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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Jack Russell Terrier
Jack Russell Terrier bred in the UK. Mr. Jack Russell lived in Devonshire in England, who was fond of hunting with hounds and burrows of dogs. Having become a professional…

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Boxer
The breed "boxer" appeared in Germany in the middle of the XIX century. Details of its origin are not fully known. The main ancestor of these dogs is considered to…

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Bernese Mountain Dog

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

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

Jack Russell Terrier

Jack Russell Terrier bred in the UK. Mr. Jack Russell lived in Devonshire in England, who was fond of hunting with hounds and burrows of dogs. Having become a professional in this field, Mr. Russell participated in exhibitions as an expert on terriers and was one of the first founders of the famous English Club of Dog Breeding. In the second half of the 19th century, due to the development of pastoralism, traditional horse hunting for deer and roe deer became less common in England; burrowing of foxes, hunting of wild boars and rabbits became more popular. For this, dogs of short stature and short hair were needed, which could run no worse than hounds – quickly and for a long time. Continue reading

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Russian toy terrier
Dwarf decorative breed of dogs, which has two varieties: long-haired and smooth-haired. ORIGIN At the beginning of the 20th century in Russia, among the decorative breeds of dogs, English toy…

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Greyhounds
Greyhounds are a group of hunting dog breeds used for unarmed hunting for animals. The word "greyhound", according to Dahl's dictionary, means: "fast, agile, quick, quick, lively, zealous." It is…

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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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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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