Chamomile
In the vast expanses of the North thousands of years ago, several dog breeds began to emerge, which are now known to us under the general name "Laika". Bred by…

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Akita-inu
ORIGIN Among the dog breeds, whose history goes back centuries, Akita Inu stands out. Akita is a prefecture in northern Japan, and Inu is a dog in Japanese. In Asia,…

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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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physiological development

Senbernar

The birthplace of the St. Bernards is the Swiss Alps. Their rare are Asian mastiffs and Molossian dogs of the ancient Romans, who fell into the mountains during conquests.

In the 11th century, the dogs that lived at the monastery of St. Bernard in the Swiss Alps received the same name. From the 17th century the monks living here began to use dogs to search and rescue travelers in the mountains.

In the Middle Ages, St. Bernards were smaller and more mobile, had a special scent that made it possible to find people who fell under an avalanche. They had the ability to feel the approach of avalanches, than repeatedly saved the life of the inhabitants of the monastery. One of the most famous Saint Bernards was called Barry. Over 10 years of his life, he found and pulled out from under the avalanches of about 40 people. Continue reading

Bulterier

Antique bull and terriers were bred in England from bulldogs and terriers. These powerful dogs participated in dogfights or bullying bulls. In 1835, this type of entertainment was banned by the government, and the demand for bull terriers declined. To save the breed, J. Hinks crossed the bull terrier with the Dalmatians and white English terriers and got more harmonious and lightweight, but powerful and hardy representatives of the breed, among which were individuals with a white color. Not having a white bull terrier at that time was considered a bad manners among students and teachers of the University of Oxford. At the beginning of the 20th century, the breed was registered in Britain. The first bull terriers in Russia were introduced in the 70s. 20th century. In the 90s. Continue reading

What you need to know about the ears of a German shepherd?

When do German Shepherd ears rise? Do I need to help them? But what if only one ear rose? About this and much more in our article.
Breed standard
According to the breed standard, the ears of the German Shepherd are erect and spiky, set vertically and parallel to each other (not laid apart). Broken and drooping ears are unacceptable and belong to the defects of the exterior.

The exception is puppies up to three months! Their ears can be of almost all shapes and sizes: large, hanging, semi-standing, rickety, and it happens that there is only one ear. All this is normal and does not require special attention from the owner, except for a light daily massage of the auricle and providing the puppy with a balanced diet.

The shape of the ears depends on the condition of the cartilage. In a puppy, they are soft and only begin to harden and harden. Over time, the cartilage will turn into an elastic cartilaginous plate, and the dog’s ears will acquire the desired shape. Continue reading

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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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Wolfhound
Wolfhound is a generic name for strong, large breeds of dogs. It is understood that such a dog is strong enough to survive in a fight against a wolf (or…

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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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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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