Where did the name of the dog breed Labrador come from? Perhaps the geographical association with the Labrador Peninsula or with the name of the Portuguese and Spanish laborers (Lavrador) played a role. Perhaps there is a connection with the black stone labradorite or with the name of the Portuguese village of Castro Laboreiro, where the dogs guarding livestock bear a striking resemblance to labradors …
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Bjarni Herjolfssom and Leif Ericson in 986-1001 AD were the first Europeans to see and set foot on the Labrador and Newfoundland Peninsulas. And the first settlement was founded on Vinland (Labrador) in Continue reading
The main and main reason why people are fond of dog breeding and the world of dog shows is a fundamental love for dogs. We value friendships with them, their constant fidelity, the admiration that they exude. We like it when they sleep on our beds. Their ardor with which they meet a new day, even when we wake them up at terrible hours, surprises us and resurrects our childhood.
They forgive us when we lose our temper, when we are annoyed, when we are much worse than they are. They help the best manifest in us, they cherish this best in us. Unfortunately, dog breeding and exhibits can attract our “dark” side. They can feed our fragile ego until it becomes a raging ego. Continue reading
Breeding dogs is by no means identical to their breeding. For the first, a bitch, a male, a minimum knowledge of dogs and a place in an apartment are necessary. The second implies purposeful work with the breed, i.e. factory dog breeding. Alas, only an insignificant part of the people proudly called “breeders” are actually such, unless, of course, we are talking about a simple increase in the number of dog descendants, the quality of which usually cannot be predicted and controlled. At the same time, the cynological experience accumulated before the revolution — the experience of landlords’ kennels, thanks to which, in particular, today we can admire the grace of the greyhounds — deserves close attention and Continue reading