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Alopekis -Rare Ancient Greek Dog Breed by ftourini Alopekis -Rare Ancient Greek Dog Breed by ftourini
Αυτό είναι ένα φυλλάδιο που έφτιαξα με πληροφορίες για την Αλωπεκίς την αρχαία εληνική ράτσα σκύλων που απειλείται με εξαφάνιση! περισσότερες πληροφορίες εδώ! [link]
WIKIPEDIA: [link]

Παρακαλούμε τυπώστε το/διαδώστε το ενημερωτικό υλικο σε όλους τους φίλους σας εντός και εκτός facebook. Να προσπαθησουμε να μάθει όσο περισσότερος κόσμος γίνεται για την ύπαρξη της Αλωπεκίδας και για τον κίνδυνο που διατρέχει !

More info on this breed here: [link]

The Alopekis are fox-like, with relatively short and smooth coat, wedge-shaped head and sickle-tail, pricked ears and smart expression, body longer than the dog's height at withers, swift and graceful movement. The tail is long, forming a sickle, reaching the hock joints, set and carried relatively high, with elegant curve, neither falling tightly on the back nor carried vertically erect. Mobile and happy in motion, with coat forming a brush underneath. The double coat is of good quality, with a hard and smooth outer coat, soft and dense under coat. The jacket is thicker and longer around the neck, forming a brush under the tail, breaches on the rear of the thighs and short feathers on the rear surfaces of the forelegs. Medium-short in length, not exceeding 2 inches (5 cm), lying flat on the body or only very slightly wavy, with a natural silky sheen. Comes in all colors and combinations except discolored white (albino). Two coat varieties occur, shorthaired and wirehaired. The wirehaired type is very rare, but with work it could also be developed. This breed is also smaller and lighter than the Small Greek Domestic Dog.
The ancestors of this breed are the primitive dogs that appeared in Greece during the proto-Hellenic era of the Pelasgoi people. Findings exist as far back as the Paleolithic age settlements in Thessaly. Referred to by the ancient Greeks as "alopecis" (small and fox-like). Similar dogs have been depicted on ancient Greek sculptures as well as other archeological finds.
The Alopekis occurs naturally in the general Greek stray street populations, although they are now being carefully bred. At one time the Alopekis and Small Greek Domestic Dog(Meliteo Kinidio) were considered to be different types of the same breed. This has since changed and provisional standards have been written for each breed since both breed true to type. In terms of numbers, this breed is less common than the Small Greek Domestic Dog, although both breeds would be the easiest and most likely breeds to be exported from Greece and established elsewhere.
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gamzeemakara2235 Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2014  Student Photographer
this is my dream dog
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keight Featured By Owner May 1, 2013
Well done.
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AUMAKUA70 Featured By Owner May 1, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Μπράβο, εξαιρετική πρωτοβουλία πράγματι Ειρήνη!
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heartinart Featured By Owner May 1, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Μπραβο για την πρωτοβουλια!
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ftourini Featured By Owner May 1, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
:nod: :thanks:
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milou714 Featured By Owner May 1, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
αυτο ειναι εξαιρετικα ενδιαφερον! αν ειχαμε περισσοτερα στοιχεια για το συγκεκριμενο θα το εψαχνα κι εγω περισσοτερο ειναι κριμα να εξαφανιστει η ρατσα ενος τοσο ομορφου ελληνικου σκυλου...θα εχω τα ματια μου ανοιχτα! ;)
btw μ αρεσει πολυ η πρωτοβουλια σου Ειρηνη....!μπραβο για την αφισα και το ενδιαφερον!
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ftourini Featured By Owner May 1, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
:D [link] και συντομa ερχεται στο βικιπεδια! :D
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milou714 Featured By Owner May 2, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
like λεμε! οι Σερρες μου πεφτουν καπως μακρια η αληθεια ειναι...αλλα καλο θα ηταν να ευαισθητοποιειθουμε ολοι!..
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ftourini Featured By Owner May 20, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
[link] WIKIPEDIA
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