Dog Breeds of D
The dogs under the alphabetical letter D are from different breeds. The breeds are from different countries and it is interesting to note that each breed unique traits and is gifted in unique areas
This dog traces its origin inthe ancient Dalmatia, a Croatian territory. During the days when the breed was conceived, it used to be referred to as the “ultimate relay dog”. The dog acquired this name for its ability to maintain high levels of resistance. It could walk ahead of carriages in order to offer them protection.
When the Disney movie known as 101 Dalmatians was being made, this dog appeared to be very fashionable. Many firefighter’s corporations in the United States adopted it as the pet of choice. This trend brought about by the publication in 1956 of Dodie Smith’s site.
This dog belongs to the Broholmer race. Members of this race belong to the group known as molosos. These dogs were bred from English dogs in order to come up with a dog that was suited to hunting, guarding and as a pet. The resulting dog came out as a very powerful snifferdog and agile fighter. These versatile features set this dog from other members of the group molosos.
This dog is known for its desire for meat. They almost exclusively feed on flesh. When they are kept under very prohibitive conditions, this dog can even resort to eating crocodiles. When the food is very limited, they can resort to group-hunting and eating kangaroos.
This dog was bred in 1890. Luis Doberman is the German who is credited with breeding of this dog. it resulted from the Pinscher and Rottweiler. Doberman was working as a guard and was therefore looking forward to a dog that could make his work easier. What he was looking for was a good guardian that that was both obedient and good at self-defense tactics. This is exactly what he got.
Dogo Argentino is a unique canine that belongs to a very distinct race in Argentina. This dog is a very good hunter. It is also good at self defense. It makes a good companion on the domestic front. Some people prefer it to other breeds when it comes to guarding. This breed has been used extensively in hunting the wild boars and pumas. It is very suited to the harsh natural conditions of this South American country.
The dog is unique compared to the features of many breed that are found in North America and Europe. Some people have tried to crossbreed it with some North American breeds in order to bring about better features. This has not really proven to work. The breeds that come out of these breeds seem to have more of the Dogo Argentino’s characteristics rather than shared features of the two target breeds.
Some of the dog varieties on which there have been attempts to perform crossbreeding tests are the English Bulldog, the Boxer, the Bull Terrier and Mastin. With the Spanish Mastin, some progress seems to have been made. It seems as it futures Dogo Argentinos that come out of Argentina will share some features of Spanish Mastin there is a crossbreed.