Classic retrievery sort of dog. Very doggy. Nothing controversial, weird or cruel. Don't go to the dog pages of Pet Planet if you haven't got some time on your hands, though. There's so much to learn. For instance:
The exact origin of the Hungarian Vizsla is a bit of a mystery, some say their ancestors existed centuries ago and others say they were developed in the 20th centuryI am not a top international biologist, but their ancestors definitely did exist centuries ago.
But what about the Canaan Dog? Incredibly, it's not a man-made breed, and wild ones are still introduced into the breeding population in the middle east. They're territorial and strong, and the Israeli army use them for guard work. Also:
At the age of about 10 months Canaan dogs go through an insecure phase. They can be fearful of things they do not knowAnd the Belgian Shepherd Dog? It is
the only breed in the world that comes in 4 varieties