Browse Articles By Tag: Hound
Serbian Hound Standard
25.03.2009 · From admin
Considered to be just a colour variant of the Serbian Mountain Hound up until the 1700's, the modern incarnation of the Yugoslavian Tricolored Hound was developed by crossing the Black And Tan Mountain Hounds
25.02.2003 · From admin
This magnificent breed is of ancient origin, descended from Molossian hounds, Balkan wardogs and Asian mastiffs introduced to Ireland by the Celts well over 2000 years ago
24.02.2003 · From admin
Extinct type of Basset Hound
24.02.2003 · From admin
This large Molosser is said to be a result of crossing the mountain-type Albanian Cattledogs and Sheepdogs with the wolf
23.02.2003 · From admin
The Serbian Mountain Hound is descended from the Balkan Hound, the Hellenic Hound and a number of other ancient Molossian hunting and pariah dogs of Serbia and Greece
23.02.2003 · From admin
One of the legendary ancient Molossers
23.02.2003 · From admin
The exact ancestry of the Otterhound is uncertain, but there is a number of theories suggesting it is descended from various bloodhounds, mastiffs, foxhounds, bearded shepherds, harriers, terriers, griffons and water spaniels
23.02.2003 · From admin
The ancient Hellenikos Ichnilatis is probably a descendant of Cretan and Egyptian hunting dogs and is one of the original Molossian hounds, believed to be the progenitor of many European breeds, such as the Yugoslavian Mountain Hound, Transylvanian H…
23.02.2003 · From admin
Believed to had been developed in Roman times and refined in the Middle Ages, the Old Istrian Boarhound is most likely descended from the Italian mastiffs crossed with various hounds of the Balkans and then influenced by the Metchkar, but some believ…
23.02.2003 · From admin
One of the most popular Balkan scenthounds, the Istrian Short-Haired Hound was developed from Old Istrian Boarhounds and Posavina Hounds crossed with imported Asian sighthounds and a variety of European setters and scenthounds in the Middle Ages. Thi…
23.02.2003 · From admin
Descended from ancient Molossian hunting dogs crossed with imported Egyptian sighthounds, the Posavac is closely related to other hounds of the Balkans. Common in a variety of sizes in the 1400's, the Posavac Hound has been bred to a consistent …
23.02.2003 · From admin
Found throughout the Balkans, but most closely associated with Serbia, the rugged Balkan Hound is one of the oldest established canine breeds, related to ancient Molossian hunting dogs and the progenitor of numerous working breeds of Europe. It has e…
23.02.2003 · From admin
Thought to be extinct today, the Old Southern Boarhound was developed from the same root-stock of breeds as most American hounds, but was also infused with the blood of old bulldogs, bull-n-terriers and mastiffs imported from Europe in the early 1800…
23.02.2003 · From admin
Although dogs of near-identical appearance have existed since ancient times in the Balkans, the Bosnian Barak breed was reportedly developed by hunters in the 17th century from the Bosnian Jamar, which was crossed with Serbian Hounds, Bosnian Foxhoun…
23.02.2003 · From admin
This breed is unfortunately extinct today and is one of the widely forgotten dogs of the Balkans. Rooted in ancient times, the Bosnian Short-Coated Hound was a valued hunting dog commonly found in the region as a pack hunter of foxes and hares, but a…
23.02.2003 · From admin
One of the most resilient American hunting dogs, the Plott Hound was developed from old German bloodhounds and gundogs, such as the Hanoverian Hound, brought to North Carolina by Johannes Georg Plott in the 1750s. Some early influx of American Boarho…
23.02.2003 · From admin
The Rajapalayam is an ancient Indian Molosser, believed by some to be one of the progenitors of the legendary Alaunt and a remote ancestor of a variety of breeds, such as the Dalmatian, the Great Dane and the Alano, among others. Traditionally employ…
23.02.2003 · From admin
This instantly recognizable and widely popular breed is a classic hunting mastiff with strong Molossian ancestry. Hounds of this type have existed since Roman times and influenced a great number of European breeds, but the modern Bloodhound is believ…
23.02.2003 · From admin
The Ogar Polski was developed from the now-extinct Polish Pies Gonczy, the Balkan Hound, the St.Hubert Hound and a number of imported working gundogs of Germany and Austria in the 18th century for a variety of hunting duties, primarily tracking of la…
23.02.2003 · From admin
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