The Pachón Navarro (plural Pachones Navarros) is a Spanish breed of hunting dog from the autonomous community of Navarre, in northern Spain. It was recognised by the Real Sociedad Canina in 1911, but by the 1960s was believed to be extinct. Efforts to recover the breed began in 1979;:560 a breed standard was published by the government of Navarre in 2006, and in 2010 the Pachón was added to the list of dog breeds recognised by the Spanish government. It is one of five Basque breeds of dog, the others being the Basque Shepherd Dog, the Erbi Txakur, the Villano de Las Encartaciones and the Villanuco de Las Encartaciones. A few examples display an unusual characteristic, a split or bifid nose.
Also known as
This breed is also called Andean Tiger Hound, Double-Nosed, Double-Nosed Andean Tiger Hound, Pachon Navarro, Pachon de Victoria, Pachón Navarro, Pachón de Victoria, Perdiguero Navarro as well as Tiger Hound.
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