Raising a puppy
Raising a dog from a very young age is the basis for further development and socialization. A dog that is “comfortable” in all respects will not cause trouble for you and others, which is especially important in urban conditions.
The purpose of education is to instill in the animal the development of behavioral skills, to ensure the normal development of the nervous system and the development of the required qualities. It is a well-bred dog that will give you true pleasure from communicating with it, will be a reliable partner and faithful companion. It must be remembered that the duration of a dog’s life is on average ten years. And how a dog’s life will turn out depends on the skills instilled in an early puppy age.
The basis of education is based on mutual understanding of the owner and the dog. Before you begin to slap a slipper on a small, fluffy pope, you need to understand how the puppy is guided in a particular situation. What seems like leprosy and games to us, in fact, has some basis under it.
Two months – at about this age, puppies usually end up in a new home. It is at this age that babies begin to actively explore the world. Torn clothes, bitten limbs of owners, ragged wallpapers – a small list of “art” – the consequences of exploring the environment. Yes. That is, trying “by the tooth”, the puppy begins to learn adult life, this is a natural need and you need to be prepared for such a behavior of the baby.
Naturally, such pranks can not but annoy, but try to pull yourself together, and take up education. Toys are your first helpers in the battle for property and whole legs. Balls, rings, ropes, “bones” from the tendons – all this should be in the arsenal of the owner. Distract the baby, switch his attention without irritation and aggression. While the puppy is small, use everyday commands; these can be “no”, “drop” commands. Before the start of OKD – a general training course, the command “fu” for the owner is a taboo. This is a prohibition command, and requires the dog to obey the cessation of unwanted actions. And it is at least useless to demand such a submission from a little puppy, otherwise, there’s no need to talk about any mutual understanding.
There should be a rule for the owner – the dog should be punished immediately after the misconduct. That is, if you came home and found gnawed shoes and a favorite book read to shreds, it is useless to punish. The puppy will not be able to connect the incident and the punishment, after some time has passed. Moreover, it is entirely your fault. When leaving home, remove all that is valuable (and not so) that is potentially dangerous, all that the dog can reach. Leave more toys, but avoid giving your puppy old shoes as fun. A puppy will not be able to distinguish a worn shoe from a brand pair for a thousand euros, and when the latter is torn to shreds, it will not at all be able to understand the reason for the punishment.
Spend all your free time with your puppy. The pet should be completely calm about the collar and leash – this is the key to productive walks. Any walk needs to be combined with the development of skills. Accustom your dog to react evenly to external stimuli – the signals of cars, children, cyclists, relatives, cats. A calm reaction to the stimulus is a guarantee that your dog, for example, will not run after the cat and will not fall under the nearest car.
Carrot and stick – this is an example of tactics of education. Moreover, if the “stick” is very arbitrary, then you should not spare forces and emotions on the “carrot”. Be sure to praise the puppy for the right actions – put all the joy you are capable of in the encouraging word “good”! Repeat many times, and soon the puppy will be waiting for your “ah, clever girl, ah well.” However, one should not forget about prohibiting teams. “Bad”, “impossible” – give out in a harsh, strict voice. Do not be angry, but do not give the puppy the slightest hint that you approve of his actions.
Parenting is not training yet. But without mutual understanding with the dog, there can be no talk of full-fledged training. Patience, patience and again patience. Do not break down on the puppy, otherwise all previously made efforts can go to dust. Find a causal relationship to each puppy act, “get into his skin”, and your efforts will not be wasted. For all your efforts, the reward will be a loyal friend and a reliable, understanding friend.
Tibetan mastiff puppy: features of education
A Tibetan mastiff puppy has appeared in your house – a small lump of happiness. It is difficult to find a more loyal and loving friend for your family. But at this stage you should help the little puppy to adapt, get used to new life conditions. After all, it will only depend on your actions whether the puppy will grow up with the dog you dream about or not.