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Two New Dog Breeds at Westminster   Dogs

Started 2/9/19 by PennyCC; 156 views.

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2019 Westminster Dog Show - Feb 11 & 12

Grand Basset Griffon Vendéen And Nederlandse Kooikerhondje will compete for the first time ever in the 143rd Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on Monday, February 11 And Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at Madison Square Garden. [read more]

Westminster dog show unveils new breeds

(23 Jan 2019) Two new breeds. Sixteen new syllables. The grand basset griffon Vendeen (pronounced: grahnd bah-SAY' grih-FAHN' vahn-DAY'-ahn) and the Nederlan...

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Are You Ready for the GBGV? AKC’s New Hound Dog Is Grand in Many Respects?

How do you feel about a grand adventure, with a bit of challenge and surprise tossed in?

If this appeals to you, the Grand Basset Griffon Vendéen may satisfy that urge.

With fewer than 400 in the United States, the rough-coated scenthound, a native of France, is one of two new breeds the American Kennel Club (AKC) is introducing into companion events competition this month, including into the Hound Group for conformation.

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INTERESTING Grand Basset Griffon Vendeen Dog Breed Facts And Information

INTERESTING Grand Basset Griffon Vendeen Dog Breed Facts And Information !! "Interesting Dog Breeds Facts And Information" youtube channel provide interestin...

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Nederlandse Kooikerhondje: It’s Tongue-Twisting to Pronounce But Will Make a Big Statement?

OK, try to pronounce it. I dare you: Nederlandse Kooikerhondje.

But better get used to it because it’s now a member of the American Kennel Club’s companion events family. Which means, you’ll be seeing plenty more of these orange-red, parti-colored characters in the breed ring, Sporting Group, and Best in Show rings, as well as participating in other dog sports, going forward.

And if you’re still stumbling over the pronunciation, those around these small spaniel-type dogs of Dutch ancestry simply refer to them as Kooikers (koy-kers). If you want to give the full name a try, it’s “Coy-ker-hond-tsje.”

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Dogs 101- Kooikerhondje

For more, visit | The Kooikerhondje or Kooiker Hound, is a small spaniel-type breed of dog of Dutch an...