When people hear about breeding dogs, what comes into their minds is only the normal sized dogs that people keep in their homes as pets. This is true but what most of these people are not aware of is the fact that they can also get quite large breeds of dogs that can weigh even up to 50kgs. The main reason why people breed large dogs is because of the common phrase we all know that, large is better. The phrase bigger is better has been taking foot in the world of dog breeding. When it comes to rearing large dogs, what we all should know is that there are many large dog breeds with different care and training needs.
In the early times when people would breed large dogs, it was all for a reason, a purpose and a function. Keeping dogs does not limit them to being just pets. For instance, those people that breed large dogs may use them to boost security thus making a certain breed the best as guard dogs. There are also other kinds of large dog breed which are used in hunting. Most of these large dogs have a high threshold for tolerance and edurance. This means they can be used as a means of transport over a long distance without them giving in to fatigue too fast. They essentially would take farm produce to the market. Another use of these dog breeds is that they were also to protect animals that the farmers owned.
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. Large dog breeds are classified into different groups. These groups can be broken down into the sporting group, hounds, working group, terrier group, toy group, non-sporting group, herding group, the miscellaneous class and finally 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. 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. It is also wise to keep the dogs healthy by knowing any kinds of infections they may be exposed to. There’s also the need to get the dogs an experienced trainer who knows all dog commands to train your dogs.