Prussian system of collars
The foundations of service dog breeding and the training of service dogs in particular were laid on the basis of the Prussian system of training military and police dogs, founded…

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Pitbull: a few common breed myths
In many countries there are prohibitions or restrictions on the content of pit bulls. Public resentment against these dogs usually flares up after another tragedy involving the pit bulls. But…

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What the breeder needs to know about the pit bull breed
A powerful dog with a large build immediately gives an idea of ​​the fighting spirit. That is why the pit bull undeservedly ranked among the warlike animals. Although it should…

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Interest in dog breeding

At the time when we started, people didn’t have much choice in terms of dog training. If your dog belonged to service breeds (or sports and amateur), the club offered a service dog breeding besides universal for all OKD and ZKS (protective guard duty), still possible BL (towing skier) and then several applied standards for search or guard dogs. Or even militarized all-around. It was already a long time behind us the time of the enemies of the people, but the training of service dogs still functioned in the spirit of the Stalin era, where everyone could be an enemy, the service dog had to be suspicious of people and potentially ready for military service. Continue reading

WORKING DOG OR HOME FAVORITE?

The fact that training and education are different things, I realized when, by chance, a year-old bitch of a boxer Dinara came into my hands. I never knew who were its masters, but one thing I know for sure: they were excellent teachers. Dinara did not know a single team – if we consider the teams standard OKD teams. But at the same time she behaved flawlessly both at home and in the noisy city streets, it seemed, telepathically perceiving my desires. Continue reading

Breeds unrecognized FCI

When I began to be interested in breeds, unrecognized FTsI, I realized that, in essence, breeds not recognized by FTsI are MORE than recognized ones. Virtually every country in the world (except the most backward) has its own breeds, long established and traditionally bred in these countries. Many of the breeds recognized by the FCI have their unrecognized “twin” breeds — closely related and very similar phenotypically.
Many of the unrecognized breeds are very monotypic, homogeneous and have an extensive breeding base. Continue reading

Differences of Pit Bull Terrier from American Staffordshire Terrier
Those who are familiar with the breed only from the side, confuse the American Pit Bull Terrier with the Staffordshire Terrier. Difficult to distinguish them, because these breeds - relatives…

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Pit bull and pit bull terrier: is there a difference?
As mentioned above, the name of the breed "pit bull terrier" can have abbreviated variants: "pit bull" or "pit." Therefore, there is no difference between the pit bull and the…

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What the breeder needs to know about the pit bull breed
A powerful dog with a large build immediately gives an idea of ​​the fighting spirit. That is why the pit bull undeservedly ranked among the warlike animals. Although it should…

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Staffordshire bull terrier
Historical sources say that the ancestors of the Staffordshire Bull Terrier were known thousands of years ago, and they were bred at the courts of the monarchs. But the purebred…

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