Why does the dog itch?
Itching gives the dog great discomfort. She becomes restless, sleeps poorly. The condition of the coat deteriorates, and the comb becomes the gateway for infection. Itching is not the norm.…

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Basenji
ORIGIN Basenji's homeland is Central Africa. Genetic studies have shown the kinship between basenji and East Siberian husky, which may indicate the origin of the breed from African wolves. It…

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Biggle
The first description of the breed dates back to the 15th century. Beagles were one of the favorite breeds of the English court. Presumably, the ancestors of these dogs were…

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Poodle

Presumably, the ancestors of the poodle were introduced by Arabs from North Africa to Spain and Portugal, where they began to interbreed with a Portuguese water dog and cattle dogs. Over time, the poodle got to other European countries. It was large, originally used in the hunt and pulled game from the water. In France, during the time of Louis – in the 17-18th century. – the poodle became a “royal” dog – the main favorite of courtiers. At this time, the selection of this breed was aimed at obtaining small dogs. However, the poodle was not only decorative, but also for official purposes.
The poodle received great popularity in Europe in the 19–20th century. Representatives of this breed were depicted on canvases of paintings, and even emblems, became heroes of literary and musical works. Continue reading

Pekingese

There is also another name for the Pekingese – the lion dog, referring us to the legends about its origin (according to them, one of the ancestors of this dog was none other than a lion). The Pekingese is from China and the first historical references to dogs similar in descriptions to the Pekingese date back to 6-7 centuries BC, that is, according to the most conservative estimates, the Pekingese are more than 2500 years old! In China, developing for a long time apart from European civilization, dogs of this breed belonged to the elite. So, the Pekingese lived with the imperial family and were revered as protectors from evil spirits. I knew that I carried dwarf dogs with me at the ceremony, according to some reports, in the sleeves of a kimono. Commoners could not be masters of the Pekingese, and their theft in order to sell or own was punishable by death. Continue reading

Maltese.

The assertion that the Maltese lapwings hail from the island of Malta is not entirely true. Maltese ancestors lived in cities located on the Mediterranean coast, and caught mice and rats. At the same time, small white dogs were known in Ancient Egypt, Ancient Rome, China and the Philippines. In ancient Greece, such dogs lived on the territory of the modern island of Mljet in the Adriatic Sea. The history of the breed has about two thousand years.

Parents and spaniels are supposedly relatives of Maltese. The breed got its name in the 16th century, when its representatives lived in large numbers on the island of Malta, however, white lapdogs were brought here over several centuries from the coast of the Adriatic Sea. Continue reading

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Malamute
Malamute, or Alaskan Malamute - a breed of dogs, originally related to working dogs. The homeland of the breed is the extreme north, and more specifically - the coast of…

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Bobtail
According to another breed name - "Old English Shepherd", - the homeland of the Bobtail is Great Britain. However, according to some claims, the ancestors of the bobtail - Italian…

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Caring for a pregnant dog
Will puppies appear in your house soon? Congratulations, this is so great! And until this happens, your pet needs sensitivity and attention. We will talk about how to care for…

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Labrador Retriever
The homeland of the Labradors is the island of Newfoundland. Exact information about the time of the origin of the breed or at least about the origin of the name…

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