The Art of Mastering Breeds

Large Dog Breeds

Most people that keep dogs as pets will always think of the normal size dogs whenever they want to consider having one. 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. We all know the phrase bigger is better, and this phrase has also been extended to dogs making people start breeding large dogs. This phrase has also been extended to dogs too. There are plenty of large dog breeds that all have different training and care needs.

During the olden times, people who used to rear large breed dogs used to do it for a reason, a function and a purpose. Dogs are not just meant to be 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. You can also use them for hunting since they are large and can be able to subdue fairly large prey. 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. If they are fierce enough they as act as good guards for a farmers animals while they are out in the field.

When breeding large dogs, it is important to know its original purpose. With this kind of information, a person is able to know the kinds of exercise the dog should be exposed to. For the large dog breeds bred to work all day, they are supposed to exercise all day in order to work off their energy. There are groupings when it comes to large dog breeds where they fall under each category. The groups for the large dog breeds include the hounds, sporting group, the working group, terrier group, the non-sporting group, toy group, the herding group, the foundation stock service and finally the miscellaneous class.

There are some large dogs that are unique to certain cultures or tribes like the Tibetan Mastiff that is known to have its origin from 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. They are a perfect example of large and fierce dogs.

In conclusion, when one is looking to breed large dogs there’s need to be careful enough to know how to train them. Since they need special attention it is aso important to know how to care for them. You should look for a trainer who has had prior experience with the large breeds to train your dog.

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