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Ibizan Hound

Dog Ibizan Hound

The Ibizan Hound is a breed of dog originating from the island of Ibiza (Balearic Islands) in Spain. It is a greyhound type dog, medium to large in size. Males generally measure between 66 and 72 cm at the withers, while females measure between 60 and 67 cm. The average weight generally varies between 22 and 30 kg.

The Ibizan Hound's coat is short, smooth and dense. Coat color can vary, but is often white or two-tone (white and black, white and fawn, etc.).

The head is proportionate to the rest of the body, with a flat skull. The muzzle is of medium length. The eyes are oval in shape, amber to light brown in color. The ears are large, erect, and triangular in shape.

The Ibizan Hound is renowned for its calm, independent and intelligent personality. It is an affectionate dog towards its family, although it can be reserved towards strangers. The Ibizan Hound is a good companion dog.

The Ibizan Hound is a sighthound type dog, meaning it was originally developed for hunting. It is used for rabbit hunting, but it can also be used for hunting other small animals, such as foxes or hares. It is fast, agile and has excellent vision, making it an effective hunting dog. The Ibizan Hound can also be used as a guard dog.

The Ibizan Hound is an active dog that needs regular exercise to stay fit and happy. He enjoys walks, runs and outdoor games.

The Ibizan Hound is generally a robust breed. However, it can be prone to certain diseases, such as hip dysplasia. Like all breeds, regular care, a balanced diet and visits to the veterinarian are important to maintain health.

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