The Dog of water Spanish is a faithful dog, obedient, Alegre, laborious, courageous and balanced
The Dog of water Spanish (Spanish Water Dog) It is a breed of dog originally from Spain, traditionally used as pastor, Assistant in boats and hunting. The breed was recognized by the Royal Canine society of Spain in 1985 and by the Federation Cynologique internationale in 1999.
Possibly, the earlier Turkish Andalusian or current dog of water Spanish, the main trunk and origin of almost all European water dogs sub-razas (Barbet, Water Spaniel - virtually extinct-, Água Português Cão, Poodle, Lagotto Romagnolo, “Irish Water Spaniel“, Spaniel Dutch., the new dog Water Bay of Biscay…).
Origin: Italy, Spain, Portugal, Greece, France, Tunisia, Malta
Different Races Hound They are characterized by little ladradoras, extremely clever and agile for hunting.
It is called Hound a type of dog of ancient origins. There are several breeds today throughout the entire Mediterranean: is believed to be the origin of these modern breeds in old Egypt (specifically in the Tesem race) and that the dogs were broadcast by the Mediterranean coast by the Phoenicians. Its appearance slightly recalls a Jackal or the image of the Egyptian Dios Anubis.
The Perdiguero de Burgos is smart and learns easily, above all, tracking tasks.
The Perdiguero de Burgos (or Burgos Pointer) It is a breed of dog Spain. Originally from Castile, especially in the province of Burgos, this rustic breed goes hunting, and has exceptional characteristics for small game.
It is an ancient breed from the Castilian tableland, is widespread, and according to some familiar with the breed it is likely that you have participated in the creation of other breeds of hunting dog, not only Spain.
The truth is that lot of documented material that speaks of this breed there is. Veterinary geneticist, José Manuel Sanz rudder, several lines dedicated to the history of this race and a document that appears in a multitude of web, speaking of the origins and early history (Until 1911). You can read the complete material on the website of the Spanish Association of el Perro Perdiguero de Burgos. Here only let quoted that refers to the word “Perdiguero” and the different theories on the origin but very briefly…
“The word ‘Perdiguero‘ It occurs frequently in classical texts on venatoria and its reference corresponds to the generic Hunter dog of partridges, «perdicero» or «perdiguero», but can is assumed not lightly to be that dog a perdiguero de Burgos. In many current texts we read various theories about the origin of the breed. The more absolute confusion arises from a whole once analysed separately. The most common mistakes that demonstrate a poor work of research are as follows:
Associate the word pointer to the race Perdiguero de Burgos.
Believing that the pointers, as we speak the Spanish classics, they were Perdigueros Burgos and forget they were other races.
Define Perdiguero de Burgos as dogs that authors from Velázquez Goya have been reflected in numerous canvasses where breed hunting dogs.
Define incomprehensibly and lightly to Perdiguero de Burgos as the source of the English pointer, either in a display of patriotic enthusiasm, consider also as the father of all the European hounds”.
“The authors, as often happens, they cannot agree on the theories about origins of animals and while some assert the sample dog originates from Italy, others say that France or Spain (According to the nationality of the author) which they were born.
On the formation of the current dog Perdiguero Burgos news are null and void and we apply only the parameters that are studied to form a race, they are:
Time and place of training.
Genetic basis provided the race.
Adaptation to the environment in which is born.
Geographical isolation and inbreeding operated.
With regard to the first of them, not a breed created by man ex process are being, with measured doses of one or another blood, both the time and the place of training are uncertain. A race not be based in short periods of time and having no initial selection at a single point, can not think of that place of birth has been only a particular place” (Author: José Manuel Sanz rudder).
Otros nombres:Burgos Pointer / Spanish Pointer / Burgalese Pointer.
While the Perdiguero de Burgos, It is not as robust and defined muscular level, like its relative the English pointer, their appearance shows the strength of the race.
It has the lores long and the tail It tends to be cut one-third of its original length.
Its fur It has variants that can form different ranges within the basic color. The basic colors of the hair are the white and the liver. These colors mingle regularly, giving checked layers which tend to liver, hoary liver, mosqueados in liver and other various combinations, as predominant color liver or white and are white or more open or closed stains.
It tends to be a very common feature (Although non-binding layer), have a distinct white spot on the forehead and the ears always stained color homogeneous liver. The liver hairs can form such sharp well-defined spots, regularly distributed by the layer of the animal
Its the mantle is short, thick and soft. The hair is thinner in the head, ears and limbs.
The skin is elastic, but not printing, thick, abundant, pinkish spotless. All the Oris they will be Brown, never black.
The height males will of 62 to 67 cm and females 59 to 64 cm to the cross. Thinking of 25 to 30 kg.
It is an animal that as all, It requires a dose of daily exercise. A long walk, and a few races in the open air will keep you happy.
Character and skills
It is a very friendly and quiet dog, not afraid easily. It is smart and learns easily, especially in tracking work.
It is not a dog that adapts very well to urban environments.
It is used for small game (rabbits, hares, etc.).
It's perfect for hunting in any field (difficult to be), It has an enviable physical resistance and a high speed.
Perdiguero de Burgos is very appreciated by hunters seeking a rustic dog, hard in any terrain and type of hunting, obedient, strong and above all excellent winds and method of hunting, because of its tranquility and poise in the search, as to your sample and its impeccable collection.
Although used for small game pieces not dismisses pieces of hunting trail, in which he demonstrates great bravery.
The raison d ' être of the Leonese Pastor It is the management and guidance of herds.
The Leonese Pastor (or CareA Leonese language) is a herding dog, native of the province of León (Spain) and their surrounding populations.
It is a dog of medium size with a height to the cross between 48 and 55 cm in males and 45 and 52 cm in females.
It is a lightweight and agile dog in order to start after the flock avoiding their dispersion, or jogging in search of the sheep that is separated from the Group.
As regards the basic layer or coloring of hair, There are animals with black hair all over his body and others who, In addition, they are tawny color stains (reddish) in the extremities, the side and above the eyebrows.
In some specimens, the black color of the hair is clarified by dissolution of the pigment giving rise to an irregular patchwork of bluish-grey spots more or less clear, and even white spots, throughout the body of the animal.
The raison d ' être of the Leonese Pastor is the management and guidance of herds. They are very attached to their owner dogs, always attentive to his orders and disciplined.
It is a race not yet officially recognized, but you are trying to get official recognition as a native breed.
You are planning to develop a plan for recovery and promotion of the Leonese Pastor, because otherwise, their future will be threatened by the unstoppable reduction in the number of herds of sheep grazing and the increasing spread of alien dog races which could lead soon to the replacement, miscegenation, absorption or, the extinction of the Leonese Pastor.
As a curiosity, PAS, He was a Leonese shepherd who appeared in the famous movie filmed in Spain “The Kingdom of heaven“, Ridley Scott.
Source of the photo and more information about this race by clicking on CareA Leonese language (Blog dedicated to the race with very interesting information!).
The Pastor Garafiano It is a very docile and friendly dog.
The Pastor Garafiano is a breed of dog indigenous native to La Palma Canary, Canary Islands. The name receives it from the North of the island, specifically in the Garafía municipality, as the place where this race was more common, Despite the fact that copies are found throughout the island.
Pastor Garafiano has been linked from its origins to the grazing, activity for which shows special aptitude, Although it has nowadays gained great importance as a pet.
For some time, This race was on the edge of his disappearance due to miscegenation with other breeds of dog.
Successive crossings, especially from the age 60 20th century with other breeds of dogs pastors, They show the need to work for their recovery and selection from the exemplary few pure breed that retained the pastors of the island.
The Basque Shepherd is not recognized by any international Cynological organization.
The Basque Shepherd (in Basque: Euskal Artzain Txakurra) It is a breed of dog originally from the Basque country. Is a breed traditionally used as a sheepdog and guard livestock. There are two varieties, the Gorbeiakoa and Iletsua.
From the official breed club called "Pastores Vascos" those mongrels of wool are the hamlets of Euskal Herria, mostly white, Tan or black, they have nothing to do with the reddish or leonados of exemplary cigars of Euskal Artzain Txakurra.
Today, Euskal Artzain Txakurra has only with 413 copies recognized since the holding of the first monograph of the race.
There are two varieties of Euskal Artzain Txakurra: the Gorbeiakoa and the Iletsua.
The Euskal Artzain Txakurra (Basque Shepherd) It is a breed of dog originating in the autonomous community of the Basque country, traditionally used as dog pastor and care of livestock. There are two varieties, the Gorbeiakoa and the Iletsua.
The breed was officially recognized by the Royal Canine society of Spain the 1 in June of 1995. The official name of the breed is not "Pastor Vasco", as it is known mostly, but "Euskal Artzain Txakurra".
From the official club of the breed is referred to “Basque shepherds” to those mestizos dogs of wool that are seen by the villages of Euskal Herría, mostly white, Tan or black, they have nothing to do with the reddish or leonados of exemplary cigars of Euskal Artzain Txakurra.
The Shepherd is the oldest dog. Since that man evolved from nomadic farmer and livestock has been using dogs to the work of grazing. Some skeletal remains found in the Neolithic caves attest that, 12.000 years ago, the farmers in the region were using these animals to grazing. We can find the Euskal Artzain Txakurra in Basque popular mythology. Later, had it been recognized in various pictorial frescoes of the 16th century, witnessing a popularity that came to transcend from rural environments to the highest circles of the Court of the time. From the 18th century they appear painted or drawn on the canvas of Paret y Alcazar, Doré, Guiard, Arrue and others.
Since the end of the 19th century to the early decades of the 20th century was an era of regression in Guipúzcoa and Navarra breed due to the strong attacks of the Wolf to the flock, reason why pastors replaced careadores dogs with the Artzanoras or mastiffs. In Alava and Vizcaya, However this decline was not as marked, and the work of grazing they alternated with custody and notice in the villages when they were not with the herds. This know-how combining work, He was one of the keys for that race is not extinct.
Today, Euskal Artzain Txakurra has only with 413 copies recognized since the holding of the first monograph of the race.
Later they began to organize international competitions of pastoral dogs. Due to the admiration that sparked this breed among those who witnessed his task, a plan via scholarship and research project was initiated to study these dogs with ethnological methodology, Biochemistry, Genetics, reproductive and etological in 1991. After a thorough review of more than three thousand copies of the whole Basque country, took place the recognition of the Euskal Artzain Txakurra.
Unfortunately, the localism of a canine species generates, in most cases, multiple barriers to their survival.
As mentioned above there are two varieties in the Euskal Artzain shepherds breed, the "Iletsua" and "Gorbeiakoa" and the standard brand differences.
The differences between the two varieties most important morfoestructurales are as follows:
In the Iletsua:
Longer hair on the back
Longer hair on the front limbs.
Greater width of the face in the female.
Greater width of the chest.
Most cephalic index.
The typical color of layer blond or tawny
Most with fallen ears.
As to the general appearance, has a trunk strong and rectangular. It has the body covered with a typical mantle of bristle hair, blondes or leonadas and canelas layers.
Has the head elongated, cover of hair shorter than in the rest of the body, and uncovered eyes. The nose is always black. The snout color is more intense than the rest of the body or black cinnamon. Short hair. Firm lips, Pigmented in black. Scissor bite. Eyes oval, with black eyelids and Brown iris and amber.
It has the limb strong and covered with short hair on the front and back fringes. With one or two spurs or none in the hind limbs.
The fur is moderately long, rough, rustic-looking. As mentioned above, It is shorter in front of the extremities and face.
Height in males of 47 to 63 and in females, of 46 to 58 cm.. The weight of the males is of 18 to 33 Kg., and in females, of 17 to 30 Kg.
In the Gorbeiakoa:
The male has a greater height at the withers.
Greater length of head.
Longer hair on the belly.
Greater width of the rump in the female.
The typical color of the layer is red fire.
As to the general appearance, the trunk is elongated appearance. The layer red fire, known as "pink", with frequent darkening on snout.
The head It has a pyramidal shape and is equipped with very short hair. Frequent presence of three Lunar, one next to each of the corners of the lips, and the other in the central and ventral part of the jaw, all of them with black setae of greater length than the rest of the head. Truffle always black. Snout elongated and thin, with frequent pigmentation. Eyes macaroons, Brown and amber.
The limb they are strong. With one or two spurs or none in the hind limbs.
The fur is moderately long and soft texture. It is shorter in front of the extremities and face.
The height males will of 47 to 61 and in females, of 46 to 59 cm.. The weight of the males is of 18 to 36 Kg., and in females, of 17 to 29 Kg.
Character and skills
With regard to the temperament of the Euskal Artzain Txakurra, We can find special characteristics of each variety (Gorbeiakoa and the Iletsua):
Gorbeiakoa: It is safe to, balanced and above all very sociable, Sometimes it is considered to be one member of his family and his talent for grazing can be added. His instinct, as described, It focuses more on tasks of grazing.
The Iletsua: It has a territorial instinct, but always maintains a strong link with his master, as always happens with him and rarely is separated from it. His instinct, as described, It focuses more care tasks.
All training can start with a small basic education course (the dog learn to stay quiet, sitting, that moves when the owner order). Regardless of age you can start socializing so you can get confidence with his master and others.
Euskal Artzain shepherds stops playing, caress and runs like a champ for what you need from a field where can romp freely over long periods of time. Give some walks and stay active either playing with the ball or small but intense session of game with the family. Its longevity is of 11 to 13 years.
The Canarian Warren Hound is brave, decided to, generous and extremely loyal to his master.
The Canarian Warren Hound It is a breed canine Spanish Canary.
The Canarian Warren Hound, It is one of the oldest breeds that are known today, According to scholars of race data of ago 7000 years. This realize the numerous found vestiges of its representation in engravings, statues and bas-reliefs.
A native of Egypt, probably, He was taken by the Phoenicians, Greek, the same Egyptians to the Canary Islands and Carthaginian, where it is currently easy to see in the larger islands (Gran Canaria and Tenerife).
Since its inception, the Canarian Warren Hound has been located in the natural environment and in power of the farmer who needed to hunt to survive. Given the perfect hunting qualities of this dog: his sense of smell, his ear and sharp vision, as his great speed in the race after the dam, the peasant has had, always, a wonderful ally, It has been able to take advantage of.
The Canarian Warren Hound, as its name suggests it is found in the Canary Islands, and a dog is little known and disseminated outside their place of origin, It is not easy to find puppies.
To the present day, is perfectly adapted, both the flat lands as stony and mountainous, Sandy, or soft as meadows or swingeing; You can both enter caves that penetrates in Lava Tubes or galleries, in thickets or forests, in the end, not arredra before no obstacle.
The Canarian Warren Hound, is a dog from size medium, very light but tough.
The height to the cross males will of 55 to 64 cm and the females of 53 to 60 cm.. These measures have 2 cm tolerance up or down.
Has the muscles hyper developed and not adipose panniculus present is easy to appreciate the ribcage, the spine and hip bone.
Has the head elongated with little pronounced stop, the eyes are small, almond-shaped and oblique.
Their lores they are rather large, When the Earth State of arousal keeps them in erect and fall backwards when it is at rest, they are wide at the base and end up in tip.
The limb perfectly Plumb, they are straight, has fine but strong bones. The tail is low, You can take the low or sickle-shaped, but does not exceed Hock.
The hair the Podenco Canario is smooth, tight and short. In the layer color combinations within the following are supported colors: Red and white, with more or less intense red, and finally, Orange to mahogany.
These dogs start to hunt from an early age, giving cases of animals less than three months that show strong hunting instinct.
When they discover and/or they chase prey, they emit a characteristic short and repetitive bark, local hunters known as "sing a rabbit".
Canarian Warren Hound: Standard FCI
GENERAL APPEARANCE: It is a medium-sized dog, slightly elongated, leptosomatico, light, very resistant. The skeleton is well developed. The absence of adipose panniculus allows you to appreciate the relief of the ribcage, spine and hip bones. The muscles are his, spandrel, transluciendo contractions through the skin.
IMPORTANT PROPORTIONS: Slightly longer than high. Well developed chest, without reaching the elbow. Muzzle slightly longer than the skull.
TEMPERAMENT / BEHAVIOR: Brave, nervous, restless and radiating a dynamism. Noble, never aggressive. Selflessly addicted to its owner. Stoically supports more rigorous sessions without the less fatigue.
HEAD: Elongated. Truncated cone shaped, very provided with the body, measuring length 21 to 22 cm.. Parallel skull and facial lines.
Skull: Longer than width, plane, with prominent occipital bone.
Depression links (Stop): Not very marked.
Truffle: Wide, sand color, harmonized with the coat color, slightly open nostrils.
Snout: Prominent and wide, dull finish, flesh-colored with more or less intensity in harmony with the color of the fur.
Lips: Fine and collected, harmonized with the color of the nose.
Teeth: Bite in scissors, in perfect opposition and well-developed.
Eyes: Oblique, almond-shaped and small. More or less dark amber depending on the intensity of the color of the layer. His gaze is smart and noble.
Ears: Rather large. Carried erect in attention, slightly divergent. Take them back to sleep. Wide at its base and pointy at the end.
NECK: Muscular, straight, with smooth skin, without jowl, rounded and flexible.
Back: Strong, muscular, suitable for the race and exercise of hunting.
Pork loin: Somewhat elongated.
Rump: Something solid bones of the rump, more visible in the exemplary weak or in full hunting season.
: Chest with no outgoing sternum, well developed, But however it does not reach the elbow. Oval ribs.
Chest perimeter more in 5 to 8 cm as height on the cross.
Belly: Collected, without being the Greyhound. Well marked flanks.
TAIL: Lowest insertion, as a continuation of the rump. Rounded, It descends somewhat lower than the Hock. Fall or carried in a sickle-shaped. Something sharp at the tip which is usually white in color. Never screwed. Desirable not to raise in excess to the March.
PREVIOUS MEMBERS: Perfectly Plumb, straight, vertical and parallel, fine but solid bone. Cat feet, generally something diverted outwards. Strong and somewhat oval pads.
Angles scapulo-humeral: about 110 °.
Humeral-radial angles: about 140 °.
LATER MEMBERS: Plumb, straight, strong, muscular, rather high Hock (some 18 cm from the ground). Straight feet, CAT, with strong and slightly oval pads. Without the presence of spurs.
Coxal-femoral angle: about 110 °.
Stifle-tibial angle: about 120 °.
Angle of the Hock: about 130 °.
MOVEMENT: You must have a fast trot, long and very light.
SKIN: Consistent, attached to the body and without wrinkles.
HAIR: Smooth, short and tight.
COLOR: Preferably red and white, the Red can be more or less intense coming from Orange to dark red (Mahogany). All combinations of these colors.
Height at the withers for males: of 55 to 64 cm.. For females: of 53 to 60 cm..
These measures may vary due to the different land where living and hunting, therefore to accept differences in 2 cm above or below the minimum or maximum size, provided that the copies are typical and the prototype of the breed.
FAULTS: Any deviation from the above criteria is considered missing and the seriousness is considered the degree of deviation to the standard and its impact on the health and welfare of the dog.
Excessively wide head.
Too marked stop.
Absence of premolars.
Ears very divergent.
Low or cow hocks.
Crossing of front feet and hocks in gear.
Any dog showing clear physical abnormalities or behavioral signs shall be disqualified.
N.B.: Los machos deben tener dos apariencia testiculos normal completamente descendidos en el escroto.
Character and skills
The Canarian Warren Hound is an animal not showing aggressiveness usually, extremely loyal and noble to teammate, restless, independent, stubborn, worker and intelligent.
It´s brave and decided to, the race is fast and very agile, generous and extremely fell to its owner.
There are no guard and defense attitudes, at home it is "all unknown friend", What makes it ideal as a pet.
If you are raised inside of a Home, Once overcome the first six months of hyperactive life, shown as a quiet animal and customize, attitude changes drastically once comes to the field of hunting.
In its role of Hunter He has always dedicated to the House of the rabbit and its most important feature is the ability that has to adapt to any type of terrain. It is capable of detecting the presence of the press inside cracks thorny bushes or stone walls, Podenco Canario only to follow the trail of the dam with the smell but not catch it.
In the Canary Islands is used in conjunction with the huron, Since the latter catches the rabbit by the throat.