7 Extinct Dog Breeds you Have Never Heard Of

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pardsa200sl276slmult1f0fs22lang9par Talbot is an old dog breed brought to England
by William, The Conqueror. Talbots were known for their strong sense of smell and they were
the oldest scent hounds in Europe. Talbots are the ancestors of the present day beagles
and bloodhounds. They disappeared in the late Eighteenth century. Many English pubs and
inns are named as ldblquote Talbot armsrdblquote as a memorial to the extinct breed.par
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lesser Newfoundlandrdblquote . They were bred in the 16th century in ldblquote Newfoundlandrdblquote
, an island in Canada and were brought to England in the 19th century. Johnrquote s
water dog was an early retriever and predecessor to many modern retriever dogs. The number
of St. Johnrquote s water dogs started declining due to sheep protection laws and by the early
1980s, only two of them left. Unfortunately, both of them were male and the last of the
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par Cumberland sheepdog is considered to be the
predecessor of the modern day border collie and Australian shepherd. They were very popular
as herding dogs in England and Scotland. The breed started becoming extinct by the end
of the 19th Century. At the start of the 20th century, Cumberland sheepdogs were absorbed
into border collies.par par
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Hare Indian dogs were bred in northern Canada by the hare Indians of the region. They were
bred for sight hunting and trap-lining. There is uncertainty about the breed type of hare
indian dogs. They could possibly be a domestic dog, coyote hybrid or a domesticated coyote.
Hare indian dogs went extinct in the 19th century. The cause of extinction was interbreeding
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par Cordoba was specifically bred for pit fighting
and they were fierce fighting dogs. They were very popular for their high pain tolerance
and fighting spirit. This dog breed was originally bred in ldblquote Cordobardblquote , a place
in Argentina. Cordoba was bred with other dogs in the 1920s to produce modern day ldblquote
Dogo Argentinardblquote . This dog breed became extinct by the 1930s. Their fighting
spirit was the main reason for their extinction. Male and female would rather fight than mating.
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Tweed water spaniel was an intelligent and athletic water dog. These brown water dogs
were best swimmers and had a retriever nature. Tweed water spaniel is the predecessor of
the modern Golden retriever dogs. They were produced by cross-breeding between some local
water dog and St. Johnrquote s water dog. Tweed water spaniel became extinct by the
end of the 19th century.par par
par Salish wooly dogs were bred by salish indians
in the region of british Columbia. They had white, long hairs and were very famous for
their fur. Salish coast indians would keep these dogs separate from other dogs for the
protection of their coat and hairs. They were sheared every spring and their fiber were
used to make ldblquote Salish blankets and rugsrdblquote . Europeans brought sheep wool
with them which lessened the value of these dogs. The availability of sheep wool and constant
interbreeding with other breeds are blamed for the extinction of this dog breed. The
breed became extinct in the 19th century. par
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  1. libertystang says:

    The Cumberland Sheepdog isn't extinct. I've found tons that are for sale and some websites say that they are just super rare.

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