Kurtsha
German Kurzhaar, or German Shorthair Pointing Dog, German Shorthaired Pointer - (derived from German Kurzhaar, literal translation - “short coat”), is a breed of hunting dogs bred in Germany. The…

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We got a vandal at home!
“Vandal dog”, “sawmill dog”, “terminator dog” - faced with such concepts? This is the name of dogs that gnaw everything and in two ways destroy toys. They have not only…

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Bees Fresno
"Bichon Frize" is an unusual name for the Russian ear, however, this is the correct name for this breed of dog from the Bichon group. The name "French lap-dog" is…

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How to protect a dog from heat stroke?

Can a dog have a heat stroke? Is it sunny? What are their differences and how do they appear? How to provide first aid? And most importantly: how to protect a dog from them? Clearly and point by point we analyze these issues in the article.
What is heat stroke?
Heat stroke is a critical condition of the body arising from overheating. Several factors can lead to it: exposure to direct sunlight, being in a stuffy room and intense physical exertion in hot and humid weather. Overheating in the sun is called sunstroke, i.e. sunstroke is a type of heatstroke.

A heat stroke (including sun) can affect a dog of any breed and age. To do this, just spend five minutes in the scorching sun or stay for two minutes in a closed car.

Especially susceptible to overheating are dogs with shortened muzzles, dense, dense coat, overweight, and other conditions that exert additional strain on the body. Continue reading

Why does a dog lose hair in winter?

It is generally accepted that dogs and cats molt twice a year: in autumn and spring. But in reality, too many factors act on pets that distance them from their wild ancestors. If wolves, for example, really change their coat in the offseason, then a pet can molt at any time. And sometimes even throughout the year, just molting will not be so pronounced. But is hair loss always a natural molt? Unfortunately not.

Why does a dog lose hair in winter?
A pet’s coat can fall out not only due to molting, but also for many other reasons. Here you need to be very careful. In many cases, hair loss and tarnishing indicates dermatological or internal diseases, and they need to be identified in a timely manner. Therefore, if you notice that the dog has become dull and hair falls out, it is best to contact a veterinarian first. Even if it turns out to be a banal molt, consultation will never be superfluous.

In the meantime, we give 7 main reasons why a dog’s hair falls out and dims in the winter. Continue reading

Alabay (Central Asian Shepherd Dog)

ORIGIN
Another and more correct name of the breed is the Central Asian Shepherd Dog (CAO) or the Turkmen Alabay. The Central Asian Shepherd Dog originated as an indigenous breed in Central Asia as a result of folk selection and natural selection. The breed was based on ancient shepherds and fighting dogs of Asia, the Great Asian mastiff, the Tibetan mastiff. The exterior and character of the Alabai was formed for thousands of years by long service with a nomad man and a shepherd. Such a working quality as the protection of the territory, home and property of the owner, as well as the ability to make decisions independently, are laid down by the Central Asian Shepherd at the instinct level. Continue reading

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