For all the years of walking a free pack in the city, there was only one pokus, and because of a misunderstanding between a dog and a man, and in which there was no guilt from either side. Here is how it was. One clear winter day, we walked in the back of a small market, trying to get around the bus stop that was crowded with people. At the same time, between the tents of the market, a citizen was in a hurry to stop. Apparently, he was really in a hurry or was very much anxious about something, otherwise it is impossible to explain how one can miss a big black dog on white snow in broad daylight. Continue reading
In the pack of wolves (in fact, this family) reigns peace and harmony. The young generation with tenderness and understanding is brought up in conditions of minimum restrictions, there are simply no reasons for serious conflicts and no rigid frameworks limiting the behavior of wolves. A puppy caught in a society of people, from early childhood begins to be limited to the natural manifestations of their behavior. We, people, have a solid “no”, especially when kept in an apartment. Constant restrictions and prohibitions put pressure on the puppy’s psyche, causing permanent stress. Due to the plastic nature of the dog, they adapt to our numerous requirements and rules, often completely unnatural in its canine nature. Continue reading
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