In the world of pedigree dogs: “If there is no love there is nothing.”

In the world of pedigree dogs: “If there is no love there is nothing.”

I started this hobby as a child. My parents had a pedigree dog before I was born. In my childhood home we had a collie. We all loved our collie so much. All the suddenly our collie died in tender age of 14 years. I wanted a new dog myself. As a child myself I got a  lowchen as my very first own dog. A Year later I started to show her. I fell desperately in love with this breed and bit later with lhasas. That was a beginning of a life time journey in the world of pedigree dogs. I am now48 years of age. In over 30 years with this hobby I have learned so much. One of the most important lessons I have learned over the years is love. I have understood over the years “if there is no love there is nothing.” To breed great dogs the love is a must. What is...

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Are you a hobby hyena – how to recognize one?

Are you a hobby hyena – how to recognize one?

In the world of pedigree dogs there has always been hyenas. These are the people who complain, point fingers and are often poisoning the air big time. These hyenas usually pretend to be Saints themselves. Unfortunately they forgot that Saints do not throw the first stone. Hyenas normally are not doing anything great in this hobby but they sure hate the ones that do. People respect the Saints but int the end of the day spite hyenas. How to recognize a hobby hyena? Make sure you do not turn out to be one. 1. Hyenas need targets (dogs, judges, breeders, handlers) to keep their focus out side of their own personal life or failure in hobby. These people are especially interested of winning people and dogs. 2. Hyenas love to criticise. They do not do it face to face...

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Terapiakoirat ovat suuri rikkaus

Terapiakoirat ovat suuri rikkaus

Koirat ovat uskomattoman hyödyllisiä terapiakoirina. Monet ihmiset voivat  silittää, hyväillä ja jutella koiralle täysin vapautuneesti. Rakkautta ja lämpöä huokuva koira on luotettava. Koiran ja ihmisen väliltä puuttuu monia niitä jännitteitä, joita on ihmisten välillä. Lähes jokainen ihminen nauttii ystävällisen koiran läsnäolosta. Varsinkin ne ihmiset, joilla on ollut suuria haasteita tai pettymyksiä suhteessa toisiin ihmisiin saavat koirasta suurta terapeuttista apua. Oksitosiini on ainutlaatuinen välittämisen hormooni. Ihmisen silittäessä koiraa, erittää koira tätä hormonia ja niin tekee ihminenkin. Tästä kanssakäymisestä hyötyvät siis molemmat osapuolet aivan yhtä paljon. Koira muuttaa läsnäolollaan myös tilan...

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10 simple rules how to breed a good litter

10 simple rules how to breed a good litter

They do often ask me how to breed a good litter? There is no simple answear. However as I think about it there is some guide lines that I could give. Here is my 10 simple rules how to breed a good litter. 1. Both parents are much better than average of the breed. This include the temperament, health and the look of the parents. These facts are also documented by black & white way or another . So the proof of being better than average is also somewhere else than just in your head. 2. You can and have told to someone else deeply interested/knowing  the breed why do you think this becoming litter is so good. This outsider person made you questions and critique. You could easily explaing why you do trust this litter so much. 3.  You are planning to keep puppy or...

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How to choose a stud dog?

How to choose a stud dog?

One of the most important thing in top quality breeding is the selection of a stud dog. How to choose right stud dog? Here I give some of my tips and ideas about how to find the right stud dog for your bitch. There are many things to be kept in mind. The selection of a stud dog should always be a result of careful planning. In serious dog breeding it is all about building up a smart pedigree. Equally important is to combine top quality producers together. The question is. How to choose best possiple stud dog for your female? You should build up a smart pedigree I do feel it is very important to build up a clever pedigree. There must be idea and planning of the pedigree of the becoming litter. It means you should mate your female with a male with best possible...

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