Breeding Large Dogs
When it comes to breeding dogs, what runs in most people’s minds is that breeding entails keeping of the normal sized dogs like those we keep at home. In as much as this is correct, breeding dogs is not limited to the normal sized dogs as there are other types of large dogs that are bred and can actually accumulate weight to almost fifty kilograms. The main reason why people breed large dogs is because of the common phrase we all know that, large is better. This phrase has also been extended to dogs too. Large dogs have their own unique care and training that they should be given.
In the early times when people would breed large dogs, it was all for a reason, a purpose and a function. Dogs can do more than just being pets. One advantage of having large breeds of dogs is the fact that they can perform duties such as offering security in a very effective manner. There are also other kinds of large dog breed which are used in hunting. There are other kinds of large dogs which have a high rate of endurance. These dogs were used as a means of transport. They can even help to transport produce to the market place. Another use of these dog breeds is that they were also to protect animals that the farmers owned.
One should establish the reason for breeding the large dog from the onset. This makes it easier to know the kinds of exercise a dog may require. Large dog breeds which were bred to work all day are supposed to have a daily activity so that they can work off their energy. Large dog breeds are classified into different groups. The dogs can be classified as the sporting group, hounds, working group, terrier group, toy group, non-sporting group, herding group, the miscellaneous class and the foundation stock service
The Tibetan Mastiff is a large dog breed whose main origin is the nomadic culture of the Tibet people of China. This large breed dog undergoes the kind of training meant to be a guard dog that protects domestic animals from attacks by wild animals. Since these dogs are fearless and quite strong, they can be classified as the best when it comes to guard dogs.
To conclude, there is need to be cautious when it comes to breeding large dogs as there’s need to know the kind of exercise to expose the dog to. There’s also the need to be wise and learn how to keep the dogs healthy as well as stay aware of any kinds of infections that the dogs be exposed to. There’s also the need to get the dogs an experienced trainer who knows all dog commands to train your dogs.