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…

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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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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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due to the increased production

Rizenschnauzer

Giant Schnauzer is a breed of dog with a name that has German roots. Literally: Riesenschnauzer from riesen – giant, schnauze – face. You can still find such breed names as “bearish” or “Russian schnauzer”, and if “bearish” can still be justified by the size of the dog, then “Russian” has no historical background. The Giant Schnauzer is the largest breed in the top three Schnauzers, along with the middling schnauzer (middle) and the miniature schnauzer (miniature). Giant Schnauzers possess not only a very memorable appearance, but also a wonderful character. Currently, the breed is used as a guard and companion dog, a police service dog, and a bloodhound. The history of the origin of the breed has not been fully elucidated, there are many versions, we will focus on a brief squeeze of some of them. Most likely, the birthplace of the breed is Germany, and the main purpose of the rizen was to graze sheep. 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

Dog Shorthair Care

It is believed that shorthair dogs and cats are easier to care for. Is it really? What is the difference in the care of short-haired pets?

The length of the coat is one of the main criteria for choosing a pet. Many people purposefully look for a cat or dog with short hair, because it is considered that they are easier to care for. But is it really so?

Indeed, dogs and cats with short hair do not need to be combed often, and this is a huge plus. But they molt in the same way. And though short hair is not so noticeable as long, it is much more difficult to clean it from clothes and furniture. But that is not the point.
It turns out that short hair gets dirty faster and often smells unpleasant (in dogs). Why it happens? To understand, you need to understand the features of short hair.
Short coat: features
In short-haired cats and dogs, the undercoat is poorly developed: up to 6 secondary hairs per 1 primary hair. Such hair cannot protect the skin from the adverse effects of the environment, and the body protects itself in another way – the production of sebum. Continue reading

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