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
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. If the dog is constantly itching, you need to find out the cause as soon as possible and eliminate it. What can cause itching?
Reasons: why the dog itches
If the dog began to itch sharply and nibble on the skin, most likely it became infected with fleas. Inspect the dog carefully. You may notice bites and black crumbs on her body: these are flea excrement. Perhaps you will see the parasites themselves. Also, when a dog is infected with fleas, bald patches form in the dog: this is because the dog often itches and combes the hair. Continue reading
Yorkshire Terrier is a surprisingly smart dog with a very lively, funny and sincere character. This temperamental dog will replace your cat and can do without walks for a very long time.
Stars choose Yorkshire Terrier dogs
Yorkshire terriers are one of the most popular dog breeds among celebrities. Thus, Hollywood stars Natalie Portman, Naomi Watts, Ashley Tisdale, Margot Eskens, as well as our “native” celebrities Svetlana Konegen, Dima Bilan, Alina Kabaeva, Alexander Peskov, Oksana Fedorova, Tatyana Vedeneeva, Ksenia Borodina, Natalya , Sergey Lukyanenko, Angelika Varum, Alexander Tsekalo, Anfisa Chekhova, Julia Kovalchuk, Larisa Korzhneva, Victoria Daineko, Julia Nachalova, Natasha Koroleva, Svetlana Svetikova, Vladimir Mashkov and other stars.
The homeland of the dogs of this breed is considered the county of Yorkshire, which is located in the north of England. There is very little historical information about where exactly this miniature breed of decorative dogs came from. Moreover, the hypotheses that exist today are notable for their contradictory nature. Continue reading
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
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, they were favorite pets at court, and over time, Akita Inu began to enjoy privileges with the nobility. This elite of the dog greatly affected the development of the breed as a whole. Keeping, feeding and caring for the Akita Inu turned into a whole ceremony. Each dog had its own personal servant. For them, special collars and leashes were even made, by which it was possible to recognize the rank of the dog and the position of its owner in society. Everything around me respected the respect that Akita Inu enjoyed. Continue reading