The Stabyhoun, Stabijhoun, or Frisian Stabyhoun, is one of the rarest dog breeds in the world, originating from the Friesland region of the Netherlands. They have a distinctive appearance with a medium-sized, sturdy body, long coat, and feathering on the legs and tail. They come in various colors, including black, brown, and orange, often with white markings. Stabyhouns are versatile dogs known for their ability to excel in various activities, including hunting, retrieving, tracking, and being family companions. They are adaptable and willing to participate in different tasks.