Why does a dog's hair fall out in winter?
Seasonal molting occurs in spring and autumn. But why do many dogs shed in the middle of winter? Why does the wool fall out and fade in the cold? Is…

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Dog training commands "Near", "To me", "Sit", "Lie", " Stand"
What does "competent" dog mean? Yes, just trained. A dog is a friend of a person, but who is happy to have a stupid friend? It is necessary to train…

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Why does the dog limp?
Did the dog start limping? Unfortunately, this happens often. Sometimes the cause is on the surface: an injury, a splinter in the foot, or a recent injection. And sometimes the…

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How to properly punish the dog, beat or not beat-that’s the question

Usually this question is faced by many dog owners: what act of a dog can serve as a reason for punishment and how to properly punish a dog? This task is especially painful for novice dog lovers.

It is necessary to stop any attempts of purposeful aggression on the part of the dog against both its owner and all other family members. Especially if the “initiative” comes directly from the dog, that is, it tries to prove its right to power in this territory by force.

It is also worth punishing for malicious insubordination, especially if it is accompanied by manifestations of motivated aggression. Continue reading

Training a dog to overcome obstacles

We will overcome everything on our way!

When training a dog, considerable attention should be paid to the ability to overcome obstacles. After all, teaching this dog, you will not only provide it with the necessary level of physical activity, but also provide benefits in the future. Because if once the dog meets a rather big obstacle on the way, which can be “taken” only by jumping, or it will have to meet a fallen tree on a narrow forest path, on which it will have to go, it will not stop in confusion or fright. After all, she had already encountered similar actions on the training ground, i.e., in “peaceful” conditions. Continue reading

Clicker training: tips for beginners, training with a pointer.

Training with a clicker is a type of training with conditional positive reinforcement, implemented by means of an audio signal. The clicker is a special keychain with a clicking button. His click is used in case, when dog need give understand, that she fulfilled precisely the, that required from it the trainer. This method of training, which excludes physical contact, was first used by Dolphin trainers, who needed to train animals to the desired behavior.

The animals developed a conditional positive reflex to a certain signal. As a result, this signal, in this case a click, became a conditional positive reinforcement. Continue reading

Why does the dog stop listening
How often do we hear complaints from pet owners, the meaning of which is that they have stopped listening. Some owners do not understand how the dog used to obey,…

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7 main reasons to get a dog
A dog is called a person's best friend for a reason. Over the centuries, these noble animals have proven their loyalty to us. There are no Pets in the world…

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Games and puppy training
From the owner, in the first place, of course, depends on what kind of dog will grow-obedient and loyal, or insidious egoist, which directs all its intelligence on how to…

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How to wean a dog from running after cars? Training of dogs
How to wean a dog from running after cars? The animal's habit of chasing moving objects is quite dangerous. Often these Pets get seriously injured or die under the wheels.…

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