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They wanted to take a thoroughbred dog, but chose a cur

Recently, the author of this resource met a new acquaintance, a dog lover. We have already crossed paths with her several times within 2 months, but all the discussions came down to talking "about the weather and the birds." But the other day, we chatted and I asked her one question: “Why didn’t you get a thoroughbred dog, but decided to take a cur”?...

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Very cool photos - dog and cat and their mistress

A girl named Cynthia Bennett loves hiking, and the farther away from civilization, the better. At what time, a few years ago, she and her boyfriend decided that walking in the mountains and with a dog would be both more fun and safer. The idea of ​​taking a thoroughbred puppy was quickly rejected, instead they went to an animal shelter and found Henry there....

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Iberian Mastiff: breed history and dog character

The Pyrenees mastiff is a wonderful dog, a reliable watchman and a true friend. Thanks to its awesome appearance, no one dares to penetrate into its territory. And your whole family will have a friendly, sociable, magnificent companion who will never give offense to any of his relatives. In addition, the Pyrenean mastiff will get along well with young children, take them under its protection and patronage....

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English Cocker Spaniel: breed history and dog character

The English Cocker Spaniel is a hardy hunting dog, which has genes in it, to bring game to its owner. A distinctive feature of the spaniel from most modern breeds is its long ears. Therefore, it is logical to assume that his ancestors were ancient dogs with the same structure of the ears. But in fact, the English cocker spaniels came from ordinary dogs with small ears, and only as a result of natural selection, and human selection work, such magnificent ears got....

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Rhodesian ridgeback: history of origin and nature of the dog

The Rhodesian Ridgeback, or African Lion Dog, is an amazing breed that was bred for certain purposes - hunting for large cats. The dog itself is large, but not giant, it has a beautiful appearance and outstanding physical strength. Such a South African dog is able to engage in a fight with a lion, and at the same time at home it becomes an affectionate and complaisant companion....

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Whippet: the origin of the breed and the nature of the dog

Whippet, she is a small English greyhound, a dog from a group of greyhounds. But this is a serious mistake, because the Whippet is an independent and, in a sense, unique breed. Origin of the breed Precise information on the history of the origin of the Whippets is not available. There are several versions. According to one, the breed was bred by English miners in the early 19th century to participate in the driven hunting for hares, foxes, rabbits and other small game....

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Gamper: the history of the origin and nature of the dog

Armenian wolfhound or gamper is an indigenous breed that has been living in Armenia for more than 22 centuries. Due to the long isolation and variety of climatic conditions, as well as spontaneous crosses and natural selection, gamper differs from the Transcaucasus Shepherd dogs in both appearance and character....

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Kuvas: breed history and dog character

One of the oldest breeds that have long lived side by side with humans is considered kuvas. This shepherd dog was once used to protect farmsteads and herds from raids by predators. Now she has been retrained as a loyal guard dog and a family pet. HISTORY OF BREED Most of the history of the breed remains unknown, as it is so old that written sources did not exist then....

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Leonberger: the history of the origin and nature of the dog

Leonberger is a large, powerful dog that can be used as a guard. All this is due to its impressive size, excellent qualities, as well as due to its frightening appearance, which is a bit like a lion. If it was necessary to describe this breed with just a few words, then it would perfectly fit: powerful, noble and meek....

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Bullmastiff: breed history and dog character

Bullmastiffs look formidable, strong and aggressive. But in the family they behave in a completely different way - they are loyal and balanced companion dogs. The main characteristic of the bullmastiff breed is calm, absence of malice. The pet always comes to the rescue of the owner and feels his mood. Characteristics of the Bullmastiff breed Large, strong dogs with a black mask on the face are turned on as faithful companions and defenders....

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Great Dane: breed history and dog character

The giant, from whom calm and nobleness blows, is often called the largest pet dog. He received this nickname for his "golden" character, kind heart and warm affection for the owner. No matter what happens, the dog is majestically restrained, looks like an elegant statue, and even in an excited state never shows anxiety or nervousness....

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How to transport a dog in a car: 8 tips to follow

Moving by car with your four-legged friend? Following the guidelines for transporting your dog in a car is important to reduce safety and stress risks. Moving can be a difficult situation when you should consider the dog as a traveler, since you need to make sure that his needs are balanced with all the other tasks in your to-do list....

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15 facts about dogs

They have been living with us side by side for many centuries, but do we all know about them? Dogs of the Lundekhund breed have 6 fingers on each paw2. Dogs can recognize human emotions. One glance is enough for them to understand whether you are upset or rejoice3. Dogs are able to smell malignant tumors, to determine the presence of cancer in humans before doctors do this4....

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Siberian Husky: the history of the breed and the nature of the dog

Siberian Husky is a dog with a unique beautiful appearance, which is the dream of many dog ​​lovers. However, people do not always take into account the features of this breed, making such a four-legged friend. He is beautiful, charming, not malicious, but ... He will not be a guard or a hunter, and his activity requires a special approach....

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