Ibizan Hound

X-Large Size

Moderate shedding

Not good for first time owners

The Ibizan has been on the Balearic islands for thousands of years, probably arriving with Phoenicians. It comes in two coat types - smooth and rough.

FACT SHEET

Attractive to ...

Someone is experienced in dogs that are fast and have a high prey drive and can channel that in lure coursing or other appropriate fun and games.

Not the best for ...

Rabbit lovers. Ibizans are long-experienced bunny hunters, using not just their sight but also their noses and incredible ears.

Aliases

Ibizan

Cross between

None

Origin

Spain

Size

X-Large
So big people will take photos

Exercise Needs

High (Two hours or more)
Without sufficient mental and physical exercise will probably do the wall of death around the living room!

Coat

variable (smooth, rough)

Shedding

Moderate shedding
All canines drop some hair, think of it as dog glitter!

Life expectancy

13 years

Good first dog?

No

HOW IT WORKS

The first step in responsible dog ownership

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Match with a breeder

Upon completing your introduction call a breeder will review your application. If successful you’ll be able to arrange a meeting and be accepted onto their waiting list. A Tailwise fee of £95 (excl. VAT) will be due at the point you pay a deposit.

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