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Stabyhoun

The Stabyhoun; devoted family dog and reliable worker

It is not for nothing its name translates to ‘Stand by Me’. The Stabyhoun is a loving, loyal and devoted companion with a temperament that means they most often live in contented harmony at the centre of the family alongside children and other household pets. Defined as spaniel-type pointer by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI),...

Official Stabyhoun breed standard

UTILIZATION: Pointing dog. The Stabijhoun is a very versatile dog. He is an all-round hunting dog and has a good reputation as a mole and polecat catcher. FCI-CLASSIFICATION: Group 7 Pointing Hunting Dogs. Section 1.2 Continental Pointing Dogs. Spaniel type. With working trial. BRIEF HISTORICAL SUMMARY The Stabijhoun is related to the Drentsche Patrijshond and...

The Stabyhoun (Frisian pointer): a standing dog

Klaas Zonnebeld from Stabijhounkennel Fan it Heidehiem is one of the people who works with his Stabyhoun in the field. Here he describes a recent journey to Sweden to see whether his gun dog, Baike would live up to its description as a Pointer. According to the FCI and the Dutch kennel-club our Stabij is a...

Neutering

Historically, vets in the UK have been keen to encourage early neutering of both male and female dogs for health reasons and to prevent unwanted breeding. Recent research, however, is suggesting that allowing your dog to fully mature before having them neutered might be the best option. Read more by following this link… And this one…