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2009-12-01 03:00:00

GENEVA, December 1 /PRNewswire/ -- - Eukanuba World Challenge 2009 - Geneva 30th November 2009 Eukanuba proudly announce the 41 extraordinary dogs representing their countries in the Eukanuba World Challenge 2009.

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Istrian Coarse-haired Hound
2013-06-18 13:39:13

The Istrian coarse-haired hound is a breed of domestic hunting dog that originated from Croatia in the nineteenth century. The breed was developed by Croatian and Slovene breeders that bred the Istrian Shorthaired Hound, which has smooth hair, with the French Griffon Vendeén, making its first official appearance in Vienna at a conformation show that occurred in 1866. The dog was originally meant to hunt small game like hares, wild boars, and foxes, a purpose for which it is still used today....

2008-05-28 11:09:08

The Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen was originally bred for small game hunting in brushy areas in the La Vendee district of France. It is one of three Griffon Vendéen breeds. The breed is 12.5 to 15.5 inches tall and weighs between 25 and 40 pounds. It is a solid breed with short legs and a body that is relatively proportionate "“ only slightly longer than it is tall. The coat of the breed is long and mostly rough. It is predominantly white with spots of orange, black, grizzle, or...

2008-05-27 16:25:10

The Kromfohrländer is a German companion breed which originated in Germany in the 1940s. The breed originated when two mutts were mated, or possibly a Fox Terrier and a Grand Basset Griffon Vendeen. The breed was first recognized in 1955. The Kromfohrländer stands 15 to 18 inches tall and weighs 22 to 31 pounds. Its coat can be short, long, or wirehaired, and can be one of several types "“ short, long, or wirehaired. The Kromfohrländer is generally white with some shade of brown...

2008-05-24 22:17:52

The Grand Basset Griffon Vendeen is a French hunting dog used for hunting rabbit, hare, boar and deer, as well as for companionship. The breed generally stands 15 to 17 inches tall. Its coat can be one of several different colors: black with white, black with tan, fawn with white, fawn with black, and pale fawn with white or black overlays. The breed is known for being a pack dog. Due to its nature it needs plenty of attention from its owner, or if nothing else, a companion animal to...

2008-05-20 22:36:54

The Cesky Fousek is a Czech gun dog. It is a versatile breed that is thought to be ancient; however standards for the breed weren't developed until the 1900s. In the 1920s the breed nearly became extinct, but breeding with German Wirehaired Pointers saved it from extinction. The breed stands 24 to 26 inches tall and weighs 62 to 75 pounds. Its coat is wirehaired and it comes with the typical beard and mustache commonly seen in wirehaired breeds. The Cesky Fousek has a double coat, with a...

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