Endangered dog species

Endangered dog species :

Dogs are one of the most widespread and most famous pets in the world, and they are considered mammalian animals, and they have lived with humans for more than 12,000 years, and the origin of Dogs goes back to gray wolves, and there are more than 400 breeds of dogs, and humans used different types of dogs for hunting, guarding or just raising them as a pet at home, and dogs are seen differently in each region of the world, for example in Europe and America dogs are often seen as a pet raised at home and are cared for a lot, but in some other countries dogs are used for hunting or guarding purposes and in some Asian countries, such as China, dogs are bred in order to eat their meat، In ancient civilizations such as the Pharaohs, dogs were considered sacred animals, and some endangered dog species come :

Scottish deerhound dogs :

Scottish deerhound dogs are considered one of the endangered dog species in Scotland, due to exclusive ownership, thus preventing breeding opportunities among these dogs, Scottish deerhound dogs are considered skilled hunting dogs, and these dogs have shaggy hair with a gray color often and long legs and the height of this dog ranges between 76 cm and 82 CM.

Weatherhound dogs :

The weather hound is considered one of the endangered dog species due to the ban on hunting otters in the seventies, these dogs were used to help protect fish farms from otters, and this dog is characterized by distinctive shaggy hair, a large head, long flexible ears and is characterized as very friendly dogs, and the height of this dog ranges from 61 cm to 69 cm.

Skye Terrier dogs :

Skye Terrier dogs are an endangered dog species native to the Isle of Skye in Scotland. these dogs were very popular in the old days because they were used by farmers to protect farms from otters and other animals, but currently, they are not very popular because of the difficulty of training them. these dogs are characterized as small dogs with a height between 21 cm and 26 cm.

Sussex dogs :

Sussex Terriers are considered one of the endangered dog species, these dogs originate from the county of Sussex in the south of England, the height of this dog is about 38 cm, and despite its small size, it has some muscles.

Bloodhound-Type police dogs :

This type of dog is considered one of the endangered types of dogs, and it is considered one of the types of police dogs, so that this type is used in the search for smells, and although they are not adept at hunting prey, they are adept at searching for people by smells, and they are stubborn dogs that are difficult to train, and they are friendly dogs that like to play with other animals and with children, the length of this dog ranges between 59 cm and 67 cm.

Irish wolfhounds :

Irish Wolfhound dogs are considered one of the endangered dog species, and they are the most popular dogs in Ireland, during the eighteenth century these dogs eradicated Wolves in Ireland and after this happened it was believed that this dog had already become extinct, then in 1863, a man named George Graham worked to preserve this type of extinction by collecting the remaining dogs of this species and placing them in the world, so that its height varies between 69 cm and 82 CM.

Dandy Dinmont Terrier dogs

The Dandy Dinmont Terrier is considered one of the endangered dog species, one of the rarest dog breeds in the world, it was used by farmers in the past in order to protect farms from rodents and otters, but at the moment it is bred as domestic pet dogs, and the reason for its possible extinction is due to food rationing during the first and Second World Wars, which forced breeders to stop mating this species, and its height ranges from 21 cm to 28 cm.

Chinook dogs :

Chinook dogs are one of the endangered types of dogs, and in 1965, it was classified as the rarest breed of dogs in the world, and since then breeders began to try to preserve this type of extinction, but it is still endangered to this day, and this dog is considered one of the favorite dogs of residents of rural areas in New England, and these dogs are characterized as playful, cuddly, intelligent dogs that like to play with children, and the height of these dogs ranges from 53 cm to 69 cm.

German Pinscher dog :

German Pinscher dogs are considered one of the endangered dog species, and they received the title of endangered dog for the year 2003, and the numbers of these dogs decreased significantly in the period of the Second World War and beyond so that these dogs were used in the guard by the Germans, and the height of this dog ranges from 43 cm to 51 cm.