Popular dog in Russia
Hunting dogs in Russia are descended from ancestors from Southern and Western Europe. This breed was used for hunting during the catching of birds with nets. After discovering the prey, the mammal lay down right in front of her (hence the name "legged"). After that, it was covered with a game with a net.
Leaguer is a breed of dogs that searches for a bird thanks to its instinct, stops in front of it in the "rack", at the command of its master sharply rushes forward, scares it for a shot. As a rule, she finds and brings the shot game.
The hunter's hunting dog has an average height, although there are also large specimens (up to 70 cm). They have a strong and dry constitution, a wedge-shaped head and hanging ears.
In Russia, this dog is widespread. The mammoth is popular among hunters. Most often breed English varieties (pointer, setter) and German (hard-haired, short-haired, long-haired, etc.). Meet the peculiarities of the varieties of hunting dogs, popular in Russia.
Hunting dog: Pointer
The breed appeared in England in the middle of the nineteenth century. It is an active, strong, fast and hardy dog. The pointing pointer works particularly well on open flat terrain. Extremely quickly finds a game and has an incredible flair. Her stance is confident, spectacular or, as the hunters say, "dead." At this moment it resembles a statue: the muscles are tense, the body grows numb, a hard tail and an elongated head form a straight line. Pointer is a magnificent hunter for swamp, field and forest game. A good-tempered and calm character turns him into a perfect companion.
This is a direct descendant of European breeds, which were used in the Middle Ages to hunt game with the net. With the proliferation of weapons the look was transformed: the speed of the dog increased significantly, its stand became more spectacular. With it, hunting is possible in any area, but more productive in swamps and wet lowlands. Has a phenomenal flair. Approaching the game, it moves noiselessly, like a cat. A great hunter for a wild bird. It is distinguished by friendliness, tenderness, boundless devotion to the owner, which allows to keep it in the house. Need soft but persistent training.
The dog is a monger: the Irish setter
The breed comes from Ireland, it is bred for hunting game. Her ancestors - a red and white setter and an unknown species, which had a solid red color. For the development of the breed in the year one thousand eight hundred and eighty-two, the Setter Red Club was created. Already in 1886 the standard of the breed was released. Much later, in 1998, the club developed a description of the methods of working with this dog. Today, this bold, energetic and very independent animal. Setter is elegant, has a unique flexibility, has an excellent stand, an indispensable hunter for the bird. Widespread as a domestic dog. In this case, he needs long walks and physical exertion. All members of the family are treated with equal and benevolent attitude. He enjoys playing with children.