Breed Category: TerrierCountry of Origin: IrelandAverage Size: 34-37 cm (at the withers)Average Weight: 14-17 kgAverage Life Span: 12-14 yearsGrooming Requirements: MediumExercise Requirements: Medium History The Glen of Imaal Terrier is a medium-sized dog that originated in Wicklow County, a coastal region in Eastern Ireland. The breed is thought to be the result of natural mating
Breed Type: TerrierCountry of Origin: EnglandPopular Names: Parson Terrier, Parson, Sporting ParsonSize: SmallHeight: (At the withers) Males 35 cm, Females 32.5 cmWeight: 6 – 7.7 kg Best suited as: Pet or show dog with an active owner or family. May be used to kill vermin Lifespan: 13 - 15 years Intro The Parson Russell Terrier
Breed Type: SpitzCountry of Origin: Sweden Size: Large Also known as: Swedish Elkhound Males: Height: 57-65 cm Weight: 30-35 kg Females: Height: 52-60 cm Weight: 25-30 kg Exercise Requirements: Outdoors & Vigorous Care Requirements:Low Lifespan: 12-13 Years Best Suited as: Hunting/Guard/Work Dog and Family Pet Overview:The Elkhound-Jamthund or Swedish Elkhound breed is a type of
This specific type is considered to be among the eldest of the breed of retrievers. It was nurtured in England in order to locate waterfowls and assist hunters in upland areas. The breed is very popular because of its versatility multiple capabilities; owners considered keeping one for any kind of purpose.
The Flat-coated Retriever is an intelligent gundog that is skilled at assisting hunters in retrieving game from land and water. It has keen eyesight and a remarkable sense of smell, in addition to being a skilled swimmer.
Heart disease is more common in dogs than in any other domestic species. The most common form damages the heart's valves; this occurs primarily in small dogs, from middle age onwards. Congenital heart defects and heart attacks are less common. A wide variety of medications, developed to treat human heart conditions, are used to successfully
This is a very old breed of dog, used during war by the Romans, herding of cattle and pigs, and in boar and bear hunting. The Italian Corso was brought back from near extinction by enthusiasts during the 1970's.
The Anatolian Shepard is an ancient breed that was herding and guarding flocks in Mesopotamia since 4000 B.C. They were specific to the high plateau areas of what is now central Turkey. This dog is a descendent of livestock guard dogs that migrated with the flocks, guarding against jackals, wolves, bears, and any other threat