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Rough Collie
Gran Bretañaa FCI 156 . Sheepdogs

The Rough Collie he is a very sweet and affectionate dog, maybe a little shy.

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History

The Rough Collie is one of the Collie breeds medium-sized and long-haired who was born in Scotland in the early 1800.

As he Rough Collie as the Smooth Collie , they are descended from a variety of grazing dogs from Scotland and Wales.

  • The variety of Scotland, It is characterized for being a strong dog, large, aggressive, raised to care for flocks of sheep in the Highlands, an all terrain…
  • The variety of Wales, However, was a small dog, agile, home and cuddlier, and also pastor of goats.

From the crossing of these two varieties of shepherd dogs are born the precious Collie who we call today Rough Collie and Smooth Collie.

After the industrial revolution, owning a dog became fashionable, people began to acquire copies and began to expand and cross with other breeds. Y, there is a theory that says that those first Collie, were crossed with a Borzoi (Russian Hunting Sighthound) in order to obtain a more “noble” head (finest), what is today one of the true characteristics of the Rough Collie. But in reality, is not known conclusively if it crosses with the Borzoi It took place on the main stream of the race.

But fashions change as the wind blows... Like for example, When the Queen Victoria acquired a Border Collie, After seeing one in the Balmoral Castle, the Collie they became something like a fashion item.

The issue is that, the Collie they were distributed around the map and continuous reproduction in order to improve the breed for exhibitions, He carried that drastically changed the appearance of the dogs, in the decade of 1960, the Collie was much higher than today.

At the first dawn of the breed the dogs were more robust and resistant, they could travel great distances throughout the day and conserve energy…

Although many theories try to explain them, Unfortunately, the exact origins of the Collie are veiled in darkness. The race has been the subject of much research and speculation. The origin of the word “Collie” It is as uncertain as the origin of the breed information. In the century 18, the natural home of Rough Collie I was in the Highlands of Scotland lands, where it had been used for centuries as a herding dog. Dogs were bred with great care in order to assist their masters in grazing and the monitoring of their flocks.

In the UK the Rough Collie no longer used for cattle grazing, After having been replaced by the Border Collie. Although in the United States and several European countries, there has been a revival in the use of Collie like a working and performance dog, already not are seen as old.

The Club Collie of America was founded the 26 in August of 1886, What makes it one of the oldest clubs in the race. The original club's goal was "the furtherance and improvement of the breed of Border Collie.". From there the first official standard of the breed was drawn up Collie. The celebration of the centenary of the club took place in 1986. Y, Although a lot of time has passed and many things have changed... the objective of the Club remains the same. The Collie Club in England dates of 1881 (Although officially, The American club is oldest...).

The Rough Collie was exhibited for the first time in 1860 in the Birmingham, England, in the dogshow “Scotch Shee-pdog“. In 1879 the first Rough Collie it was imported to England. And from there are the pillars of the race.

With the turn of the century, this breed was already in a state of continuous development. This dog continued to flourish in England. As a result of imports, the race progressed rapidly between the years 1900 to 1920. These dogs built the foundation on which the Rough Collie of today and paved the way for the rise of the great and famous American dog kennels in the years 1920 and 1930.

One of them and perhaps the one that catapulted the Rough Collie, He was the author Albert Payson Terhune devoted almost all his life to these dogs. Albert Payson Terhune (21 december 1872 until 18 february 1942) was an American author, Collie dog breeder, and journalist. The public knows him so much for his novels related to the adventures of his beloved Collie, as for its famous hatcheries "Sunnybank”, from which the bloodlines of specimens of Rough Collie who live among us today.

Physical characteristics

One of the characteristic features of the Long-Haired Collie is its delicately pointed head and snout.. It resembles a wedge decline gently from the ears until the black nose. The snout is rounded and never square. The eyes are of medium size and Pacific way. The ears are supposed to be semi erect, folded in the upper third. In appearance they are very similar to the dog Shetland Sheepdog, but larger.

Regarding the coat of hair of the Rough Collie, the admitted colors are:

  • Sable color: Where sable or grey goes from Pale to mahogany.
  • Blackbird: the blue Merle, It is a mottled grey.
  • Tricolor: It is mainly Tan.

All have white areas, in the neck, the back of the legs, and usually the tip of the tail. Some may have white fringes on the face. The American Kennel Club supports white, where is the dog predominantly white with spots of the sable color, Tricolor and blue Merle, in the head and patches in the body as a.

It has dual layer, the woolly, dense subpelo, It is covered by a layer of hair is long and rough exterior with a remarkable necklace around the neck, feathers on the legs, a skirt in the abdomen, and a steering wheel in the rear quarters.

The outer layer needs brushing frequent, careful to keep it free from spikes and thorns, he has long hair and it looks like Velcro… Shearing it is very damaging to the skin and some do not grow back a significant amount of hair after being shaved.

The desired size and weight vary between the breed standards of the different kennel clubs., but trying to balance the measures... a Rough Collie male measures 55,8 to 66 cm in height to the cross, females tend to be a 5 shorter centimeters. Males weigh in 20 to 34 Kg and females are generally lighter (of 2 to 5 fewer kilos).

Character and skills

The Rough Collie it is a dog that never shows nervousness or aggression, and they are generally good with children and other animals. However, They must be well socialized to prevent shyness. Although they are medium-sized to large dogs, It adapts very well to life in small apartments, because of his quiet nature.

Like many dogs grazing, the Rough Collie can be very vocal (robber…), and in some cases it is difficult to correct them. They are very loyal and excellent with children, provided have been well socialized and trained. They are always eager to learn and respond better to a gentle hand. They enjoy human company and the warmth of home.

To remember… The character of “Lassie” created by the British author Eric Knight was a Rough Collie, It is probably the most famous dog in the world, fictional character who participated in various films, TV series and books for years.

That character inspired screenwriter Hugo Butler in the movie “Lassie Come Home”, under the direction of Fred M. Wilcox, in the year 1943. Film that definitively launched the beautiful Rough Collie.

Health “Rough Collie”

All dogs have the potential to develop genetic health problems, just as all people have the potential to inherit a particular disease. Run, do not walk, from any breeder that does not offer a health guarantee on puppies, to tell you that the breed is 100 percent healthy and has no known problems, or tell you that your puppies are isolated from the main part of the home for health reasons. A reputable breeder will be honest and open about the breed's health problems and the incidence with which they occur in their lines.. The Collie you are prone to a host of health problems. Here is a brief summary of what you should know.

Collies can be affected by a number of genetic health problems, including multiple drug sensitivities due to a mutation in the multidrug resistance gene (MDR1). Dogs with this mutation can have serious or fatal reactions to a number of common drugs., such as preventive ivermectin against heartworm and loperamide, a human antidiarrheal agent that is sometimes used in dogs. Detecting these diseases not only in the parents of your puppy, but also in your dog, it's a life-saving need. The test is simple and only requires a cheek smear.; information on how to test your dog can be found here.

Eye problems are also a serious concern in the breed. One of the most intractable is progressive retinal atrophy (ARP), but luckily the gene for detection was recently identified and a genetic screening test will be available as soon as this year, after which all breeders should have ARP clearances on all their breeding dogs.

The eye abnormality Collie is a group of mild to severe eye disorders. They are present at birth, and can be detected in puppies between five and eight weeks of age. Your puppy's breeder should examine the eyes of all dogs in the litter before selling them.. Have a Certified Veterinary Ophthalmologist regularly examine your Collie's eyes. Reputable Collie breeders don't just check their breeders' eyes, but also those of all puppies offered for sale. Do not buy a Collie from a breeder who has not examined puppies' eyes or does not offer a certificate of their eye status.

Unfortunately, the Rough Collie they can also be affected by a number of health conditions for which there are no screening tests. These include epilepsy, as well as a condition called bloating, in which the stomach expands with air. This can become the most serious condition, gastric torsion, if the stomach twists on itself, cutting off blood flow. Gastric torsion suddenly hits, and a dog that was fine a minute can die a few hours later. Watch for symptoms such as restlessness and gait, babeo, pale gums and lip licking, try to vomit but without bringing out anything, and signs of pain. Gastric torsion requires immediate veterinary surgery, and most dogs that have bloated once will bloat again. This means that it is prudent to opt for the procedure known as “gastric torsion”, which will prevent the stomach from twisting in the future.

Not all of these conditions are detectable on a growing puppy, and it is impossible to predict if an animal will be free of these diseases, so you need to find a reputable breeder who commit to raise healthier animals possible. Must be able to produce independent certification that the dog's parents (and grandparents, etc.) have been examined for common defects and considered healthy for breeding. That's where health records come in..

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 most cases dogs can still live a good life. If you are going to have a puppy, ask the breeder about the ages of the dogs in their lines and what they died of.

Remember that after you have welcomed a new puppy into your home, has the power to protect you from one of the most common health problems: the obesity. Keeping a Collie at the right weight is one of the easiest ways to extend its life.. Make the most of your preventive skills to help ensure a healthier dog for life.

Grooming “Rough Collie”

Both varieties of Collie have double layer, which means they have a thicker, softer inner layer and a thinner, flatter outer layer. The Rough Collie has a beautiful, voluminous coat that seems to need a lot of grooming, but it's not like that. Thorough brushing every one to two weeks will keep the coat healthy and tangle free. The coat of the Smooth Collie it's a piece of cake. Brush it weekly with a rubber brush or soft brush to remove dead hair. Your Collie should not need a bath more than once a month..

The Rough Collie they go through a heavy shedding twice a year, floating dumb call. During this time, brush daily to keep all hair down under control. The Smooth Collie doesn`t blow his coat, but throughout the year he loses more hair than he Rough Collie.

The rest is basic care. Trim nails as needed, usually every few weeks. It shouldn't take so long that you can hear the click on the floor.. Brush your teeth daily to improve general health and breath.

Characteristics "Rough Collie"

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Type and recognitions:

  • FCI CLASSIFICATION:
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Federations:

  • FCI , AKC , ANKC , CKC , ​KC , NZKC , UKC


  • FCI breed standard "Rough Collie"

    FCIFCI - Rough Collie
    Collie

    Alternative names:

      1. Collie, Scottish Collie, Long-Haired Collie, English Collie, “Lassie” dog (English).
      2. Colley à poil long, berger écossais (French).
      3. Rough Collie, LANGHAARIGER SCHOTTISCHER SCHAFERHUND (German).
      4. Rough collie (Portuguese).
      5. Pastor escocés de pelo largo (español).

    creators of Rough Collie in Spain


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    Breeders of the breed "Rough Collie"

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    Smooth Collie
    Escocia FCI 296 . Sheepdogs

    The Smooth Collie, today it is considered a variety of Border Collie in countries such as the United States and Canada

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    The Shorthair Collie is a breed of dog originally developed for grazing. It is a variety of the Border Collie. Some canine organizations, to the copies of Longhair and shorthair, classified them as variations of the same race.

    History

    The early history of Smooth Collie, like many breeds of dogs, It is largely a matter of speculation. The most common opinion of the breed is that they are descended from a population of sheepdogs brought to Scotland by the Romans in the 5th century. (See more information about the breed »Collie”).

    The modern history of both Collie, the Smooth Collie and the Rough Collie, It began in the reign of Queen Victoria, He turned his attention in the dogs of the shepherds and ordered that they bring to their balmoral castle in Scotland, some specimens. In 1860 years. At that time, the interest of the Queen, made the breed fashionable Smooth Collie. Thus began the transformation of the farm dog breed, similar to modern Border Collie, Pet highlighting its aesthetics and preparation for dog competitions, sample, for example.

    The Smooth Collie, today it is considered a variety of Border Collie in countries like the United States and Canada, which means that they can be crossed and in the statistical registers, are registered as “Collie” without specifying if it is a Rough Collie or a Smooth Collie.

    In other countries, such as United Kingdom and Australia, they are classified as separate breeds, but for a very short time, the UK Kennel Club allowed the two varieties to be crossed until 1993.

    Physical characteristics

    The Smooth Collie it is a medium-sized dog pulling a large, the females measure of 56 to 61 cm. to the cross and the males of 61 to 66 cm.. Y, they weigh in 20 to 34 kg. Standard breed size varies by country, is the far larger in the range United States and Canada, and the smallest elsewhere.

    The Collie's short hair is slightly longer than high, with a straight back and a deep chest. The characteristics of the head, especially of expression “sweet”, are considered very important in the ring. The breed has long snout, the flat skull and semi-erectas ears.

    The layer is two-fold, one is soft and dense stuck to the body, and the outer layer is smooth and hard for a length of 2,54 centimeters, with the most dense hair around the neck forming a collar, and in the back of the thighs. The coat requires a weekly brushing. Unlike other Collie, It presents non bangs…, the hair is short.

    The coat of the Smooth Collie it can be of the following colors:

    • Sand: the colour of the famous Lassie, that it goes golden light to dark mahogany. With white areas on the chest, neck, feet, legs, and the tail.
    • Tricolor: black, with spots of color fire and white. With white areas on the chest, neck, feet, legs, and the tail.
    • blackbird blue: that color is a gray marble silver black with spots of color fire. With white areas on the chest, neck, feet, legs, and the tail.

    Character and skills

    The Smooth Collie is generally a sociable dog, easy to train family. Although it is not an aggressive breed, It is always alert and barking when he noticed something unusual, It is therefore a great watchdog.

    Dogs Collie -usually- they are agile dogs, assets and need regular exercise. It is easy to train, due to their high intelligence and eagerness to please their owners. The formation of this breed requires exclusive dedication and patience, they are sensitive to correction and hide if they feel badly treated or it sobre required.

    They get along well with children, they tend to harmonize well with other animals that live in the House, they usually mix well with other dogs.

    The Smooth Collie is-mainly- a family pet, You can compete in obedience, agility, grazing trials, and other canine sports. Some are still used as herding working dogs. (but less and less). They are also very useful as assistance dogs for people with disabilities..

    It has a life expectancy of 12 to 14 years.

    Type and recognitions:

    • FCI CLASSIFICATION:Group 1 –> / Sheepdogs and Cattle Dogs (except Swiss Cattle Dogs). Section 1 –> Sheepdogs. Without working trial.
    • FCI 296
    • Federations:
      • FCI – Group 1 Herding dogs, Section 1 Sheepdogs
      • AKC – PASTORAGE
      • ANKC – Group 5 (working dogs)
      • CKC – Group 7 – Herding dogs
      • ​KC – Pastoral
      • NZKC – Working dog
      • UKC – Herding dogs


    FCI breed standard "Smooth Collie"

    FCIFCI - Smooth Collie
    Collie

    Alternative names:

      1. Collie, Smooth Coat (English).
      2. Colley (French).
      3. Smooth Collie, KURZHAARIGER SCHOTTISCHER SCHAFERHUND (German).
      4. Collie de pelo curto, Smooth collie (Portuguese).
      5. Pastor escocés de pelo corto (español).

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    Bearded collie
    Escocia FCI 271 . Sheepdogs

    Collie Barbudo

    The Bearded collie It is an energetic dog. They need exercise and homework to do, How to care for children.

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    History

    The Bearded collie It is a breed of dog of medium size and long coat, It was originally used in tasks of grazing by Scottish shepherds. He is originally from Scotland, and their closest ancestors are a race of imported Polish shepherds in 1514.

    The story of the Collie –as we have said in another post of race– is a mixture of reality and legend. One story recounts that Kazimierz Grabski, a Polish merchant, went to Scotland in 1514 in order to negotiate a shipment of grain for sheep in several pastors, apparently brought six copies of pastoral dogs (Poles) it performed tasks of grazing in his native Poland, and at the destination they would help him move the cattle. A Scottish Shepherd, He was so impressed with the ability of herding dogs of Kazimierz Grabski, which changed several sheep by some of those six dogs. Y, was that, those Polish sheepdogs were bred with the local dogs of Scotland and from there the beautiful Bearded Collie was born. This is one of the theories..

    another theory, raises that Mrs G. Oliva Willison founded the breed Bearded collie modern with her brown bitch, Jeannie of Bothkennar. Jeannie, was-supposedly- a dog Shetland Sheepdog, at least that breed was the one I had ordered, but Mrs. Willison got a bitch much like the current one Bearded collie by accident. Despite knowing that it was not the dog that was looking for, She was fascinated with the copy received and her only objective, Thereafter it was to begin to raise the dogs of your bitch Jeannie, so he began to look for a dog suitable for the characteristics of his specimen.

    An afternoon, While walking along the beach, met a man who had emigrated from Scotland with his gray dog, David, who became in a very short time the "Bailie of Bothkennar", the boyfriend of Jeannie. Then, This story tells that Bailie and Jeannie de Bothkennar are the founders of the modern race of Bearded collie.

    But the stories don't end there, If we escarbamos a bit we find name that have been very important for the development and prosperity of the race, for example…, Nicolas Broadbridge and Betty Foster…

    The breed became very popular during the last half of the 20th century., thanks to a Bearded collie, that turned out to be the best winner in the Crufts event in 1989. The Crufts is an annual International Championship of canine exhibition organised by the Kennel Club of the United Kingdom, currently held every month in March at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) the Birmingham, England. It is the largest annual canine exhibition that exists in the world, as stated by the Guinness World Records Guide (Guinness World Records), the event lasts four days.

    Today it is still a beloved breed in many countries., in United States, for example, Bearded Collie ranks 104 of 155 in the annual ranking of popularity of the American Kennel Club breeds.

    Bearded Collie is now mostly a great pet companion of many families, but originally it was used to drive sheep and cattle. It´s, essentially, a working dog, raised to be durable and reliable., able to cope with harsh and difficult conditions, like driving a herd of rebel sheep but successfully.

    The Bearded collie has become less common in recent decades and may have become extinct, were it not for the dedication and efforts of some pastors as Tom Muirhead and Peter Wood (and breeders like Brian Plummer), that they have dedicated themselves to keep active the most ancient part of the race. From his eagerness of these gentlemen, specimens of Bearded collie (of work) to Australia and the United States, It was where more support found among those who sought an independent and intelligent dog. They founded the "Working Bearded Collie Society's" (Society of Bearded collie of work).

    The mission of the "Working Bearded Collie Society's" is to preserve the working abilities of these dogs “barbets” just as their ancestors had them. They have a website called “Shepherds with beardies” (Shepherds with Beardies) with a lot of valuable information for lovers of the –today- small population Bearded collie of work.

    Registration of dogs Bearded collie It has decreased significantly in Wales, Scotland and other countries due to lack of community interest in working dog breeding, lately the raw aesthetic, and breeders tend to develop lines of specimens with excessive coats, for example. However, in some countries (as Sweden and United States) have developed programs focused on grazing for the race. Several organizations have also been created in different countries that encourage, actively, breeders to stress other qualities besides appearance.

    Physical characteristics

    The Bearded collie, as we said at the beginning, is a medium-sized dog, they have an average weight of 18 to 27 kg. The males measure approximately 53 to 56 cm in height to the cross, While the females are somewhat smaller, measuring of 51 to 53 height cm.
    They have a mantle of double layer, the hair is long, smooth (or slightly wavy) and soft to the touch. Several colors are supported, It may be black, blue, Brown or beige with white markings or Tan.

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    Cubs Bearded collie born dark, and it is not always clear what color will be when they grow up. The coat lightens when ripe and then begins to darken again when having 12 to 18 months of age. The coat can not reach its final color until the dog is four years or more.

    Character and skills

    The Bearded collie it is an excellent pet for those who are willing to adapt to its high energy level and the care of its long manes… Weekly brushing is mandatory to keep its long hair healthy and without knots.

    The Bearded collie It is an energetic dog, let's not forget that it was designed -originally- to work in the Scottish Highlands raising sheep… They need exercise and chores to do, How to care for children, Yes, will be an excellent Kangaroo!

    It is a faithful and family dog. The females., often, they are more expressive and stubborn than males. In training, males are more likely to follow the instructions and the females are more independent.

    Observations and tips

      This breed is not very widespread outside its country of origin., but hatcheries produce high quality specimens. If you want a puppy, a reservation is necessary. It is a breed that needs to work and feel useful, reason why the training is advisable. It is not a difficult animal, but it can be quite stubborn if you are not convinced of the usefulness of what is required.

    Health “Bearded collie”

    Bearded Collies are some health conditions that may be of concern. They include hip dysplasia, elbow dysplasia, diseases of the eyes, autoimmune thyroiditis, skin condition called pemphigus foliaceus and Addison's disease. Not all bearded collies suffer all or even any of these conditions, but knowing them beforehand will help you in your search for a breeder.

    Do not buy a puppy from a breeder who can not provide written documentation that parents were exempted from health problems affecting race. Make the dogs are “reviewed by the veterinarian” It is not a substitute for testing genetic health.

    Remember that after bringing a new puppy to your home, You have the power to protect one of the most common health problems: the obesity. Keeping a puppy with an appropriate weight is one of the easiest ways to prolong life. Make the most of your preventive abilities to help ensure a healthier dog for life

    Grooming “Bearded collie”

    The glory of Bearded collie it's his coat. The hardest part of taking care of a Barbudo is also his coat. Wait half an hour to one hour a week to fix it. Brushing and combing him with a bristle brush or slicker brush and a stainless steel comb will keep his double coat tangle free.. Spray the coat with water or anti-tangle spray before brushing so as not to damage the hair. Is a good idea that the breeder show you how to brush the hair of an adult dog. Bathe your Bearded collie every six to eight weeks or more often, especially if (or when) their rooms are hairy rear with feces.

    In addition to the time spent caring for fur, Prepare for dirt, mud and debris that accumulate in the hairy legs of the dog. A light trimming can reduce the clutter a bit and gives the legs a clean look.

    If you regularly Aseas, the Bearded collie shouldn't change much, but passes through a heavier coat every year that lasts two to four weeks. He also loses a lot over a two to three month period when the puppy coat is coming out and the adult coat is coming in.. Grooming a puppy takes very little time, but it is advisable to start early to get used to stand still while you work on your coat.

    The rest is basic care. Trim nails as needed, usually once a month. Brush your teeth frequently for general good health and fresh breath. Check ears weekly for debris, redness or odor that may indicate an infection. If the ears look dirty, clean them with a cotton swab moistened with a gentle ear cleaner recommended by your veterinarian.

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    Characteristics "Bearded collie"

    Coexistence is important that you have with your new friend. Before considering the acquisition of a dog of the breed "Bearded collie" 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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    1 – Bearded collie after playing with a rope – https://es.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Archivo:Bearded_collie_and_a_rope.jpg
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    4 – Bearded collie laying down on balcony by Trudh / CC BY-SA

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    Type and recognitions:

    • FCI CLASSIFICATION:Group 1 –> Herding dogs (except Swiss Cattle Dogs ) / Section 1 –> Sheepdogs. Without working trial.
    • FCI 271
    • Federations: FCI , AKC , ANKC , CKC , ​KC , NZKC , UKC


    • FCI breed standard "Bearded collie"

      FCIFCI - Bearded collie
      Collie

      Alternative names:

        1. Highland Collie, Mountain Collie, Hairy Mou’ed Collie, Beardie (English).
        2. Bearded collie (French).
        3. Bearded collie (German).
        4. Bearded collie (Portuguese).
        5. Collie de las Tierras Altas, Collie de Montaña (español).

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    El Collie y sus diferentes líneas

    El Collie y sus diferentes líneas

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    Meaning of the term Collie

    The term Collie It refers to many dog breeds that have originated in Scotland and Northern England. The exact origin of the name is unknown. It is possible that it comes from:

    • El término ‘Col’ o ‘Coll’ del escocés antiguo que significa ‘black’.
    • O del inglés ‘coal’: ‘carbón’.
    • As well, It is possible that it is a deformation of the word Colley It was as they called the sheep (face and Black-legged), These dogs pastoreaban.
    • The Anglo-Saxon regional term collie, que significa ‘[thing] útil’.
    • So it has been called in several ways: Coll, colly, collie, Colley, Pastor of Scotland

    The Shetland Sheepdog, for example, It is erroneously called Collie miniature, While aesthetically (with the exception of the size) they are identical, they are two different races… Though, We should not forget that, el ancestro más directo del Shetland Sheepdog o “Sheltie” como se suelen apodar, is the Border Collie.

    Collie breed history

    The high mountains of Scotland are the natural home of this breed. It is not known if you run Roman blood in his veins, pero sí sabemos que los romanos conquistaron Escocia en el siglo VI a. C. Then, the Collie was known for his great abilities of grazing, capable of driving up 500 sheep at a time. Unlike the current Collie, no tenía el pelo tan largo y bonito. The Collie was crossed with Setter Irish and with the Borzoi, y desde ahí fue obteniendo las características del Collie de la actualidad. William Shakespeare wrote about this dog, calling it Collied Ski. The first illustration of this breed dates back to the year 1790.

    While collies have used this dog for a long time and since the beginning of the race, as ovejero dog, the different forms varieties were developed in England at the end of the 1800.

    The ancient race Collie was referred to as Scottish Collie in the nineteenth century and beginning of the twentieth century. Scottish Collie were heavier than the current. Their modern ancestors were exhibited for the first time Scotch Sheepdogs (foresee Scots) in 1860, in Birmingham (England), in a dogshow.

    In the 19th century, esta raza no era muy conocida aún, but with the first dog shows, its popularity began to grow to their highest point. Today remains one of the breeds of dogs most popular. South Africa still used as pastor, but in this case, large flocks of ostriches, his sense of monitoring is very developed.

    Lassie, the character of the television that popularized this race, is a Rough Collie.

    Collie dog has two varieties. The first is the Rough Collie, más fácilmente reconocible debido a su gran utilización en películas y la televisión (e.g.: Lassie). This variety has pretty hair in neck, tail and legs. It has a double cover, with small hairs lining the body. The second variety is the Smooth Collie, It has two coatings but the outer coat is short and smooth.

    Características de la raza Collie

    Collie dog has long body in relation to height. Its height of cross is of 56 to 61 cm. the male and 51 to 56 cm. females. They weigh in 18 to 29 kg. He has Brown eyes, almendrada and slightly oblique way. Their ears are small and are played back, or forward when the dog is alert. The snout is long and flat, with black truffle. Its tail is long and abundant hair, and the fur is dense, hard to the touch, soft and bright if it is taken care of very well. It can be color caramel and white, tricolor or blue dark. This dog's life expectancy is of 12 years.

    Collie dog character

    Healthy by nature, It is also known that he has very few known congenital problems. The most delicate part of the body tends to be your eyes, they should be frequently cleaned through a piece of absorbent cotton impregnated simply with warm clean water.

    Known to be sweet and protective. They are easy to train due to her intelligence and innate please desire. Desarrollan un vínculo fortísimo con sus amos. They are excellent foresee dogs, buena compañía para la familia y para otros perros. They are very loyal and faithful, aunque desconfían de los extraños si no les caen bien. They are also very playful and love to children. She loves to charge monitor children. It is sweet, good very attentive and vigilant: a suitable dog to leave a child in his charge. With babies is treated as a stuffed animal, and a baby can learn to walk if he grabs her hair. This dog will be careful to avoid it to fall. It also, It will avoid that the baby will go with strangers.

    On the beach, It will be devoted to monitoring the smallest, and if something happens, They cry or fall, do not hesitate to act. He does not fear nothing. No es un perro miedoso o tímido. In case of danger, defends the family. And it is able to stay a whole night warning, to pounce to lower noise. Every time that the members of the family discuss, It stands always because he hates disputes.

    Before a rebuke sometimes it can be susceptible, and away to a corner to grumbling. But if the owner gets to look for him there is nothing spiteful: jump to your arms. It is active and disciplined. You must be educated with affection and without resorting to force.

    Collie breeds ancestry

    Existen muchísimas razas de perro con ascendencia de Collie, as for example, to get an idea…:

    • Australian dog: utilizado en Australia para la cría de ganado. Dogs of this type are also known as Queensland Heeler, Blue Heeler and Red Heeler. Heeler, significa “talonero”.
    • Australia Collie or “Bordaussie”: It is not really a recognized breed, but a cross between two popular breeds: Australian Shepherd and Border Collie.
    • Australian Kelpie: Desarrollado en Australia a partir de perros Collie traídos de Escocia y el norte de Inglaterra. De orejas erectas, shorthair, usually black, black and brown or red and Brown and white feet.
    • Australian Shepherd: Developed in United States, with crossing of British dogs, German and Spanish, but they are in other parts of the world (including Australia).
    • Stumpy Tail: Usado en Australia para la cría de ganado. erect ears, shorthair, mottled grey or red without white. With a very short tail or no tail.
    • Bearded Collie: Now largely animal home and exhibition, pero aún se utilizan como perros de trabajo en granjas. Long and silky hair (included in the face and legs), color negro, grey or beige, and white on the shoulders.
    • Blue Lacy: Gris, shorthair, orejas caídas. Derived in part from English Pastor, with other races that descend from the Collie but aren't Collie.
    • Border Collie: The most famous race for grazing sheep around the world. Originally developed in Scotland and Northern England. According to the classification made by Stanley Coren after analyzing the responses of more than 200 work of the AKC judges ("The Intelligence of Dogs", Stanley city, Ediciones B, 1995), el Border Collie es el Nº 1 from the list.
    • Cumberland Sheepdog: An extinct breed similar to the Border Collie and, possibly, absorbed by this race. An ancestor of the Australian Shepherd. Ears erect or semi-erectas, dense fur, Black with white only on the face and chest.
    • English Shepherd: Developed in United States from a farm Collie originating in Great Britain. It should not be confused with the old English Pastor.
    • Farm Collie or farm Collie: It was any dog grazing is encuontraba for farming in Britain or United States (descendants of British dogs), and perhaps in other places.
    • German Collie: Developed in Australia, probably from British Collie dogs, but they may have included Germany and Spain dogs. The name of “German Collie” also applies to a cross between a German Shepherd and Border Collie).
    • Huntaway: New Zealand developed from a mixture of races, probably including some Collie – but it is not a breed of the Collie type. Es más grande y más corpulento que la mayoría de los Collie.
    • Warren hound: It is not a race, but a Collie cross (or other grazing or Terrier dog) with a hound or Greyhound. Obtained in a traditional way for poaching, with the speed of a hound, but more obedient and less visible.
    • McNab Shepherd: Developed in United States from British Collie dogs. Ears of variable size, upright or semi-erectas, shorthair, black or red, usually with some white on the face and chest.
    • Old English Pastor: Derivative of the ancestors of the Collie Barbudo. Son más grandes que la mayoría de los Collie, with a lack of tail, hair is long and silky (included in the face), usually grey and white. It should not be confused with the English Shepherd.
    • Scottish Collie, in its two varieties, Rough Collie and Smooth Collie: They were created by crossing dogs working with other races Collie (especially dogs Borzoi).
    • Shetland Sheepdog: comes from the Shetland Islands (Scotland, United Kingdom), intentionally was raised in small size. At first sight, It seems to be a copy of miniaturized hair long Collie, However, are 2 different races with a similar look.
    • Smithfield: a breed of British dog that has been terminated, It was like a great Collie, strong, white or black and white color that is used to guide cattle in South East England, especially the Smithfield market (an area of the city of London).
    • Welsh Sheepdog: a native of Wales. Ears erect or semi-erectas, short or silky hair, red, black, black and fire or Blackbird, usually with white over shoulders.

    Líneas de la raza de perro Collie

    De acuerdo al tipo de pelaje han nacido las diferentes líneas de Collie, among them are:

    1 Bearded collie

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    The Bearded collie It is an energetic dog. They need exercise and homework to do, How to care for children.

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    2 Border Collie

    Border Collie

    The Border Collie is regarded as the breed of smarter dogs que existe

    The Border Collie It takes its name

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    3 Rough Collie

    Rough Collie

    The Rough Collie he is a very sweet and affectionate dog, maybe a little shy.

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    4 Smooth Collie

    Smooth Collie

    The Smooth Collie, today it is considered a variety of Border Collie in countries such as the United States and Canada

    The Hair Collie

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    Gordon Setter
    Escocia Reino Unido FCI 6 - Setter

    Gordon Setter

    The name Gordon Setter is due to the Dukes of Richmond-Gordon, creators of the breed

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    History

    Scottish native, the Gordon Setter was called for almost a century Black and Tan Setter, in reference to the color of their fur. Was not up 1924 when its name was changed to The Kennel Club, in memory of the Scottish Duke Alexander Gordon (1743-1827).

    The latter played an important role in the development of the breed, creating at the end of the 18th century a hatchery in one of its castles, entirely dedicated to him, which allowed its standardization. Some believe other races also came into play (starting with the Saint Hubert Hound), but at least it is proven that the Gordon Setter is the result of the crossing between English Setter and Colleys. The resulting dogs had various coat colors ranging from black and white to red.. However, the Duke chose to favor black and tan subjects, excluding others from the brood; this explains why all representatives of the breed today wear this coat color.

    Like this, the Gordon Setter became popular throughout Scotland and the rest of the UK in the early 19th century, to the point that it was one of the dogs exhibited in the first dog show in modern history, that was held in 1859 en Newcastle. In fact, its ability to adapt to any terrain, even the most rugged, makes you a perfect co-worker for hunting game birds.

    Nor did he wait to leave his homeland. Like this, the first import of a Gordon Setter in France it dates back to 1840. Logically, the hunters would have been in charge of taking it to France. Just two years later, in 1842, Rake and Rachel were the first two representatives of the breed to cross the Atlantic and be imported to the United States. Your buyers, George Blunt y Daniel Webster, they acquired the breed directly from the kennel of the 5th Duke of Gordon, son and successor of Alexander Gordon.

    The Gordon Setter was one of the first breeds recognized by the Kennel Club, the British organization of reference, since its creation in 1873. It was also one of the first nine breeds recognized by the American Kennel Club (AKC) when it was founded in 1884. However, the other reference organization in the country, the United Kennel Club (UKC), waited until 1949 to do the same. The Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI) it took even longer, since it was not until 1963 when he had to do the same.

    However, although it is recognized around the world, the Gordon Setter is still a relatively rare breed. In United States, the Gordon Setter ranks 110 (of something less than 200) in the AKC breed classification, based on the number of births registered with the AKC each year, and the trend is for a slight decrease. In France, the number of new annual registrations in the Livre des Origines Français (LOF) has not stopped declining since the 1990s, having reached a peak in the late eighties. At that time there were more than 1.000, but today there are only a few 600, what to compare, for example, with the more than 5.000 of the English Setter.

    In the United Kingdom, the Gordon Setter is considered by the Kennel Club as a vulnerable native breed. However, the number of births registered in the organization each year remains relatively stable around 250.

    Physical characteristics

    The Gordon Setter is a big dog, robust and well muscled. However, there are differences in size between individuals belonging to display lines and those belonging to hunting lines, the latter being significantly smaller.

    The general appearance of the Gordon Setter conveys an impression of nobility and dignity. His chest is not very wide in front and his back is strong, rather short, with well arched ribs. His body is of medium length, short from shoulder to hips. Its tail is rather short and can be straight or slightly curved.

    The head is taller than it is wide, with a well developed skull. The upper part of the skull is slightly rounded and the stop is well marked. Located at the end of a long snout, his nose is black and wide, with wide open nostrils. Master a strong and regular jaw.

    The eyes of the Gordon Setter they are a good size, not too deep not too bulging. Dark brown and shiny, give it a lively look. Looking at your ears, they are falls, medium size and fine. They are set low and worn close to the head.

    Like others Setters, the coat is soft and shiny, smooth or slightly wavy, but it should not be curly. It is of medium length over most of the body. However, is short on the top of the head and on the front of the legs, long and silky at the top of the ears, long and thin on the back of the hind legs. Last, on the belly forms a strip that can extend across the chest and throat.

    Its fur is bicolor, mixing deep charcoal black and shiny chestnut. The border between black and brown must be clearly defined.

    It also, chestnut-red markings can be seen in different places on the body. This is the case, in particular, above the eyes, with two spots that do not exceed 2 cm each. They are also found in the throat and on each side of the muzzle. They should not exceed the base of the nose; look like a band around the end of the muzzle. There are also two large chestnut-red spots on the chest.

    Tan markings are also present on the inside of the hind legs, spreading out from the paws to the toes. They are also present on or slightly above the front legs and around the anus.

    Some individuals also have a white patch on the chest and/or black spots on the toes and under the jaw..

    Last, sexual dimorphism is not very pronounced, since males are not normally taller than 4 cm more at the withers than females.

    Height and weight

      ▷ Male size: Of 66 to 66 cm.

      ▷ female size: Of 62 to 62 cm.

      ▷ Male weight: 29 kg

      ▷ female weight: 25 kg

    Character and skills

    The Gordon Setter He is a kind and very affectionate companion with his master. He is quite energetic in his youth, but it becomes much calmer as an adult.

    It is an ideal dog especially with children, with whom he is tolerant and protective, and with whom he enjoys playing. However, given its size, it is better if they are already a certain age, as you will soon be able to involuntarily push them. In any case, regardless of race, a dog should never be left alone with a small child, that is to say, without adult supervision. In fact, An accident can happen at any time if you misinterpret a child's behavior and think that they are attacking. The risk of unfortunate consequences - even very serious ones- is even greater with an animal of that size, that could unintentionally upset a young child.

    The close bond with the family can become problematic and can be counterproductive if the family has to be away from home often and/or for long periods of time. The dog is very likely to develop separation anxiety, what can lead to destructive behavior, escape attempts or excessive moaning.

    You're also likely to be upset if you can't exercise for at least an hour a day. Although it is not at all suitable for an elderly and / or very sedentary person, it is an ideal companion for the owner of a dog who dreams, for example, with jogging with your dog, ride a bike with him or take him for long walks. However, it is essential that the rappelling process is mastered so that the dog can run without a leash, as his hunting instinct can take over at any time. He also likes games and loves to swim and play in the water.

    If he is walked several times a day and his important need for exercise is satisfied, the Gordon Setter it is quiet and peaceful inside the home, able to live both in the city and in the country, and easily adapts to apartment living. If you live in a house with a garden, we must ensure that it is well fenced, since he is a fugitive by nature. Using an underground electric fence would not be an effective solution, since your determination is much stronger than the discomfort caused by electrical impulses, especially when it has sniffed a prey. In any case, it cannot be a question of making him live outside. In fact, to be happy and balanced, needs to be surrounded and interact with their masters, to feel like he is a full member of the family pack.

    Although at Gordon Setter he likes to be surrounded, you greatly prefer to be around people you know or, at least, of other animals that you are used to seeing. On the other hand, he is quite suspicious, reserved and impassive with strangers, not hesitating to bark if it perceives the slightest danger. Therefore, can be a good watchdog. They are also sometimes aggressive towards other dogs they meet for the first time.. In fact, is often a dog with a dominant temperament, who therefore wishes to seize his companions. A thorough socialization started at a very young age is de rigueur so that you learn to respect them.

    However, coexistence with other animals in the home is not impossible, and having a playmate is a good way to avoid boredom in the absence of their masters. In fact, if they have grown up together, everything usually goes very well. On the other hand, the arrival of a new animal at home is only possible if it is used to living with other animals since childhood. If that is not the case, your hunting instinct is likely to lead you to regard the newcomer as prey. The same goes for the animals you see outside, especially those who venture into your garden.

    His dominant character, independent and determined can also be a source of problems in the relationship with his master, if he does not know how to impose himself and make his dog respect him. A firm education is essential to prevent him from becoming difficult to handle., doing what he pleases.

    Education

    The socialization of Gordon Setter should be done at a young age, period when learning is easier, since it is more malleable and adaptable. Thus, it is necessary to get used as often as possible to meet new people and to face all kinds of situations and external stimuli (noises, smells, vehicles…). On the other hand, it is just as essential to teach them to tolerate loneliness, so your teacher's absences don't become a problem later. These two aspects are essential requirements to achieve a balanced and serene companion.

    Given its size and its significant need for maintenance, it is convenient to get used to being handled without flinching from an early age, otherwise he will have problems when he is an adult. In view of his strong hunting instinct, learning to remember your dog is at least as important as basic commands (“Sit down”, “walk”, “stay”, etc.). This allows the dog to shed without having to worry too much, which makes it easier for him to exercise by himself and, Therefore, make you feel comfortable. Of course, this is especially important if it is used as a hunting dog. As long as I don't obey this order, must be carried on a leash when walking.

    It also, the Gordon Setter it is an intelligent breed of dog and learns quickly. But, as is often the case with intelligent dogs, They are not the kind that take for granted: with a strong character, can quickly become very stubborn. This means that, to be obedient, You have to give him a firm education to prevent his intelligence from turning against his master and getting the best of him as soon as he gets home. However, do not punish your dog in any way when he does something wrong: as the Gordon Setter not really receptive to reprimands, it is better to opt for the positive reinforcement method, with the help of treats in particular.

    Last, if it is intended to be used for hunting, the report and the notion of resignation are added to the reminder as indispensable teachings. In effect, must be able at all times to return when his master calls him, to catch a prey without biting it and to give it up if its owner asks.

    Health

    The Gordon Setter is generally in good health.

    However, may be exposed to various pathologies of varying severity, as :

    • The stomach dilation-torsion syndrome, common to most large breeds of dogs and can lead to rapid death of the animal if not attended to quickly;
    • The hip and elbow dysplasia, also common in large dogs. Produces pain and lameness caused by inflammation of the joints, which can lead to osteoarthritis.
    • The progressive retinal atrophy, an inherited disease that causes retinal degeneration and can lead to total loss of vision;
    • The Hypothyroidism, a hormonal disorder responsible for many symptoms that vary from person to person;
      ear infections, due to the drooping shape of their ears;
    • The abiotrofia cortical cerebelosa, a severe inherited neurological disease due to premature degeneration of cerebellar cells. If adopted from a breeder Gordon Setter, DNA test results should be requested to establish that the puppy does not have the gene responsible for this disease. In any case, a worthy breeder does not breed an individual with a genetic disease. In the case of adoption by another route, DNA testing can be done before taking the plunge, in order to rule out this risk.

    It also, as with all large breeds, It is strongly recommended to avoid subjecting a puppy to Gordon Setter to excessive physical exertion. In effect, it is very fragile during its growth, especially at the level of your bones and joints. The utmost care must be taken during this period.

    Life expectancy

    13 years

    Grooming

    The coat of the Gordon Setter requires special care and maintenance. Brushing two to three times a week with a brush or glove is essential for the sebum to be well distributed throughout the coat., removing dead hairs and preventing them from tangling. Although hair loss is moderate, brushing should be daily, during the seasonal moult in spring and fall. It is also necessary to wash the dog once every one or two months to avoid bad smells and clean its coat: due to hair length, tends to collect dirt easily. However, you must be careful not to wet the inside of their ears, as it is easily prone to ear infections.

    It also, the hair between the pads and inside the ears should be trimmed once a month to reduce the risk of infections caused by small plants or spikelets that could get stuck in the pads.

    It also, pay special attention to your ears. Like any dog ​​with floppy ears, are at increased risk of infections (otitis, etc.). Therefore, should be inspected and cleaned at least once a week, and ideally every time the dog comes into contact with water, for example during a hunting trip or after bathing. This is also an opportunity to check your eyes and clean them if necessary..

    Looking at your teeth, cleaning is necessary at least once a week, as for all other dogs. Regular use of a dog toothbrush or finger pad will help limit tartar and bad breath..

    Last, given your level of activity, natural wear and tear is usually enough to trim the claws of the Gordon Setter. However, as you get older or don't walk enough, claws can become too long and become a nuisance or even injury. If this happens, must be trimmed with a special file or nail clippers. If the owner is not very comfortable with this maintenance task, you can ask your vet to do it or, at least, teach him how to do it so he can do it himself.

    Use

    Born hunter, the Gordon Setter has long been used as a hunting dog and as a pointing and collecting dog. Although they are not very fast compared to others Setter, their stamina and keen sense of smell make them excellent woodcock hunters, partridges and retrievers.

    Today, although they are still used primarily as bird hunting dogs, they are also increasingly found as companion and show dogs. His calm character, gentle and affectionate makes them very endearing pets, as long as their owners are able to satisfy their need for exercise.

    Their loyalty to their owners and their distrust of strangers also make them excellent watchdogs.. Therefore, it is also a good companion for canicross, canine mountain biking or any other sporting activity, thanks above all to its resistance and its robust character.

    Last, its elegance, as well as his noble attitude, also make him a competitor of choice in canine beauty contests.

    Price

    The price of a puppy Gordon Setter varies between the 700 and 1200 euros in Europe .

    Regardless of location, price differences from one individual to another are explained by their greater or lesser conformity with the norm, as well as by their sex: males are significantly more expensive than females.

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    Images "Gordon Setter"

    Photos:

    1 – The picture shows a Gordon Setter in the typical work of the race in the field. by Nordic-Gordon-Hunters, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    2 – Gordon Setter by richkidsunite
    3 – Gordon Setter at a dog show in Konopiska, Poland. by Pleple2000, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    4 – Gordon Setter at a dog show in Konopiska, Polonia by Pleple2000, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    5 – Gordon Setter by https://pixabay.com/photos/dog-setter-gordon-animal-pet-4320937/
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    Type and recognitions:

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

    Federations:

    • FCI – Group 7: Pointing Dogs. – Section 2: British and Irish Pointers and Setters. 2.2: Setter
    • AKCSporting
    • ​KC – Gundog
    • UKCGun Dogs


    FCI breed standard "Gordon Setter"

    FCIFCI - Gordon Setter
    Gordon

    Alternative names:

      1. Black and tans (English).
      2. Setter Gordon (French).
      3. Gordon Setter (German).
      4. Setter gordon (Portuguese).
      5. Setter escocés (español).

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    Scottish Terrier
    Gran Bretaña Escocia FCI 73 . Small sized Terriers.

    The Scottish Terrier is independent, self-confident, joyful, intelligent and stubborn bastabte.

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    History

    The Scottish Terrier, also known as the Aberdeen Terrier, y popularmente como “Scottie”, It is one of the high Terrier breeds that were grouped under the name of Skye Terrier, It is one of the five breeds of Terrier that originated in Scotland, the other four are the modern Skye Terrier, Cairn Terrier, Dandie Dinmont Terrier, and West Highland White Terrier.

    The real origin of a race as old as Scottish Terrier it's dark and undocumented. The first written records about a dog with a similar description to those of the Scottish Terrier was in 1436, When Don Leslie described them in his book the history of Scotland 1436-1561.

    Two hundred years later, Sir Joshua Reynolds painted a portrait of a young woman stroking a dog similar in appearance to the Scottish Terrier of today. King James VI of Scotland was an important historical figure accompanying the history of the Scottish Terrier. In the century 17, When King James VI became James I of England, sent six Terrier – believes that the precursors of the Scottish Terrier- a French monarch as a gift. His love and adoration for the race, It is said that you increased its popularity around the world.

    In the century 19, in the Highlands of Scotland, including the Isle of Skye, the Terrier were abundant, originally known by the generic term “shorthair” or ” Skye Terrier“. Towards the end of the century 19, se decidió separar estos Terrier escoceses y desarrollar líneas de sangre pura y razas específicas.

    Originally, las razas fueron separadas en dos categoríasDandie Dinmont Terriers and Skye Terrier (Noel Skye Terrier que se conoce hoy en día, but a generic name for a large group of the Terrier with different all features, que procedían de la isla de Skye).

    The written history and initial development of the race began at the end of 1870 with the development of dog shows. The exhibition of dogs required compared to a standard of the race and therefore the appearance and temperament of the Scottie was written for the first time.

    Finally, The Skye Terrier were divided into what is known today as the Scottish Terrier, Skye Terrier, West Highland White Terrier and the Cairn Terrier.

    Captain Gordon Murray and Shirley were responsible for establishing the type in 1879. Shortly after, in 1879, the Scottie were first exposed at Alexander Palace in England, mientras que al año siguiente comenzaron a ser clasificados en la mayor parte de la misma manera como se hace hoy en día. The first written breed standard was written by JB Morrison and DJ Thomson gray and appeared in Vero Shows illustrated book of The Dog, published in 1880. The standard describes the color of the breed as “grey, greyish or Brindle “.

    In 1881, the “Scottish Terrier England club” It was founded, being the first club dedicated to the race.

    The Scottie es la única raza de perro que ha vivido en la Casa Blanca más de tres veces.

    In May of 2007, Carnegie Mellon University, used the image of a Scottish Terrier as your official pet.

    It is a small Terrier breed with a distinctive shape and it has had many roles in popular culture.

    They have been owned by a variety of celebrities, incluyendo al presidente número 32 of the United States, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the Scottie “Fala” It includes Franklin Delano Roosevelt in a statue in Washington, DC, just like him 43 º Presidente de los Estados Unidos George W. Bush . They are also well known for being a piece to play in the Board game Monopoly.

    Described as a territorial dog, wrestler, they can be a good guard dog and tend to be very loyal to his family.
    Scottish Terrier may be more prone to clotting disorders, joint disorders, autoimmune diseases, allergies and cancer than other breeds of dog and not a disease is the name of the race called Scotty cramp. Is also a most successful breeds of dogs at the Westminster Kennel Club show of dog with a better show in 2010.

    Physical characteristics

    The Scottish Terrier It small but resistant, they have short legs, It Chunky and robust complexion, with one long head in proportion to its size. The Scottish Terrier must have large legs adapted for digging.

    Their ears they are erect and the tail es una de las características sobresalientes de la raza. Their eyes they are small, bright and dark brown or almost black and almond-shaped.

    The height at the withers for both sexes should be approximately 25 cm., and the length of the back from the cross until the queue is of approximately 28 cm.. In general, is a well balanced dog, It must weigh 8.5 to 10 kg and a female 8 to 9,5 kg.

    Scottish Terrier often has a hard mantle, rough, long, the inclement weather-resistant, an outer layer and a soft, dense layer attached to the skin. Combined, with a long beard in layer, the eyebrows, the legs and lower part of the body. The head, the ears, the tail and back are traditionally short, are the parts included in the haircut of the Scottish Terrier.

    The the Layer palette It ranges from dark gray to Jet Black, or ” Brindle “(a mixture of black and Brown).

    The color may appear “wheat” (straw to nearly white), but it should not be confused with the Cairn Terrier or West Highland White Terrier .

    Character and skills

    La raza es conocida por ser independiente y segura de sí misma, joyful, intelligent and has been dubbed the “Hard to peel”. They are described as very affectionate, they have also described as stubborn. It is sometimes described as a distant race, Although it has been observed that they tend to be very loyal and affectionate to its family.

    The fourth Earl of Dumbarton nickname the race “the uncompromising“. The modern race said that it was able to trace their lineage to a single female, call splinter II.

    It has been suggested that the Scottish Terrier can be a good watchdog, due to their tendency to bark only when necessary and that it tends to be reserved with strangers. The Scottish Terrier they were bred to hunt and fight badgers.

    Therefore, the Scottie is prone to digging, así como persecución de pequeñas alimañas, as the squirrels, rats and mice.

    The Scottie are territorial, they are always warning, they are fast and energetic in their movements, perhaps even more than other Terrier breeds.

    With regard to health, the Scottish Terrier have a higher chance of developing some types of cancer, respecto a otros ‘purasangre’.

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    Type and recognitions:

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

    Federations:

    • FCI – Terriers 2 Small sized Terriers.
    • AKC – Terriers
    • ANKC – Terriers
    • CKC – Terriers
    • ​KC – Terriers
    • NZKC – Terriers
    • UKC – Terriers


    FCI breed standard "Scottish Terrier"

    FCIFCI - Scottish Terrier
    Scottish

    Alternative names:

      1. Scottie, Aberdeenie (English).
      2. Scottish terrier (French).
      3. Scottish (German).
      4. Scottish Terrier (Portuguese).
      5. Scottie, Aberdeen terrier, Terrier escocés (español).

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    Deerhound
    Escocia FCI 164 . Rough-haired Sighthounds

    The Scottish Deerhound resembles a Greyhound larger coarse hair and stronger bone.

    Lebrel Escocés

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    History

    ¿De dónde procede el Deerhound “Scottish Deerhound”?

    The Deerhound it is one of the oldest and noblest dog breeds in the world. It is an impressive hunting dog and sighthound. Together with his cousin, the Irish wolfhound, slightly larger, displays a distinctive and strongly impressive dog type.

    It has the complexion of a large and very strong greyhound and at the same time a rough and shaggy coat. As the name suggests, was the hunting dog of the Scottish high nobility for the red deer. The Scottish Deerhound must be fast, brave and strong enough to attack an adult deer and, at least, knock him down until the hunter can finish him off with the spear. The Deerhound también se utilizaba en otras cazas como el alce o el jabalí. Las cacerías tuvieron lugar en las agrestes Tierras Altas de Escocia. Los perros debían ser rápidos, strong, persistent and, at the same time, extremely robust and resistant. Así que más tarde también se utilizaron para exterminar a los lobos.

    Con el declive de la caza clásica por parte de la alta nobleza y las nuevas armas de fuego con las que se podía disparar fácilmente a un ciervo a distancia, the Deerhound lost importance and was finally almost extinct. British dog lovers, like the great painter Edwin Landseer, were involved in its conservation after 1800. Fortunately, this was very successful. The Scottish Deerhound is closely related to the Irish wolfhound, which is supported by genetic studies carried out by a team of geneticists led by Heidi Parker in 2017. Even today, the appearance of Deerhound destila por sí solo las condiciones de la antigüedad y la época medieval en las Highlands.

    There are few more impressive dogs. Aunque todavía hay lugares en las montañas escocesas que llevan el nombre de perros que murieron cazando, the Scottish Deerhound is a breed in decline now found almost exclusively in South Africa.

    Physical characteristics

    The Deerhound tiene la complexión típica de un galgo grande. Sobre esto lleva su característico pelaje áspero, lean and moisture repellent. The official standard describes its appearance as follows:

    The Scottish Deerhound resembles a Greyhound larger coarse hair and stronger bone. Su complexión da la impresión de una combinación única de velocidad, strength and endurance needed to shoot down a deer; However, its general bearing is of noble dignity.

    His coat is disheveled, but not excessive. Woolly hair is not allowed. The correct coat is dense, tight, disheveled, se siente duro o rígido. In the body, neck and hindquarters are hard and lean, of about 7-10 cm.; in the head, chest and belly is much softer. Slight fringe of hair on the inside of the front and back legs.

    Must measure between 7 and 10 centimeters. The allowed colors are dark blue-gray, the gray or the brindle, the yellow. White spots are undesirable. Unfortunately, se ha convertido en una práctica común en las exposiciones que los perros deben mostrar al menos un 10% additional height at the withers. Esta tendencia al gigantismo es perjudicial para la salud de los perros y dificulta aún más la ya difícil fase de crecimiento.

    How big is a “Scottish Deerhound”?

    With a height at the withers from 71 centímetros en las hembras y hasta 79 in males, they look awesome. Bitches must weigh about 36, the males ones 45 kg.

    How many years does a “Scottish Deerhound”?

    The life expectancy of a “Scottish Deerhound” es difícil de medir. There are specimens that barely reach the 6 years, others even reach the 12 y más años con la mejor forma física.

    Character and skills

    The Scottish Deerhound is a Sighthound and a hunting dog. But it's much more than that. He is a sensitive friend who absolutely needs a close connection with his human family.. Muestra una gran empatía y adaptabilidad a sus humanos. This strong and fast hunter is extremely gentle, calm and free from any aggressiveness.

    He is kind and patient with children. At the same time, always show some pride. Thanks to his intelligence and sensitivity, notices any unfair treatment. This hurts. The Deerhound it is an extremely nice and easy to drive companion. It is also an ideal companion for horseback riding or jogging. Given their willingness to hunt, esto requiere un buen entrenamiento y un estrecho vínculo con su dueño, que debería poder llamarlo en cualquier momento. It is an incomparable experience to walk through nature with these dogs. However, A prerequisite for a harmonious coexistence is that the Scottish Deerhound can satisfy your basic needs. This includes running, ideally chasing a dummy hare during coursing.

    One Scottish Deerhound que puede vivir hasta cierto punto sus aptitudes naturales para correr es un excelente perro de compañía y de familia. The official standard describes its character as follows:

    Su complexión evoca la impresión de una combinación única de velocidad, strength and endurance needed to shoot down a deer; However, its general bearing is of noble dignity. Soft and friendly. Obedient and easy to train, as it is eager to please. Docile and fair, never suspicious, agresivo o tímido. Shown with quiet dignity.

    Care and health of a “Deerhound”

    What care does a “Scottish Deerhound”?

    The Scottish Deerhound adult is a low maintenance dog. Regular brushing is enough.

    Are there diseases typical of the breed? “Scottish Deerhound”?

    The Deerhounds, once grown, they are a robust breed.

    ¿Cuál es el mejor alimento para un “Scottish Deerhound”?

    The Deerhounds value a high-quality and varied diet. Expert guidance is essential, especially during the growth phase.

    The Scottish Deerhound it's a greyhound. The free run, fast and extensive, it is a basic requirement for the life of its species. Thus, in some regions there are special facilities where greyhounds can satisfy their need to run. O bien corre detrás de un maniquí de conejo en el hipódromo o durante el coursing, or else the dog is made happy with a ball thrower.

    where can you buy a “Scottish Deerhound”?

    If you want to spend your life with a Scottish Deerhound, you should first check if you have the possibility to leave this Hound released regularly. Ideally, you should enjoy racing. You should only buy your puppy from a reputable breeder.

    Images "Deerhound"

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    1 – “Deerhound” female with exceptional longevity: 14 years and 7 months. by Manialize, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    2 – “Scottish Deerhound” by Mark Robinson
    3 – “Deerhound” grey, male. by Canarian, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    4 – “Deerhound” by Manialize, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    5 – “Deerhound” at Theodore Roosevelt by Dog Park Andrea Arden
    6 – “Deerhound” by Svenska Mässan from Sweden, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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    Type and recognitions:

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    • Section : . .

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    • Standard FCI (International Cynological Federation) Group 10: Section 2: Rough-haired Sighthounds
    • CCC standard (Canadian Kennel Club / Canadian Kennel Club)
    • KC standard (The Kennel Club)
    • AKC standard (American Kennel Club) (Hound)


    FCI breed standard "Deerhound"

    FCIFCI - Deerhound
    Sighthound

    Alternative names:

      1. Scottish Deerhound (English).
      2. Scottish Deerhound, Deerhound (French).
      3. Scottish Deerhound, Highland Deerhound (German).
      4. Deerhound, Galgo escocês, Deerhound escocês (Portuguese).
      5. Deerhound (español).

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    Golden Retriever
    Escocia FCI 111 . Retrievers

    Golden Retriever

    The development of Golden Retriever it's quite slow. He does not physically become an adult until 18 months of age.

    Content

    History

    The origin of the “Golden Retriever”, a specialized hunter in charge of returning the hunted game, it is quite discussed.

    It may have originated in the Caucasus Mountains, where he was raised from a group of dogs related to him Leonberger, and then brought to Britain in the 19th century, or that it descends from a couple of dogs bought in 1858 to a Russian circus for a future English lord, Sir Dudley Marjoribanks.

    Wavy Coated Terrier
    Wavy Coated Terrier (We)

    Behind the myth, we know that this man, also known as Lord Tweedmouth, I raised dogs since 1835. It is said that he made a decisive crossing between two subjects destined to become the great ancestors of the Golden Retriever. In fact, had a Wavy Coated Terrier yellow, called Nous, as well as a female Tweed Water Spaniel, called belle. In a photograph in which Nous poses, we discovered a curly dog, whose size, bone structure and head appear powerful.

    In 1868, Lord Tweedmouth apareó a Nous y Belle. The historic litter is born. It is made up of a male, called crocus, and three females, There is, Primrose y Cowslip. The breeder then continues a patient work of inbreeding selection with two yellow females and another Tweed Water, a male named Tweed. In this lineage there are two black Retrievers, Sambo and Tracer, a Irish Setter, Sampson, as well as a Bloodhound sand-colored. This selection work was recorded in his breeding book, preserved today by the English Kennel Club.

    The Lord's goal was to create a race that would meet the requirements of a “gentleman farmer“, that is to say, a dog with an impeccable nose for hunting waterfowl, but also with excellent skills in fields as varied as rescue or assistance to people with disabilities. He had to be an intelligent and loyal companion, be patient with children and calm at home.

    In 1903, the English Kennel Club accepted the registration of the first Goldens, registered as Flat-coated Retriever variety Golden.

    English Winifired Charlesworth, which contributed greatly to the recognition of the Flat-coated Retriever like a different race, wrote the first standard for the breed Golden Retriever in 1910.

    In 1911 created the Golden Retriever Club of England and the English Kennel Club recognized the Golden Retriever as a race in its own right.

    In France, the Retrievers most common were Labradors, and only in the decade of 1930, through breeding, the first appeared Golden Retriever in the territory. A first French litter was officially registered with the English Kennel Club in 1934, produced by the Conde Jules de Bonvouloir (with affix “of Saint-Jean-du-Bois“). The latter became president of the Retriever Club de France in the years 40.

    The popularity of the Golden Retriever grew dramatically from the end of the years 80, becoming one of the favorite dogs of the French for its friendly nature, franco, playful and helpful.

    Physical characteristics

    The Golden Retriever is similar in appearance to Labrador Retriever. It is a harmonious dog, powerful and robust, but with a soft expression. His head is wide, his nose is black and his eyes, very separate, are dark brown. His ears are medium in size and hanging, placed at eye level. The tail is carried over the back, does not curl and reaches the hock.

    The coat of the Golden it's thick and silky. Hair is straight or wavy, fringed. The undercoat is thick and the exudate (a kind of fat secreted by the skin) makes it very waterproof and protects it from the cold, so the Golden it can stay a long time in streams and rivers without any problem, even in winter.

    The webbed shape of its legs also makes it easy to retrieve waterfowl.

    The coat colors accepted by the standard are creamy white to dark gold. Snow white colors are not supported, Mahogany, chocolate or black.

    Size and weight

      ▷ Male size: Of 56 to 61 cm.
      ▷ female size: Of 51 to 56 cm.
      ▷ Male weight: Of 29 to 31 kg
      ▷ female weight: Of 25 to 27 kg

    Character and skills

    The Golden Retriever he is naturally meek, friendly and devoted to his caretaker. If as a puppy it can be exuberant, as an adult it is a calm and serene dog, who feels true passion for his family, of which he is considered a full member, to the point of overflowing with love for children. For its gentle character, suits young families and older people alike.

    He is a tireless playmate, a dog full of life, who cannot stand loneliness and needs a presence by his side. Therefore, will be unhappy if separated too often from their masters. Sometimes has a side “sticky”, he likes to please his master by bringing slippers or mail, for example. To put it plainly, pleasing his owner also pleases himself.

    The Golden Retriever do not have a natural guardian instinct and come into contact with strangers, both humans and animals, quite easily.

    The Golden Retriever it is one of the most intelligent dog breeds, since he understands everything that happens around him.

    Although they prefer the countryside, the Golden Retriever they also adapt very well to living in an apartment, provided they are given long walks several times a day. In fact, whether it rains or it is windy, you need to do exercise.

    Education

    Despite her soft mischievous eyes, the Golden Retriever needs a gentle and firm education at the same time. In effect, he is a real comedian, and before her charming eyes, one soon lets oneself be overwhelmed by a love that grows every day, but what can make one go blind.

    As the Golden Retriever he's a bit stubborn when he's young, their education must be done through encouragement and not coercion. Otherwise, his stubborn and somewhat independent character will resurface, making it difficult to re-establish trust between the owner and the dog.

    Last, the Golden Retriever usually have a very good relationship with others Golden Retriever, but it is important to socialize it as soon as possible.

    Health

    The development of Golden Retriever it's quite slow. He does not physically become an adult until 18 months of age, and your character will stabilize around the 4 years, or even more in some individuals. Its growth must be closely monitored, especially in the skeleton. As with all large dog breeds, it is preferable to avoid jumping and stairs while he is a puppy so as not to risk damaging the cartilage of his joints.

    The Golden Retriever is also predisposed:

    • Patella dislocation and torn cruciate ligaments;
    • certain diseases of the musculoskeletal system (Hip Dysplasia, elbow dysplasia);
    • Certain eye diseases (congenital and hereditary cataracts, progressive retinal atrophy…);
    • Certain skin diseases (atopia, dermatitis piotraumática, ictiosis…);
    • Piometrio, a severe uterine infection affecting older, unspayed females.

    It also, the Golden Retriever is especially prone to Hip Dysplasia. It is advisable to ensure that the parents are free of these conditions when buying a puppy, requesting the creator of Golden Retriever x-rays and screening tests of the parents.

    Last, in regards to the atopia, there is a racial component and not only a family. Therefore, this condition can be triggered even if the parents are free of it.

    Life expectancy

    Of 10 to 12 years

    Grooming

    The Golden Retriever have moderate hair loss, even during its annual molt.

    However, it is advisable to brush it weekly to detect possible parasites and spikelets, and even daily during the shedding period.

    On the other hand, it is preferable not to wash the dog too often, as there is a risk of damaging the natural protection formed by its rough undercoat and oozing.

    Last, like the ears of the Golden Retriever they are down, they are fragile. Thus, it is recommended to clean them regularly with suitable products to avoid ear infections.

    Use

    The Golden Retriever, a race created for this purpose, is primarily a hunting dog, who likes to return game pieces to his master, preferably dead, and often falls into the water. It also, naturally gifted for work, swimming is his favorite sport.

    But the Golden Retriever it is also one of the most popular companion dogs.

    It also, It is often used for its qualities as a support dog for patients, disabled assistance dog, guide dog for the blind, but also as a rubble dog, drug or bomb search.

    Last, the Golden Retriever they are also in high demand today as show dogs.

    Price

    The purchase price of a Golden Retriever ranges between €500 and €1000 and its maintenance ranges between 1400 and 1500 EUR.

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    Images "Golden Retriever"

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    1 – One Golden Retriever male with a tennis ball by Scott Beckner, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    2 – Golden Retriever by https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Golden_retriever.jpg
    3 – Golden Retriever by https://es.m.wikiquote.org/wiki/Archivo:Callie_the_golden_retriever_puppy.jpg
    4 – Golden Retriever by I, Willybu, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    5 – Puppy Golden Retriever / young dog in the North Sea (Scheveningen, Hague, Netherlands) by Dirk Vorderstrasse, CC BY 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    6 – Portrait of male Golden Retriever of 3 years by Johan Spaedtke, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons

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    Type and recognitions:

    • FCI CLASSIFICATION:
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    • FCI – Group 8: Retrievers - Flushing Dogs - Water Dogs – Section 1: Retrievers
    • AKCSporting
    • ANKC Group 3 (Gundogs)
    • CKCSporting Dogs
    • ​KC – Gundog
    • NZKCGundog
    • UKCGun Dogs


    FCI breed standard "Golden Retriever"

    FCIFCI - Golden Retriever
    Golden

    Alternative names:

      1. Golden (English).
      2. Retriever Golden (French).
      3. Golden (German).
      4. Golden (Portuguese).
      5. Cobrador dorado (español).