According to their FCI breed standard, their height is between 48 to 56 cm with two cm tolerance. They have tail of medium length, balanced body and big brown eyes with lively expression. They also have pretty muscular legs and deep chest.
The coat of this breed is short, smooth and dense. Their coat can be tricolor – black and white with tan markings or bicolor which is white and orange. The tricolor dogs should have black nose, while the bicolor dogs should have nose in brown or tobacco color.
It is important to say, that when we talk about dogs temperament, we most often talk about how those dogs act as a human comapanions. But the Anglo Francais de Petit Venerie is mostly used as a working hunting dog rather than a typical companion.
As you would expect from a hunting breed, they are extremely energetic and work loving dogs. They do have strong pack mentality and they love to live with other dogs. Their ancestors were English Foxhounds and old French Hounds. They were bred to hunt and scent small game and hunt it in pack. They would circle the animal and chase it back towards the hunter.
The average size of male King shepherd is between 26-29 inches and ideal weight of 120-145 pounds. The females are little bit smaller with height between 25-27 inches and weight between 80-110 pounds. As you can see the King Shepherd is little bit taller and heavier than the original German Shepherd.
You can find King Shepherds in two coat varieties – the long haired and plush haired and many coat colors including sable, gold, cream, black saddle with tan or silver markings. Sometimes you can find white or blue King Shepherds, but those dogs are not accepted by showrings.
King Shepherd make amazing companion for an active person, which will challenge their physical and mental side. As with all working dogs, even if they are „just“ companions, they need to stimulate mentally. You can give them some food puzzles or teach them new tricks to keep them happy. If we would speak about the physical activity, this is athletic breed, but they are not hyperactive. Normal daily long walk or jog is most of the time enough for them.
Akita height, according to the FCI breed standard is 67 cm for males and 61 cm for females, with 3 cm tolerance. So as you can see, they are pretty tall dogs. There are no official data about weight, but it should be something between 30 to 45 kgs.
Akita Inu is double coated dog. Because they are from Japan and often times they lived in Japan mountains, the coat is very dense to keep them warm and dry in those harsh conditions.
The temperament and personality of this breed are quite unique – this is a persistent, loyal, independent and intelligent breed. But the training can be little bit harder and it will test your patience. It is because of their stubborness and independent streak.
There was a sad moment in Akita Inu history and that was a World War II During this war, Akita Inu and other dog breeds was used as a source of fur for military clothing. This was not only about Akita Inu, all dogs, other than military German Shepherds, have to be captured for military purposes.
AKC Dog Breeds sorted by the year they were recognized. There is over 190 dog breeds registered to this day and you will find all of them in this video. There are all AKC dog breeds from 1878 to 2019.
The first 9 breeds ever registered were Pointer, Chesapeake Bay Retriever, English Setter, Gordon Setter, Irish Setter, Clumber Spaniel, Cocker Spaniel, Sussex Spaniel and Irish Water Spaniel. The last one, to this day, was Azawakh in 2019.
Ideal height for this breed, according to the FCI breed standard, is 36-38 cm. Weight wise, it is sturdy for its size. It is said to weigh around 33-40 pounds, with the male generally being the bigger of the gender.
This is a double couted dog. The coat of the Alpine Dachsbracke consists of a very thick top coat and a close fitting dense undercoat that covers the entire body. The most common color is dark red. There can also be some light black hairs. You can also find Alpine Dachsbrackes in black with red-brown markings on the head, chest, legs, feet and underside of tail.
Most Alpine Dachsbrackes are excellent with children and good with dogs and other pets, but i would not leave this dog with some smaller pet unsupervised, since they do have a strong prey drive, just like every other scent dog.
As you can probably guess, there is some Dachshund blood in Alpine Dachsbracke. They were developed by crossing Dachshund with larger Austrian breeds.This breed was a favorite among Austrian nobles, known for its versatile abilities to hunt deer as well as fox, boar, hares, and more.
The Alpine Dachsbracke is prone to obesity. The breed was bred to work hard over difficult terrain and it is almost impossible to give them this physical exercise, when they are kept as companion pets, which can lead to gaining a lot of weight.