Primitive Dogs are small group of dogs that are descended from the Indian Plains Wolf, Canis lupus pallipes.
Fossil remains indicate that hunting dogs similar to the Pharaoh Hound have lived in the Middle East for 5000 years, and around the rest of the Mediterranean for 2000 years.
The Ibizan Hound is named after Ibiza, one of the Balearic islands.
The Canaan Dog has a very long history beginning in ancient times as an adept guard and herd dog of the ancient Israelites.
How this hairless breed arrived in Mexico will remain a mystery.
This quiet and graceful dog is typical of the breeds that evolved in temperate and warm climates.