Czech Cynology and National Breeds
- There are over 40,000 registered breeders in the Czech Republic
- More than 40,000 puppies are registered every year
- We organize 9 International Dog Shows
- At the largest Dog Show, which is DUOCACIB BRNO, about 9,000 dogs are entered
- 450 Dog Shows (national, regional, special ...) are organized annually in the Czech Republic
Bohemian wire-haired pointing griffon belongs to very old breeds. The first mention of the breed comes from the times ofCharles IV, who as it is written in ancient documents entitled "Things of the Jägermister", he gave the noble Margrave of Ludwig of Brandenburg in 1348 for fun the powerful dogs for hunting called Canis Bohemicus .This hunting dog with all the typical characteristics of Poiting Dog. It belongs rather to larger breeds, its height at the withers is around 58-66 cm. Its wired hair protects it from bad weather. It is persistent, tireless and it has an absolutely excellent character.It is excellently trainable, manageable and extremely friendly to people of all ages. In 1964, the FCI officially recognized the Czech Fousek and assigned it standard number 245.
The basis of breeding Czech Terriers was established by Mr. František Horák who wanted to breed a perfectly controllable low-legged hunting dog with easy grooming fur. The contemporary Czech Terrier is an elegant and noble breed with a rectangular body frame. The height at the withers should not exceed 29 cm. The fine but firm coat is groomed by clipping and it occurs in blue-gray and coffee brown. Compared to other Terriers, it is relatively calm and completely lacks a tendency to ruggedness. Today it is used sporadically in hunting. Rather, it belongs to the social breeds and belongs to the dogs that will find employment in families with children, young people and sports-based seniors. It may lack the temperament of other Terriers, but it does not lack the ability to make its owners happy. In 1963, the FCI officially recognized the Czech Terrier and assigned Standard No. 246.
Bohemian Shepherd Dog
Bohemian shepherd dog is a medium-sized dog, it was regenerated from the original guard breed, used since the 13th century in the border area of the Czech Kingdom, known as Chodsko. The breed has a very harmonious body structure, which together with the rectangular format makes it a typical, very persistent trotter. The height at the withers ranges from 49 to 55 cm and the long coat with undercoat is black with markings. Bohemian Shepherd Dog is characterized by a unique nature. It is friendly, docile, manageable, joyfully spirited and an excellent watchdog. It is suitable for all age people categories from children to seniors, for all kinds of canine sports and in all-round training. Bohemian Shepherd is an excellent rescuer. Bohemian Shepherd Dog is a provisionally recognized FCI breed.
The history of the Prague Rat dates back to the Middle Ages. It used to be a companion of ladies and gentlemen and a highly valued gift among the nobles. But it was also bred by ordinary people, who got in it not only a nice companion, but also a hunter of unpleasant rodents, that is why the breed got its name. Today's Prague Ratter is a small social dog with a height at the withers of up to 23 cm and a weight of about 2.5 kg. It has a short, shiny and easy-care coat, it occurs in black with tan, but other basic colors are acceptable. It is friendly to its family, but it is more reserved to strangers. The Prague Ratter is a very temperamental and unexpectedly sporty dog, able to accompany a person wherever its physical fund is capable. The Prague Ratter is a provisionally recognized FCI breed.
Bohemian Mountain Dog
Bohemian Mountain Dog is so far the youngest breed in the Czech Republic. The height at the withers, ranging from about 56 to 70 cm, it is added among large breeds. Its long and thick coat is always mottled and is completely easy to care. Thanks to its physical properties and especially speed and endurance, it is used in sledge sports, but also as a shepherd and rescue dog. It is confident, but friendly and easy to handle and It is a dog that is extremely suitable for mountain and foothill areas. Bohemian Mountain Dog is an unrecognized FCI breed.
Bohemian Spotted Dog
Bohemian Spotted Dog was originally a breed bred for laboratory purposes. It belongs to medium-sized breeds with a height at the withers of about 40-55 cm. Its tricolor coat can be long or short. The original use of the breed had an effect on its exterior, but it also shaped its extraordinary nature from today's point of view. Bohemian Spotted Dog is completely non-conflicting in relation to people. It does not look for disputes with other dogs and it is tolerant to other animals. It is very flexible and easy going dog in character. It works well in various sports, such as agility, and with the same joy it integrates into a large family as it will keep company to a lonely person. Bohemian Spotted Dog is an unrecognized FCI breed at dog shows.