Why is the Stabyhoun rare?

The Stabyhoun is a rare Dutch breed from the province of Friesland. Its origins lie in the forested eastern and southeastern parts of Friesland. First mentioned in Dutch literature in the early 1800s, the breed only became known outside Friesland in the 1960s. The first Stabyhouns left the Netherlands in the 2000s. In 1942 the Stabyhoun received official recognition. Crossbreeding with the Wetterhoun then ceased to prevent extinction of these rare breeds. Today the Stabyhoun enjoys a small following among Dutch sportsmen and families.

The Stabyhoun translates to “stand by me dog”. Considered a Dutch treasure, only thousands exist worldwide. The breed is affectionate, loyal and intelligent. Ideal as a family pet, Stabyhouns are still rare outside the Netherlands but gain popularity across Europe and the United States.

The Stabyhoun has beautiful primary colors of black, brown, orange with white patches. Lovely secondary colors complement the primary shades. With proper care, the lifespan is 13-14 years. Average litter size is 4-5 puppies.

Securing a Stabyhoun puppy requires patience and significant investment from $1,000 to $3,200. Breeder reputation, unique coats and overseas imports influence pricing. Some pay over $10,000 for these dogs.

The Stabyhoun is medium-sized, 19-21 inches tall weighing 45-55 pounds. It has long, thick fur that is black, brown or orange with white markings and feathering on the legs, tail and ears. Friendly and loyal, it adapts well in families with children and pets. Energetic yet enjoys indoor time with owners. Requires at least one hour daily exercise and mental challenges. A house with garden and countryside access suits this breed.

How much does a Stabyhoun cost?

The average cost of a Stabyhoun puppy is between $1500.00 – $2250.00. The American Stabyhoun Association sets the price in the U.S. to keep the price in line with other well bred purebred dogs. The Stabyhoun was formally recognised by the Dutch Kennel Club in 1942. It belongs in the FCI Group 7, Pointing Dogs. Stabyhouns have high energy levels and require at least 30-60 minutes of exercise per day. Although a Stabyhoun can be very calm indoors, like all sporting breeds it enjoys plenty of physical activity. Stabyhouns like to swim. The Stabyhoun originated probably descended from spaniels during the Spanish Occupation. The first written description of the breed dates back to the early 1800’s. It is a versatile breed, used on farms as both a hunter and a watchdog.

Stabyhouns are intelligent and trainable. With steady yet gentle training, this breed will be obedient and devoted to its owner. Stabyhouns should never be vicious or snappy. The Stabyhoun can give birth up to 7 puppies at a time. Dogs similar to Stabyhoun are: French Spaniel, Small Munsterlander Pointer, Drentsche Patrijshond and Nederlandse Kooikerhonje.

Then, put two fingers between your dog’s neck and the tape measure to ensure that the dog collar fits snugly but comfortably. Stabyhoun’s average neck circumference is between 12 and 17 inches. The cost of a Stabyhoun puppy depends upon the breeder. If you are importing it from breeder over-seas, it can cost you between $1500-$2250.

Is a Stabyhoun a good dog?

Stabyhouns are friendly dogs. They love families. Stabyhouns are good with children and pets. However, they do not make good guard dogs. Stabyhouns are not aggressive or territorial. These qualities are essential for guard dogs.

Stabyhouns are healthy dogs. Breeders screen them for conditions like epilepsy and hip dysplasia. Stabyhouns are good with cats and make great pets. They like water and pleasing owners. Today, few Stabyhouns exist worldwide.

The Stabyhoun is a Dutch dog breed. It has a medium, silky black-and-white coat. Feathering occurs on the chest, belly, legs and tail. Overall, the dog has a balanced build. Its head is slightly longer than wide. Its drop ears are fairly long with feathering. Stabyhouns were bred as working and family dogs.

The Stabyhoun is not recognized by AKC. But it is in the Foundation Stock Service. The Stabyhoun is a soft-mouthed retriever and pointer. It has a strong tracking nose. Stabyhouns shed frequently. Expect to vacuum often.

Stabyhouns can guard yards, hunt and do agility. They have great water and scenting skills. Stabyhouns bring game back alive. They like pleasing owners. Stabyhouns score a 5 out of 5 for guarding ability. However, they should only guard enclosed areas while wearing a harness.

Stabyhouns are protective of families. But they are not ideal watch dogs. Stabyhouns are energetic, playful dogs. They love jobs and owners. Stabyhouns are intelligent and loyal. They make great companions.

Is a Stabyhoun a spaniel?

The Stabyhoun is a rare dog breed from the Netherlands used as a working dog on farms and for hunting. There are only about 6000 Stabyhouns in the world. The Stabyhoun is a spaniel type of dog. It was first noted in the early 1800s in the province of Friesland.

The Stabyhoun has black and white fur, with some brown and white. The straight hair is of medium length, smooth and silky. They are medium-sized dogs. Males are 53 to 53 cm tall and weigh 15 to 20 kg. Females are 50 to 50 cm tall and weigh 14 to 20 kg.

The Stabyhoun is a gentle and even-tempered breed. Originally bred as multipurpose working dogs, they are now known as national treasures in the Netherlands. The Stabyhoun is also known for being a gentle, loyal family dog.

With steady yet gentle training, the Stabyhoun is friendly, sensitive, intelligent, peaceful, patient and willing to please. Although the Stabyhoun can be very calm indoors, like all sporting breeds it needs plenty of exercise. The Stabyhoun likes to swim.

To keep the Stabyhoun happy, like all gun dogs, they need a lot of exercise. The Stabyhoun has a robust build and beautiful black, brown or orange fur, sometimes with white markings. The straight hair, smooth and silky to the touch, needs daily brushing to retain its beauty.

The Clumber Spaniel is the largest spaniel breed, weighing 55 to 85 pounds. Despite its robust build, the Clumber spaniel is a gentle, calm and easy-going dog. While retaining its hunting instincts, it does so in a relaxed way. The Clumber’s laid-back nature makes it a good dog for first-time owners and families.