Pudelhund
Francia FCI 172

Poodle

The Pudelhund is a CF dog, joyful, Nice, curious and intelligent.

The Pudelhund or Poodle It is a breed of dog that is considered to be of exclusive use for the luxury of the aristocrats and nobles from the 15th century to the present day. Until the Renaissance, This was a collector of water dog: they did recover already hunted prey that had fallen into the water, such as ducks and swans.

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  • Otros nombres: Caniche / Barbone / Pudle / Chien Canard/ Barboncino.
  • Group 9 / Section 2 – Poodles.

Dogs breeds: Pudelhund


Berger de Brie
Francia FCI 113

Briard

The Berger de Brie It is an excellent race to raise with children of all ages.

The Berger de Brie or Briard is a breed dog, one of the many existing breeds of dogs pastors. Its origin is French. The history of the Briard has already some centuries… Charlemagne, Napoleon, Thomas Jefferson and Lafayette, they all had a dog of this breed.

Some theories say that, the Briard is descended from Asian dogs brought to the region by the barbaric invasions that attacked Europe during the middle ages.

This former guardian of sheep and shepherd has also been used, also, by the French Navy as Sentinel, Messenger and the search for injured soldiers because of their fine sense of hearing. They were used in the first world war in an indiscriminate way to bring them to extinction. This breed is still used as guardian and Shepherd of herds, as well as pet.

Became popular only after the “Paris Dog Show” of 1863, in large part due to an improvement in the appearance of animal achieved by crossing with the Beauceron and the Barbet.

It is believed that they take their name from the French province of Brie, Although the animal not probably comes from this town. Currently, the population of shepherds of Brie is slowly recovering. It is believed that this breed is related to the Berger Picard.

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Grifón Vandeano Pequeño

Grifón Vandeano Pequeño

The Grifón Vandeano Pequeño or Small Basset Griffon Vendeen It is a small size hunting dog (Petit), under (Basset), hard hair (Griffon) of French origin

It was a race used, mainly, for hunting rabbits due to its large olfactory.

It was developed from the Grand Basset Griffon Vendéen, larger copy, heavy and long.

In the past, often to raise both races together, was in 1975 crossing them was prohibited-law, Although they could still born puppies with characteristics of both races in a same litter.

In France, It was a popular hunting dog for nearly a century (origin s. 16TH); However, the breed is relatively new in other regions.

It is a small dog with a rustic look and unkempt nature, hard and rough hair. Their eyebrows, beards and mustaches are wooly. White base, with black spots, Orange or grey.

    Grifón Vandeano Pequeño (Hounds of small size)

Braque Francais
Francia FCI 133 - 134 . Braque Type

Braco Francés

The Braque Francais he rarely grows up outside his country of origin, and therefore it is not easy to find a puppy.

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History

The “Braque Francais” It is a breed of dog France. It was developed in the Pyrenees region near the border with Spain France. It is rare to see him outside their region of origin.

The Braque Francais is a direct descendant of one of the oldest known pointer dog breeds. This race was already described in S. XIV por Gaston Phebus, Count of Foix and Béarn. In addition, It is cited by a large number of ancient authors who praised his bravery and his finesse of nose. He is currently an excellent show dog, of the best. Though morphologically it has changed throughout its history, He has lost none of their skills and their effectiveness at the time.

There are two types of Braque Francais: The Braque français, type Gascogne, that their size varies between 58 and 69 cm., and the Braque français, type Pyrénées, with a little less size, varying it between 47 - 58 cm.. But both dogs are strong but at the same time elegant and powerful.

Physical characteristics

It has a short hair that can occur in two colors: Brown spotted white or unicolor Brown. Black is not supported in the Braque Francais.

The Braque Francais It, in general, of medium-sized, muscular body and pretty light. The length of the muzzle is slightly shorter than its skull, This being almost flat or slightly rounded.

The nose is Brown and is glued to his lips, eyes dark brown or yellow brown. The tail It is left to the natural, whether short or long. The fur It is short and fine with white with brown or black spots or patches. Its weight going from 25 - 35 Kg. and height of 56 - 69 cm to the cross.

Character and skills

They are excellent companions for children and other dogs. They use his nose to sniff high in the air and thus pick up smaller particles of smell.

The ideal temperament of Braque Francais is described as “friendly, joyful, sweet and submissive”. It should not be subjected to severe training methods. The individual temperament of the dogs may vary, However, all dogs must be well socialized with people and other animals at an early age in order to be a good pet.

Feel real passion for hunting, being excellent collectors. Particularly suitable for the quail hunt, Partridge and the Woodcock.

It is difficult to find a puppy outside their country of origin.

In general his life extends to the 12 - 14 years, sometimes more.

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Type and recognitions:

  • CLASSIFICATION FCI:Group –> / Section –>
  • FCI 134 (Braque français, type Pyrénées) – 133 (Braque français, type Gascogne)
  • Federations: FCI , CKC , UKC
  • Estádar FCI Braque français, type Pyrénées
  • FRENCH POINTING DOG - PYRENEAN TYPE FCI

  • Estádar FCI Braque français, type Gascogne
  • FRENCH POINTING DOG - GASCOGNE TYPE FCI

Alternative names:

    1. Braque Francais, de Grande Taille (English).
    2. braque français, type Gascogne, braque français, type Pyrénées (French).
    3. Französischer Vorstehhund, Braque français, Typus: Gascogne, Braque français, Typus: Pyrénées (German).
    4. Braco Francês (Portuguese).
    5. Braco francés o del Pirineo (Spanish).

German Doge

Dogo Alemán

The German Doge, Great Dane or German Alano It is a breed of dog known for its large size and delicate personality, considered as the "Apollo among all races" by the Federation Cynologique Internationale.

The great Dane, even being a giant race, should not be clumsy in his walk and movements. Your character must be friendly and never shy. Males should be stronger than the females Constitution.

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German Doge

Bordeaux Mastiff
Francia FCI 116

Mastín de de Burdeos

The Bordeaux Mastiff It is very faithful to its owner and loving with children.



The Bordeaux Mastiff (Dogue de Bordeaux) is of French origin, It is part of the great family of the Mastiffs that still medium size turns out to be a dog of great strength and power, as a firm and determined to make it a great guard dog.

It is one of the most ancient French breeds, coming from the Eastern mastiffs arrived in Europe with the barbarian hordes. In more recent times, other races have contributed to the definition of this: the Mastiff, the English Bulldog, and the German Dogue.

Bordeaux Mastiff is also called "Doge de Bordeaux".

Otros nombres: Dogo de Burdeos / Dogue de Bordeaux / Bordeauxdogge

Group 2 / Section 2 – molosoides and mountain dogs.

Dogs breeds: Mastiff of Bordeaux

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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

Maltese

Maltese

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Havanese

Havanese

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Bichon Frise

Bichon Frise (Bichon à poil frisé)

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Bolognese

Bolognese

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Coton de Tulear

Coton de Tulear

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Löwchen

Löwchen

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Beauceron
Francia FCI 44

Beauceron

The Beauceron He is known in France as a watchdog, a farm helper.

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History

The Beauceron is a breed of dog of very ancient origin pastor (French) and appearance rustic and strong.

It was formerly used these dogs for various functions, from guide the flocks and protect them from external threats, until the protection on farms.

In 1863 two breeds of dogs differed France shepherds, of short hair beauceron on one side and the long hair Berger de Brie on the other hand. The canine central society (The Société Centrale Canine) recorded the first beauceron in 1893, and for 1922 the first breed club was founded.

The Beauceron also It was used by the French army. Their ability to obey orders without hesitation was widely used during the two wars in Europe, where the military used them in the first line to run messages. They were also used to collect clues, detection of mines and the command of support activities. The Beaucerons today are still used as military dogs, as well as police dogs.

Did You Know?

The Beauceron is a breed of French used for grazing sheep. In his home country he is known as the Berger (bair-zhay) Beauce (bohs). The name means “pastor of the Beauce”.

Despite their great qualities, the beauceron did not become a popular dog. To reverse this situation a programme of recovery and promotion of the race was conceived in 1960. From then on, the beauceron began to gain in popularity and to participate actively in sports and show ring, Although still remains a dog little known outside France.

Is also known by names such as Beauceron or BAS Rouge (Red Stocking) due to stains of color fire that has legs.
Dog is a pastor of livestock guardian dog. One of the ancestors of the Dobermann.

Physical characteristics

The body is solid, powerful, rustic and muscular, but the impression of heaviness. It is slightly longer than high and has a straight back and chest deep. The legs are strong and muscular and the rear have a double characteristic of race spur.

The double spur on the hind legs are required by the standard of the breed.

The Beauceron measured up to the cross between 61 and 70 cm and weighs between 30 and 45 kg. The standard colour is black and Tan (This is the same color that you see in the breed Rottweiler and Doberman) or cinnamon and grey. Other colors, formerly very abundant, as the grey red, or gris-negro, they are now prohibited by the standard of the breed.

The outer layer is rough, While the inner layer is smooth and silky. In black color and fire dogs, fire color stains appear on two points above the eyes, on the sides of the snout, wane in cheeks, but do not reach the bottom of the ears. Also, these spots, they appear in the throat, under the tail, in the legs and chest. Fire chest marks should appear as two points.

Cutting ears is not allowed in Europe.

Character and skills

The Beauceron is known in France as a guard dog, a farm helper.

This athletic breed, healthy and long life has been “raised to be smart, quiet, soft, "and courageous". Usually, adults wary of strangers and are excellent natural guard dogs.

It is not a breed for anyone you need to release their energy both physically and psychologically, as well as space and plenty of exercise. Excellent guard dog, very intelligent, friendly and patient with children. You need an active owner, coherent, serious but patient and caring that can rely on, and that it will impose limits. Education can become a wonderful protective dog that can perform any task, both dog, as guard, Guide or company.

They are very intelligent, However, their physical and mental development is slower than in other similar breeds (for example, German shepherds and others…), they are not mentally mature, Although physically the aparenten… Newborn to three years usually reach maturity, It is therefore recommended that education will be gradual and persistent. For example, five periods of game, training, ten minutes per day in the early years they give surprising results. It is better that, long rigorous training sessions.

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Ratings of the Beauceron

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

Adaptation ⓘ

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3 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

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 ⓘ

Rated 5 out of 5
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Child Friendly ⓘ

Rated 3 out of 5
3 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Watchdog Ability ⓘ

Rated 4 out of 5
4 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Playfulness ⓘ

Rated 5 out of 5
5 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Type and recognitions:

  • Group 1 / Section 1 Herding dogs. FCI 44
  • Federations: FCI , ​AKC , ​KC , UKC
  • Alternative names:

    • Alternative names: French Shorthaired Shepherd / Beauce Shepherd / Berger de Beauce / Bas Rouge (Red Stocking)
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