Fun facts about Shiba Inu

30.03.2020. 17:13:54

Shiba Inu is one of the most popular dog breeds in the world. This adorable Japanese dog breed is one of the 6 native Japanese dog breeds along with Akita Inu, Kishu Ken, Hokkaido, Shikoku and Kai Ken that are protected by the NIPPO association for preserving Japanese native dog breeds. It is the national dog of Japan and it has a brief history in the western civilizations that began in 1959 when the first Shiba Inu was introduced to the USA. The history of this breed in Japan began about nine thousand years ago. Here are some of the fun facts you need to know if you have or you are considering getting...

History of Kangal dog breed

29.03.2020. 18:44:21

Thie Kangal is a Turkish dog breed that is a part of the early Mastiff family of dog breeds. It possesses an impressive physique with its large muscular body, a curled tail, and a black mask. This dog breed served Turkish shepherds for thousands of years and up to this day, the Kangal is regarded as one of the best guardians in the dog world. These dogs are closely related to the Anatolian Shepherd and throughout history were treated as two separate dog breeds. Eventually, the Anatolian Shepherd was renamed and their name from then was the Kangal. Today there is only one breed by the FCI Standard. Most...

History of the Pomeranian

29.03.2020. 13:25:36

The Pomeranian is a miniature dog breed from the German Spitz family. It is closely related to other 4 German Spitz dog breeds and they are the Miniature Spitz, the Medium (Standard) Spitz, the Giant Spitz, and the Wolfspitz or Keeshond. The German spitz is a name used for describing either a group of modern breeds we mentioned or a standardized dog breed in some kennel clubs. It is usually used for describing dogs from the spitz-type family that has origins in Germany. This dog is recently growing in popularity and it would be interesting to know a rich and colorful Pomeranian history. The origin of th...

Coronavirus and Dogs – things every dog owner needs to know

29.03.2020. 00:27:12

As the coronavirus pandemic develops and the whole world is dealing with prevention of the infection, one question has for sure went through the head of every dog owner – can my dog get the coronavirus (COVID-19)? If not, can my dog transmit the virus? As we all know by now, the World Health Organization and World Organization for Animal Health both stated that SARS-CoV-2 (most probably) cannot infect pets. The World Dog Finder already wrote about that subject in an article published in February 2020. - Can dogs get the coronavirus? There is no evidence proving that pets are in danger of getting sick fr...

Akita Inu history

28.03.2020. 15:43:46

The Akita Inu is one of the 6 native Japanese dog breeds that are under the protection of the NIPPO organization for preserving the native Japanese dog breeds. There are 5 other native Japanese dog breeds - Hokkaido, Kishu Ken, Kai Ken, Shiba Inu, and the Shikoku. This dog breed is also known by their other names the Japanese Akita and the Great Japanese Dog. There are two strains of this dog breed, the Japanese and the American. These two are technically two different breeds and they are registered as two separate breeds in the whole world except the USA. There, they are considered to be the same breed...

Cane Corso - history of the Roman dog of war

28.03.2020. 01:55:21

Cane Corso is an impressive dog breed. It is a native Italian breed that is believed to originate in the region of southern Italy. Since their beginning, they were quite a frightful sight to see. With their pointy ears and muscular body, they remain one of the most fearful dogs to this day. They belong to the Molosser family of dog breeds. This dog breed family originated in an old Greek tribe and the kingdom of Molossians, and it is clear where they got their name from. They were large and muscular dogs that had a strong defensive and guarding instinct. They served the Greeks for many centuries and wer...

Information about Shiba Inu dog breed

26.03.2020. 18:45:35

Shiba Inu dog is an alert, attentive and active ancient Japanese dog breed originally bred to hunt small game and occasionally wild boars. Today these dogs are the most popular in Japan as companions. Shiba Inu is one of the six native dog breeds from Japan among Akita, Kishu, Hokkaido, Kai, and Shikoku. They are the smallest of all native Japanese dogs. To describe their mental traits Japanese use three words: kaani-i (spirited boldness), ryosei (good nature), and soboku (alertness). When you combine these three traits they make intelligent, fiery and strong-willed dog breed. Many people will fall in l...

Labrador Retriever and kids

25.03.2020. 12:32:32

Labrador Retriever is a dog breed that holds the position of the most popular dog breed for over a decade now. They have been bred for hunting purposes at first but have migrated to the position of the best and kindest family dogs throughout the world. They are a breed of gundogs that have served as a hunter's helpers for years and their main job was to retrieve fowl. They have excelled at this job and hunters were extremely satisfied with the prey they brought back. They are known to have a “soft” jaw and that means they do not damage the prey they were tasked to return. These dogs still have some hunt...

Are Poodles good with children?

24.03.2020. 21:05:56

Having a dog and a family can be one of the most beautiful things in your life. There is nothing better than seeing your child have a dog best friend. They can play together, take naps together and you can be sure that your dog is always gonna be there for your baby when they need them. Some dog breeds are better suited for living inside the house than others and some dogs are natural “nannies”. Some dogs such as Newfoundland are just natural guardians for children and that is how they earned their nickname “Nanny dog”. Other dogs can certainly be great companions for both you and your children. Many do...

The Shiba Inu - History and Origins

22.03.2020. 20:17:11

Shiba Inu is a famous Japanese dog breed and it is one of the 6 native Japanese dog breeds. It is related to the other 5 native breeds of Japan: Akita Inu, Shikoku, Hokkaido, Kishu Ken, and Kai Ken. Shiba is the smallest of the native Japanese breeds and all of these dog breeds belong to the spitz family. It is commonly mistaken for Akita Inu or Hokkaido although Shiba is a unique dog breed with its distinctive bloodline, temperament, character and smaller size. Males weigh on average around 10 kg while females weigh around 8 kg. Shiba is a small dog with a huge temperament. They are also known around t...