Ibizan Hound dog breed<<<< Back to dog breeds
- Country: Spain
- Group: Greyhound
- Weight: 20 - 30 kg
- Height: Males: 66-72 cm, Females: 60-67 cm
- Colors: white, red, red and white, brown
- Training: relatively easy
- Grooming: easy tio groom
- Temperament: funny, active, intelligent
- Health: generally healthy
- Litter size: 6 - 12 puppies
- Lifespan: 10 - 12 years
- Other names: Podenco Ibicenco, Ibizan Warren Hound - Ibizan Podenco, Ibizan hound dog
It is an ancient breed that originated now more than 5,000 years ago in ancient Egypt.
In the late eighth century BC seems to have been brought from Egypt on the island of Ibiza and the southern coast of Spain where it was regrown to hunt rabbits and other small animals that you chasing speeds up to 64 km / h.
Food Ibizan Hound
Ibizan Hound is one of the dogs has very high demands in terms of food.
Their diet should not be a special one, acomodandu the so quickly with dry food or canned and cooked food, such as allocations to food should not be excessive.
It has a good appetite, but that does not mean it has a tendency to gain weight, so no this chapter need not worry.
Description Ibizan Hound
Ibizan Hound is a medium to large dog, supple, muscular, looking for deer. It's a bit longer than tall, it has a long head, wide between the ears, a long muzzle, conical, big nose and brown as fur.
The eyes are small, almond shaped, hazel color and apart. The ears are large, triangular, high and very mobile. The tail is long, tapered, turned at the top, left.
There are two varieties of fur: wiry right. Right coat has short hair, shiny, well attached to the body and wiry variety has longer hair, up to 7.5 cm, coarse, wiry, covering his head.
Color can be red, white or a combination of these two colors.
Behavior Ibizan Hound
This dog is active, energetic, intelligent, cheerful, sometimes stubborn. It is affectionate and devoted master and his family, loving and playful with children but reserved with strangers.
Gets along well with other dogs, pets that has grown smaller, but those that do not know and fleeing are taken straight game.
Training Ibizan Hound
This dog needs plenty of exercise. Two hours would be the minimum time it takes to consume energy inexhaustible, and once they got a taste of the game, hardly will stop him.
Because jumping long enough, it is good to have in the yard fence tall enough to make him stay in his place, otherwise you will gather on the street.
Are smart enough listeners, even devotees, and the training will have to start early, especially in terms of socialization.
Characteristics Ibizan Hound
It is a very affectionate breed, but when you shout at them or argue, look on they will make you regret that I have fought.
It is a very loyal breed owners, have a great affinity for children, and enjoys everything work, trying to get involved in anything, even when you climb in trees.
It's a good dog, but for those who are retired could pose some problems because he loves human company and can be very noisy.
I need a long time to mature, not both physically mentally. But besides all this, if you want a greyhound that was attendant time, then this is the race in which to appeal.
The coat needs brushing occasionally perhaps a glove to keep brilliance. It is an excellent hunting dog (hound hunts using a hearing, sight and smell) but also a good companion.
Health Ibizan Hound
So far, there is no known case in which Ibizan Hound suffer somewhat hereditary diseases.
Also, the dog is known as one generally healthy, no other race conditions without putting a lot of problems.
Good news for their owners, who will take care of any conditions or additional expenses for treatments.