Homeland and time of occurrence:
Japan, 17th century; height 60-71 cm, weight 34-50 kg
Akita Inu – calm, very intelligent dogs with a sociable disposition. The muzzle of an Akita Inu is very reminiscent of a bear. These dogs tolerate life well in the conditions of the city, if they are provided with the necessary physical exertion, and best of all manifest themselves as companions, and are also used in hunting and for guard service. It should also be noted that the Akita inu differ in a stubborn temper, which creates certain problems in the process of training. Continue reading
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 and various diseases.
Food should be varied and balanced. The black terrier, however, like other dogs, best digests and assimilates animal feed (meat, trimmings, offal, poultry, fish, dairy products). Although dogs have increased acidity of the gastric juice (to break down animal protein), they can also use vegetable feed. The basis of the diet should be meat products, since food waste from the host table and other plant food can not meet the body’s need for proteins, fats and trace elements. Continue reading