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…

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Dog liver disease
The rapid development of diagnostics and medicine has shown that liver diseases in cats and dogs are much more common than previously thought. In many cases, they accompany diseases of…

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Dog liver disease
The rapid development of diagnostics and medicine has shown that liver diseases in cats and dogs are much more common than previously thought. In many cases, they accompany diseases of…

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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

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 during his reign all the doors were open for small spaniels. Since then, the appearance of the cavalier king charles spaniels has changed many times, both in the direction of reducing the size and giving a more decorative external characteristics, and in the direction of resuming the appearance, reminiscent of hunting spaniels. The greatest contribution to the selection and the formation of the exterior, known to us today, was made by the American canine dog Roswell Eldridge and the dog breeder Alice Pitt. The International Cynological Association recognized King Charles Spaniels only in 1955. Continue reading

Yorkshire Terrier

Yorkshire terriers bred in England in the county of Yorkshire in the second half of the 19th century. The breed originates from coastal terriers (Waterside terriers), which were popular in Scotland in the 18th century. These dogs lived with peasants and were used to protect houses from rodents and as companions on river trips. At the beginning of 19

in. dogs came to England. A group of Scottish terriers, such as sky terriers, Clydesdale terriers, paisley terriers imported to England by Scottish workers, also participated in the breeding of the new breed. 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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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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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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Why do dogs howl?
Some owners complain that dogs howl at night. Others themselves have never heard a howling pet, but disgruntled neighbors convince the opposite. Still others, returning from work, do not have…

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