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
Guinea pigs – funny little creatures that have become very affectionate once you get used to and begin to trust its owner. Proper care and regular interaction with them will help to build important atmosphere of well-being based on trust.
Here are some funny and interesting facts about Guinea pigs that you might not know:
Guinea pig is a rodent with a small tail and fat body
There are 3 main types of Guinea pigs American (English), which has a short smooth coat, the Abyssinian, which has a denser coat with the so-called “rosettes”, and, finally, the Peruvian, which has a straight and silky coat
Guinea pigs are not connected with conventional pigs. Their name is associated with the country of Guyana, and their body is massive and thick, so they were named Guinea pigs (marine eng. guinea)
The birthplace of the Guinea pigs is the Andes
They are very active during the day and less at night Continue reading