UKC version of lure coursing at The Gateway Nationals at Purina Farms
Differences Between Kurdish Dogs And Spanish Mastiffs
Assyrian Shepherd Dog-Assyrian Dogs
Mesopotamia (ancient Assyrians & Babylon Dogs)
Very interesting research!
An article from tobet.kz esplaind the breading, feeding and caring for dogs in Kazakhstan. The dogs that many of MD readers will be interested in is called the Tobet (aka Central Asian Ovchaka).
In many respects, dogs have a unique relationship to humans. They were the first domesticated species, serve as valuable companions and service animals, and have been bred to exhibit more phenotypic diversity than any other mammal.
David Crews, Ross Gillette, Samuel V. Scarpino, Mohan Manikkam, Marina I. Savenkova and Michael K. Skinner
PNAS 2012 June, 109 (23) 9143-9148. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1118514109
There are a number of different breeding methods, some good, some bad. Outstanding breeding success can be achieved and has been achieved in a variety of different ways.
The Pudelpointer is a versatile hunting dog breed from Germany. It is a pointing breed that came from a cross between the German hunting poodle (pudel) and the English Pointer.