separating the fingers when stroking the dog and not rubbing the coat in a circular motion.

If it is allowed to grow, the fur of the Spanish Water Dog can be cordoned off, forming long tight curls that look like dreadlocks. Some work and supervision is needed to ensure the laces are formed properly and groomed properly. Your dog's breeder can explain how it is done and how to maintain a corded coat..

When your Spanish Water Dog get dirty, bathe him with a gentle, pet-safe shampoo. Gently apply to fur, like hand washing a cashmere sweater. Rinse well with lukewarm water and, then, use your hands to wring out excess water. Dry the fur with a towel, being careful not to rub it roughly. Let your dog air dry in a warm, draft-free place.

The rest is basic care. Trim his nails every week or two and brush his teeth often—with a vet-approved pet toothpaste- for good general health and fresh breath.

Characteristics "Spanish Water Dog"

Coexistence is important that you have with your new friend. Before considering the acquisition of a dog of the breed "Spanish Water Dog" 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:
  • Group 8: Retrievers - Flushing Dogs - Water Dogs
  • Section 3: Water Dogs. .

Federations:

  • FCI – Group 8: Retrievers - Flushing Dogs - Water Dogs – Section 3: Water Dogs
  • AKCSporting
  • ​KC – Gundog
  • NZKCGundog
  • UKCGun Dogs


FCI breed standard "Spanish Water Dog"

FCIFCI - Spanish Water Dog
Dog

Alternative names:

    1. SWD, Perro de agua español (English).
    2. Perro de Agua Español, Chien turc (French).
    3. Perro de Agua Español, Türkenhund, Andalusischer Türke (German).
    4. (em castelhano perro de agua español) (Portuguese).
    5. Turco andaluz, Perro turco, Churrino (español).

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Carea Leonés
España Not recognized by the FCI

Pastor Leonés

The raison d ' être of the Carea Leonés is the management and guidance of herds.

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History

The Carea Leonés (or Leonese Sheepdog) it is a dog whose morphology and character have been shaped by its environment, both physical and human. Regarding the physical, it can be said that this breed is rooted in the regions of the province of León and Zamora. This was so because they are agricultural areas where crops shared their existence with flocks of sheep.. So that this coexistence would come to fruition, and due to the shortage of shepherds that there was at all times, and that the number of heads could be raised, It was necessary to call on an assistant to control the cattle by feeling, and this was the Carea Leonés.

Physical characteristics

It is a dog of medium size with a height to the cross between 48 and 55 cm in males and 45 and 52 cm in females.

It is a lightweight and agile dog in order to start after the flock avoiding their dispersion, or jogging in search of the sheep that is separated from the Group.

As regards the basic layer or coloring of hair, There are animals with black hair all over his body and others who, In addition, they are tawny color stains (reddish) in the extremities, the side and above the eyebrows.

In some specimens, the black color of the hair is clarified by dissolution of the pigment giving rise to an irregular patchwork of bluish-grey spots more or less clear, and even white spots, throughout the body of the animal.

Character and skills

The Carea Leonés it is a dog very attached to its owner and without adequate socialization, is distrustful and even urano with strangers, something that does not correspond so much to specimens raised between humans, showing these, much more receptive and sociable. It is a very alert and intelligent dog, with great learning capacity and predisposition to work. It is a dog with personality but it submits well to the orders it receives from its owner.

It is a breed not yet officially recognized, but you are trying to get official recognition as a native breed.

You are planning to develop a plan for recovery and promotion of the Leonese Pastor, because otherwise, their future will be threatened by the unstoppable reduction in the number of grazing sheep herds and by the growing spread of foreign dog breeds that could soon lead to their replacement, miscegenation, absorption or, the extinction of the Leonese Pastor.

As a curiosity, PAS, was a Carea Leonés which appeared in the famous film shot in Spain “The Kingdom of heaven“, Ridley Scott.

Source of the photo and more information about this race by clicking on Leonese Sheepdog (Blog dedicated to the race with very interesting information!).

Federations:

  • RSCE

Breed standard proposal according to the FCI pattern of the breed "Carea Leonés"

FCIFCI – "Carea Leonés"
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Alternative names:

    Perro de Pastor Leonés, Perro de Aqueda, Carea leonés, Leonese Sheepdog

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Ca de Bou
España FCI 249 - Molossoid - Dogo

The Ca de Bou It is a very rare breed outside their homeland.

Dogo Mallorquín

The Ca de Bou (also called Majorcan Bulldog) It is a breed of dog native of Mallorca. The molosser is closely related with the Dogo Canario.

In the Book of Spanish Origins of the year 1923, longer the Ca de Bou as a breed of dog. In 1928 Enroll to the first copy and the year 1929 the Ca de Bou was winner at the Barcelona dog show exhibition.

Read all about the race, by clicking on: Majorca Mastiff

  • Otros nombres: Presa mallorquín / Ca de Bou / Mallorquin Mastiff / Mallorquin Bulldog / Majorca Mastiff / Majorcan Bulldog / Majorca-dogge.
  • Group 2 / Section 2 – Molosoides and mountain dogs.

Dogs breeds: Ca de Bou

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Types of Bichon
Bichons and related breeds

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It is called Bichon to a group of dog breeds that have as common characteristics being small, 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 Bichons 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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Bichon Frise (Bichon à  poil frisé)

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Bolognese

La textura del pelo Bichón Boloñés es la de lana y nunca debe ser cortado o recortado Contenido Valoraciones del ...
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Coton de Tulear

Coton de Tulear

The Coton de Tuléar is very playful, to the point that the standard describes it by saying that "sometimes is ...
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Löwchen

El Löwchen es la raza de perro que una vez tuvo el honor, as the Portuguese water dog and ...
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Ratonero Bodeguero Andaluz
España Not recognized by the FCI

Ratonero Bodeguero Andaluz

The Ratonero Bodeguero Andaluz is happy, restless, loving, Nice and brave.

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History

The Ratonero Bodeguero Andaluz It is a small-sized Spanish dog breed native to Western Andalusia., especially in the province of Cádiz. Its name comes from the main function of this breed in the cellars of the Marco de Jerez: the hunt for mice hidden between barrels.

The origin of this is found in the Terrier dogs of the English wine merchants who settled in the aging area of ​​the Marco de Jerez (Jerez de la Frontera, Sanlucar de Barrameda and El Puerto de Santa Maria) end of the 18th century and early 19th Centuries. These dogs (mostly Fox Terrier Smooth) they were crossed with those that were used in the cellars and stables to eliminate the rats and mice that were there.

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Ratonero Mallorquín
España Not recognized by the FCI

Ratonero Mallorquí

The Ratonero Mallorquín It is a great companion dog and an excellent guard..

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History

The Majorcan Buzzard Dog, is a small dog, originally from the island of Majorca, Spain.

The origin of this breed is not at all clear, but its link with the Gos Rater Valencià or Valencian Ratonero Dog is very evident given the geographical proximity and historical references.

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Andalusian Hound
España Not recognized by the FCI

Podenco Andaluz

The Andalusian Hound It is a dog with a lively character and very balanced..

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History

Native to the Andalusian region of southern Spain, It is believed that the Andalusian Hound probably descended from the European hunting dog. It had been speculated that it was one of the ancient races represented in the cave paintings of the Iberian Peninsula thousands of years ago., but recent genetic studies have made this theory unlikely.

This breed was not officially recognized in Spain until 1990, when a group of races was created. Due to the lack of any unique distinguishing features and the similarities it shares with other dog breeds, in particular with him Portuguese Podengo, the Andalusian Hound not usually recognized in its own right outside its country of origin.

Traditionally used as hunting dogs, your senses of sight, hearing and smell have developed a lot over the years, and have the ability to withstand the hot and dry conditions of the arid landscape from which they originate. They are known to be successful and methodical hunters.. The Andalusian Hound smallest traditionally hunts hares or rabbits, while the larger variants can be used to hunt wild boar. They usually hunt in packs.

The race not is recognized by the FCI or by no other international Cynological Association given the large number of matches with the standard of the Portuguese Podengo, It causes doubt dealt or not, really, of different races.

Physical characteristics

As in the Portuguese Warren Hound, the Andalusian hound distinguishes three sizes and three types of hair, factors whose combination may cause up to nine different varieties.

Bearing in mind the size varieties are:

  • Great Andalusian Hound
  • Medium-Andalusian Hound
  • Small Andalusian Hound

If we consider the different types of hair, We have the following varieties:

  • Andalusian Hound hair Sardinia or hard.
  • Andalusian hound Solorio or long hair.
  • Andalusian Hound of smooth or short hair.

There is a variety derived from the short-haired medium Andalusian Podenco, which receives the name of Andalusian Hound Maneto, due to its short and sturdy legs, phenomenon known in the field of cynology as bassetismo, alluding to the Basset. At present the Andalusian Hound Maneto is provisionally accepted as a breed by the RSCE.

The basic color of the layer is white or cinnamon, either consisting of both colors. The white color exists in its variants silver, mate and ivory; and the cinnamon can vary from clear to cinnamon ignition.

With regard to the size and weight of the three varieties, below we specify:

Height to the cross:

  • Size large: males of 54 to 64 cm and females in 53 to 61 cm..
  • Size medium: males of 43 to 53 cm and females in 42 to 52 cm..
  • Small size: males of 35 to 42 cm and females 32 to 41 cm..

Weight:

  • Size large: 27 kg. (+ – 6 kg).
  • Size medium: 16 kg. (+- 6 kg).
  • Small size: 8 kg. (+ – 3 kg).

The Andalusian Hound, is a harmonic dog, compact, very rustic and well plumbed.

Character and skills

The Andalusian Hound, has a great intelligence, nobility, sociability and is always alert. It is a dog alive and well balanced character, reacts only to important stimuli.

It is a dog fast, par b. Hunt, with an excellent sense of smell and very resistant to fatigue, not mannish before anything, he is methodical and quick in his search, both hunting and in a minor, being an excellent collector's hair or feather, whether in water or rough terrain.

The Andalusian Hound like the other podencos it has a highly developed sense of sight, hearing and smell which makes them good hunters especially when it comes to rabbit hunting.

The shakes of hunting practiced in the center and south of Spain the podencos constitute the nucleus of the rehalas (Group of hunting dogs, whose number ranges from 20 and 24), which are usually made up of large hounds for harassment and some medium-sized specimens such as point or search dogs.

In the small game hunting used medium and girl varieties, either on an individual basis, in pairs or forming arcades (gang of hunting dogs).

One of the most typical functions of the large hound, is that of mascaras, accompanying the colleras of greyhounds during the hunting of the Hare. Its work is, first, getting up and doing the rabona from your bed or hiding out, making it available to the greyhounds and, after finished the lance, remove the piece of the Greyhound to bring it to its owner.

In the Andalusian farmhouses of large size were used as dogs guardians and the girl size as cleaners of rodents.

It is very loving, submissive and fair with the owner, but break that bond in the face of unjust punishment. As well, It has a great capacity for training.

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Federations:

  • RSCE – Group 5 Section 7 (Provisionally recognized)