Popular Russian dog pointer
Hunting dogs in Russia are descended from ancestors from southern and Western Europe. This breed was used for hunting while catching birds with nets. Finding prey, pointer went in front of her (hence the name "setter"). After that it together with the game covered by the network.
Pointer – breed of dog that finds the bird, with your gut, stops in front of her "rack" at the command of his master abruptly rushes forward, chases it by a shot. As a rule, she finds and brings the game bagged.
Hunting dog breed has an average height, although there are also large specimens (up to 70 cm). They have a strong and dry Constitution, wedge-shaped head and drooping ears.
In Russia it is widely distributed the dog. Gun popular among hunters. Often bred English varieties (pointers, setters) and German (Wirehaired, Shorthair, longhair, etc.). Get to know the characteristics of varieties of hunting dogs, popular in Russia.
Hunting pointer dog: the pointer
The breed appeared in England in the mid-nineteenth century. It is an active, strong, fast and hardy dog. Pointer pointer works particularly well on open flat terrain. Very quickly finds the game and has incredible instincts. Her stance is confident, spectacular or, as they say hunters, "dead." At this point, she resembles the statue: muscles tense, the body is numb, hard tail and elongated head form a straight line. Pointer is a great hunter in the swamp, field and forest game. Good-natured and calm nature make him a wonderful companion.
It is a direct descendant of European dogs that were used in the middle ages for hunting with the network. With the proliferation of weapons of views transformed: significantly increased the speed of the dog, the more striking became rack. With her prey in any terrain, but is more productive in swamps and wet lowlands. Has phenomenal instincts. Approaching the game, moving silently, like a cat. A great hunter the wild bird. You'll be friendliness, tenderness, and boundless devotion to his master, allowing you to keep it in the house. Necessary gentle but persistent training.
Dog breed: Irish setter
The breed is originally from Ireland, bred for hunting game. Her ancestors red and white setter and an unknown species that had a solid red color. For the development of the breed in the year one thousand eight hundred and eighty-second year of a club Setter red. Already in 1886 was issued the breed standard. Much later, in 1998, the year the club developed a description of the methods of work with this dog. Today, it is bold, energetic and very independent animal. Setter elegant, has a unique flexibility, has a great rack, essential hunter for a bird. Widely spread as a home dog. In this case, he needs long walks and exercise. For all family members to apply evenly and kindly. Enjoys playing with children.