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Gordon Setter

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Information Black and tan setting dogs were first introduced in Scotland around 1620, but it was actually their latter presence in the fourth Duke of Gordon’s kennels roughly 200 years later that managed to bring them into prominence. The Castle Gordon Setter was a first-class hunter. The Gordon Setter is extremely loyal and devoted to his family but tends to …

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Golden Retriever

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Information For quite some years there was a legend about Golden Retrievers descending from Russian sheepdogs that were bought from a circus. Actually, the Retriever was developed in Scotland, more specifically at the highland estate of Sir Dudley Majoribanks, who was later known under the name of Lord Tweedmouth. The breed is characterized as being sweet and calm. The Golden …

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Glen Of Imaal Terrier

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Information The Glen of Imaal Terrier derives from Ireland and his name comes from the remote valley of County Wicklow where the breed originates from. He was developed to serve the role of a multi-purpose hunter, and was then employed to hunt fox and badger, as well as to rid home of rodents. Due to his tenacious spirit, the Glen …

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Giant Schnauzer

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Information The Giant Schnauzer is the biggest out of the three Schnauzer breeds as you can probably tell by its name. It was developed in Germany with the aim of driving cattle and was later used for work in butcher shops, as well as at stockyards. Some representatives of the breed were used as guard dogs at breweries. The breed …

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German Wirehaired Pointer

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Information Back in the late 1800s German hunters were in search of a rugged dog that could hunt any kind of game and on any terrain. The result was they created the German Wirehaired. In him they managed to blend the very best qualities of the Pointer, Poodle, along with the Foxhound in order to develop an all-purpose dog that …

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German Shorthaired Pointer

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Information Early versions of the breed date way back to the beginning of the 17th century, but the German Shorthaired Pointers of today were created, with the aim of being multipurpose hunting dogs, at some point between the mid- to late 19thcentury. The breed is generally smart, friendly, and willing.They are very enthusiastic in absolutely everything they do without coming …

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German Shepherd Dog

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Information Captain Max von Stephanitz, a career captain in the German cavalry, is the man responsible for having this fine specimen of a dog. He set a goal of developing a German breed that would be unsurpassed as a herding dog. German Shepherds may appear aloof but they are not usually aggressive. They are reserved dogs that don’t make friends …

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