Interesting about Labradors
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)…

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House behavior
Probably, we want to have not only a clean dog in the house, but also a dog that knows how to behave decently. Look at the world through the eyes…

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General principles of first aid
Helping a poisoned animal is a very difficult task even for an experienced veterinarian, not to mention the owner of the animal, since it is usually very difficult to determine…

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Principles of a Successful Dog Breeder

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

The main features of breeding dogs

The laying and formation of the genital glands and organs in dogs occurs during embryonic development. However, puberty, i.e., the growth, formation and formation of the function of the sex glands, continues for a fairly long time and is an important period in the prenatal development of animals.
In males, the process of sexual development includes an increase in the size of the testes and, normally, lowering them from the abdominal cavity into the scrotum. In the blood during puberty, the concentration of male sex hormones (androgens) gradually increases, upon reaching a certain level of which the process of converting primary germ cells into spermatozoa begins. This process, very delicate and complex, is controlled by the mechanism of the formed positive feedback between the testes, adrenal glands and the Continue reading

Marion and David Hopkinson (English Labrador Nursery Rocheby) in Russia

When we found out that David and Marion Hopkinson were invited as experts to the National Labrador Show in Nizhny Novgorod, and that a seminar for breeders held by Mr. Hopkinson was held as part of the exhibition, we started to get ready for the trip. Everyone in the world of labradors knows these names of the owners of the legendary English nursery Rocheby, but not every day has the opportunity to attend a seminar and chat with famous expert breeders!
The exhibition was held in a park located near the city center. Refereeing went in two rings. First began the examination of black Labradors, conducted by David Hopkinson. By the way, Mr. Hopkinson is also a pony breeder. A little later, in a ring located nearby, the refereeing of chocolate dogs began, which was Continue reading

Street behavior
Of course, the dog’s life is not limited to the walls of your house. If you want your Labrador to be a really convenient companion, not a burden, you need…

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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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Dog Inheritance Control
George A. Pagett, an outstanding veterinarian and geneticist, suggested that breeders, as an urgent and priority task, set priorities in the fight against hereditary diseases. He meant that the higher…

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Bites of ticks, wasps, horseflies, mosquitoes, snakes
After a walk in the forest, you noticed something similar to a papilloma or wart on the skin of a dog! This is a tick! How to remove a sucking…

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