Japan is the birthplace of many unusual breeds of dogs. Ainu, or Hokkaido dog is one of them. The breed was developed by the indigenous people of Hokkaido Ainu’m going to find in 1000 BC the Dog combines just the opposite at first glance qualities: ferocity, and sweetness, intelligence and aggressiveness, endurance and sensitivity. Strong features of this breed due to the fact that the Ainu deduced specifically for hunting large prey animals in the mountains. Ainu was the beginning of the occurrence of certain other Japanese breeds, has inherited her best qualities. Courage, strength, the ability to navigate in all weather conditions, alertness, self-confidence — those undeniable advantages, which attract attention to the Ainu dog lovers. But isn’t this supposed to be man’s best friend? The Ainu are very fond of their owners, friendly, easy to train. but at the same time, he needs a strict upbringing is the strong character of the dog should be kept under control.
The breed standard FCI №261:
Head. Triangular in shape, similar to a Fox. The skull and the forehead wide, flat. The transition from forehead to muzzle is well seen. Bridge of nose straight. The muzzle is wedge-shaped. The nose is black (dog in white color — corporal). Lips tight. Continue reading
If you are a beginner and don’t know how to start training a puppy, this article will tell you how to train a puppy yourself and what commands to teach him.
Below we will focus on puppy training up to 3 months, that is, the article contains links to all those teams that should know each puppy is up to 3 months. If your pet is older than that age, then slightly below you will find a link to material on training adult dogs. Whatever the age of the dog, at least one month, at least 5 or 10 years, to teach her commands, always. Be careful when reading material, you will learn about all the commands that are needed in everyday life to control the puppy.
Training puppies from 1 month up to 3.
Puppy training commands start from the 1st of the month. At such a tender age you will teach your puppy the most simple but essential commands. The training takes relatively little time, most of it the baby to play and move a lot.
At a young age to train throughout the course so far is useless, because the whole mental activity of a busy puppy pranks and anything else but not obedience to the master. So give your puppy to be a child, to train him you will always have time. Now is the time podgotovitsya when the puppy is older to teach him more difficult commands and to be considerably more demanding. Continue reading
Classification based on genetic principles
Among the entire array of the domestic dog from the early stages of rock formations there are the following groups of rocks. According to the canine is the most accurate representation of the entire array of dogs, in contrast to the classification according to user properties. 1. The wolf type is the most vivid representatives of it are the sled dogs of the North-East and Dingo. 2. Spaceopoly type — voskopodobnoe close to the original forms. This type was formed in the conditions of Northern taiga and evolved relatively isolated from dogs in other regions. 3. Goniometry type . Formation type have occurred in forest-steppe and steppe zones. The earliest is called Patagonia, because their basis was formed the actual hounds, greyhounds and Mastiff similar dogs. 4. Weedy type . Formed based on the etching of protogenic dogs in open spaces — deserts and dry steppes. 5. Mastiff similar dogs are large, formed for protection, the protective functions of the shepherd’s service.
Modern typological classification of dog breeds according to the genetic principle provide an allocation of 11 rock groups. 1. Canít move. these include Spitz, huskies and sled dogs. 2. Terriers. 3. Pinscher and Schnauzer. (the second and third groups arose in the middle ages from dogs canít move. 4. Mastiff similar dogs, vklyuchayuschimisya and Shorthair Continue reading