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Gascon Saintongeois
2013-06-18 13:28:16

The Gascon Saintongeois, also known as the Virelade Hound, is a breed of domestic scenthound dog that originated in France. The breed holds two types, known as the Grand Gascon Saintongeois and the Petite Gascon Saintongeois. The terms Grand and Petite do not refer to the size of the dogs, although the Petite type is slightly smaller than the Grand, but to the size of game that each type hunts. The Gascon Saintongeois was developed in the mid nineteenth century by Count Joseph de...

Treeing Walker Coonhound
2013-06-18 11:37:29

The Treeing Walker Coonhound is a breed of domestic hunting dog that originated in the United States. It was developed in the nineteenth century when an unknown breed of dog and a Walker hound were crossbred, although it is now said to have been a crossbreed between American and English foxhounds. Although it was primarily used to hunt small game like opossums and raccoons, it has been used to hunt bears. The skill of this breed and its ability to track warm scents makes them ideal for...

Deutsche Bracke
2013-06-18 10:26:35

The Deutsche Bracke, known by many other names including the German hound, is a breed of domestic scenthound dog that originated in the Westphalia region of Germany. This breed is an ancient breed, but its origins are largely unknown. It is thought that the breed is most likely derived from Celtic hounds, greyhound breeds, and St. Hubert's Hound. The breed now holds two regional types, but the Deutschen Bracken Club, which accepted the breed in 1896, merged the four types it held in 1900....

Small Bernese Hound
2013-06-13 16:11:22

The small Bernese hound, also known as the Berner Niederlaufhund and the Berner Laufhund, is a breed of scent hound that originated in Switzerland. This breed was developed in the 1900’s, after hunting regulations created a need for a slower dog. By selectively breeding certain Swiss Laufhund dogs, this smaller breed was established. Although it was and is used for hunting, this breed can also be used to find wounded animals and can be kept as a pet. It is officially recognized by the FCI....

Grand Bleu de Gascogne
2013-06-11 15:22:04

The Grand Bleu de Gascogne is a breed of scent hound dog that is thought to have originated from France and was used to hunt large game like deer and boar. It is a descendent of an old hunting breed that lived at the time of the St. Hubert hound in the 14th century. The modern breed is an important ancestor of many other scent hounds. Its temperament varies between individuals and it is not known to develop any major health issues. It is recognized by the FCI and the UKC. The Grand Bleu de...

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