petit basset griffon vendeen

Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen

Breeders developed the Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen in the sixteenth century in the Vendeen region of France. The PBGV is a descendent of the larger Griffon Vendeen. The Petit is the smallest of the four Vendeen hounds recognized in Europe....
barbet dog

Barbet

The Barbet is also known as the French Water Dog and has been around in France for centuries; used to hunt waterfowl, this breed is famous for its willingness to work. Breed historians believe that the dog first reached Europe...
Vizsla

Vizsla

Experts believe that the Vizsla lineage includes breeds that the Magyars collected as they swarmed across Europe before settling down in Hungary over a thousand years ago. Ancient writings from the middle ages on falconry depict dogs similar to that...
Pointer

Pointer

During the 17th century, the Pointer was initially used to locate hare and not birds, as one might think. The dogs pointed out the game, and then Greyhounds were unleashed to pursue. During the 18th-century, wing-shooting gained popularity, and that’s...
Brittany dog

Brittany

The Brittany is the result of French Sportsmen breeding their small land spaniels with English settlers in the mid-1800s to produce a dog better suited for their needs. However, these dogs lacked tails, and their offspring did as well. Later...
German Shorthaired Pointer

German Shorthaired Pointer

The German Shorthaired Pointer has origins that go back to the Spanish Pointer, a bird-dog that would point, retrieve, trail, and be a family companion. Seventeenth-century fishermen developed the breed in Germany. They made it a reality by introducing Bloodhound,...
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