Argentine dog breeds


The International Federation (FCI) is the body responsible for standardizing dog breeds in 10

  The groups each have different sections, and it is clear that in addition to those dogs that

Corresponding to a particular breed, there are many hybrids. Unfortunately, in this article, we will see how some of the breeds previously recognized by the FCI became extinct, but we will also learn about other breeds that we can still enjoy that originated from the American continent, specifically from Argentina. 

This breed was the result of crossbreeding between Siberian Husky, Greenland Husky, Alaskan Malamute, and Manchurian Spitz. Unfortunately, it became extinct in 1994, when it was forced to relocate from the area to comply with the Antarctic Treaty on Environmental Protection. The Argentine polar dog was developed by the Argentine army, which made it a sled dog. 

 For its Antarctic bases, the breed was capable of towing large payloads over distances

 Long, therefore it was a fat and heavy animal, the weight of which could reach 60 kg.

Argentine Arctic dogs possessed wonderful temperaments and were undoubtedly true allies,

 Not only able to facilitate transportation in extreme weather conditions but also to warn of fatal cracks that would have cost the lives of many soldiers.

What was the first breed of dog?

yagan dog .

The Yagan dog is an extinct breed, but it was undoubtedly the first Argentine breed of dog,

  Where he lived with the indigenous people of southern Argentina, known as the Tierra del Fuego, the indigenous people managed the Yagan dog and the Silkman. It is believed that its closest genetic relative is the burrowing wolf. Physically, the dog Yagan had a certain resemblance to a fox, was hardly used for hunting and defense, and was not very related to man, however, it got into the precarious homes of the aborigines.

Argentine dog Dogo

The Dogo dog breed is the most famous of the Argentine dogs and was designed for hunting

 Large-sized native species, such as pumas, foxes, and wild boars. Because it is genetically characterized by the characteristics of multiple breeds such as the Spanish Mastiff, the Spanish Alano, the Bull Terrier, the Bulldog, it was used as a fighting dog because of its great physical strength, specifically, the dogs used for such cruelty belong to the Arcana breed, and these dogs lacked a sense of smell and were very aggressive among them.

 Later, a guarani layer was created, with an improved sense of smell and less aggressiveness. Born in the late 1940s, the Argentine Dogo known today is a strong and resistant working dog used for hunting, works well in groups, and can be trained for military service as well as rescue and rescue missions.

Cordoba Fighting Dog

The cordovan dog is another extinct breed from Argentina, obtained by mating the boxer dog, bull terrier, mastiff, and English bulldog. This dog was discovered in the province of Cordoba in the twentieth century, as its name indicates, was traditionally used as a fighting dog, and had great aggressiveness And bear pain.

The aggressiveness of this breed of dogs led to its extinction, and many of them died in battles and breeding was not easy because males and females also tend to face each other and not mate. This breed was also used to create the Argentine Dogo.

Argentine Bella dog

This breed is found mainly in the northwestern provinces of Argentina and is valued above all for the soft touch of its skin, as it does not have hair. It is believed to be descended from the Peruvian hairless dog, also known as the Mexican dog.

This dog belongs to pre-Columbian times and there is evidence of its existence dating back about 3000 years. It is believed that it was brought to Argentina by the Inca peoples, who presented it as a gift to strengthen relations.

There are three types of size, small, medium, and large, they are agile and fast dogs, and are able to climb and make great jumps. A real character of this breed is that they are very affectionate dogs with the human family and also with.

 Other pets, they are perfectly adapted to small spaces and indoor life, they are playful and cheerful although they have a certain tendency not to trust strangers, which makes them excellent guardians, but they do not do this violently.


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