Kazpost and Estonian Post have collaborated to issue a set of two stamps feature the hunting dogs of their countries on October 19, 2005. Hunting dogs , Estonian Beagle depicted on Estonia stamp and Kazakh Tazy, depicted on Estonian stamp.
The Estonian Beagle or Estonian Hound is a scent hound-like breed which is the only dog breed developed in Estonia.The Estonian Beagle is a dog of medium size and a strong muscular body, bone structure and muscles that are well developed. It has no folds in its skin and drop ears. The coat is short and rough and should be shiny.The Estonian Beagle’s height is 17–21 inches and it weighs 33–44 pounds. The Estonian Beagle is happy and pleasant dog with a balanced, calm and active temperament and a high intelligence.
Kazakh Tazy is a hunting greyhounds used to be the main wealth of Kazakhs. Since the second half of the last century their number began decreasing. Today there are not more than 300 of real tazy, like “300 spartans”. Kazakh Tazy is a purely Kazakh breed that has been bred all over the country for many years. Tazy are neat dogs – when they eat no drop is spilled. Nomads respected them so much to let them in their houses. The dogs are not fastidious in eating. An adult dog needs 0,5 kg of meat daily. Bread and water aren’t enough.The dogs need comfort, warmth and cleanness, so special devices control the temperature in their place. Kazakh Tazy usually hunt foxes. These dogs can run at speed 80km/h.