Why does a dog lose hair in winter?
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…

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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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Labrador Retriever
The homeland of the Labradors is the island of Newfoundland. Exact information about the time of the origin of the breed or at least about the origin of the name…

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English bulldogs

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

English bulldog

ORIGIN
It is believed that the roots of the English bulldogs are common with the dog-like dogs of the Caucasus, the ancient Roman mastiffs, the Molossian Great Dane from Greece and the Celtic guard dogs. How exactly the genes of all these dogs were mixed – history is silent, but it is known that the progenitors of modern English bulldogs appeared in England in the 16th century. The name of the breed comes from the English “bull” – the bull: the breed was bred specifically for bullying dogs with dogs – a common fun for the population of England. In 1835, bullying was banned, and the breed was on the verge of extinction. The remaining purebred animals became the founders of the English Bulldog breed. In the 18th century, dogs of this breed were used for hunting wild boars and bears, as well as for dog fights. Continue reading

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How not to get dirty on a walk?
In the fall, every walk with the dog becomes a challenge. Sometimes pets are so smeared in dirt that they have to sweat before washing them. How to solve the…

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Maltese.
The assertion that the Maltese lapwings hail from the island of Malta is not entirely true. Maltese ancestors lived in cities located on the Mediterranean coast, and caught mice and…

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Caring for a pregnant dog
Will puppies appear in your house soon? Congratulations, this is so great! And until this happens, your pet needs sensitivity and attention. We will talk about how to care for…

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Bulterier
Antique bull and terriers were bred in England from bulldogs and terriers. These powerful dogs participated in dogfights or bullying bulls. In 1835, this type of entertainment was banned by…

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