Icelandic Sheepdog

Iceland’s Only Native Breed This is a small to medium sized purebred Spitz dog from Iceland, and is in fact the only native breed of dog that Iceland has. It is also called the Iceland Dog, Icelandic Spitz, Friaar Dog, Iceland Spitz, Islandsk Spidshunde, Fiaarhundur and Islandsk Farehond. It was bred to guard, control and […]

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Dog breeds originating in Austria

Alpine Dachsbracke The Alpine Dachsbracke is a small breed of dog of the scent hound type originating in Austria. The Alpine Dachsbracke was bred to track wounded deer as well as boar, hare, and fox. It is highly efficient at following a trail even after it has gone cold. The Alpine Dachsbracke is very sturdy, and Austria is said to be the country of origin. Austrian Black and Tan Hound It is […]

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