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Ariege Pointer
2013-06-12 16:37:02

The Ariege pointer, also known as the Ariege pointing dog or its French name Braque de l’Ariège, is a hunting dog, categorized as a gun dog, which originated in the Ariege area of the Pyrenees. It is thought to have descended from cross breeds of the Perdigueiro de Burgos and Bracco Italiano breeds. The modern form was developed by Braque Francais and Braqque Saint-Germainnin the 20th century, who bred it with local dogs to create a more active breed. This breed was almost eradicated...

2008-05-27 23:07:02

The Old Danish Pointer, also known as the Bakhound, is a hunting breed from Denmark. The breed's origin can be traced to the year 1710. The breed was created when a man named Morten Bak crossed gypsy dogs with local farm dogs. Some of the dogs crossed might have been descendants of St. Hubert Hounds and Spanish Pointing Dogs. The breed makes an excellent pointer in hunts in both small and large territories. The Old Danish Pointer is a strongly built breed which stands 19.5 to 23.5 inches...

2008-05-27 16:53:34

The Large Münsterländer is a German gun dog breed which was first recognized in the early 1800s. Prior to that, the breed was recognized as only a German Longhaired Pointer color variant. The breed was first introduced in the United States in 1966 and has slowly been gaining popularity. The Large Münsterländer stands 23 to 26 inches tall and should weigh around 66 pounds. It is a muscular breed which is very proportional. It has a firm, dense, medium-length coat which is black...

2008-05-27 12:07:02

The Hungarian Vizsla is a hunting breed which originated in Hungary. The breed's ancestors can be traced back to 9th century Hungary; they were a toy breed used by tribesmen to hunt rats. The breed has neared extinction several times in its history, first when they were overrun by Pointers in the 1800s, and then after World War II. They survived and became founders for breeds such as the German Shorthaired Pointer and the Weimaraner. The breed was recognized by the American Kennel Club in...

2008-05-24 15:47:55

The German Shorthaired Pointer is a hunting breed developed in 19th century Germany. It is a descendant of the Spanish Pointer which was brought in the 1600s to Germany. The breed may be a combination of many others including the Schweisshund, Foxhound, German Bird Dog, Italian Pointer, and several other French and Scandinavian breeds. The breed is predominantly bred on function rather than form. The German Shorthaired Pointer can stand from 21 to 25 inches high and weighs 45 to 70...

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