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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...

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2008-05-28 11:20:09

The Pointer, also called the English Pointer, is a gun dog breed which originated in England in the 16th or 17th century. Its ancestors include the Greyhound, Foxhound, Bloodhound, and the Bull Terrier; each of these breeds contributed to its personality and hunting skills. The breed is bred to work with hunters in finding upland game. It is especially good at hunting birds such as the bobwhite quail, pheasant, grouse, and woodcock. They were brought to the U.S. in the late 1800s, and have...

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2008-05-27 23:02:19

The Nova Scotia Duck-Tolling Retriever was developed in Nova Scotia during the 20th century to toll waterfowl. The breed's tolling methods of hunting are unique: it splashes in the water which lures curious waterfowl toward the dog. The hunter calls the dog back once the birds are in range, which causes the birds to fly, allowing the hunter a shot. The Duck-Tolling Retriever then retrieves the downed birds. The breed's ancestry likely includes the Golden Retriever, Cocker Spaniel, and the...

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2008-05-27 12:27:50

The Irish Red and White Setter is a medium sized gundog. It is similar to the Irish Setter, however it is more often a working breed. At one time, all Irish Setters were red and white, but for years following, only red dogs were bred. During the 20th century, the breed nearly faced extinction, but an Irish clergyman revived the breed. The Irish Red and White Setter stands 22.5 to 26 inches high and weighs 50 to 70 pounds. It has a long, silky white and red coat. The breed is a loyal...

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2008-05-24 14:36:57

The Flat-Coated Retriever is a British gundog. It was bred to retrieve both in the water and on land, flushing game and marking birds. The breed originated in the 19th century and may have come from stock of the St. John's Water Dog, which may be an ancestor to other retrievers, such as the Labrador and the Chesapeake Bay Retriever. The breed was recognized by the AKC in 1915 and became popular in America around the same time. World War II nearly caused extinction for the breed, but in the...

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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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