This site is dedicated to the ancient, enchanting breed: Ibizan Hound, Ca Eivissenc, Podenco Ibicenco
"The red longtailed dog goes at night into the stalls of the hills, he is better than the longfaced dog. He makes no delay in hunting, his face glows like a god and he delights to do his work."
Reputed quote from an Egyptian hieroglygh
Welcome to About Ibizan Hounds, a Web site dedicated to the well-being of this elegant, playful breed of dog. Since this site is undergoing constant refinement and change, please take a moment to look around, and come visit again soon!
What you can find here:
Introducing the Ibizan Hound: a description of the breed, its history, and function
Breed Standards from around the world New: Canadian Standard
Living with an Ibizan Hound: Puppyhood and general care considerations
What's So Special About Ibizan Hounds: The unique qualities of this unusual breed
The Canine Sports Scene: Popular hound sports
Sports Training: Thoughts on training a hound breed and sports conditioning
Breeders' Ethics: Why purchasing a puppy is a "buyer beware" market
Finding a Reputable Breeder: How to interview and evaluate breeders: important information for the prospective buyer.
Agility Photos: the author's Ibizan in action
About the author and her dogs
The photographs on this Web site are the copyright property of their photographers. Please obtain permission before copying. Photographs are contributed by Mary Crume, Cheri Talbot, Kristina Mårtensson, Leslie Lucas, and Gail Burgess. The page of agility photographs was taken by Tien Tran.
This site last updated October 1, 2001.