Norwich Terrier

August 15th, 2014

Norwich TerrierThe history of Norwich Terrier begins in the 19th century. By the middle of the 20th century it and Norfolk Terriers were considered the same breed. In 1964, they were defined as two separate breeds, the difference between which are the only ears – in Norfolk terriers are dropping, while Norwich terriers are facing. The representatives of the breed are small and stout bodies, covered with straight, rough to the touch fur. They are one of the smallest terriers. Coloration occurs in all shades of red, gray and wheat, or a combination of black and white. The height of the Norwich Terrier is about 25 cm and weight – 5-6 kg. The head is slightly rounded cheekbones, square muzzle, large dark eyes and face. Neck and limbs are short, and the tail is medium length and is worn on top.
The gogs of this breed are loyal, active, brave and curious. They are very social and get along well with children and other pets. Strangers are also friendly. Long periods to be alone do not reflect well. Although it can sometimes be quite stubborn, quickly submit training as very intelligent.
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Pointer

July 29th, 2014

PointerThe Pointer is obtained by crosses between Fox Hounds, Grey Hounds, Blood Hounds and Setters in the middle of the 17th century. The representatives of the breed are excellent hunting dogs, with a very good nose. The Pointer has a weak body, with well-shaped muscle, covered with short, skintight, shiny coat. Coloration occurs in white, Liver, yellow, orange or black. It may be monochrome or mottled colors listed. The height of the representatives ranges from 54 to 62 cm and their weight – from 20 to 30 kg. The head has a long muzzle, hanging ears and big round eyes. The neck is long and thick tail. The Pointer is an intelligent, loyal, energetic and friendly dog. Certainly well with children, but is not suitable company for small pets such as cats or rodents because there are pronounced hunting instincts. With strangers kept reserved. Is needed socialization from an early age. Otherwise, representatives of the breed can become shy. The training can be difficult. For this reason, their owner must have experience in growing dogs.
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Plott Hound

July 17th, 2014

Plott HoundThe Plott Hound comes from North America. The representatives of the breed named after the family that started its breeding in the 18th century. Plott Hound is a good helper in hunting bears, wolves and badgers. The dogs of this breed have weak bodies with well developed muscles, covered with soft, shiny and short hair. Coloration occurs in Brindle, Liver, orange, yellow, brown, gray, blue or black. The height of the representatives ranges from 50 to 64 cm and their weight – from 18 to 27 kg. The head is slightly rounded cheekbones, square muzzle, dark eyes and thin, hanging ears and upper lip. The neck is muscular, limbs and tail are long. Plott Hound is loyal, friendly, intelligent, curious and brave dog. Certainly well with children and other pets. Strangers behave suspiciously. Lends itself easily to training, but it should be used only positive methods.
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Otterhound

July 14th, 2014

OtterhoundThe Otterhound is a rare dog today. The representatives of this dog breed were used mainly for hunting otters. By reducing the population of otters began to decline and the number of Otterhound. Today, only about 1,000 known representatives of the breed. Otterhound has a great body covered with shaggy and rough to the touch fur. Coloration occurs in various colors, but most often in a combination of black and tan. The height of the representatives ranges from 60 to 69 cm and their weight – from 36 to 53 kg. The head is large and sloping, rectangular muzzle, dark eyes and nose, and long, hanging ears. The neck is wide and muscular. The Otterhound is intelligent, friendly and fun dog that loves his family a lot. He is very social and gets along well with both children and other pets and even strangers. If you are looking for a guard dog, Otterhound is not the right choice for you. He can be quite stubborn at times, but his upbringing should use positive methods. Representatives of the breed will feel better if kept in a house with a big yard average as they are full of energy. They love to run and swim. Their life expectancy is about 16 years.
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Pug

July 2nd, 2014

PUGThe exact origin of the pug is not clear. The only thing known for sure is that this is an ancient breed, whose representatives are guarded Tibetan temples. Today they are popular circus, good company and beautiful fashion accessories. The pug is a little stocky body covered with short, soft hair. Coloration occurs in silver, black, beige or apricot with black mask on the muzzle. The height of the representatives is about 25-28 cm, and the weight is between 6 and 9 kg. Pug head is round and covered with wrinkles. There are large, dark eyes, drop ears and very short muzzle. Legs straight and strong, and the tail is carried curled over the back. The pug is a charming, cheerful, kind, curious and intelligent dog. He is very social and gets along well with everyone – children, other pets and strangers. The representatives of the breed is amenable to training, but because they are very sensitive, you need to use only positive techniques. They will feel better if they are kept in an apartment.
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Newfoundland Terrier

June 21st, 2014

Newfoundland TerrierNewfoundland Terrier for centuries helped fishermen drawing in nets fish from the ocean was their pleasant company during the long days and saved shipwrecked. Today representatives of the breed are popular dogs. Newfoundland Terrier has a large and muscular body covered with coarse, waterproof coat. Coloration is usually found in black, but can also be gray, brown, or a combination of white and black. The height of the representatives ranges from 65 to 72 cm and their weight – from 45 to 69 kg. The head is large and wide, with small, dark eyes and medium-sized hanging ears. The neck is strong, and the tail usually hangs down.
Newfoundland Terrier is intelligent, loyal, gentle and friendly dog. He is very social and gets along well with other pets and strangers. These gentle giants have nicknamed nanny dogs because they are wonderful with children. Have developed defensive instincts and whenever necessary, are prepared to protect the family. Very attached to their owners and adapt very difficult if you have to replace them. Representatives of the breed will feel better if kept in an apartment, but must regularly appear on the walk.
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Toy Fox Terrier

June 3rd, 2014

Toy Fox TerrierThe history of Toy Fox Terrier started in the 30s of last century, in USA. The breed is a nice result of crossing Smooth Fox Terrier, Italian Greyhound, Chihuahua and English Toy Terrier. Toy Fox Terrier has little, stocky body covered with short, soft hair. Coloration occurs in combination of white with brown or black spots. The height of Toy Fox Terrier is about 25 cm and weight – 3 lbs. The head has rounded cheekbones, elongated muzzle, dark eyes and large, erect ears. The tail is short and is worn on top.
The Toy Fox Terrier is playful, energetic, loyal, brave and sensitive dog that needs the company of their owners. Representatives of the breed like to watch much TV. They get along well with older children, strangers and other pets with whom they grew up. It is possible to show aggression towards dogs of the same sex. Using positive training techniques helps faster absorption commands.
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Texas Blue Lacy

May 19th, 2014

Texas Blue LacyTexas Blue Lacy’s history began in the second half of the 19th century. When Lacy brothers cross Greyhound with other greyhounds and wolves. The result is a dog with well developed hunting instincts and defensive. Texas Blue Lacy has a strong proportional body covered with short hair. Coloration occurs in blue, red or cream, with possible white markings. The height of Representatives from 46 to 58 kg, and weight – 13 to 23 kg. Head has rounded cheekbones, elongated muzzle, hanging ears and yellow eyes. Limbs are muscular and long tail. Texas Blue Lacy is an intelligent, brave and energetic working dog that has a pleasant nature. Of course very well with the children in the family. Amenable to training conducted with positive methods. Representatives of the breed will not feel good if they are kept in an apartment as they need a lot of movement.
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Rottweiler

May 15th, 2014

RottweilerRottweiler has a number of attributes – security guards, good hunters and police dogs. The dog has a strong and stocky body covered with short, thick, straight and shiny hair. Coloration occurs in combination of black and tan. The height of dog breed varies from 56 to 69 cm and weight – 38 to 59 kg. The Rottweiler head has rounded cheeks and elongated snout. The eyes are dark, almond-shaped, and the ears are triangular and dropping forward. The neck is strong, and the tail is usually docked. Rottweiler is brave and loyal dog with developed territorial instincts. We need a proper socialization at an early age to be fun, not aggressive dog (there is one of the most powerful bites in dogs). This is not a dog for everyone. Certainly well with children with whom he grew up. The company of other dogs is not good because it’s possible to come to blows. Due to its advanced zashtitnicheski instincts, he behaves suspicious strangers. Amenable to training, but it must be used positive techniques in such a way that they understand who is master.
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Redbone Coonhound

May 1st, 2014

Redbone CoonhoundRedbone Coonhound is good helpers in the hunting of lynx, cougars, badgers and wild boar. They won the hearts of farmers and hunters for its speed, its excellent flair and pleasant character. Redbone Coonhound has a slim body, well shaped muscles, covered with short, shiny and soft or rough to the touch fur. Coloration is one color, red. The height of Representatives from 53 to 66 cm and weight – 23 to 32 kg. The head has rounded cheekbones, elongated snout, dark brown, expressive eyes and hanging, large and thin ears. Legs straight and muscular and the tail is of medium length. Redbone Coonhound is sweet, energetic, friendly, loyal, curious and affectionate to their owners dog. Certainly well with children and other dogs, but because of their hunting instincts developed is not suitable company for other pets such as rodents and cats. Not a good choice for you if you are looking for a guard dog because it is friendly to strangers. Succumbed quickly learning as it is very intelligent, but respond only to a positive attitude. It is not advisable, the representatives of the breed be kept in an apartment as love to bark and need a lot of movement. They love to run and swim. Their life expectancy is about 12 years.
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