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
In practice, the following training methods are used: mechanical: a conditioned stimulus is reinforced by mechanical action. The team is combined with stroking, pressing with a hand on the sacrum,…

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Teaching your puppy to clean house
An important concern of each owner is to teach the puppy to clean. It is noticed that already three-week-old puppies specially crawl out of the den to recover. Thus, cleanliness…

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Dog voice tone and handling

The purpose of training is a focused upbringing, during which you make it clear to the dog what behavior is desired. But do not believe those who claim to have raised a faithful and controlled dog through beatings and severe restrictions. I don’t argue, from childhood you can “crush” any puppy by growing an animal out of it that will be afraid and step without a command. Such a dog will never be able to fully open up in the show ring, will not become the winner of sports training, and certainly will not show itself properly as a defender when meeting with ill-wishers.

… One of my acquaintances named Alexander worked in the police patrol service. His four-legged workmate was a powerful and vicious German Shepherd dog with a very eloquent nickname – Vampire. The dog could scare away just by appearance. He worked properly on the course of defense, causing a shock state from squeezing his hands with his powerful jaws and easily knocking a person to the ground. From the outside it seemed that the dog was quite controllable. At the same time, many colleagues knew Alexander’s tough temper, who used a rubber club and a strict collar as the main argument for influencing the shepherd. But it so happened that in the late evening near the own entrance to Alexander a robbery was committed. Continue reading

Is a dog breeder a hobby or a business?

Nowadays, dog breeding has become very popular. Some start a dog from loneliness, others for the sake of prestige, others for the money that they hope to get from puppies. But 10% of all dog breeders become breeders on the strength, and even less serious and famous. So who are these breeders, and how do they differ from other dog breeders?

How dog breeding is becoming a hobby.
Once a dog of a certain breed comes to a person and becomes for him something more than just a dog. He feels her soul, and this feeling is somewhat reminiscent of love. With this dog, they go to training grounds, to exhibitions and competitions, to hikes, and sometimes they find themselves in different situations that can be discussed with like-minded people – owners of the same breed of dogs. The owner of another breed may not understand the piquancy, irony or drama in the story told, and not the dog breeder – even more so. 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

Worms in dogs
Helminthic infestation is a sick and very common problem. Parasites being in the animal’s body cause enormous damage, since by excreting waste products they cause intoxication of the body, which…

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Who should use the welsh corgi cardigan and the differences from the corgi pembroke
The very first step towards buying corgi is the choice between a cardigan and his red brother Pembroke. And of course, the owner must understand whether this breed is right…

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Puppy Tips
When deciding to buy a thoroughbred dog, you need to consider how your relatives and neighbors will relate to it. Of course, if we are talking about a private house…

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Puppy General Information
From birth, puppies feed on breast milk. This life-giving drink entirely ensures their development and growth over several weeks. Gradually, complementary foods are introduced into the diet of babies. Some…

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