All at least once noticed the prints of dog paws in the snow, damp ground or in the wet sand. But few people wondered how many fingers a dog had. Of course, the owners of titled dogs definitely know the answer to this question, while the owners of the yard Watchdog hardly looked at the pet’s paws.
The number of fingers in dogs
In short, most doggies have five fingers on their forepaws (four of them are located next to each other – are grouped, the fifth is slightly higher). On the hind legs, usually 4 fingers. However, the number of fingers may vary. So, some people, when asked how many fingers a dog has on its forepaws, can call the numbers “5” or “4”.
The situation with the hind limbs is a little more complicated. Continue reading
To know for sure when to do a doggie vaccination, or at what age it is necessary to carry out castration (sterilization), the owner needs to know the age of his animal. It is enough for the owner of a thoroughbred puppy to look in the veterinary passport of the animal to find out the exact date of birth of the pet. What is there, day, month and year of birth, will be prompted by the breeder, who transferred his four-legged ward to the new owner if the dog’s documents are suddenly lost.
But what about owners of outbred animals whose age is unknown? In our article we will try to figure out how to determine the age of the dog, based on the behavior of the pet and its exterior.
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