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Articles from A to Z

ARTICLES ABOUT BREEDS AND

BREED HISTORY

Articles not belonging to series

consecutively from A to Z

If   you   are   interested   in   publishing   one   or   more of   these   articles,   illustrations   and   photographs included please contact me. E-mail:  horter@tiscali.nl All   articles   are   available   in   English   and/or   in Dutch.

THE BORDER COLLIE - Portrait of a breed

History, development, famous breeders and dogs, breed standard explained, the working Collie etc. Illustrated with old prints, paintings and new photographs by Andy Nickless.
Dog Writer and Contributing Editor of Dog Magazines
Danish Breeds - Gammel Dansk Honsehund

Arranged in alphabetical order

BRASILIAN BREEDS - Raças Brassileras part 1

Native   dogs   from   Brasil:      Buldogue   Campeiro,   Dogue   Brasileiro,   Fila Brasileiro,     Brazilian     Terrier,     Ovelheiro     Gaucho     and     Veadeiro Brasileiro.  History   and   development   of   the   native   Brasilian   breeds.   The   breed standards compared and explained. Illustrated with old prints and unique new photographs.

BRASILIAN BREEDS - Raças Brassileras part 2

Native   dogs   from   Brasil:      Buldogue   Campeiro,   Dogue   Brasileiro,   Fila Brasileiro,     Brazilian     Terrier,     Ovelheiro     Gaucho     and     Veadeiro Brasileiro.  History   and   development   of   the   native   Brasilian   breeds.   The   breed standards compared and explained. Illustrated with old prints and unique new photographs.

CÃO DE CASTRO LABOREIRO - Series Land Ho! Portugal

The   history   of   a   breed   in   the   country   of   origin   in   relation   to   the   name of     the     breed.     History,     development,     working,     showing,     breed standard   explained.   Illustrated   with   old   prints,   paintings   and   new photographs by Alice van Kempen. Illustrated with old prints and unique new photographs.

DOGS IN MEDIEVAL ART

Medieval    illuminated    chronicles,    breviaries,    codices,    psalters    and manuals   include   a   wealth   of   texts   and   images   in   which   dogs   play   an important   role.   Historians   count   the   Middle   Ages   as   between   the   5th and   15th   centuries.   The   development   of   agriculture,   rise   of   towns, extension   of   markets   and   trade;   the   position   of   bondsmen,   farmers, nobility   and   clergy;   and   the   evolution   of   secular   art   from   the   heritage of religious art were important events during these centuries.

MUDI -  Series Land Ho!  Hungary  (Canine Chronicle)

The   history   of   a   breed   in   the   country   of   origin   in   relation   to   the   name of     the     breed.     History,     development,     working,     showing,     breed standard explained. Illustrated   with   old   prints,   paintings   and   new   photographs   by Alice van Kempen.    

LANCASHIRE HEELER -  (England)

Text and illustrations by Ria Hörter

OLD ENGLISH SHEEPDOGS AND HERDING DOGS

FOLLOW THE SCENT – OLD AND EXTINCT DOG BREEDS Illustrated with drawings, paintings and old photographs.    

OLD ENGLISH TERRIERS

FOLLOW THE SCENT – OLD AND EXTINCT DOG BREEDS Illustrated with old prints and paintings.

OLD FRENCH HOUNDS

FOLLOW THE SCENT – OLD AND EXTINCT DOG BREEDS Illustrated   with   old   painting   and   photographs,   never   published before.

POITEVIN -  Series Land Ho! France

“CHIEN DU HAUT-POITOU”   A worker in the ‘Grande Vénerie’ Text and illustrations by Ria Hörter    
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LURCHER

History     and     development     of     the     Lurcher,     a     cross     between sighthounds or between sighthounds and sheepdogs, terriers, etc.  Illustrated   with   old   prints   and   photographs   and   new   photos   by Sandra Russell

ANOEBIS – god of the death and a dog in ancient Egypt

The   story   about   the   ‘jackal   god’   or   ‘dog   god’   ‘Anoebis’   in   ancient   Egypt and    his    relation    to    some    breeds    of    today:    Podenco    Ibicenco, Pharaohound, Cirneco dell’Etna, etc. Illustrated   with   antique   prints,   paintings   and   new   photographs taken in Egypt by Marinus Nijhoff.
1. Barbado da Terceira 2. Border Collie 3. Brazilian Breeds 1 4. Brazilian Breeds 2 5. Cão de Castro Labreiro 6. Danish Breeds 7. Dogs in Medieval Art 8. History of Welsh Springer Spaniels 9. Lancashire Heeler 10. Lurcher 11. Mudi 12. Old English Sheepdogs 13. Old English Terriers 14. Old French Hounds 15. Poitevin 16. Swiss Hounds 17. Anoebis 18. Chart Polski 19. Hungarian Sheepdogs 20. Irish Breeds 21. Portuguese Breeds 22. Series “A picture of a dog” 23. Series “Land Ho!” 24. Workers in a White World 25. Working Spaniels

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CHART POLSKI, A POLISH NOBLEMAN WITH TRADITION

Breed    history    and    development    of    the    Chart    Polski.    Standard explained and his relation with other sighthounds. Illustrated with old prints and new photos by Alice van Kempen.

HUNGARIAN SHEEPDOGS: Puli, Pumi, Mudi, Kuvasz and

Komondor

Early     and     recent     history     of     these     native     breeds     of     Hungary. Development,   working   and   showing,   the   breed   standards   explained and compared. Part 1: Puli, Pumi and Mudi. Part 2: Komondor and Kuvasz. Illustrated   with   old   prints   and   photographs   and   new   photos   by Alice van Kempen.

HISTORY OF THE WELSH SPRINGER SPANIEL IN HIS

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN

History   of   the   breed   in   Wales   and   England   from   earliest   times   till today.    Breeding,    breeders,    breed    clubs,    famous    dogs,    Welshies showing and working. Illustrated   with   old   prints   and   paintings,   old   and   recent   pictures of breeders, dogs, etc.

RAÇAS PORTUGUESAS (PORTUGUESE BREEDS)

Native   dogs   from   Portugal :   Cao   da   Serra   da   Estrela,   Cao   da   Serra   de Aires,   Cao   de   Agua   Portugues,   Cao   de   Castro   Laboreiro,   Cao   de   Fila de   Sao   Miguel,   Perdigueiro   Portugues,   Podengo   Portugues,   Rafeiro do   Alentejo.   Short   history   of   the   native   breeds   of   Portugal,   breed standards explained. Photos by Alice van Kempen.

IRISH BREEDS

Irish   Red   Setter,   Irish   Red   &   White   Setter,   Irish   Water   Spaniel,   Irish Terrier,   Irish   Glen   of   Imaal   Terrier,   Irish   Soft   Coated   Wheaten   Terrier, Irish Kerry Blue Terrier, Irish Wolfhound, Kerry Beagle.  History   of   the   Irish   breeds,   countries   of   origin,   working   and   showing, breed standards explained. Illustrated with old prints and new photos by Alice van Kempen.

SWISS HOUNDS

History   and   development   of   the   Swiss   Hounds:   Berner   Laufhund, Jura    Laufhund,    Luzerner    Laufhund,    Schwyzer    Laufhund,    Berner Niederlaufhund,   Jura   Niederlaufhund,   Luzerner   Niederlaufhund   and Schwyzer Niederlaufhund. Illustrated with old prints and photographs.

SERIES “BEELD VAN EEN HOND” ("A picture of a dog!")

Dogs   in   Art:    Staffordshire   Spaniels   –   Queen   Elizabeth’s   Labradors painted   by   Terence   Cuneo   –   Painting   of   Richard   Ansdell   of   the   dog market   -   Mourning   dogs   at   old   English   paintings   -   Patsy   Ann,   the statue    of    a    famous    Bull    Terrier    –    The    Greyhounds    of    Emperor Frederick the Great – Inn Sign: The Talbot.  Dogs   in   Literature:   The   Dogs   of   Anne   Brontë   –   Gundogs   in   Gaston Phoebus’ mediaeval book ‘Le Livre de la Chasse’.     Illustrated with old prints and paintings.  

SERIES "LAND HO!"

Nova     Scotia     Duck     Tolling     Retriever      (Nova     Scotia,     Canada), Pyrenean    Sheepdog    (France),    Clumber    Spaniel    (Clumber    Park, England),   Dogo   Canario   (Canary   Islands,   Spain),   Sky   Terrier    (Isle   of Sky,   Scotland),   Mountain   Dog   of   the   Maremmas   (Italy),   Broholmer (Castle   Broholm,   Denmark),   Cirneco   dell’Etna    (Sicily,   Italy),    Iceland Sheepdog    (Iceland),   Airedale   Terrier    (Yorkshire,   England),    Epagneul Breton    (Bretagne,   France),   Bouvier   de   Flandres    (Belgium),   Pumi (Hungary),   Rafeiro   do   Alentejo    (Portugal),   Fila   Brasileiro   (Brasil),     Large Münsterlander (Germany).

WORKING SPANIELS BEFORE THE 20TH CENTURY

Early    history,    from    the    Middle    Ages    till    the    19th    Century,    of    the English   Cocker   Spaniel,   Irish   Water   Spaniel,   Welsh   Springer   Spaniel, English    Springer    Spaniel,    Field    Spaniel    and    Sussex    Spaniel.    Their origin   and   development   before   the   official   breed   standards   (about 1900) were written. Illustrated with old prints, engravings and paintings.

WORKERS IN A WHITE WORLD

Alaskan   Husky,   American   Eskimo   Dog,   Alaskan   Malamute,   Canadian Eskimo Dog (Qimmiq), Greenland Dog, Samoyed, Siberian Husky. History   and   early   development   of   these   breeds   in   Alaska,   Russia, Northern   America,   Scandinavia   and   Siberia,   working   and   showing, breed standards explained. Illustrated   with   old   prints,   paintings   and   new   photos   by   Alice van Kempen.

DANISH BREEDS - Dutch

History and development of 4 national dog breeds in Denmark:

Broholmeren, Gammal Dansk Hønsehund, Dansk-Svens Gårdhund

(Danish-Swedish Watchdog) and the Dansk Spids. Rare breeds

outside Denmark.

Illustrated with old and recent photos and paintings.

Nederlands
Engels

BARBADO DA TERCEIRA - Portrait of a breed

In   2005   is   dit   ras   voor   het   eerst   gezien   op   een   hondententoonstelling in   Portugal.   Op   24   en   25   september   2016   wordt   de   Barbado   officieel gepresenteerd   aan   de   Nederlandse   kynologie.   Dit   ras   is   gericht   op   het hoeden   en   drijven   van   vee.   Land   van   herkomst   zijn   de   Azoren,   een eilandengroep     die     een     autonome     regio     van     Portugal     zijn.     De geschiedenis    van    dit    ras    gaat    terug    tot    1500;    wereld    wijd    zijn    er ongeveer   1400.   Het   ras   deelt   een   aantal   fysieke   kenmerken   met   de Gos d’Atura en de Pyreneese Herdershond.