Category: Non Sporting Dogs
Facts of Bolognese Dog, "Scientific name for Bolognese Dog, or domestic canine, is Canis lupus familiaris". Bolognese Dog is a dog breed that comes under the Bichon dog category, the type that is associated with the non-sporting dog category. The Bolognese Dog breed is native to Italy and it is named after the city, Bologna, situated in the central part of Italy. The Bolognese Dog breed is a part of the Toy dog collection and it is considered an ideal companion dog. They feel affection for attention, and make good home pets. The Bolognese Dog perform well by getting socialized with other dogs, both small and big. The Bolognese Dogs have a strong relationship with the people with whom they spend most of their time.
The Bolognese dog is a tiny, white-colored, compact dog with a unique white color single coat. Usually, the male Bolognese dog is slightly taller than the female dogs with the height that ranges from 11 to 12 inches (27 cm to 30 cm) and the female dogs grows to a maximum height between 10 and 11 inches (25 cm and 28 cm). Though both male and female Bolognese Dogs differ in their height to some extent, they have an equal body weight that ranges from 6 lbs to 9 lbs (2.5 kg to 4 kg).
The small size Bolognese dog is stocky and compact and it has a strong and square built body. It has an average length head that is somewhat ovoid. The muzzle of the Bolognese Dog is large, more or less square and it is black in color. The Bolognese Dog has a well-developed jaw and its upper lips do not envelop the bottom lips. The lips of the Bolognese Dog are black in color and it has strong white color teeth, which are consistently aligned. The Bolognese Dog have well developed eyes that are round and open. The rims of their eyelids are black in color and they have a dark ochre colored iris. The ears of the Bolognese Dog breed are set high and are elongated and they are suspended, but inflexible at the bottom. The Bolognese Dog have a curved tail carried over their back.
The Bolognese dog has no undercoat, but they have a unique single coat. This single coat of the dog falls in loose open flocks or ringlets all over its body, with smaller hair on its face. The texture of the hair is woolly, rather than silky, and is never clipped or trimmed, except they are kept as pets. The hair of the Bolognese Dog breed sheds extremely little, but it needs regular combing to put off matting. The coat of the Bolognese Dog needs daily brushings with grooming once in a month and it should also comprise regular bathing, teeth cleaning and ear and eye hygiene.
Only humans and dogs have prostates, But a dog doesn't have an appendix. Bolognese Dogs have two times the amount of ear muscles than people.
Bolognese Dog’s nose prints can be used to identify them, their nose prints are like a humans finger print. A Bolognese Dog smells more than 1,000 times stronger than that of a human. A Bolognese Dog’s nose, secretes a thin layer of mucous that helps it absorb scent, after that they lick their noses and sample the scent through their mouth.
The trademark features of the Bolognese dog comprise easygoing, playful, earnest, eager, clever and faithful. The Bolognese Dogs are not overexcited and they are usually more reserved with unknown individuals, when compared to other dog breeds. The Bolognese Dog breed is extremely responsive to obedience preparation and it is very clever and swift to learn, and trouble-free to train, but it can be extremely stubborn when the Bolognese Dog does not get its way.
The average lifespan of the Bolognese dog ranges from 12 years to 15 years.
If purchasing a Bolognese Dog from a breeder, make sure to find a good breeder with references check at least two to three of the puppies that were purchased from this breeder. Bolognese Dogs sweat glands are between their paw pads.
A Bolognese Dog sees in color and have better low light vision. Bolognese Dogs have three eyelids, a lower lid, an upper eyelid lid and a third lid, that is called a haw or nictitating membrane, this keeps the Bolognese Dogs eye protected and moist. Dogs eyes have a special membrane for seeing better at night, called a tapetum lucidum - a Bolognese Dogs reflective layer in the choroid chiefly of nocturnal, causing the eyes to glow when light at night hits the eyes and they consist of some layers of smooth flat cells covered by a section of double deformed crystals.
Bolognese Dogs pant to keep cool with 10 to 35 breaths per minute with an average of 24 breaths per minute. A large dog breed resting heart beats between 60 to 100 times per minute, and a small dog breed’s heart beats on average between 100 to 140 and they will panting a lot
A Bolognese Dog’s mouth can apply approximately 150 to 200 pounds of pressure per square inch and an American Pit Bull Terrier, German Shepherd Dog and a rottweiler can have 320 LBS of pressure on avg.
The number one heath problems amongst Bolognese Dogs is obesity, so always make sure your dog doesn't get to fat. Many foot problems that Bolognese Dogs have are just an issue of long toenails.
All dogs are identical in makeup big or small– 42 permanent teeth and 321 bones. Puppies have 28 teeth and when they become adult dogs have 42. Female Bolognese Dogs are in heat for matting for about 20 days twice a year. Puppies for their first few weeks will sleep ninety percent of the day and their vision is not fully developed until after the first month. Female Bolognese Dogs are pregnant for 60 days before they’re puppies are born
A Bolognese Dogs can hear a sound at four times the distance of a human. Sound frequency is measured in Hertz (Hz) Def-Hertz is the measurement of frequency, explicitly it's one cycle per second. The higher the Hertz are, the higher the pitched the sound is. Bolognese Dogs hear best at 45,000 Hz to 65,000 Hz, while humans hear best at around 20 H to 20,000 Hz.
Average body temperature for a Bolognese Dog is between 101 to 102.5 degrees
A dog is an omnivore, (definition-they eat both other animals and plants).
all Dogs are direct descendants of wolves