PUPPY FOOD RULES
Puppies of small and dwarf breeds have a number of significant features that must be considered when selecting feed. And this is not only a matter of small size: many…

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Design breeds of dogs - features, representatives of the species and their description
The term "designer dogs" appeared at the turn of the 20th century, and representatives of this direction of pets are becoming increasingly popular. The main feature of designer pets is…

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Great Dane of Argentina
Dogo Argentino belongs to the class of service dogs. The main purpose of the dog is hunting for big game (wild boar, puma, jaguar, etc.). Most often, a whole pack…

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What does a dry nose mean in a dog?

It’s no secret that a dog’s dry nose is a cause for excitement. But why did such a concept take shape and is such a change in the olfactory organ really dangerous for the pet?

Let’s try to understand these issues, considering the main reasons responsible for the disappearance of the usual sputum.

Causes of occurrence
Humidity and coolness of the nose are explained by its structure and purpose. The mucous membranes located on the external and internal sides secrete a special fluid that moisturizes the olfactory organ. In addition to the olfactory properties, tactile ones are also noteworthy, reacting to minor changes in the environment. Continue reading

Tick in a dog: types of parasites and symptoms of possible diseases

The flowering period and autumn leaf fall, in addition to external beauty, have a downside. At this time, ticks wake up – parasites that carry dangerous diseases and pose a threat not only to four-legged friends, but also to their owners. In case of defeat by a blood-sucking insect, immediate action is required. We will understand what the tick is dangerous in a dog, what symptoms may appear and what treatment is necessary.

Causes of infection (route of infection)
All existing ticks are divided into 3 groups:

Intradermal, living inside the canine organism in a sleeping form all life. They are dangerous only under certain conditions.
Subcutaneous, falling from the outside and penetrating deep into the skin. Continue reading

Allergies in dogs: the main types and methods of control

Allergies affect not only people, but also four-legged friends. The only difference is that they are not able to say this, so it is important for any owner to know how to determine the disease at an early stage. Dog allergies have similar symptoms.

Consider existing allergens, symptoms and treatment, adjusted for the type of allergy.

Causes of occurrence
The causative agents of an allergic reaction are antigens – substances that are perceived by the body as foreign and cause an immune response.

Please note that not every immune response is expressed as an allergy. This reaction causes only a specific type of antigen – allergens.

Types of Allergens
The causes of the disease are classified by type of allergy: Continue reading

How to teach a dog the team "Sit!"
The “Sit!” Command is a basic one in the general dog training course. Its development is not aimed, of course, to teach the dog to sit, he is perfectly able…

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How to choose a puppy
In order to choose the right puppy and subsequently not regret your decision, first of all, you need to sincerely answer your question: "Why do I need a dog?" Depending…

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How to walk a dog
What is a proper dog walking? What should a walk with a dog consist of? How to walk a dog? I offer you a basic dog walking scheme, which takes…

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They allowed to get a dog. How to choose?
The decision to get a dog does not come spontaneously. Probably, you have already considered all the joys and difficulties that you will encounter when taking a pet to you.…

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