Breed History – The Price Boar Beisser is a Predator Defense Dog that was developed by Jason Price of Jamesville, North Carolina, USA in 2003. officially recognized by the Animal Research Foundation in 2009, trademarked with the US Patent & Trademark Office in 2012 and recognized by The Dog Registry of America in 2015.
About The Breed Name – Boar Beisser (pronounced: Bor-By-Zer.) is Old German, it means pig biter.
General Appearance – The Price Boar Beisser is a very large & heavily muscled dog, Robust & powerful, He should give the impression of great strength, endurance, & agility. He should have a fearless, no nonsense expression.
Size – Males- Height : 24 inches & up. Females 22 inches & up.
Weight – Average weight for males is 90-140 pounds; average weight for females is 75-110 pounds. Minimum weight for males is 85 pounds; minimum weight for females is 70 pounds. There is no maximum weight limit as long as proportion, agility, & overall quality & working ability are not compromised.
Head – Large, broad, & extremely powerful with a bear like expression, forehead well arched when seen in profile.
Muzzle – Square & strong with only a slight taper. The jaws should be very well developed & extremely powerful housing large strong teeth that meet in a scissor or even bite. ( Teeth lost or broken while working should not be penalized.)
Nose– Wide open nostrils. Any color acceptable.
Eyes– Almond in shape. No preference in color, bilateralism is also allowed.
Ears – Pendant, small in proportion & set well apart. ( Cropped ears are accepted.)
Coat – Medium & smooth coats are accepted.
Color – Any color or markings are permissible.
Neck – Well muscled & extraordinarily strong. Nicely arched. Throat can be moderately wrinkled.
Back– Short, powerful, & level extending in straight line from withers to croup.
Shoulders – Broad & Muscular.
Body – Muscular with a broad Chest, ribs well sprung with deep brisket. The line from the belly can be nearly horizontal on some dogs while only slightly rounded to croup on others.
Fore Legs – Well set, strongly muscled & heavily boned with straight strong pasterns.
Rear Legs – Powerful, robust, & Very thickly muscled with sturdy stifles leading into hocks with good angulation.
Feet – should be large & round.
Tail – Should be docked to approximately 1/2 of the original length.
Gait– The PB should be very agile, he should move fast, sure, & powerful with a strong fore reach & a powerful rear drive.
Description – The Price Boar Beisser is the Ultimate Predator Defense Dog. It’s a dog bred to defend it’s master & it’s master’s property from large & dangerous predators like wolves, mountain lions, & bears. The Boar Beisser is bred to have the courage & grit to meet an attack from a large predator head on, it has the size & durability to withstand the brunt of the attack, & the gameness, fight drive, & aggression necessary to stay on it’s target until the end, no matter how tough the situation gets! Unlike most other predator control dog breeds, the Boar Beisser has a very high amount of prey drive. It’s a dog with an inherent & overwhelming desire to seek out & destroy both large predators & nuisance animals such as wild hogs, coyotes, & nutria. As it’s name implies, a well trained Boar Beisser is a very powerful & highly effective catch dog, most typically worked in a catch team of one male & one female. The Boar Beisser is the most versatile Working Dog of the Hunter & Outdoors Man; he’s a rugged dog who will be right at home guarding your farm or camp throughout the night & has the endurance to move over rough territory for long treks throughout the day.
Character – Fearless & self-confident, the PB is a dog that is intelligent with a strong willingness to work. He is a dog of extreme hardness that is tough & diligent. The PB can be dog & animal aggressive by the nature of work that he is bred for, & the gladiator-type dogs that make up his ancestry.
Serious Faults – Fearfulness or shyness, Lack of proportion, undersized, deafness, blindness, swayback, slight bone, narrow skull, lack of substance, aggression towards owner, sluggish or sloppy gait, lack of energy or dullness, Wry jaw, Hip dysplasia, cow hocked, Dwarfism or any other malformation or breeding extreme that could hinder his working ability.
Cosmetic faults – Slight undershot, slight overshot, hocks that lack good angulation. One or both ears erect or partially erect. (on uncropped dogs.)
Breed Notes –
* Scars received while working & hunting should be seen as a badge of courage & shouldn’t be penalized.
* It should be considered bad form to show an individual of this breed before it has proven it self suitable in at least one of the Approved bodies of work for the Price Boar Beisser which are: catch dog, predator eradication, any protection, defense, or attack work, & hunting dog, The PB should be a worker first & only then be considered for show, never the other way around!
* If shown, the PB should not be penalized for showing aggression to other dogs.
* While most Boar Beissers can be socialized to do very well around strangers, Judges should also keep in mind that some Boar Beissers are working guard dogs & should not be required to allow a stranger to come up & touch him, the handler of these individuals should be allowed to present teeth, etc. at judge’s request.
* Please keep in mind that when reading the above standard that it is free of a Maximum size limit as the Price Boar Beisser is intended as a large Guardian breed able to withstand an attack from large aggressive animals in the wild, he should be assessed without prejudice to large size as long as he is agile, athletic, & able to do the work he is bred for.
* When locating game, the Price Boar Beisser is usually quiet on the trail.
Jason W. Price /Breed Founder
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