When it comes to breeding dogs, what runs in most people’s minds is that breeding entails keeping of the normal sized dogs like those we keep at home. 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. 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. When people do breed large dogs, they can use them to tighten security, basically using them 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. 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.
One should establish the reason for breeding the large dog from the onset. 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 different groups in the classification of large dogs. The dogs can be classified as the sporting group, hounds, working group, terrier group, toy group, non-sporting group, herding group, the miscellaneous class and 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. These dogs can be classified among the best guard dogs as they are strong enough and also fearless.
It is important to know how to train your large dog. There’s also the need to be wise and learn how to keep the dogs healthy as well as stay aware of any kinds of infections that the dogs be exposed to. You should look for a trainer who has had prior experience with the large breeds to train your dog.