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from the book "A History And Description Of The Modern Dogs Of Great Britain And Ireland. (Sporting Division)", by Rawdon Briggs Lee, published 1887.
Dogs  Breeds
21.06.2014 · From Fainomenon
Big game hunter, Great Dane ancestor, livestock guardian, enigma.
Dogs  Breeds
21.06.2014 · From Fainomenon
Breed profile on the Boz Shepherd.
Dogs  Breeds
30.05.2014 · From 1234
We know very little about the ancestry of the Weimaraner and such knowledge as we have comes mainly from the United States
Main  History
19.05.2014 · From gsicard
Probably no other skin disease will cause your dog to scratch and bite at her skin with such intensity.
12.05.2014 · From gsicard
Otodectic mites are tiny insects that live in the ear canals and feed by piercing the skin
12.05.2014 · From gsicard
Canine parvovirus is an acute, highly contagious disease of dogs that was first described in the early 1970s
12.05.2014 · From admin
Our dogs are faithful companions, and they depend on us for good care.
Dogs  Other
12.05.2014 · From gsicard
A prominent member of the Spitz group
04.05.2014 · From gsicard
One of Africas premier predators
Main  Articles
16.03.2014 · From someone
The breed standard forthe Boz Shepherd
14.03.2014 · From gsicard
Vitamin C - Cures Hip Dysplasia By Larry Mueller, Hunting Dogs Editor, Outdoor Life.
Main  Genetics
07.01.2014 · From admin
Created by crossing the American Bulldog with the Rafeiro de Alentejo, and then introducing carefuly selected AmStaff blood.
06.01.2014 · From admin
The native dogs of Phu Quoc Island excel at digging holes
Main  Articles
04.01.2014 · From admin
A dossier of the Caucasian Shepherd Dog written in an Italian dog magazine.
Main  Articles
01.01.2014 · From gsicard
Operations: Two Viable Options-Modern technology and an old standby method are analyzed as CHD treatments
23.12.2013 · From admin
Surgery may be recommended for suitable candidates, taking into account expected activity level, longevity and use and value of the dog.
23.12.2013 · From admin
Treatment of this disease must be tailored specifically to the needs of your pet, whether using conventional or alternative medicine
23.12.2013 · From admin
An evaluation method is needed that is not only diagnostic but which can predict the probability of canine hip dysplasia.
23.12.2013 · From admin
The Role of Orthopedic Registries in Fighting Canine Hip Dysplasia; Registries, although essential in documenting CHD, have not been used to their full potential
23.12.2013 · From admin
The authors assess the pros and cons of standard diagnostic methods for hip dysplasia By John C. Cargill, MA MBA, MS and Susan Thorpe-Vargas, MS
23.12.2013 · From admin
Canine Hip Dysplasia Part II - Causative Factors of Canine Hip Dysplasia by Author: John C. Cargill MA MBA MS & Dr. Susan Thorpe-Vargas
23.12.2013 · From admin
To understand this genetically transmitted disease, we must first understand the workings of the normal canine hip. By John C. Cargill, MA MBA, MS and Susan Thorpe-Vargas, MS
23.12.2013 · From admin
An insightful article on Hypothyroidism by Author: John C. Cargill MA MBA MS & Dr. Susan Thorpe-Vargas
23.12.2013 · From admin
There was a time, when aboriginal dogs were the only dogs available
Main  Articles
14.12.2013 · From IvaNandNellY
This is a list of dogs that are on the brink of Extinction. Cross posted from FB with permission of the author.
Main  General
30.11.2013 · From Gary_Sicard
The Shar Pei's highly romanticized history and supposed ancient origin have been promoted and accepted for many years
28.01.2013 · From admin
Bakerwali dog breeds nearing extinction
Main  Articles
15.01.2013 · From someone
Dr. Duclos explains about mixing raw and kibble in your dogs' food.
22.09.2011 · From admin
Catherine de la Cruz © | Ms. de la Cruz makes a good case for another view of LGD history.
Main  History
01.09.2011 · From admin
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Originally intended as an outcross to be used early on in the Leavitt Bulldog breeding programme
23.02.2003 · From admin
This famous British giant is a breed of a rather misleading name, because it is neither the oldest nor the only, or even the purest mastiff breed in the world
23.02.2003 · From admin
Found throughout North-Eastern Turkey, this breed is named after the Kars province, where it is most common
23.02.2003 · From admin
This popular German breed was originally much more massive and stockier than its present-day incarnation and was used as a large game hunter and property guardian
23.02.2003 · From admin
The American Bully is currently being promoted as a new pure breed apart from the American Pit Bull Terrier
23.02.2003 · From someone
The Red Necklaces worn by Tibetan Mastiff to protect them from predators and to distinguish them from a distance.
Dogs  History
25.06.2015 · From gsicard
Just a little humor for the day
Main  General
30.06.2014 · From eliteguardianpresa
This article is by Dr. Jeff Levy, DVM, PCH
29.01.2015 · From gsicard
There is no animal so widely distributed as the dog. The like assertion could not be made of any other domesticated creature.
Dogs  History
28.04.2015 · From admin
Vermin often are very troublesome to dogs, and I have known these animals destroyed because their owners were ignorant of the process by which the annoyance might have been readily conquered
Dogs  History
28.04.2015 · From admin
How love and integrity breeds good dogs (Central Asian Shepherd) by Holly Kellum, Epoch Times
Dogs  Breeding
23.07.2015 · From gsicard
An article by Anderw J about cross breeding. | A fantastic article about the benefits of crossing breeds and the some assumptions about the results. This is a must read.
Main  Articles
13.10.2010 · From admin
What to know before buying or adopting a Central Asian Shepherd Dog
Main  Articles
26.09.2009 · From admin
This large Molosser is thought to be a result of crossing the Spanish Mastiff with the Great Pyrenees and old Navarra herders, Cataluna sheepdogs and Italian Alpine Mastiffs
23.02.2003 · From admin
Sivas yavru kangal üretim çiftliği yavru satışları devam etmektedir.Yavru kangal almak için bizimle iletişime geçmelisiniz.
11.03.2016 · From yavrukangal
One of the oldest Molossers in the Adriatic region, this breed is closely related to the Sarplaninac, as well as other Balkan dogs
24.02.2003 · From admin
The Surgutskaya Ovtcharka is a very rare Molosser, often seen as just a variant of the Caucasian Shepherd, as well as being related to the dogs of Central Asia
24.02.2003 · From admin
The mighty Tornjak is an ancient Moloss from the Mt.Vlasic region of Central Bosnia, but these dogs have existed in many parts of the Balkans for centuries
23.02.2003 · From admin
One of the oldest dogs of the region, the Branchiero Siciliano is a breed of uncertain future. On its way to extinction, this brave breed has been used for centuries as a cattle guardian, as well as an impressive watchdog. The Sicilian Branco Dog is …
23.02.2003 · From admin
The original Molosser. This is THE dog of Molossia. As its name implies, this was the favourite breed of the legendary Molossian King Pyrros. The Molossian mountain dogs came in two main types, the almost wild Molossos tis Epirou and the mild-mannere…
23.02.2003 · From admin
As its name implies, this famous mastiff breed comes from Naples and surrounding areas in Italy
23.02.2003 · From admin
Developed in the post-WW2 years in the former USSR by crossing the Caucasian Shepherd Dog with the St.Bernard in order to create a more manageable service dog
23.02.2003 · From admin
Bulgarian Shepherd Dog Standard
26.03.2009 · From admin
Believed to had arrived to the Balearic Islands in the 1200's, the Majorcan cattle dog Ca de Bou looked very different until the 1700's
23.02.2003 · From admin
Dr. Charles Loops, a homeopathic veterinarian shares his views on Vaccination Recommendations.
29.01.2015 · From admin
With origins dating back as far as 15000 years, there is little doubt that the Armenian Gelkheght is one of the oldest Molossers, and possibly older than all mountain dog breeds
23.02.2003 · From admin
Developed in Miletos, the Small Greek Domestic Dog is the larger cousin of the Alopekis
23.02.2003 · From admin
This ancient Moloss is believed by some to be the direct descendant of Epirian and Alani dogs, but chances are it developed from numerous crossings between Greek, Yugoslavian and Albanian breeds
23.02.2003 · From admin
Originating in the 1800's as a result of crossing the baiting and fighting bulldogs and bullterriers, the Old Boston Bull is the ancestor of the modern Boston Terrier
23.02.2003 · From admin
While most large carnivore species are threatened, there are some carnivore populations which are recovering
Main  Articles
12.04.2009 · From admin
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The name of this breed is very misleading, seing how it is not a true mountain Molosser type dog, but rather a recent re-creation of the old Brabanter Bullenbeisser
23.02.2003 · From admin
The name of this recent creation is misleading, because the Miniature Boxer doesn't contain any Boxer blood at all. It was developed in America by crossing Pugs with smaller specimens sometimes found within the Rat Terrier breed. A tenacious sma…
23.02.2003 · From admin
The Sarmatian Mastiff is one of the oldest breeds in the world, regarded as the key progenitor of the initial incarnation of the Alaunt, but is also related to the dogs of Central Asia, Tibet and the Caucasus. Some believe that its closest cousin is …
23.02.2003 · From admin
This ancient Molosser is thought to had been developed by the Asur King Mahidant of Meerut by crossing the wild dogs found in the Jamuna Khader region of India with the Sha-Khyi variety of Tibetan Mastiffs for hunting purposes. Similar to other breed…
23.02.2003 · From admin
The ancient Aryan Molossus has close ties with the Sage Koochee and old Persian mastiffs, as well as other Central Asian dogs, but this is a pure and distinct Afghani breed, likely older than the rest of its relatives.
23.02.2003 · From admin
This name has been used throughout history for a great number of breeds, some originating in Persia and others with no known ties to the Iranian dogs
27.02.2003 · From admin
Originally developed by crossing the Rhodesian Ridgeback with the English Bullterrier in South Africa for hunting purposes, the breed now known as the American Bull Ridgeback was created by crossing these imported working bandogs from Africa with Ame…
23.02.2003 · From admin
Developed from European mastiffs, most notably the English, Spanish and Portuguese dogs, as well as the Continental Bloodhound, the Scottish Sleuth-Hound and the original Bandogue Brasileiro
23.02.2003 · From admin
This was originally a term used for American bloodlines of the German Rottweiler, but is today usually reserved for a separate breed. The American Rottweiler was developed from lower-quality examples of the German Rottweiler breed, as well as by cros…
23.02.2003 · From admin
One of the varieties of the old American Bull Terrier population developed in the 17th century and the progenitor of many modern Pit Bull and Bulldogge types
23.02.2003 · From admin
The Mexican Bulldog was initially developed from imported Perro de Toro Espanol and Alano Espanol representatives as a superiour large game hunting and bull baiting dog, but in the late 1800's early American Bulldogs and Pit Bulls were introduce…
23.02.2003 · From admin
The Catahoula Leopard Dog was declared the official State Dog of Louisiana in 1979, where it enjoys immense popularity to this day.
23.02.2003 · 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
23.02.2003 · From admin
The future of this ancient Molosser is uncertain. The Sumadinac, along with the Gampr, Sarplaninac, Kavkaz Volkodav, Tornjak, Epir Molossus, Tibetan Mastiff and other Eastern-European and Central Asian dogs
25.02.2003 · From admin
Considered by many to be just a regional variant of the Central Asian Ovcharka, the legendary Alabai is a respected working breed in its native Turkmenistan, where it is highly valued for its purity and personality traits, as well as its superb resil…
23.02.2003 · From admin
This rare breed from England was developed in the early 1980's by David Brown, who wanted to re-create the working British bulldogge of the 18th century. Although the breeds used in the creation of the Sussex Bulldog have remained undisclosed fo…
23.02.2003 · From admin
Contrary to some myths, the breed was not created for hunting panthers or any other large cats, but was instead developed solely for superiour protection duties. The Canis Panther was established in the 1970's in the U.S.A. by three enthusiastic…
23.02.2003 · From admin
This is one of the legendary extinct fighting breeds from Britain, but the true heritage of the Scottish Blue Paul is unclear.
23.02.2003 · From admin
This is the second grouping of molossers. They are the results of crossing group one with other dogs.
Main  Articles
04.02.2004 · From gsicard
One of the most unique dog breeds, the English Bullterrier was once commonly referred to as the "Canine Gladiator" in its native Britain, where it was created in the 1850's by Birmingham's John Hinks
23.02.2003 · From admin
Extremely rare even in India, the ancient Sindh Mastiff is more commonly found in Pakistan, where it is used as a fighting dog
23.02.2003 · From admin
The present-day German Beardog is a re-creation of the legendary Teutonic Urhunde breed, a colossal hunting mastiff that became extinct in its original form with the arrival of Roman legions to the area some 2000 years ago
23.02.2003 · From admin
Originally developed in Detroit's Metro area, the early Panja Mastiff was a result of crossing Pit Bull Terriers, Rottweilers and Bandogs
23.02.2003 · From admin
The mighty Khonch Nokhoi is considered to be a Mongolian variant of the Central Asian Shepherd Dog by some and a regional sub-type of the Tibetan Mastiff by others, but some authorities believe this is incorrect
23.02.2003 · From admin
One of the most interesting, as well as most misrepresented extinct dogs in history, the English White Terrier is more famous for its contribution to the development of other breeds than for its own working qualities and recognition. It must be menti…
23.02.2003 · From admin
This breed should not be confused with the Japanese Tosa, even though they are related. Unlike its Japanese cousin, the Mee-Kyun Dosa is not a fighter at all and is bred primarily as a companion pet and local Show dog. There is also the fighting Too-…
23.02.2003 · From admin
Created in colonial India, the legendary Gull Dong is primarily a bear-baiter, although it is sometimes pitted against other dogs, as well. It shouldn't be confused with the smaller Pakistani Terrier breed, also known as the Gull Terr from which…
23.02.2003 · From admin
Although a number of bandogge-type creations worldwide sometimes carry this name, the Italian Bulldogge breed was developed by Ray Giacobbe, a breeder of Olde English Bulldogges in Florida
23.02.2003 · From admin
The rare Spanish Perro de Toro is believed by some to be just a heavier variant of the Alano Espanol, but there are obvious physical and temperament differences between these breeds
23.02.2003 · From admin
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Edward Mayhew On Dogs
Dogs are intelligent and honorable creatures, and no man will have reason to regret who teaches himself to trust in their better qualities!
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Rotties have different style than LGD. LGD take particular care to keep legs out of harms way.  I have seen it and am marveled by it.
Posted for Article Kekhor
11 days ago · From admin
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15.10.2017 · From admin
Thank you for the link.  Good info.
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http://ofep.gr/index.php/diafora/2015-03-13-13-28-42/2015-03-13-13-28-42  Karamanika a sub-type in Greek Sheepdog from Siatista in Makedonia !
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http://ofep.gr/index.php/gennitores-paragoga  Click on an image to open it !
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Posted for Article Armenian Gampr
21.09.2017 · From admin
Gampr have some herding dog capabilities as well, especially in the slightly slimmer ones
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31.08.2017 · From Lavenderfaerie
English and Spanish versions of the files are attached to this article.
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It would make anyone with a good conscience sick.  History is sometimes very brutal and bloody - probably not what is taught in schools today.  I am g…
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