Homeland and time of occurrence: Belgium, XVII century; height 62-64 cm, weight 18-27 kg
Description: These are serious, able to stand up for themselves dogs that prefer to live in the vast countryside. They are sometimes aggressive towards unfamiliar dogs. Differing in their independent temper, they nevertheless do not show excessive stubbornness. The Ardennes Bouvier has a double coat of wool, represented by a soft undercoat and a rough and tough outer layer of wool. Due to this, they are not afraid of even the most severe frosts. Continue reading
Homeland and time of occurrence: Germany, XVII century; height 25-30 cm, weight 3-3.5 kg
Description: An affinch pinscher is a small-sized, wire-haired dog whose intelligence and behavior make it a model pet. Wool color gray; the muzzle is covered with coarse hair, with shaggy eyebrows, especially.
Breed history: As a result of special studies, it was concluded that local small Pinschers, along with pug-like Asian dogs, undoubtedly participated in the creation of the breed. Continue reading
Homeland and time of occurrence:
Great Britain, 17th century; height 48–51 cm, weight 22–24 kg
Individuals of this breed are divided into 2 varieties: field and exhibition. In English Springer Spaniels, the head and ears are black, the muzzle and chest are white. Field Springer Spaniels have shorter hair. They can also be completely white, not counting the impressive freckles. These dogs were specially bred for use in hunting. Continue reading