Hunting Dogs: The Volpino Italiano Dog

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Many centuries ago the Volpino Italiano dog was developed in Italy. It is believed they are decedents of the European Spitz dog. The Volpino Italiano dog was loved by royalty and the common people. They were great watchdogs on Tuscan farms. The Volpino Italiano dog had the job was watchdogs to let the big dogs know when poachers and wolves were near. The famous painter, Michelangelo had a Volpino Italiano dog that was with him all of the time. The Volpino Italiano is a small dog that usually weigh 9 to 11 pounds and is 10 to 12 inches tall at the shoulder. Their body is covered with a rough fluffy coat. Their coat can be white, red, tan or black. They have a feathered tail that will curl over their back. They like to work or relax…show more content…
They were perfect hunting dogs. The Vizsla of today was developed by crossing the old breed with the German Short-haired Pointer and the…show more content…
They are usually a golden-brown in color. Their ears hang down, and their tails are usually docked. The Polish Owczarek Nizinny dog is believed to be descended from the Hungarian Puli and other herding dogs. They were probably crossed with some of the European mountain dogs. The Polish Owczarek Nizinny dog was first found in Poland. They were famous for herding flocks of sheep. They were also used to guard property. The Polish Owczarek Nizinny dog is medium sized. They are usually white or gray with black patches. They can also be found in many other colors. They have long hair and are very shaggy. They love to roam and explore. They must have daily walks on a leash. They love their family and are protective and loyal. The Polish Owczarek Nizinny dog must be socialized and trained when they are young. The Pharaoh Hound dog is considered one of the oldest domesticated dog breeds. It is believed they were around in 3000BC. Their native home is Egypt. The traders are believed to have brought the Pharaoh Hounds to Malta in the Mediterranean. They hunted rabbits and small game for thousands of

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