The 7 #Dog #Breed Groups Explained - Hound Group: All hound breeds pursue warm-blooded quarry. The sleek, long-legged sighthounds use explosive speed and wide vision to chase swift prey, like jackrabbits and antelope. Tough, durable scenthounds rely on their powerful noses to trail anything from a raccoon to an escaped convict.
The Ibizan Hound was bred in ancient Spain for its scenting & sight in hunting. It handles heat well & its light coat requires little grooming. Also used as a companion pet today, the Ibizan is affectionate with its owner, but difficult to train, needful of a lot of exercise, and sometimes sensitive with strangers. It is not suited to urban living.