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
With a young dog, you can work out the “Voice!” Command. This skill is very useful when practicing security training techniques (for example, when a stranger is found in a room or shelter, or as a warning signal). The exercises are practiced until the dog casts his voice in various situations.
Representatives of more temperamental breeds, accustomed to accompanying their actions with barking (for example, German, Scottish and Belgian shepherd dogs, Dobermans, Airedale terriers, etc.), are undoubtedly easier to learn for this team than “silent people” (such as Rottweilers and mastiffs).
The first way. Set the dog in front of you, fasten the leash, and grab the end with the loop in your left hand. A treat is clamped in his right hand. With your left foot, step on a loose sagging leash, and hold your right hand in front of the dog’s nose to smell a treat. Vigorously say: “Voice!”. As if teasing your pet, raise your right hand up. The dog will try to jump after the food, but the leash will keep it in a sitting position. Repeat the “teaser” several times, saying “Voice! Vote!”. In the end, the annoyed dog will begin to bark. Immediately give a treat and praise for your quick wits. Continue reading
After numerous consultations and the search for a four-legged friend, the happy owner is looking forward to a meeting to be held in the near future. Theoretically, he is clearly savvy, but practice sometimes reveals something else. To help this article.
When choosing a puppy, you need to pay attention to his behavior, he must be active and inquisitive. Too shy or aggressive is not an option. Pay attention to the general view. A wet cold nose, clean eyes, without secretions, the condition of the skin, coat, ears speak about the physical health of the baby. A tight physique, even limbs are the main indicators of the breed.
The breeder must provide documents. This is a metric certified by the club’s seal and signed by the person who described the offspring. It contains detailed information about the puppy, its parents, and information about the nursery or breeder. Also, the veterinary passport with marks about vaccination and deworming is certified by the seal of the veterinary institution. Continue reading