Russian short hair

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The Russian Blue was already accepted makes tiempc as a natural blue race, like e Chartreux or the Korat. The breed declined at the beginning of the 20th century but recovered in the Decade of 1950.

More recently, It has been claimed that blue was the principal of this Russian race. In the Decade of 1970, the Australian Mavis Jones raised a White Russian cat with a black and a striped genes. The Russian black and white are accepted at Australia, New Zealand and Great Britain, but not everywhere. The striped Russian has made less progress.

The Russians are muscular and elegant, they have long face, the large ears and eyes green and Crystal. It is a docile and reserved breed, but you don't like the changes or stress, prefer a quiet home.

Peterbald

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The Peterbald breed had origins in the year 1994 in St. Petersburg, Russia.
The idea of the creation of the Peterbald breed, It was conceived in 1993 by Ms. Olga Mironova, well known judge and admirer of the cats in this country; who came up with the creation of a new sleek and shaved cat completely different to the Sphynx.

The basis of race was originally planned by experimental crosses of the Siamese breed cats and / or Eastern modern and lightweight type, specimens with a spontaneous mutation Russian for cats with lack or loss of hairs that occurred in 1986. It was called at that time as Donsphynx by the city of Rostov on Don (bordering to the Don River)where it originated and was discovered; today in TICA is recognized with the name of DonSkoy.

The result of crosses made between a very elegant female of the Eastern race, named Radma von Jagerhov, Olga Mironova property; and a male with the original Russian dominant mutation for hair loss, named Afinogen Myth, they were the first Peterbald kittens born in the year 1994.
The first two litters of kittens were four peterbald kittens called: Mandarin iz murine, Muscat iz murine, Nezhenka iz murine and Nocturne iz murine, which are considered to be the basis of race.

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According to the opinion of the author and creator of the breed, Olga Mironova, at least one of them should be present in the whole race Peterbald cat pedigree.

The Peterbald breed cats are medium-sized and are characterized by a unique combination of harmonious and well balanced physical characteristics.
Front view head forms a distinctive equilateral triangle of relatively straight imaginary lines without cracks or outstanding at the height of the eyes or the pinch.

This triangle or wedge begins at the snout at the tip of the nose and is continuing to increase its opening on each side of the face until the birth of the ears. The ears are really big, wide open at the base and are shaped side continuing the triangle that form the imaginary lines of wedge slightly below.
The eyes are almendrados, or sunk or bulging. The profile is a long and continuous, slightly convex in some cases.

They are slender animals with a medium-sized head to the body. His body is elegantly thin, muscle, long and slender.
Feet high but harmonic to the rest of the animal.

The animals of this race have the particularity of having different degrees of baldness or lack of hair. These can range from total lack of hairs to so-called brush hairs. Between one and one, There is a variety of different lengths in mm of this hair.
Unlike the Sphynx breed cats, whose genes responsible for the absence of hair are recessive, the peterbald in the hereditary character of the loss of hair is poligénico dominant. This can be seen in puppies heterozygotes born with mantle or some sort of residual mantle lost with the passage of time starting with the Crown or top of the head; While homocigotos puppies are born without hair.

In some cases and in some breeding lines, its characteristics are hypoallergenic.

The Peterbald cats are usually sweet and peaceful temperament, curious, Smart, energy and very companions. They are very demanding and affection for their owners-dependent animals. They love to the members of the family and even children, elderly or other pets. All these features make the peterbald breed an excellent company.

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Neva Masquerade

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Neva Masquerade is the traditional Colorpoint cat of the forests of Siberia . Neva Masquerade originated along the Neva River in Leningrad (now St. Petersburg). When were the other cats breeds imported to the area of Siberia, the place street cat, He mixed with other races such as Bali, Siamese twins, Persians, Himalaya, etc, the descendant States that it arose naturally.

The traditional ideal of Neva Masquerade is a medium-sized cat, robust, strong and long-haired. It is believed that they are a mixed race, the Siberian-based, the Persian and the Siamese blood lines. Mature cats are corpulent with a general appearance of strength and a pose of alert. Powerful hind legs that are slightly longer than the front. They have a natural expression of sweetness. Its pelage is dense because of the climate and varies in length and density of the layer according to the different seasons. The traditional Neva Masquerade originally withstood the rigours of the climate, the cold of their native Russia. Since then it has been adapted easily to different environments.

Ssu eye color is intense blue. The ears are slightly inclined forward, a little convex. The tip of the ears should be rounded and usually with tufts of hair longer at the tips.

The Neva doesn't need too much toilet, a good hair once a week will keep your skin smooth and free of entanglements. They are very healthy cats, quiet, proud and very intelligent. They have a special affinity with children.

Mekong Bobtail

Bobtail Mekong
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The Mekong Bobtail they are genetically derived from the Siamese. Their race has developed mainly in Russia with cats brought there from various countries in Southeast Asia (Burma, Viet Nam and Thailand).

Mekong Bobtail to them can be considered short of Siamese cats tail version. They are very athletic and medium-sized cats, with a funny tail as Pom or brush. The head is slightly flat and smooth rounded contours, the Chin and jaw are strong and its fine snout, oval. The ears are large, broad at the base, with slightly rounded tips and high intersection. The eyes are large and oval, bright blue. The body is rectangular in shape, thin and elegant. The legs are thin and medium length, their feet are oval shaped. The tail is composed of curves or sprains or any combination thereof on the basis. You must have at least three vertebrae and its length must not exceed one quarter of the body.

The fur is short, shiny and silky texture. They have the same pattern as the Siamese (color point); the coloration is darker at the points where the temperature is lower (limb, tail, head and ears), the rest of the body is beige in color.

Mekong Bobtail is a silent cat, very nice with a balanced character. Cats can come and go very well. He is very affectionate with the owner and loves to play.

Breeds of cats: Mekong Bobtail


Borzoi
Rusia FCI 193 - Russian Hunting Sighthound

Borzoi

The Borzoi It is an affectionate and obedient dog with the master


The Borzoi or Russian Hunting Sighthound , It is a breed of dog developed in Russia.

Descended from the Arabic Greyhound being similar to a dog Ovejero Russian. Formerly known as the Russian Greyhound, It was originally bred to hunt wolves and hares. It is graceful, strong and fast, reaching a height of between 66 and 79 cm and a weight from 25 until 48 kg.

Read all about the race by clicking on: Russian Hunting Sighthound

  • Alternative names: Barzoï / Russian Wolfhound / Russkaya Psovaya Borzaya / Psovoi / Russischer wondhund
  • Group 10 / Section 1 – Long-haired or fringed Sighthounds

Dogs breeds: Russian Greyhound


Karelian

See: Bobtail Karelia

Other names for the Karelian Bobtail, Karel Bobtail, Karelia or Karellian. The mutation that gives this breed of cat with its particular shock tail, There was naturally. The same applies to the cat Bobtail Kurilian, whose place of origin is, in fact, on the other side of Russia, close to Japan (the Kuril Islands). The place of origin of the Karelian Bobtail cat is: Lake Ladoga - Russia - Republic of Karelia in the North West of Russia, quite close to St. Petersburg.

Bobtail Karelia

Other names for the Karelian Bobtail are, Karel Bobtail, Carelia o Karellian. The mutation that gives this breed of cat with its particular shock tail, There was naturally. The same applies for the cat Bobtail Kurilian, whose place of origin is, in fact, on the other side of Russia, close to Japan (the Kuril Islands). The place of origin of the Karelian Bobtail cat is: Lake Ladoga – Russia – Republic of Karelia in the North West of Russia, quite close to St. Petersburg.

The breed is medium sized with a tail that can be between the 4 and 13 centimeters long. The tail is round or curves, and the long hair on the tail create the appearance of a pom pom.

The Karelian Bobtail is, as all cats bobtail, very nice. They have a very robust health, well adapted to survive in the harsh climatic conditions in the town of Karelia, and in an apartment in the city.
Cats are wonderful and become fast friends with other cats. They are curious and want to know everything.
The breed is easy to carry and can be maintained and reproduced without any problems.

Breeds of cats: Bobtail Karelia


Ovtcharka
Rusia FCI 328

The Ovtcharka is a strong dog, quiet, balanced but extremely reactive.

The Ovtcharka (Caucasian Shepherd Dog) It is a very popular breed of dog in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russia, and other countries where shepherds need much protection for their flocks and properties.

A well bred Ovtcharka dog should be a healthy animal, for strong bones, muscular build and stable temperament.

The very calm and very aggressive temperaments, they are considered to be serious flaws in a dog of this breed.

Otros nombres: Kavkazskaïa Ovtcharka / Circassian sheep dog / Caucasian Ovcharka / Armenian Khobun / Georgia Nagazi / Sage Ghafghazi / Kars Çoban Köpeği / კავკასიური ნაგაზი / Kavkasiuri nagazi / Caucasian Ovcharka / Caucasian Mountain Dog / Kars Çoban Köpeği / Kavkazty Uasahichala / Circassian Sheep dog / Адыгэ Мэлыхъуахь (Adyghe melekhuah).

Group 2 / Section 2 – Molosoides and mountain dogs.

Dogs breeds: Ovtcharka