Articles about Pets

Puppies’ factory (or mill), which is sometimes called puppy farm, is a commercial structure for dogs breeding, which operates with the emphasis on profit due to the …
To obtain the desired genetic characteristics many of «ideal» dogs run through inbreeding for production of similar genetic individuals. This means the inherited …
With continued popularity of the Cockapoo name used since 1960 and made up by a combination of the two elements two involved dog breeds (Cocker Spaniel / Poodle) it has become so …
Mixed-breeds can succeed in dog sports such as command execution (obedience), speed obstacles overcoming (agility), flyball (ball search with barriers) and Frisbee (flying disk …
Determining the ancestry of mixed breeds is a complex task even for the for dog connoisseurs, as they have more genetic changes than purebreds. For instance, two black mixed breed …
Breeders, who cross two purebreds, producing the first generation of hybrids, believe in the power of the heterosis effect and hybrid vigor. Vigor implies "physical or mental …
Dog crossbreeds (or hybrids – the first and subsequent generations of crosses from two purebred dogs) are not breed and are not considered purebred. Though hybrids from the …
A purebred dog usually refers to the representatives of a modern breed with pedigree documents registered in the stud book. They may be registered with any breed club and can also …
Dog breeding is a booming industry, as the demand for certain dog breeds has increased significantly in recent years. Celebrities are often seen demonstrating themselves in the …