Billy (Dog)

Billy (Dog)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. A Billy is a large hunting dog originating from Central western France in the 19th century. Billys are a combination of Montemboeuf, Ceris and Larye breeds which are now extinct. Foxblood has been introduced to the Billy to keep bloodlines fresh. Billys were first bred by Monsieur Gaston Hublot du Rivault, who lived at the Chateau de Billy, in Poitou. They were mainly used as pack hunting dogs to track Roe deer and Wild Boar, which they still continue to do in their native France. The standard for the breed was established in 1886. The Billy is not an apartment dog and needs a lot of exercise, like most large hounds they are difficult off the lead and extremely fast. They have been known to be same sex aggressive and don't always get along with other dogs, they are very intelligent and courageous and have been known to compete in obedience.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 104g
  • Cel Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6133991844
  • 9786133991842