Ibizan Hounds are used primarily as hunting or retrieving dogs, but make good companions. Well rounded and good-natured, these dogs are rather quiet and get along well with children. A very sensitive breed, they can become destructive if left alone.
Nicknamed Beezers, this breed is intelligent, friendly, and loyal. A willful breed, they bore easily and require consistent training. Should be kept as members of the family. Respectful dogs, they love to be social.
Does your Ibizan Hound bark, howl, and cry whenever you leave the house? Separation anxiety
is extreme anxiety experienced by your dog when you are away from him.
The Ibizan Hound should be socialized properly as a puppy around other animals and children as these are pack dogs. Protective and independent, this breed bred to hunt does not do well with small and more submissive animals.
This average shedding breed is relatively low maintenance when it comes to grooming. A wipe down with a damp washcloth for the smooth haired should be sufficient. It is recommended for the rare longhaired to be occasionally brushed and clipped to prevent matting. Wirehaired does not need hand plucking, but would respond well to an occasional brushing.
If your dog is displaying behavior uncharacteristic of his normal actions, call the Vet
The Ibizan Hound comes in three different varieties. Smooth haired, longhaired, and wire haired. Accepted colors are White and Red, White and Tan, or Solid white or Red. Most commonly seen in smooth haired variety.
This breed requires a gentle hand, yet consistent training as they become bored easily. If not given the proper training and socialization, this breed can become a tyrant. Does well in hunting and retrieving sports. Eager to learn, and learns very well. Teaching your dog to sit, lie down, and stay
is vital to the training of your new puppy. There are several accepted methods of house training your new Ibizan Hound puppy.
Consider crate training
if you need to adapt your dog to a safe and confined environment for various safety and comfort reasons.
Recommended for a large sized yard, this breed requires good exercise. Privacy fence also recommended as this dog can easily jump a fence. This breed would do well in a somewhat active household as they have a lot of stamina. This breed should be protected from cold weather. Socialization
is one of the single most important things you can do for your puppy.
Male: 50; Female: 45 lbs
Male: 23.5-27.5; Female: 22.5-26 inches
white or red (from light yellowish red to deep red), solid or in any combination
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