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Ibizan Hounds are moderately intelligent, active, and engaging by nature. They rank
53rd in Stanley Coren's The Intelligence of Dogs, being of average working/obedience
intelligence. They are true "clowns" of the dog world, delighting in entertaining their
people with their antics. Though somewhat independent and stubborn at times, they do
take well to training if positive methods are used, but will balk at punitive training
methods. They are generally quiet, but will alarm bark if necessary, so they make good
watch dogs. They are sensitive hounds, and very good around children and other dogs
alike. They generally make good house dogs, but are active and athletic, therefore need
a lot of daily exercise. They do not make good kennel dogs.
Ibizan Hounds are "escapologists": they are able to jump incredible heights from a stand
still. As such, they need very tall fences. They also have been known to climb. They
have a strong prey drive, therefore they cannot be trusted off lead unless in a safely
|The go-to resource for keeping pups
healthy and happy...Takes the guesswork
out of caring for any kind of dog.
An indispensable medical reference for
every dog-owning household. Written by
a veterinarian with a gift for presenting
complex information in a lively, accessible
way, this book covers everything from
choosing the right puppy (or adopting the
perfect adult) to caring for the senior dog.
Thoroughly discusses more than 100
canine illnesses, and includes the most
up-to-date information on pet food safety,
"designer" dog breeds, homemade diets,
vaccine protocols, obesity and heart
disease, pet insurance, and more.