The Chihuahua - characteristics of the world smallest dog

22.02.2020. 09:31:46

Chihuahua is a charming and graceful dog with a huge personality. They are the national symbol of Mexico and they are one of the oldest breeds of America. Their hallmark is rounded „apple“ head, erect ears and luminous eyes. FUN FACT: The Chihuahua is the world's smallest dog breed. The Chihuahua - dog breed The Chihuahua is a small dog with a height of 5-8 inches and weighs not more than 6 pounds. FUN FACT: Chihuahuas derive their name from the state in Mexico where they were discovered. The Chihuahua - history The Chihuahua origin is uncertain but there are two theories about their history. The first...

Most Dangerous Dog Breeds

16.02.2020. 19:14:23

Dogs have been man’s best friend for centuries. They are loyal, adaptive and will protect their human by any means necessary. As a result, they can become aggressive towards strangers and in some cases attack them. Any dog breed can be a threat but some dog breeds can cause more harm than others because of their characteristic. Here are the top 15 dangerous dog breeds in the world: 15.Siberian Husky Siberian Huskies were bred as working dogs. They have high energy and they need an owner who will know to use that energy for a good cause. They tend to be wild sometimes so you need to start training early....

The Tosa Inu – facts about Japanese fighting dog

12.02.2020. 13:07:17

The Tosa is a fearless giant-sized dog breed that was developed as a fighting dog. They are also called Tosa Inu, Japanese fighting dog, Japanese Mastiff, and Tosa Ken. Today they are mostly used as guard dogs because of their patience, boldness, and courage. What every potential owner needs to know is that this is an extremely territorial and dominant dog. They are very attached to the family and if they are perceived to be endangered, they will not hesitate to protect it. The Tosa Inu - history Tosa dogs originated at the place called Tosa Wan (island of Shikoku) from which they take their name. In 18...

Meet the Australian Cattle Dog (Blue Heeler)

09.02.2020. 11:27:45

The Australian Cattle Dog is an alert, active and extremely intelligent dog breed. The Australian Cattle Dog is related to Dingo (the wild dog from Australia). This dog is sturdy with a burst of speed and extreme agility. Other names for the Australian Cattle Dogs are Blue Heeler and Queensland Heeler. The Australian Cattle Dog - Dingo The Australian Cattle Dog is a result of many breeding and crossbreeding. They were bred by the Australian settlers in the 19th century. First cattle dogs in Australia were Smithfields who were brought from England, but they weren’t up to for the job. They were unsuited f...

Meet the Black Pearl of Russia - Black Russian Terrier

06.02.2020. 09:54:47

The Black Russian Terrier (BRT or Blackie) is a large, intelligent and powerful dog breed. He was created by the Russian army for guarding and protecting purposes in the areas with extremely cold temperatures. They are known for their courage and confidence. Today they are still used as guard dogs but for family purposes. FUN FACT: To create Black Russian Terrier seventeen dog breeds were used. The Black Russian Terrier - history The Black Russian Terrier was developed in Moscow after World War II for the Russian army. The development began with the establishment of the Red Star Kennel at a secret locat...

Can Dogs Get The Coronavirus?

04.02.2020. 17:50:23

By now you have probably heard about the Coronavirus and its effects. Probably every dog owner first asked the questions: Can my dog be infected and get the Coronavirus? At this time there is no evidence that dogs can be infected with this new coronavirus. However, it is recommended that you wash your hand with soap after contact with dogs. This way you will protect yourself from various bacteria that can pass between dogs and humans says the World Health Organization. Canine Coronavirus disease exists but it’s not linked to the current Coronavirus that you read daily in the news (the virus that started...

Why Does My Dog Stare At Me?

03.02.2020. 09:23:48

Have you ever noticed your dog staring at you like they are monitory every move you make? There are several reasons why they do it. In most cases, staring is considered to be a good thing, but there also can be some situations where the dog is staring for not so good reasons. You will never be able to figure out what exactly your dog is thinking while he’s staring at you. There are some main reasons why they do it. You need to closely pay attention to what’s going on around you. Here are some types of dos stares: The dog wants something Most dogs will quickly learn that staring at us is a way of telling...

Top 11 Trainable Dog Breeds

01.02.2020. 16:12:35

When we talk about how smart a specific dog breed is, we are talking about how trainable he is. Each dog breed has its personality and genetic heritage that affects their trainability. Some breeds were bred to cooperate with humans while the others were bred to work independently. It is also a well-known fact that some breeds are trainable than others. Dogs from the heading, sporting and working group all tend to be more trainable, while the terriers and the hounds not so much. Below we bring you the most trainable dog breeds in the world. 1. Border Collie Border Collie is one of the most trainable dog...

Find out why the Bulldog could be the right dog for you

29.01.2020. 23:11:25

The Bulldog is a courageous, calm and friendly medium-size dog breed. They have a muscular body with a short-muzzled head with round, dark eyes. Their face is the universal symbol of courage. Most people describe them as ferocious dogs, but in fact, they are breed to be affectionate and kind. FUN FACT: Bulldogs are sensitive to cold weather. The Bulldog - history The Bulldog as we know it today is a lot different from his ancestors. Evidence suggests that the Bulldog dogs were created in England during the 13th century for bullbaiting („sport“ in which pack of dogs were fighting staked bull and the spec...

Glaucoma in dogs: causes, symptoms and treatment

27.01.2020. 14:17:53

Glaucoma is a condition that happens when there is a rise in eye pressure. In healthy eyes, a clear fluid is produced that nourishes the eye tissue and helps the eye maintain its shape. This fluid is called aqueous humor. Glaucoma in dogs - causes When the production of aqueous humor and its drainage are well balanced, the pressure in the eyes will be normal and they will function as they should. But if the balance is not in sync and if there is an overproduction of aqueous humor or not enough drainage, the pressure will begin to build. When the pressure becomes too high, it needs to be relived because...