Westphalian Dachsbracke

The Westphalian Dachsbracke is a small to medium-sized hound breed that originated in Germany. They are a type of Bracke, which is a group of small scenthounds that were developed for hunting small game. In terms of appearance, Westphalian Dachsbracke have a short,...

Treeing Walker Coonhound

The Treeing Walker Coonhound is a breed of hound dog that is recognized by the United Kennel Club (UKC) but not by the American Kennel Club (AKC). They are known for their ability to tree, or chase game animals up a tree, and for their distinctive bawl or bay...
Norwegian Elkhound

Norwegian Elkhound

Norwegian Elkhound   The Norwegian Elkhound (Norsk Elghund ) enjoys the prestige of being the official national dog breed of Norway. Traditionally bred to aid in the hunting of moose, the Norwegian Elkhound’s compact build betrays the considerable bravery...
Irish Wolfhound

Irish Wolfhound

  Origin and brief history: Dating from sooner than 1500 B.C. and first mentioned in Irish literature, wolfhounds were famous for their large stature and were used by nobility as hunting dogs, as well as for fighting against wild animals for entertainment....
Rhodesian Ridgeback

Rhodesian Ridgeback

Rhodesian Ridgeback   ¬†Origin and brief history The Rhodesian Ridgeback is a breed of dog that was established in Southern Africa. The Ridgeback can be traced to early pioneers of the Cape Colony of southern Africa. The pioneers crossed their dogs with the more...