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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Why do I need dog clothes
Clothing for dogs is divided into practical and decorative, with each subgroup specific to the destination, styles and materials. Practical clothing is functional, has a minimum of decorative details and…

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Puppy primary education
First of all, give your baby a name. Often, puppies born in the kennel are called breeders, and it is customary that the names of the littermates begin with 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 germs, and if she licks the wound herself, this will increase the risk of suppuration and delay healing at least twice. In such cases, the wound should be treated, and a protective collar should be put on the dog to prevent licking.

2. The dosage of anthelmintic drugs depends on the age of the dog.

In fact, it depends only on weight.

3. The smell from the dog’s mouth is normal because it doesn’t brush its teeth.

Firstly, a dog can and even needs to brush his teeth – for this, special brushes are sold. Secondly, the smell can indicate various diseases (caries, tartar, sometimes gastritis). If the smell from the mouth is combined with other deviations in health, even small ones, it is better to consult a veterinarian. Continue reading

Puppy testing

The most complete information regarding the personality characteristics of puppies can be obtained as a result of special tests. Babies aged 6 to 8 weeks can be objectively checked for fear of loud sounds, pain threshold, nervousness, dominance, the presence or absence of hunting and protective instincts.

For testing puppies, dog breeders recommend using the Campbell comprehensive test, which allows you to fairly accurately identify the characteristics of the dog’s psyche even at such a young age and give advice on the suitability of the animal for certain activities. The tests are carried out in a quiet unfamiliar place, so that nothing distracts the puppies. The person conducting the test should follow the prescribed actions very accurately, while carefully observing the babies, but stroking and talking with them is prohibited. The test consists of 5 points. Continue reading

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