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The most popular dog breeds

Among dogs, Labradors, probably the most favorite. Good-natured disposition, sociability and ability to training has made these dogs popular around the world. These are the real peacekeepers and humanitarians.

Among dogs, Labradors, probably the most favorite. Good-natured disposition, sociability and ability to training has made these dogs popular around the world. These are the real peacekeepers and humanitarians. Due to its unique qualities, Labradors are used not only as companions but also as guides, rescuers, and also to search for explosives and drugs.

Nobody really knows, where did these good-natured and cute dogs. Maybe that’s why there are many versions of their origin. In ancient times these dogs were called vydrovymi or water. And in fact, with water Labradors have much links. In the past this breed was the favorite of Newfoundland and Portuguese fishermen. Two dogs always took with him on every voyage — and not as talismans. A wonderful talent for swimming, and an extraordinary devotion to these animals conquered the hearts of even the most hardened sea wolves. And here’s why. Each fishing boat was a special rescue rope, with which, in case of disaster two dogs had to swim to the nearest shore. And then this rope was selected for the whole team. They say such cases bilobate more than enough. For dogs-rescuers are always carefully watched, guarded and pampered.

And here is how the Labradors appeared in Europe. They say that once the crew of the ship “Canton” in Baltimore rescued the drowning crew of the English brig, who was from Newfoundland. Together with people pulled from the water and puppies, which the captain of the “Canton” had left in Baltimore. However, not immediately recognized Labradors as a separate breed. Despite the fact that these dogs still Titian painted only in 1812 it was decided that this species differs from all others, and proposed to call them “lesser Newfoundland”, “St. Johns dog” or “Labrador”. Finally got the name Labrador. Why? And on this occasion there is no one opinion. Continue reading

Maine Coon

This breed is a wonderful home of giants arrived to us from far-away America, is considered the birthplace of Maine. Literally the name of the breed translates as “Manx raccoon” due to the resemblance of the Maine Coon coons powerful physique, color and a luxurious tail. Sometimes the origin of the breed is associated with raccoons, allegedly it came from crossing domestic cats with these animals. In fact, this question is veiled in obscurity.

Appearance the Maine Coon

Cats of this breed are the largest purring Pets among other people. The body of an adult individual reaches more than 1 m in length, and the weight ranges from 5-7 kg (females) up to 10-12 kg (males). In addition, these cats:

well-developed muscles, making them sort of chaps, though not to the detriment of the usual cat’s grace;

legs of medium length, fairly wide apart;

between the fingers there are tufts of hair;

the wool of unequal length: the head, legs and shoulders – short; on back, belly, and tail long;

tail tapering towards the tip, and its length equal to the length of the cat;

snout moderately elongated; Continue reading

How to choose home rodent

The desire to get a pet can strike at any age. And if the cats and dogs we all have a General idea, then smaller animals are often known only by the Windows of pet stores. Meanwhile, home-rodent – beast is almost perfect for apartment: movements limited to, stains, respectively, only in the cage, withdraw to walk is not necessary, it is possible to communicate the mood. But there are nuances in every decision, so let me propose the conclusions from our own limited experience.

Pet rodents and children

To make little animals for a small child can not be categorically. “A hamster for three year olds” is irresponsible and a crime against the child and against a living creature in a cage. Horror stories with swallowed by the hamsters appeared not on an empty place, and doctors-the vets can tell stories about “the child snapped hamster”. Do you really want to provide your baby with such memories?

To have a pet can and should, as soon as the child clearly will begin to grasp the concept that a living being can be hurt and offended and will distinguish the animal from toys. In this case, homemade pesto will become a true friend to the child and joy for the whole family, and is indispensable in the formation of a sense of responsibility. All children are different, but the age of five, must be to think this way.

So, the choice of rodent

Hamster, rabbit, Guinea pig, rat, chinchilla or degu? For those who have no clear preferences,will paint the main features of each animal that may affect the choice. Continue reading

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