Pets of the head of Russia
We are accustomed to consider actors, singers, presidents, prime ministers and other famous personalities special, not like everyone, almost robots who are alien to simple human joys. Although they are ordinary people with their own characters, abilities, hobbies. Each person has a hobby, as well as pets. There are they and the president of Russia Vladimir Putin. This largely talented person is fond of martial arts, prefers active sports, and also very fond of animals.
Putin's dogs are known all over the world, because he does not hide his love for our lesser brothers, often takes them to important meetings, is photographed on joint walks. The Labrador Connie, who in 2000 was presented to President Sergey Shoigu, became the general favorite. She was born in 1999 and initially lived in the rescue center of the Ministry of Emergency Situations. Labrador has become not just a home favorite, but also a character of children's books published in English, as well as a comic book hero.
Putin's dogs have always been popular, so the two puppies Connie President gave the late Austrian president now Thomas Kleistil, who now watches his wife. The rest of the dogs got into simple families, and one works as a rescuer in North Ossetia. For 10 years, Connie was the only favorite of Vladimir Vladimirovich. Today she is already a grandmother, after all Labrador turned 14 years old.
In November 2010, during an official visit to Bulgaria, at that time, Russian Prime Minister Putin received another pet, given to him by his colleague - the Prime Minister of Bulgaria Boyko Borisov. Vladimir Vladimirovich liked this gift so much that he kissed the dog without embarrassment. Two of Putin's dogs quickly became friends, many were worried that the Bulgarian shepherd would push the labrador to the background, but the president loves his pets alike.
Initially, the Karakachan dog was named Yorgo, but the new owner did not like this name, so Putin announced a contest on the Internet for the best nickname. The winner was a 5-year-old boy Dima, who proposed to name the animal Buffy. But this is not all the president's pets. In July 2012, the home zoo of Vladimir Vladimirovich was replenished, this time the puppy was presented to him by Japanese colleagues as a token of gratitude for the assistance rendered to the areas affected by the strong tsunami in 2011.
The breed of Putin's dog is called akita-inu, the name of the puppy was chosen by the owner himself and stopped on the name of Yume, which in translation means Dream. The president has a great time with his pets. Putin's dogs are living proof of the fact that the Russian leader treats our younger brothers well and reveres the tradition, because to give Russian rulers animals was taken from time immemorial.
Not only the dogs of Putin got popularity, photos of which circled all known printed publications. At one time the president received a living crocodile, a Ussuri tiger, as a gift. The home zoo also has Arabian horses, ponies, a white goat, the smallest horses in the world. Such a love for animals did not go unnoticed: the world-famous defender of the quadrupeds Brigitte Bardot called Vladimir Vladimirovich the president of his heart.