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Urination in dogs caused by fear
Urination caused by fear occurs in shy dogs by nature or in those who have been abused or offended. This “nuisance” is not caused by the fact that you poorly…

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How to equip a place for a puppy?
Before you bring a puppy into the house, you should carefully prepare a permanent place for it. Choose the optimal area in the apartment, taking into account the fact that…

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Feeding a black Russian terrier
Despite the fact that the black Russian terrier is an almost omnivorous breed, the diet of such a dog should be approached seriously, as improper feeding leads to growth disorders…

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Australian Cattle Dog (Blue Healer)

Homeland and time of occurrence: Australia, XIX century; height 43–51 cm, weight 16–20 kg. australian-cattle-dog-blue-heeler-01

Description: A tireless worker and capable attentive companion are the main qualities of this breed. Australian herding dogs have thick and straight coat with speckled coat. Most puppies are generally born white, but as they grow, the color of the wool darkens.Australian shepherd dogs are often called blue healers – in memory of the now defunct breed of dogs that tend to bite cattle by the legs.

Breed history: The breed was bred in Australia specifically to work with herds of wild cattle. It was obtained by crossing breeds such as the smooth-haired highland collie, dingo, dalmatian and Australian kelpie. Work on the breeding of Australian shepherd dogs began in the middle and continued until the end of the 1800s, with the aim of providing pastoralists with a hardy dog ​​that could survive in the harsh conditions of the countryside.

Games, entertainment, recreation: These are very active dogs. They love to herd and adore aggressive games. Australian-cattle-dog-blue-heeler-02

Attractive traits: The Australian Cattle Dog is a great worker. She gives her love recklessly. but also likes to be surrounded by attention. These dogs are innate advocates, distinguished by unquestioning obedience, as they strive to please the owner. They quickly learn new skills.

Health problems: blue healers susceptible to congenital deafness

Features of the content: If the dogs of this breed are deprived of attention, they start to get bored, and their character changes for the worse. Do not leave them alone or on a leash. Remember that thanks to the innate shepherd instinct, these dogs can start to feed anyone. In addition, they are wary of strangers, so it is recommended to teach a dog to the community of people from an early age.

Miscellaneous: It is advisable to whip the coat of these dogs, without waiting for molting. Australian shepherd dogs shed alone (males) or twice a year (females who know the males).

The average life expectancy of an Australian herding dog is about 12 years.

Affen-Pinscher
Homeland and time of occurrence: Germany, XVII century; height 25-30 cm, weight 3-3.5 kg Description: An affinch pinscher is a small-sized, wire-haired dog whose intelligence and behavior make it a…

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Leptospirosis in dogs
Leptospirosis is an infectious disease in animals. Birds, cats, mice, rats, minks, foxes, arctic foxes and even humans can be ill. Dogs are most susceptible to this disease. Most often,…

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Infectious diseases in dogs
Unfortunately, even timely vaccinations do not provide 100% protection against infectious diseases. Everyone knows that the human influenza virus mutates every year, for each group you need your own drug…

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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…

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