Ibijan is a lit and footed visitor since the dawn of civilization. Students of art history will recognize an enlarged head with its large raised ears, in a familiar form of ancient Egypt. The elegant scarlet body measures 22.5 to 27.5 at the shoulder, with coat colors of solid red or white or red and white patterns. The pink colored leather of the nose, eye rim, and lips — as well as amber or caramel eyes — complements the coat perfectly. The calm grace of the breed is often described as that of a deer.
Ibiza is one of the Balearic Islands, off the Mediterranean coast of Spain. About 3,000 years ago, Phoenician traders first brought Egyptian wounds to the rocky island. Islanders used packs of these wounds as rabbit predators. Food was scarce on rugged Ibiza. For hunters and hunters, chasing rabbits was not a game – it was a matter of eating or feeling hungry. After these many centuries, the Ibis still consider the bright courtyards to be blazing at a blazing speed.
Ibijan’s clean lines, large prickly ears and light pigment give it a distinct appearance. A Hunting Dog whose quarry is primarily of rabbits, this ancient hound was bred for thousands of years, being of prime importance. Lethe and Raci, Ibijan have a grand elegance combined with the power of a hunter. Without strong, heavy muscle, Ibizaan is a part of moderation. With the exception of the ear, he should not appear extreme or exaggerated.
The gestation period in lasts for 60-64 days The primary period of the reproductive cycle of the female is called Proestrus and goes on for around 9 days. During this time the females begin to draw in males. The subsequent part is the Estrus when the bitch is receptive to the male. It goes on for around 3 to 11 days. The third part is the Diestrus. Usually, it happens around day 14. In this period the bitch’s discharge changes for distinctive red and reaching its end. The vulva gets back to average, and she will no longer allow mating. The fourth part called the Anestrus. The time span between heat periods ordinarily keeps going around a half year. The litter size ranges between 6 to 8 puppies at a time
Ibijan coats come in smooth and wire varieties, with a wide range of how wire coats can be. To avoid a buildup of wax and debris, both varieties should be prepared weekly. Teeth often need to be brushed daily, using toothpaste formulated for dogs.
Versatile and trained, Ibijan makes excellent family pets. The breed is even-tempered, affectionate and loyal. Ibijan is slightly different, but has a sweet-tempered, family-oriented nature. Warning and alert to strangers, they are nonetheless friendly and outgoing dogs. Puppies should be cheerful, playful and healthy. Early socialization and puppy training classes are recommended. Ibisons excel in a number of canine sports, including greed shock, obedience, agility, rally, and tracking.
Seeders are very athletic and require a lot of exercise. It is not uncommon for Ibijan to be able to leap five or six feet from a standing position, so a tall, secure fence is the order of the day for owners of this breed. The seeder will enjoy vigorous daily play sessions with his owner or with other dogs, or he may take long walks once or twice a day. Ibijan has a very strong hunting drive and should not be allowed to close the lease in an uncontrolled setting, as he is not fit to stop chasing after the alleged victim at a moment’s notice. The breed makes a wonderful companion for a regular jogger.
The Ibizan Hound should be given a high quality dog food suitable for the age of the dog (puppy, adult or senior). Know which human foods are safe for dogs, and which are not. If you have any questions or concerns about your dog’s weight or diet, check with your vet or dog breeder.
Ibizan hounds are generally healthy dogs, although there are some conditions that may threaten the breed. These include hip dysplasia, eye disease, autoimmune thyroiditis, and congenital deafness. Responsible breeders will screen their stock for conditions that may affect the breed. The website of the national origin club of the breed, Ibizan Hound Club of United Statesprovides, has given detailed information about the health of the breed. Regular visits to the vet for checkups and parasite control help the dog ensure a longer, healthier life.
Recommended health tests from the National Breed Club: