Rather dogs needed mutations in two areas of the ASIP gene to get different yellow coat patterns.Lighter coats would have helped dogs living during glaciation periods millions of years ago (Getty)Co-author Dr Chris Kaelin at the Institute for Biotechnology in Huntsville, Alabama said: ‘We were initially surprised to discover that white wolves and yellow dogs have an almost identical ASIP DNA configuration.
It's important to look after a dog's paws during periods of cold weather (Image: GETTY).Washing and drying a dog's paws is a good idea after a walk in the snow (Image: GETTY)Dog owners should also be aware of other hazards during snow periods, such as grit.
It’s fine to walk your dog, but limit your time outdoors and keep a close eye on them (Picture: Getty)It’s also important to keep your eye out for ice and slush, as they will often contain antifreeze, which is lethal for dogs.
How cute (Picture: Jam Press)When Catarina Carvalho, 24, brought home her puppy Tsuki, she quickly fell in love.When Tsuki first came home (Picture: Catarina Carvalho/ Jam Press)‘She is starting to get more affectionate as she is growing up but still likes to have her space.
It’s clear that while pet parents have their rainy-day dressing in place, they are also adding a dash of style to their pooches’ rain gear.The minute the sky turns dark, Colaba-based stylist Mili Shivjiani Puri gets her pet dog Malibu all dressed up to go out in the rain.
Such as photogenic face (Credits: Katie Ramsden / SWNS.COM) In her signature yellow coat (Credits: Katie Ramsden / SWNS.COM) She’s modelled for all kinds of brands (Credits: Katie Ramsden / SWNS.COM)Just like human social media influencers, Marley is flooded with free gifts from brands, who ask to be featured on her Instagram.
Tiny Tita also loves getting dressed up (although she does need to be bribed with treats for the photographs Becki paints from) with the artist saying: ‘She doesn’t mind wearing the clothes and lifts her left paw up first and puts it through an armhole and then she puts the right paw in.
Red and white setters have been on the decline since Victorian times (Picture: BNPS) The red and white setter has fallen to the bottom of the Kennel Club’s vulnerable breeds list after only 39 were born last year (Picture: BNPS)Jim Cuddy, chairman of the Red and White Setter Club of Great Britain, said: ‘Having 10 new puppies does help the breed, given as there were only 39 last year.
Nanuk before his groomer’s appointment (Picture: CATERS NEWS AGENCY)Samoyeds are known for their white, fluffy coat, which looks like a lion’s mane around their face.Seven-year-old Samoyed Nanuk isn’t recognisable at all now, though, after a mishap at the groomers left him looking more like a Bull Terrier.
Ahead of the big event, Sainsbury’s has just launched its Tu range of Christmas jumpers for dogs , and the designs are adorable.It’s pretty affordable too, so you could get more than one design – £14 for jumpers and £12 for the coats, with the range available in-store and online.
Shedding is a natural process in which your pet gets rid of old and dead hair to get a shiny new coat.Shedding tools are specially designed to remove dead hair from the coat and make it smooth and silky.
1) Infestation and infection: Presence of parasites like fleas and mites triggers hair loss; these infest the dog and irritate the skin, causing severe itching which results in scratching and hair loss . A healthy coat is less likely to have loose hair to shed.
Emollient lotions and waxes also are available and are designed specifically to help protect the tender, dry dog paws from the harsh winter elements.