July 23, 2014

Rare Russian Dogs

Airline Dog


An airline dog created by the breeding kennel of the Russian national carrier Aeroflot is probably the best sniffer dog in the world. More than thirty representatives of this new dog breed are now sniffing out explosive substances in passengers’ luggage at the Moscow Sheremetyevo airport. The … [Read more...]

Moscow Dog

Moscow Dog

Among Russian guard dogs there is a unique Moscow dog, which combines great watching and guarding abilities with tenderness of a companion pet. The Moscow Watchdog is a Russian dog breed, developed in the Soviet Union after the WWII.  This Soviet dog is very large and heavy, it has a massive, … [Read more...]


Russian Bolonka

Bolonkas relate to small Russian dog breeds of the Bichon type and include the Franzuskaya Bolonka ("French Bolonka") and the Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka ("Colored Bolonka"). The Franzuskaya Bolonka is usually white, whereas the Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka may be of various colors. These little dogs … [Read more...]

Russian Hounds

Russian Harlequin Hound

Russian scent hounds There are quite a few hunting hounds of the Russian origin, but among them only the Russian Hound and the Russian Harlequin Hound are well-known outside their native country. These Russian dog breeds are not only pleasant companions but are also great scent hounds with very … [Read more...]

Russian Spaniel

Russian Spaniel

Russian Spaniel is a Soviet dog breed developed after the World War II. It physically resembles the English Cocker Spaniel, but has a longer body and a shorter, tight coat with some feathering on ears and legs. Its large oval eyes are always kind and a little alert. Its coat is usually white, with … [Read more...]

Russian Newfoundland, the Extinct Dog

Russian Newfoundland

The Russian Newfoundland, known as the Moscow Water dog, is an extinct dog, developed in Russia in the 1950s and the 1960s. This Soviet dog breed performs an unsuccessful attempt of the Russian army's dog breeders to create a working dog for water rescue. Today the Russian Newfoundland is worth … [Read more...]