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It seems that each of us was faced with a situation where, for example, a little kitten was screaming heart-rendingly all night at the windows of a house, or a…

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Think doggystyle
The dog’s attitude to its owner is one of the important, and often the dominant, aspect of the animal’s behavior. However, why does one dog obey its master and the…

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Top 10 Misconceptions About Dog Health and Care
1. Nothing needs to be done with a small wound on the dog’s body - it will lick it. In fact, the dog’s oral cavity is a breeding ground for…

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Feeding the Black Russian Terrier

Despite the fact that the Black Russian Terrier is a practically omnivorous breed, it is worth taking the dog’s diet seriously, as improper feeding leads to growth disorders and various diseases.

Nutrition should be varied and balanced. The black terrier, however, like other dogs, best digests and assimilates animal feed (meat, trimmings, offal, poultry, fish, dairy products). Although dogs have an increased acidity of gastric juice (to break down animal proteins), they can also use plant foods. The basis of the diet should be meat products, since food waste from the owner’s table and other plant foods cannot satisfy the dog’s body needs for proteins, fats and trace elements. When these dogs are fed plant food, their skeleton and bones of the extremities are deformed, their coat condition deteriorates.

Raw meat does not contain denatured protein, and raw fat has an ideal chemical composition. Boiled foods lose their nutritional value. Continue reading

Greyhound dog breed

At first glance, it may seem that a greyhound requires special complicated care, but the owners claim that such a miracle loves to be so clean that she tries to perform many procedures herself. Of course, her chic long hair requires combing at least weekly, in addition, you should cut the hair growing between the fingers. During molting, one has to scratch more often.

Considering the features of the breed, it should be remembered that there are about thirty of their varieties with special features befitting each of them. Common is a thin skeleton, twisted muscles, a significantly elongated forearm and lower leg. In general, it is noted that the greyhound should be independent with an excellent scent, playful, calm and hardy. Continue reading

WHY DOGS CANNOT GIVE CHOCOLATE

All owners, without exception, know that dogs need to be fed either with ready-made industrial dry or wet food, or low-fat meat, cereals, raw and boiled vegetables and fermented milk products. But many owners, wanting to please a pet, no, no, and they will treat it with something forbidden like a fatty patty, salted chips, smoked sausage or sweet buns and caramels. All of the above is harmful to the dog’s body, but consequences can be especially sad, even if the animal eats chocolate.

Is it possible to give chocolate to a dog

It may seem to some that chocolate is a poison for dogs because of its high sugar content (for example, milk chocolate contains up to 65% sugar of the total mass, and bitter chocolate contains 10 to 40% sugar). Sugar actually does not bring any benefit to the animal, because it spoils its teeth, quickly overweight, problems with digestion, finally, diabetes can develop. But chocolate is bad for dogs, not just because of sugar. Continue reading

How dogs learn
Animal behavior is influenced by hereditary factors and learning. The greater the proportion of the behavioral responses is the training component, the easier it is to control your dog. Traditionally,…

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Training practice
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Key Points of Obedience Training
Obedience classes with their endless repetitions are considered by many owners to be boring and almost useless. And this is fundamentally wrong. The main task of any training is to…

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Vitamin and mineral supplements and dietary supplements
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