Russian color lap dog is an attractive dog, is worthy of attention not only because it was bred in Russia, but also for the reason that is a wonderful pet pupil and looks very nice.
The history of the breed
In the world there are many breeds of dogs. Among them are very ancient, which are used for the development of new species. And there is a very young breed that have emerged recently. It is to the Russian color lap dog, bred only in the middle of the last century.
The first dog has appeared in Leningrad. From the first days of the breed won the sympathy and love of people of different age categories. Russian color lap dog is considered to be decorative animals and belongs to the group of dwarf dogs.
Her ancestors are Shih Tzu, mini poodle French dog by crossing which was obtained lapdog. Those wishing to buy such a puppy must know that the breed is not recognized by the FCI. However, the lack of official recognition did not affect the attention of dog lovers that appreciate the animal.
But to buy such a dog is not so easy. And it's not how much it costs for this breed. The price of puppies is not too high, given the beauty of the breed. The problem is that currently worldwide there are more than a hundred specimens of this species. Accordingly, the unavailability of dogs negatively affects their distribution. But the stunning nature and beautiful appearance give the breed in the future all chances for popularity.
What advantages have the Russian color lap dog? The nature of the dog and its appearance are the main characteristics of the animal that are worthy of attention. The animal has a highly developed mind, friendly, gentle temperament, small size. The dog gets along fine with children and is able to find a common language with all members of the family. And grooming Bichons is not too complicated, unlike many other breeds. If you decide to get one of your puppy, you will not notice he will become the center of everyone's attention.
The breed standard
Standard Russian color lap dog means an animal of a good physique and a slightly elongated shape. The dog has high set, short neck, large round eyes, hanging ears. Its height at the withers is 20 to 28 inches. The body of the animal slightly elongated, tarsi short, hair long. Weight of adult specimens is 2.5-4 kg.
The undercoat of the dog is very dense, and soft fur with large curls, it can be straight or wavy. According to the Russian standard all the hair of the animal must have the same length. White color is not allowed. The spotted colouring is considered a fault. All other colors are quite acceptable, but they should be solid. The most common colors: brown, black, beige, gray, gray-tan, gray.
Maltese dogs have strong and straight back, twist ring tail, the tip of which must lie on your back or slightly on your side. The main requirement is the fit of the tail to the back.
The Russian colored lapdog, quickly and easily gaining the attention of all members of the family. She is incredibly playful, and therefore easily find common language with children and all family members. At least the animal has a fairly modest size, but it is endurance. But because the dog can accompany you even during long walks.
It is also worth noting that the breed has a special level of intelligence. With the right approach to training and the lack of serious punishment and brutality of the dog very quickly learns not only the standard simple commands, but whole tricks which it can entertain guests.
The dog makes a wonderful friend for the whole family and for single people. The animal very quickly and firmly tied to the people. It sincerely loves the owners and looks forward to their arrival.
Cute, affectionate dogs are the perfect Pets for families. They are very intelligent and are great with children, but need constant communication, alone they do not like to be in.
Features of the breed.
Like many other ornamental Pets, Maltese dogs are cheerful, playful and gentle nature. They are incredibly attached to people and always know how to entertain them. But Pets are completely unobtrusive, they always feel your mood. If owner occupied, the animal quietly lie down next to him and see what happens. Note, however, that such attachment has its negative side. If the dog remains alone at home and her lack of communication, she may fall ill, and disease will have a distinct psychosomatic character.
Especially requires close and constant attention puppies of the Russian color lapdogs. They are from the first day very quickly attached to the owners. Therefore, having such a pet, think a hundred times. If you are not at home for long periods of time and may not pay sufficient attention to it, you should choose another breed. It is also necessary to note that Maltese dogs are incredibly lively and playful, and therefore they need active walking, the animal is not suitable for people leading a sedentary lifestyle.
Lapdog gets along very well with other Pets. Therefore, if the house has parrots, cats, hamsters, dog will get along perfectly with all the neighbors.
Russian color lap dog: grooming
Already in appearance the animal is completely accurate to say that care is needed for the animal. Hair lapdogs long and curly, so it should be every day brushing for the dog were clean and well-groomed appearance. Russian dog need not be bathed often, in contrast to other species, only one water treatment per month. After the bath the coat is preferably dried in the dryer.
Grooming depends largely on whether the owner to participate in exhibitions. If the pet does not attend such events, it can be bathed less often, and to ponder the question of how to trim the face of the Russian colored lapdogs. For this help you need to see a specialist. Haircut, usually do closer to the summer.
Show dogs have to be bathed much more often, and using the additional funds for the grooming. And after each water treatment, the wool is dried, long beautiful bangs chop off the head with an elastic band or barrette. Due to the long hair on the snout of the animal required care for his eyes. They must be cleaned daily.
Care need paws and teeth of the pet. You need to ensure that the teeth of the dog is not formed stone. They need to be regularly cleaned with special brushes and toothpastes. They are sold at any pet store. Use for cleaning human teeth accessories is not. Toothpaste, once in the dog's stomach, can cause inflammation.
It is also necessary to monitor the length of the claws lapdogs. If they are not erased in a natural way, they should be periodically trimmed. Do it with the help of special pliers once in two weeks. If you have never performed such a procedure, then the first time you can see a specialist.
Where to buy a puppy?
If you decided to buy a Russian lapdog, it may be that it is not so easy to do. As we mentioned, these dogs are not so much in the world, and it shows how little widespread the bolonka zwetna. Nurseries is the place where, ideally, it is recommended to take the puppy. Finding the address of a place, you should visit it and talk with the breeder to see the parents of the animal, as well as on the conditions in which the dog lives. The appearance of the ancestors of the puppy and living conditions determine future potential lapdogs. If you see any flaws from her parents, the likely manifestations of the same qualities in a puppy with time. A very important point in the education of an animal is its habitat. If the birth of a puppy kept in poor conditions, that may affect his health.
How to choose a pet?
Choose a pet should call the soul. But before that you need to decide for yourself what purpose you take the animal to visit exhibitions or as a companion. To participate in the exhibition should purchase a dog that meets the standard. If you want to get a pet and friend, you should not strive for standards, the main thing that between you and the animals had contact.
Due to the small popularity of the breed, the cost of puppies lapdogs small – from $ 200. The price is also affected by the fact that Maltese dogs are not recognized by the international Federation of breeders.
The largest nurseries colored lapdogs in Russia – "Nevskaya Uslada" in St. Petersburg, "Secrets of Victoria" in Moscow, "Wolf Land" in Saint-Petersburg.
The education of the animal
Bichon Frise is a sociable animal that needs a lot of attention and care. As we have said, with the pet need to spend a lot of time paying attention to his upbringing. The dog should be walked daily, to talk to her, play. Lapdogs don't like rude attitude, they must very tactfully handled.
Bringing your puppy home, you need to teach him the nickname. Typically, this is done in the moment when the name of the animal to eat. Further, the dog needs to get used to the new place and settle in the family. With soft and peaceful character of the animal, the process occurs imperceptibly fast. But still need to help the dog adapt to the least painful.
Breed this breed is very special. Its members are of modest size. Nevertheless, even these kids can dressirovka. Of course, there is no need to train the animals some tricks, but the pet must understand the basic things that he has his own place where he can sleep, eat a bowl of food. The dog must independently ask on the street. The animal need to suggest that it cannot chew on shoes and Slippers, to tear the Wallpaper, tearing up the furniture. Sometimes lapdogs Wake up excellent quality watchdog, and then they begin to bark at everyone.
When you consider the point that dogs don't like to stay alone but be always with them is simply impossible, we should help them at first to adapt. Otherwise lapdogs, staying home alone, boredom can arrange the apartment a mess. Therefore, the owner must show that such behavior is unacceptable. And then the next time the pet will not dare to behave so.
Of course, we can severely punish a dog, it is enough to show discontent. Even adults are very vulnerable and extremely sensitive to rude treatment.
Russian color lap dog: what to feed?
Any inexperienced breeder interested in the question of how to feed the dog. It should be noted that this breed needs nutrition to stick to a certain scheme. Dogs too love to eat, if they do not restrict food, they will quickly gain weight. For Bichons, you can choose a balanced food. This option would be more acceptable than food products of natural origin.
Before you start to feed the puppy his food, some time to hold a dog on that food to which she was accustomed from a breeder. Then gradually move the puppy on his food.
In order to correctly organize the diet of the dog should adhere to the following rules:
- Do not let the dog off the table, it should not be accustomed to beg.
- The dog should not be pampered with the sweets, they cause allergies.
- It is impossible to give smoked meat products.
- Try to feed the animal through time.
- After lunch pet you need to rest, and after you drive it on the street.
Instead of an epilogue
The description of the Russian color lapdogs gives some idea of the appearance and character of this beautiful animal. Sweet, gentle creature can become a full member of the family and the most loyal friend. The breed hasn't yet gained wide popularity among breeders, but is currently working on the organization of the Amateur clubs of the breed in Russia. So we can hope that in the near future animals of this type will take the deserved place in the dog world.