Category: Dog breeds

Whippet

Whippet is a dog native to England. Today, representatives of this breed are excellent companions intended for active people, but another name is the small English greyhound, which means that they were bred for hunting small-sized game. In the 19th century, the Whippets were even called the “Greyhound of the Poor.” The origin of the breed There is no exact information on the history of the origin of the Whippets.
American bulldog
American bulldog
American bulldogs, or abbreviations for short - this is a bunch of contradictions. Living on American lands, almost from the discovery of America, they were recently discovered. With hot fighting blood in their veins, the ampoules are devoted and good-natured family dogs. Can such opposite qualities be combined in one animal, and how did it happen that for a long time the breed was not known?
Alaskan malamute
Alaskan malamute
In modern dog breeding, more and more new breeds appear every year. However, this does not prevent dogs, whose history spans more than one century, from remaining at the peak of popularity. And this category includes one of the oldest breeds - Alaskan Malamute. Beautiful, powerful, proud - these are all of them, northern beauties who cannot leave anyone indifferent.
Bull terrier
Bull terrier
Bull terriers can rightly be called the most controversial breed of dogs. According to the owners, these are the kindest, loyal creatures, not capable of offending flies, perfectly suitable as pets. But the media give a completely different characteristic to dogs - bloodthirsty and merciless. What is the true opinion, and what do experts say about bull terriers?
Australian Silky Terrier
Australian Silky Terrier
The Australian Silky Terrier is a huge ball of contradictions and surprises. Having a toy appearance, representatives of this breed are not at all decorative dogs. Is it possible to believe that these cute creatures are formidable hunters, watchmen, shepherds, guards? Yes, behind such a cute face hides an incredibly strong-willed dog with unusual abilities.
Great Dane of Argentina
Great Dane of Argentina
Dogo Argentino is a rather impressive snow-white dog, which combines a harsh, impregnable look and boundless kindness. Subject to proper education, this dog can perform a lot of useful functions and become not just a pet, but a full member of the family. What is known about this controversial breed?
Australian shepherd
Australian shepherd
The Australian Shepherd, or in other words Aussie, is a beautiful and quite rare breed in Russia, which attracts an increasing number of admirers every year. Its become, proportional and bright exterior, expressive eyes can not leave anyone indifferent. For what purpose do these attractive and smart dogs get, and did they really come from Australia?
Black terrier
Black terrier
The Black Russian Terrier is a dog of decent dimensions with a very serious, but very effective appearance. Such a pet attracts admiring glances, but it is extremely difficult to understand what is on his mind, since his eyes are hidden behind the coat. For what purposes were these large, beautiful animals bred, and what is their role today?
French Bulldog
French Bulldog
The Frenchman is a miniature bulldog, which is only inferior in size to its larger brothers. This is a fairly popular breed, and its distribution is associated with the unpretentiousness of dogs, their compact size, and most importantly - surprisingly friendly character. What should future owners know about French Bulldogs?
Miniature schnauzer
Miniature schnauzer
Zergs are the smallest of the schnauzers, however, they differ from their larger counterparts only in size. The rest are bold, active, loyal dogs, from which excellent service dogs are often obtained. Future owners should always consider that the tsvergs are not suitable for lying on the couch, they need to pay attention and give the opportunity to splash out excessive energy.
American Pit Bull Terrier
American Pit Bull Terrier
The American Pit Bull Terrier, or Pit Bull for short, is one of the most controversial breeds in the world. Few dogs cause such debate about whether they have a right to exist or not. All owners were divided into two camps - some are sure that representatives of this breed are safe creatures, while others believe that pit bulls are real killing machines and they have no place in the world of people.
English cocker spaniel
English cocker spaniel
The English Cocker Spaniel is a worthy representative from the cocker family. Despite its hunting roots, this pet came to the courtyard as a favorite pet. English cockers are good-looking, great manners, this is a dog for the soul, for the family, for friendship. The origin of the English cockers As with most modern hunting breeds, the English cocker spaniels ancestors had "ash" hunting dogs, information about which came to us from the Bronze Age.
Czechoslovakian Wolf Dog
Czechoslovakian Wolf Dog
The Czechoslovakian wolf dog, also called the Czechoslovakian wolfdog, Czech wolf or wolfhound, is an amazing breed obtained by crossing a dog and a wolf. Although all dogs are descended from wolves, what is fraught with such close kinship? The origin of the breed This difficult breeding work was carried out by the dog handler Karel Hartl in the territory of the kennel for dogs intended for border and military service.
Fox terrier
Fox terrier
Fox Terrier - a dog that was bred for burrowing fox. Naturally, this orientation was reflected in the character and habits of the representatives of the breed. What are the owners of the fox terrier that they decide to purchase as a pet? The origin of the breed According to one theory, the so-called "peat dogs" are considered the ancestors of modern fox terriers, in accordance with another - they appeared as a result of crossing small hounds with terriers.
Alabai. Central asian shepherd dog
Alabai. Central asian shepherd dog
The Central Asian Shepherd Dog, or Alabai, is a large dog, from which it blows with power and some power. This breed has passed centuries-old natural selection and received from the ancestors all the best security and fighting qualities. In addition, this is a proud and freedom-loving dog from Central Asia, which requires some experience from the owner.
English mastiff
English mastiff
The English mastiff is a dog that involuntarily evokes a deep sense of respect. This is a large, powerful animal with deep historical roots and multiple degeneration. How did a wrestler with gladiators turn into a domestic dog, a pet for the family and a protector of the weak? The historical roots of the breed English, or unofficially Old English, the mastiff - a native of England, is the largest European mastiff and the largest representative of mastiffs.
Chow chow
Chow chow
Chow Chow is a teddy bear dog from China with a very charismatic character. This is a representative of one of the oldest breeds. Owners of such pets speak with one voice - Chow Chow is a very difficult dog that requires a special approach. But if contact is established, then the dog will be a faithful and faithful friend, a watchful guard and companion.
Dachshund
Dachshund
Dachshund entered the twenty most popular breeds. What is the reason for such success? First of all, these are funny dogs that have amazing looks, energy and special qualities. But, besides this, dachshunds are hunters, which means they have a certain instinct that owners should not forget about.
Alaskan Kli-Kai (Mini Husky)
Alaskan Kli-Kai (Mini Husky)
Alaskan Kli-kai - a beautiful husky the size of a small spitz. Someone will say that this is impossible. However, not so long ago, by historical standards, such a breed appeared - miniature funny dogs that look like sled dogs, but, of course, are not. What prompted the breeders to breed this miracle, and did the click-kai really become a mini-copy of the legendary northern dogs?
Hachiko breed of dog - akita inu
Hachiko breed of dog - akita inu
Akita Inu is not just a dog, but a real Japanese treasure and a favorite breed of dog lovers around the world. Thanks to the famous dog Hachiko, who showed a unique devotion, Akita Inu gained worldwide popularity. The number of people wishing to buy a puppy of this breed has increased 15 times! And until now, interest in her has not faded.
Siberian Husky
Siberian Husky
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.