How to protect dog joints?
Joint problems cause the dog great discomfort and adversely affect her life in general. When experiencing pain, the dog loses its inherent mobility and cheerfulness. Without timely treatment, the disease…

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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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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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Caucasian Shepherd Dog

The Caucasian Shepherd Dog, also popularly known as the “Caucasian Wolfhound”, refers to large dogs whose homeland is the Caucasus. The age of the breed is about 2–2.5 thousand years. Already from the name of the breed it is clear that these dogs were used to protect flocks of sheep from wolves and other predators. The formation of the breed took place under the influence of the shepherd traditions of mountain peoples, on the basis of selection for breeding of the largest, strongest animals with a good instinct, but at the same time trained and obedient to humans. According to popular theory, the ancestor of the Caucasian Shepherd Dog is the Tibetan Great Dane. According to another version, these wolfhounds were actively bred in the ancient state of Urartu (according to other sources – Assyria), where they were used as guard and fighting dogs. Be that as it may, it is known for certain that the shepherd dogs perfectly protected the fortress from enemies, and the sheep from the wolves and were even taken by special order to serve in the army of the Russian Empire. Continue reading

Do pets need variety in food?

If dogs and cats could talk, what dish would they order? What if a pet is tired of its feed and wants to try something new? Does he need variety in food? Find out in our article.

Proper feeding of the dog and cat is when the diet is close to the natural and fully corresponds to the physiological needs of the animal. Knowing how a pet’s digestive system works, it’s easier to understand what its diet should be like.

Features of the digestive tract of dogs and cats
Dogs and cats have a relatively short intestines, so their digestion process is more passive. For example, traces of dry food that a dog ate for breakfast can be found in the stomach after three days.

The success of healthy digestion of cats and dogs lies in properly developed enzymes.

Enzymes gradually adapt to the food that the pet consumes. It turns out that the digestive system “learns” to process food familiar to him. Continue reading

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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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Can a child have a dog?
Is there a child in the world who has never dreamed of a dog? That is unlikely! A four-legged friend will brighten up even the saddest evening and will always…

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Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
This breed was named after King Charles II (can also be transliterated as Charles II), who lived in the 17th century. He was not directly involved in dog breeding, but…

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Gastroenteritis in dogs
Digestive system diseases can develop in any dog: regardless of breed, age and general health. The cause may be malnutrition or, for example, a hereditary predisposition. In our article, we…

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