Sun Dog - Specialty Dog Therapists
Therapeutic dogs are a unique means of rehabilitation for children with developmental disabilities. The use of dog therapists - canis therapy - is aimed at solving the problems of integration…

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Raising a puppy.
Hundreds of books have been written about the education and training of dogs. But even after reading all of them, you will not be able to raise your dog correctly,…

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When a dog replaces eyesight
There are people to whom the dog replaces ... eyesight. Perhaps you rarely see such people on the street. Still would! In Russia and on the territory of the former…

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Inheritance of dysplasia (HD)

In most dogs, disorders are not clinically apparent, but it cannot be considered that apparently healthy dogs are free of dysplasia. Joint pain is manifested only with a severe form of the disease. It should be borne in mind that this pathology can be transmitted through 14 generations. Many countries have anti-HD programs. The main difficulties arise in the diagnosis, a clear definition of the degree of the disease. The only effective measure to combat hip dysplasia in dogs is the rejection of identified sick animals from breeding.
According to various sources, HD heritability ranges from 60 to 20%, but the most extensive studies indicate that it averages 25-35%. When mating defective parents, the probability of getting sick offspring increases by 2 times.

 

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Labrador Retriever. Expert opinion on the breed
1. Have you been judging Labrador Retriever dogs for a long time and how do you think this breed is developing in Russia? 2. What problems today are characteristic for…

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Raising a puppy.
Hundreds of books have been written about the education and training of dogs. But even after reading all of them, you will not be able to raise your dog correctly,…

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About the cost of the puppy and his choice
Absolutely subjective notes reflecting the author’s view on the sale of puppies in general and puppies from their own kennel in particular. This article was written at a time when…

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Calcium in puppy nutrition
A lot has been said and written about calcium supplements in puppy food. As in everything, both excess and deficiency are harmful here. Calcium is necessary for the puppy to…

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