Of course, you still have to give him enough exercise and exercise.

Of course, you still have to give him enough exercise and exercise.

You could call him stubborn at times, but it doesn’t do him justice if he doesn’t also mention his adaptability. In addition, this terrier is lively and brave.

Suitable environment

In a family he adapts well and is friendly to the children. But you shouldn’t force him into an unnatural environment – under no circumstances cramped space, if you don’t offer him long walks in the woods, fields or on suitable green spaces to compensate for this.

See also terrier

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The Bullmastiff has a somewhat stocky shape with a straight, short back and a broad, deep chest. He’s muscular and strong, but doesn’t seem clumsy. He is up to 69 centimeters tall and looks quite massive at just under 60 kilograms.

fur

His hair is short, hard and lies smoothly against the body. The Bullmastiff comes in every shade: brindle, fawn or red with a black mask.

maintenance

The short coat of this robust animal does not require special care. Showering off once a year is enough.

Character, temperament

A Bullmastiff is lively, vigilant, loyal, and completely reliable. He is a calm dog but not lazy. He can be lively and alert, but only barks when absolutely necessary. That is why he is often used as a protection dog. He is loyal and affectionate and is particularly gentle and indulgent when dealing with children. As a born watchdog, he instinctively takes on this role and defends his family.

Suitable environment

This dog demands a lot from its master. He plays well into old age and needs absolute family ties. He is absolutely not suitable for keeping in a kennel because he is very attached to his family, whom he protects. In addition, the Bullmastiff must be well educated and socialized from an early age so that he can become a reliable and friendly companion.

ADDITIONAL INFO

The Bullmastiff is considered dangerous in Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, Berlin, Brandenburg, Hesse and North Rhine-Westphalia and is listed as a list dog in these federal states.

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The Bernese Low Run Dog is a close relative of the Bernese Hound. In contrast to him, he only grows to a maximum of 43 cm and is built somewhat longer. But it has the same powerful physique and a long muzzle (snout). The ears are set far back, very large, heavy, folded and twisted. Other types of this breed are the Lucerne, Jura and Schwyzer Niederlaufhund. They only differ in the color of their fur. The size and build are identical.

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fur

The Bernese hair is short and the undercoat is very fine. It can be either straight or wire-haired. It is three-colored: white, black and tan. The Lucerne is smooth-haired in a white base color, black or gray speckled. The Jura is tan and has a black saddle. The Schwyzer is mainly white and has orange spots.

maintenance

The coat is easy to care for. Daily brushing is enough to keep it clean and pliable.

Character, temperament

The Bernese Niederlaufhund is very lively and as if made for hunting. He is very affectionate and easy to guide. However, he also has his own mind and now and then shows stubbornness and becomes stubborn. This dog usually gets along well with children and their fellow dogs.

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These stout little dogs typically grow to around 40 cm. At up to 25 kg, they are comparatively heavy for their size. The head is large, the upper lips hang over. The body is stocky. It tapers backwards. This can result in problems for the bitches during childbirth.

fur

The bulldog’s fur is short, soft and dense. Several colors are allowed, including pale yellow and reddish, also brindle variants.

maintenance

Grooming the bulldog’s short coat is easy.

Character and temperament

The animal looks rather intolerable – but it doesn’t have to be like that at all. Today’s bulldogs can turn out to be downright gentle, kind, and lovable. They show reliability, loyalty and are also very vigilant.

Suitable environment

A bulldog doesn’t necessarily need a lot of exercise. These animals are said to be very child-friendly. On the other hand, behavior towards other animals can be problematic.

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The small, square Bolonka Franzuska is similar to the Bichon Frisé. He has a very delicate build. It measures between 20 and 28 cm and weighs no more than 5 kg. The head is small and rounded, the eyes large and slightly arched. The Bolonka carries the medium-length rod and is rolled over the back on the left or right side. Otherwise it is also similar to the Bolognese.

fur

The fur of this small breed is long and strongly wavy to curly. The hair is soft and silky and has a thick undercoat. The Bolonka Franzuska is always white.

maintenance

Grooming is time-consuming. The Bolonka has to be brushed and combed every day to keep the hair silky.

Character, temperament

Little Bolonka is balanced and very bright. He has a calm mind and gets along well with children.

Suitable environment

The breed is very frugal and is therefore ideal as an apartment dog.

ADDITIONAL INFO

The name of the breed means French lap dog (franzuskaja = French, Bolonka = lap dog). For a long time, the French and Russian nobility were closely linked. The French women brought their favorite dogs, the Bichon Frisé, with them to Tsarist Russia. Due to political circumstances, however, the contact between the countries was later cut off and no more puppies from France came after. The resulting inbreeding resulted in a breed of its own: the Bolonka Franzuska. It is not recognized internationally.

see also: Bolonka Zwetna or Bolognese

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The Hollandse Smoushond is a small farm and stable dog. It grows up to 42 cm and weighs a maximum of 10 kg. He has a slightly elongated physique and is strongly muscled. Its head is noticeably broad and short.

fur

The Smoushond’s coat is rough, wiry, and straight. It is four to seven inches long and solid yellow in all shades. The smoushond owes its name to its shaggy head.

maintenance

Its coat is quite maintenance-intensive. It needs to be brushed and combed daily.

Character, temperament

The smoushond is affectionate, friendly, and neither nervous nor fearful. It is easy to hold and uncomplicated, making it ideal for families with children.

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The Bouvier des Flandres has a powerful body with a powerful chest and a short, broad, muscular back. The dog is 59 to 68 cm tall and weighs between 27 and 40 kg. Overall, it gives the impression of great strength, but without clumsiness. Some males can weigh well over 50 kg without being fat. Earlier ears and tail were docked, but today this is forbidden in Germany and many other countries.

fur

The top hair, together with the dense undercoat, forms a protective cover that is well adapted to the changeable weather in Flanders. The coat is of medium length, dry and brittle. The dog has a mustache, which gives it the grim expression so characteristic of the breed. The coat color is usually gray, brindle or cloudy with black, but sometimes also completely black.

Character, temperament

His affectionate and balanced nature and his protective instinct make the Bouvier a good working dog. He used to be used to drive cattle and always had to act independently. That shaped their stubborn character. He is often suspicious of strangers, which can also lead to fear. Bouvier therefore need a consistent but sensitive upbringing and a lot of patience. Then they are very suitable as family dogs and reliable guard dogs.

maintenance

The Bouvier’s coat requires a lot of grooming. It needs to be trimmed to a length of about six centimeters on a regular basis. The beard in particular should be brushed daily, as dirt quickly collects there. Hair buns tend to form between the pads, which prevent the dog from walking. These should also be removed regularly. If all of this is taken to heart, further care is unproblematic, as Bouviers hardly develop any inherent odor and do not shed.

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This small Mediterranean dog grows to around 25 to 35 cm and weighs around 6 kg. He is of rather elongated shape with quite short legs. The croup falls off slightly. The deep chest has broad ribs. The Havanese has a fairly broad, flat https://topadultreview.com/turkish-brides/ skull and a narrow muzzle.

fur

The Havanese is characterized by long, soft fur. It is mostly smooth, with slight curls only at the tips. Rather lighter colors are typical for the dogs of this breed, for example gray, gold colors, beige, less often white. But also darker tones such as brown can sometimes occur. The fur of some of these small dogs has also been spotted.

maintenance

Such a fur takes a lot of work when it is to look well-groomed. You have to comb it and brush it quite often.

Character and temperament

Small but powerful, one could say about the Havanese. He is very cheerful and likes to play. He can also be extremely affectionate and loyal.

Suitable environment

There is no need to offer this dog a large plot of land. Of course, you still have to give him enough exercise and exercise. Basically, however, the Havanese is one of the dog breeds that are very suitable as an apartment dog. It also turns out to be beneficial that the Havanese usually doesn’t yap too much. He gets along well with other dogs and at least as well with children.

See also bichons

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The Ca de Bou, also known as Majorca Mastiff or Perro de Presa Canarios, is a typical Molossian with a strong and muscular build. It is between 52 and 58 cm tall and weighs up to 38 kg. Males have a noticeably larger head than females.

fur

The fur is short and dense and rough to the touch. The colors range from golden-yellow, tan, sand-colored, beige to black, and can be brindle. The Ca de Bou wears a black mask.

Character, temperament

The Ca de Bou used to be kept as a fighting dog. Today he is a spirited, friendly and nervous dog. With his family he is mostly calm and loyal to his master. If you get them used to people early, they are open to strangers and not aggressive. Due to his self-confidence he is well suited as a guard and protection dog. No matter how nice the dog is, it is never easy to hold due to its strength and size. It should therefore only be given to experienced dog owners.

ADDITIONAL INFO

In the 18th century, dog fighting was a popular sport in the port areas of the Balearic Islands. As a bull biter, the Ca de Bou was usually the champion. In bull biting, the dog’s job is to pull a full-grown bull to the ground. After the prohibition of dog fighting and bull biting, the number of representatives of this breed sharply decreased. Later the dogs were mostly shown at exhibitions and so the population was saved. Today the Ca de Bou is a family and companion dog.

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The Carpatin is a relatively large dog and very agile, bursting with strength but by no means cumbersome.

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