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2009-01-21 08:45:00

- Nationally, Labrador Retriever Holds Firm in Top Spot While the Bulldog Continues Its Ascent - NEW YORK, Jan.

2009-01-21 08:45:00

-- AKC Celebrates 125th Anniversary With a Look Back at First AKC Registered Breeds in History -- NEW YORK, Jan.

2008-12-17 07:23:07

A Nevada woman who returned from a California trip with 27 dogs scheduled to die said she found new homes for 20 of them in just one day. Colleen Spalioni said she traveled to Delano, Calif., to adopt only one dog from police but instead ended up taking home 27 that were scheduled for euthanasia, the Reno (Nev.) Gazette Journal reported Wednesday.


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Pudelpointer
2013-06-22 15:47:43

The Pudelpointer is a domestic breed of a hunting dog that originated from Germany. The breed was developed in 1881 by Baron von Zedlitz, a German breeder that sought a perfect hunting dog that could point, retrieve, and track both in water on land. He bred one hundred different pointers, especially the English pointer, with seven different poodles to create the Pudelpointer. It was first introduced to North America by Bodo Winterhelt in 1953, who developed the Pudelpointer Club of North...

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...

Braque Saint-Germain
2013-06-11 14:43:05

The Braque Saint-Germain, also known as the St. Germain Pointing Dog, is a breed of domestic hunting dog that originated from France in 1830. The first members of this breed were developed at the royal kennels of Compiègne, using a mixture of Continental and English pointer breeds. The breed received its name from Saint Germain en Laye, where it first became popular and where it was a favorite show dog, despite its hunting background. The Braque Saint-Germain is a medium sized dog that...

Braque du Puy
2013-06-11 14:40:15

The Braque du Puy was a breed of domestic hunting dog that originated in France. It is thought that the breed was developed in the nineteenth century in Poitou, when greyhound like breeds and Braques were crossbred, although one story suggests that two brothers bred their pet Braque Francais with a Sloughi dog from Africa. This breed was white in color with orange or liver colored markings and could be medium or large. It is thought that the breed is extinct, although many new breeds using a...

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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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