Dog Heroes of 9/11

11.09.2020. 23:41:36

Today is the 19th anniversary of one of the worst things that happened in the history of the United States of America. On that peaceful Tuesday morning, 2.977 Americans lost their lives, over 25.000 got injured, and the whole world watched in horror as the situation developed. Those vicious and horrifying attacks were the deadliest terrorist attacks in the history of the United States, not only because of the people that were in those buildings but also because of 405 of the finest New York police officers and firefighters died in the collapse of the WTC towers. Over 10.000 first responders came out to...

Working Alone At Home? 6 Amazing Dog Breeds To Give You Company

05.09.2020. 14:35:02

Working from home has become the new normal now, and if you’re one of those who’re working alone, you’d know exactly how boring WFH life can get. Why? Because there’s no one to converse with, no chit-chats to make you vent the day’s frustration. It is just you and your work station. While boredom can get to you, there are various positive aspects of WFH as well. It can boost employees’ productivity, lower organizations’ expenses, provide flexibility, and reduce turnover. However, that doesn’t change the fact that you’d need a companion to share your day with. And the perfect friend one can get while wor...

Emergency Vet Near Me (With Map)

29.08.2020. 18:46:53

Every day a lot of people are unfortunately experiencing emergencies related to their beloved pets and at those moments it is extremely important that they can get ahold of their closest vet, fast. We all try to keep our pets out of trouble but the truth is that accidents and emergencies do happen. Emergency vet map Different animals can get into different sorts of trouble - your dog can ingest chocolate, get in a fight with another dog, your cat can land and injure its ankle, your parrot can break its wing… The list of possibilities is endless and if you are a long-time pet owner, we are sure you are...

Germans Law Against Bad Dog Owners

19.08.2020. 21:58:45

German agriculture minister, Mrs. Julia Klöckner, announced that she is introducing a new, much stricter law for all dog owners in Germany. She mentioned that the new law is based upon scientific evidence that describes basic dog necessities and this is their way of trying to stop bad and irresponsible dog ownership. This is certainly a positive sign and much of Germany’s 9,3 million dogs will profit from such a law, but how practical is it? Is a policy like the one she is introducing easy to control? Let’s check the main points Mrs. Klöckner is focusing on. Minimum daily walks The new German dog law me...

War Dogs Through History

18.08.2020. 18:08:45

Dogs have been a “man’s best friends” for thousands of years and we have kept these animals for various reasons. When we think about dogs, we mostly think about loving companions that are a part of our families and have been for the longest time. But there is also a different story behind them. A “man’s best friend” could also be another man’s worst nightmare, especially if that man is facing a fully trained, powerful dog of war. Humans have used dogs in battles for many years and we now know that dogs have been extremely successful in those roles. Using dogs in wars dates back to ancient Greece and Rom...

Interview: Gio Giorgadze

16.08.2020. 12:35:23

The president of Georgia Kennel Club, Mr. Gio Giorgadze, answered our questions about Georgian cynology and the current situation in the world. Here is what Mr. Giorgadze shared with us: 1. Mr. Giorgadze, would you mind telling us how you started and gotten into cynology? I started a job at Tbilisi Zoo as the main engineer in 1990. Four Caucasian Shepherd dogs were registered on the balance of the Zoo at that time. All of the dogs were females. I was interested to breed these dogs, so I collected money to build a kennel for 17 dogs and bought them as well after one year. The progress seemed to move on w...

How Dogs Save People After Explosions and Earthquakes

07.08.2020. 18:31:32

Dogs are awesome creatures and on top of that, they help in many search and rescue operations around the world. What does it take for a dog to become a Search and Rescue dog? How do dogs find people in the rubble? What is the best breed for S&R missions? Can dogs detect explosives? These are just some of the questions we will try to answer here. Search and rescue dogs are usually classified in two different types and those types are Air-sniffing and tracking (or trailing) dogs. The main difference between these two types is their search and rescue technique. Both of these two types can be further divide...

Interview: Stefan Sinko

18.07.2020. 19:31:02

The president of Slovenian Kennel Club, Mr. Štefan Šinko, answered our questions about Slovenian cynology and the new situation about the European Dog Show that was scheduled in the city of Celje. Here is what Mr. Šinko shared with us: 1. Mr. Šinko, you have a difficult road ahead of you, it is known that the Slovenian Kennel Club had a lot of problems with the previous administration and we know that there was a lot of work done on restructuring and reorganization. How satisfied are you with the progress? So far we are satisfied, but we will be completely satisfied when the restructuring process is com...

Interview with Georgiy Onishchenko

12.07.2020. 17:15:32

As the world is in shock because of the current situation with the Covid-19 and many cynology events and dog shows are canceled or postponed, we took this opportunity to talk to one of the biggest names in the cynology world – current president of the Ukrainian Kennel Club –Mr. Georgiy Onishchenko. 1. You are an active member of the cynology community for nearly 30 years and you have owned many dog breeds such as Caucasian Shepherds, Central Asian Shepherds, Rottweilers, and Yorkshire Terriers. What would you say was your favorite breed and why? To begin with, I was born in the year of the dog by the Ch...

Top 10 Most Bizarre Dog World Records

06.06.2020. 20:42:02

Dogs are a man’s best friend and have been for thousands of years. We believe that all dogs are awesome and every single one of them is unique and deserves our unconditional love. There are dogs of all different sizes and shapes and here we want to focus on the extremes and the amazing things dogs can do. Thanks to the Guinness World Record organization and their relentless work, we can bring you the best and weirdest world records held by dogs. Check out this amazing list. 1. Best dog goalkeeper A lot of dogs like to play fetch and tennis balls can be some of their favorite toys. Some are better at pla...