Dog Facts – Is Your Dog One Of The Most Popular Breeds?

Dog Facts: Is Your Dog One Of The Most Popular Breeds?

They are man’s best friend, as they saycute and cuddly, intelligent and witty, lean and furry.

HUNTING THE RIGHT HOUND
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There is a breed of dog for most any person out there.  Is your dog one of the most popular breeds?Belonging to this group are some of the intelligent dog breeds which includes the admired German shepherd dog, most famous for its police work and the Border collies, the most intelligent of all breeds. The dachshund, a hound in origin, might seem to be out of place in this group, as its background as a digger accustomed to chasing foxes and badgers underground would more logically make it a terrier. Like most terriers, this “king of terriers” has little time for other dogs, and if not properly supervised may engage in some street brawling.

Unfortunately, the sheer popularity of some of the sporting breeds, most notably cocker spaniels but also Labrador and golden retrievers, has led to a rise in health and behavioural problems. Two purebred dogs are sometimes deliberately crossed in hopes of creating a new breed such as the cockapoo, which is one part cocker spaniel, one part poodle. Saluki and pharaoh hounds, in particular, can trace their origins back to antiquity. Herding dogs actively round up cattle and sheep with frantic running, eye contact and aggressive barking unlike the livestock guardians that simply stand as a guard. Smaller dogs may be hurt by unintentionally rough children, especially those under the age of 3, but a well-trained smaller dog can be a great companion for gentler kids. Terrier breeds are diverse, and some of them are listed here:Airedale Terrier, American Staffordshire Terrier, Australian Terrier, Bedlington Terrier, Border Terrier, Bull Terrier, Cairn Terrier, Dandie Dinmont Terrier, Glen of Imaal Terrier, Irish Terrier, Kerry Blue Terrier, Lakeland Terrier, Manchester Terrier, Miniature Bull Terrier, Miniature Schnauzer, Norfolk Terrier, Norwich Terrier, Parson Russell Terrier, Scottish Terrier, Sealyham Terrier, Skye Terrier, Smooth Fox Terrier, Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier, Staffordshire Bull Terrier, Welsh Terrier, West Highland White Terrier, Wire Fox Terrier. Due to some unscrupulous breeders and unmindful owners, a few breeds within the terrier group have developed rather notorious reputations.

Many sporting dogs are still used as hunting companions today, although their gentle natures and high level of trainability have also earned them the reputation of being among the best family dogs. Consequently, these owners should also give them “work” that rewards their instincts. Some indiscriminate breeders have inflamed congenital problems by careless over-breeding, and have created unstable temperaments through simple neglect. Children and dogs make potentially blissful partners, but choosing a dog that actually likes to play with children is your best bet in orchestrating a match made in heaven. The American Kennel Club created this dog group to honour what is one of the oldest of dog professions:herding livestock.

THE ANATOMY OF A CANINE
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Coat. Hairless. Typically, they sport solid grey, brown or black coats, composed of light to dark colour-banded hairs, called agouti, like grey wolves. The rose ears found in some bulldogs and pugs, a variation of a drop ear, is folded inward along the back edge, with the tip curving over and back to show the opening to the ear. Sixteen sharp premolars, including the carnassials, allow the dog to cut and slice flesh, while ten powerful, grinding molars mean the dog can chew the non-flesh parts of its diet-typically vegetables, other vegetation and grains. Button Ears. Called thermoregulation, this ability allows canids to thrive in all types of climates, from the subarctic to the Sahara. A small stopper pad, located higher up on the back of the leg, provides a better grip for walking or running on slick surfaces. But among domestic dogs, selective breeding has produced a number of different ear types, each with its own names, courtesy of dog breeders, fanciers and kennel clubs. But variations in certain sub-species of the wolf are thought to be responsible for the wide variety of coat patterns and colours found in domestic dogs today. Wolves have remarkably thick, two-layered coats to protect them from extreme weather.

WHY THE HELP?
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You can actually see your dog wait next to the door when he/she needs to go out to use the bathroom. You can finally show off your dog to your friends and family without being embarrassed. If your dog doesn’t make progress at all, this must be because of this fact. You will learn the whys and hows of the following situations:Barking All The Time – Halt this annoying habit and preserve silence Digging In Your Yard -

Learn the easiest and most effective way to stop your dog from destroying your yard Jumping Up On People -Learn the fastest way to teach your dog to stop jumping on everyone they see Escaping – Does your dog always seem to find a way to escape or run away from his pen or house? Learn how to stop this frustrating and dangerous habit Constantly Whining – Does your dog whine for food or whenever he/she is put up? Finally, be able to stop this – Going to the Bathroom Inside - Finally be able to teach your dog to stop this habit.

 

 

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