Dog
Akita inu
Homeland and time of occurrence: Japan, 17th century; height 60-71 cm, weight 34-50 kg Description: Akita Inu - calm, very intelligent dogs with a sociable disposition. The muzzle of an…

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Dogo Argentino
Homeland and time of occurrence: Argentina, 1920s; height 61-69 cm, weight 36-45 kg. Description: The Great Dane of Argentina is a solid, imposing dog with a powerful character. The body…

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American Staffordshire Terrier
Homeland and time of occurrence: USA, XIX century; height 43–48 cm, weight 18-23 kg Description: This is a medium sized dog with a hard and short coat of coat. Color…

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English Mastiff

Homeland and time of occurrence: Great Britain, antiquity; height 70 – 76 cm, weight 79-86 kg

Description: The English Mastiff is one of the largest dogs in the world. The body of the mastiffs is covered with short and thick hair, there is a winter undercoat. The most common colors: apricot-reddish, silver-fawn, dark tiger.
Breed history: It is known that individuals of this breed already 2000 years ago lived in Great Britain, where they came from Asia thanks to Mediterranean and Phoenician merchants. From Great Britain, mastiffs were taken to Rome to take part in battles in arenas and in the event of hostilities. In Europe, thanks to the impressive size and monstrous strength of the mastiffs were used as guards. Subsequently, they managed to teach them the role of companions, with which they have successfully coped until now.

Games, entertainment, recreation: This dog loves active games in the fresh air with the owner and his household

Attractive features: Stunning appearance, obedience, good-natured character and selfless courage, with which the mastiff is ready at any time to come to the rescue of his master – these are the qualities that have gained popularity throughout this breed.

English Mastiff Health Problems: Blindness, heart failure, hyperthyroiditis, dysplasia of the femoral and ulnar susugava, skin dermatitis, nervous system damage, and immune disorders are among the common diseases for dogs that manifest themselves in mastiffs. Often there are cases of osteochondrosis. Mastiffs also have very pronounced shortness of breath. They need a large amount of food, but be careful, because you can not overfeed dogs.

Features of the content: If you do not start the training of mastiffs in early childhood, it is likely that you can grow an individual that is distinguished by a fair amount of aggressiveness. These dogs are shown to walk at least 4 times a day for 30 minutes.

This breed of dog is shown exclusively by experienced owners. Not too successful training can lead to destructive manifestations in behavior.

Remember also that the mastiffs need early socialization. This will help them become full members of your family.

Miscellaneous: In 1950, the purchase of “of one masty dog” was mentioned in the documents of the English royal court. The Anglo-Saxon word “masty” (“powerful”) thus became the source for the name of the breed. The average life expectancy of English Mastiffs is about 9-11 years.

Place for a puppy
Conditions of keeping puppies depends on the breed and nature of the use of the dog in the service in the future. It is better to keep German Shepherds in…

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American Foxhound
Homeland and time of occurrence: USA, XIX century; height 53–64 cm, weight 30–34 kg Description: These are large and very attractive dogs with short and hard coat. Color can be…

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Dog care
The dog should be kept clean. Every day the hair is combed with a loose comb, and smooth-haired dogs with a stiff hair brush. It removes dirt and dust, as…

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How to feed a puppy?
Often in large offspring puppies are stunted and not adapted to life. They are born very small, weight and size does not reach the norm. And the bitch feeds only…

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