Vizsla


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Vizsla

(vĭzh`lə), breed of large sporting dogsporting dog,
classification used by breeders and kennel clubs to designate dogs bred for pointing, flushing, and retrieving game. These dogs hunt by air scent—as opposed to most hounds, which are ground scenters—and their quarry is primarily game birds.
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 introduced into Europe by the Magyar invasion of the 10th cent. and perfected in Hungary over hundreds of years; also called Hungarian pointer. It stands between 21 and 24 in. (53.3–60.9 cm) high at the shoulder and weighs between 40 and 60 lb (18.1–27.2 kg). Its short, smooth coat may be various shades of solid rusty gold or sandy yellow. Its tail is docked. Developed to exhibit the caution and alertness necessary for hunting on the plains of Hungary, the Vizsla is particularly suited for hunting in flat, open country. It is used on a variety of upland game and waterfowl and can be trained to point and retrieve on both land and water. See dogdog,
carnivorous, domesticated wolf (Canis lupus familiaris) of the family Canidae, to which the jackal and fox also belong. The family Canidae is sometimes referred to as the dog family, and its characteristics, e.g.
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DNA blood samples in the Vizsla project will be added to Cornell's Medical Genetics DNA Bank, a resource for clinicians and preclinical scientists around the world.
Another beneficial quality of Vizsla breed is that they have smooth, dense coats that rarely shed - therefore ensuring that home environments remain largely free from hair.
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Kostelec's energetic Vizsla kept having foxtail encounters during their hikes in the San Francisco Bay area.
I've been here twice before, and won best in show in 2010 with a Hungarian vizsla, so to come back with Greg and do it again and come third overall in the gundog category is just as special.
Onanother great sporting occasion for theWelsh cap ital, spectators were able to marvel at the efforts of Wonder Woman (11971 Melanie Sedrick), cross carrying CliveCornish (11311), a 4ft green giant (17981 Nick Young) and dog lover Rhys Williams from Rhiwbina, who completed the course with his Hungarian Vizsla pet dog, and training partner, Atticus.
John Thirlwell, from Whickham Highway, Gateshead, was trainer of a Hungarian Vizsla called Yogi who took the Best in Show title in 2010.
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Chunky, a Hungarian Vizsla, was spotted by RNLI lifeguards at Newgale beach, in Pembrokeshire, as he paddled out to sea in pursuit of the bird.
A HUNGARIAN Vizsla took the coveted title of Best in Show at the world famous Crufts dog show.
A HUNGARIAN Vizsla last night took the coveted title of Best in Show at Crufts dog show.