This charming little and cheerful little dog seemed to be created for living in a city apartment. An unusually affectionate, playful and sociable animal with a nice face will not leave anyone indifferent. Orchid St. Petersburg very much in need of love and care for a person.
From the history of the breed
In 1997, the famous St. Petersburg breeder Nina Nasibova conceived to replenish the collection of breeds of domestic selection dogs with a completely new decorative animal. The St. Petersburg orchid was developed for three years. As a result, dozens of animals were obtained, of which several individuals were selected, suitable for breeding work.
Several breeds of small ornamental dogs were involved in breeding, but Nina Nasibova still does not disclose their list. According to the breeder, the St. Petersburg Orchid is a breed of dogs, which got its name pretty quickly. According to Nina, in the year of the bicentenary of St. Petersburg the dog could not be called otherwise. These are unusually fragile and tender creatures, which can be compared to an exquisite orchid. Quite quickly, the name caught on. So there was a St. Petersburg orchid, a photo of which you can see in our article.
For a new breed to become better with each generation, the strictest culling and selection of breeding animals is needed, a serious analysis of the quality of the puppies obtained. The breed can be considered to be held only if it does not even resemble any of the currently existing varieties in the world in terms of their color, conditions of maintenance and care, parameters, external characteristics. It must certainly exceed similar breeds in all respects. And I must say that Nina Nasibova was able to create just such an animal.
Orchid St. Petersburg has already taken place as a new unique breed, derived in accordance with the law on breeding achievements. And this is recognized by many specialists in the field of cynology.
A tiny, gentle miracle, born on the banks of the Neva, admires and surprises at the same time. I want to believe that the orchid of St. Petersburg will take the leading position among the numerous ornamental species of the world. But while the dog is still very rare even in our country.
The St. Petersburg Orchid is a compactly folded dog, dry and light, carrying its beautiful head high on a delicate, elegant neck. Height at withers is from 17 to 30 cm, and the minimum limit is not limited. Weight - no more than three kilograms. An animal is a little stretched format, it should not be too thin-boned.
The muzzle is one third of the length of the head, slightly pointed to the nose. Paws are small, oval. The movements are balanced, smooth, fairly confident.
Orchid St. Petersburg has a fairly tough coat. Dogs, with whom they walk for a long time in the winter, may have a rather dense undercoat. The color can be any, the exception is only white. Red color, as a rule, have different shades - wheaten, cream, cognac. Tiger - from fire to gray, black and tan - with a contrasting light cream or red color.
One of the advantages of this breed is the complete absence of a specific odor, as well as seasonal molting. A special charm is attached to this crumb haircut. To your beauty was always in great shape, the dog should be cut at least once a month and a half. Daily combing is not required. Enough baby to bathe with a special shampoo with the action "anti-koltun", then treat it with a balm-rinse, and your pet will look dignified for two weeks.
Unlike many ornamental species, the St. Petersburg orchid has a pleasant, kind and easy character. She is very smart and smart, and is not intrusive at all. Such a baby can conquer the heart with one glance of her clever peephole eyes.
This charming little dog is always in the spotlight, it's impossible not to notice it. She loves the whole world, and he reciprocates with her. Infinitely charming and playful dog will become a great companion and a true friend for all members of your family.
This animal possesses truly aristocratic manners. It never gets in the way. If you need a small friend, endowed with a huge loving heart, then, no doubt, this breed will suit you.
Education and training
The St. Petersburg Orchid is suitable for beginners in dog breeding. She does not need special training, because the animal is very intelligent by nature. It is capable from a half-word to understand what the master is demanding of him, and willingly fulfills his requests.
Maintenance and care
Care for this dog is not difficult and reduces to general hygiene requirements. One of the virtues of this dog is her ability to cope with her physiological needs at home, in a specially designated place. This is very important for elderly owners who can not always bring their favorite to the street.
Particular attention should be paid to dental care, as they are a vulnerable place for all dogs of dwarf species. They are regularly cleaned with a special paste for dogs.
The guarantee of this baby's health is balanced and proper nutrition. When breeding this breed, one of the criteria was the possibility of feeding the animal with ready dry food. Using it, you do not need to think about the balance of the diet, because the manufacturer has already taken care of this.