What is a proper dog walking? What should a walk with a dog consist of? How to walk a dog? I offer you a basic dog walking scheme, which takes into account all the vital needs of the animal, which must be met. Why satisfy them? So that your pet does not suddenly appear “bad behavior”: aggression, uncleanliness, hyperactivity, a tight leash, etc. Of course, this is not a panacea for all problems, but a quality walk can greatly improve a dog’s behavior.
How to walk a dog?
In continuation of my article on the needs of dogs and on walking dogs I want to show you an example of what a normal walk with a dog should consist of. Of course, this is a very general walk pattern. But it is important to understand its meaning that walking a dog is not only going to the toilet and running, but also satisfying other vital needs of the animal.
In the example, I consider the minimum walking duration – 60 minutes. You can already fine-tune this scheme to your duration of walk.
If your dog has problems, for example, with communicating with relatives, then it is advisable to solve these problems, and not to exclude this item from the walking plan. This applies to each item. Continue reading
The science of animal therapy (zootherapy, pettherapy) is becoming more and more popular all over the world. This is an animal treatment. Its main areas are canister therapy (treatment with dogs), hippotherapy (horses), dolphin therapy (help of dolphins), feline therapy (treatment with cats). When interacting with animals, a person receives a charge of positive energy and emotions, which has a beneficial effect on his psyche, thoughts and actions. A person becomes happier and more joyful, as a result of which his physical condition improves.
The influence of animals on human life is great and healing. I will tell you about the benefit of dogs.
The benefits of having a dog near a person
Touching animals has a calming effect on humans.
Contribute to lower blood pressure and lower heart rate. Continue reading
Of course, a dog is a joy! But in addition to positive emotions, the dog requires our investments, both material and physical. Do not get the dog thoughtlessly – it can save her life! Approach the decision to acquire the dog responsibly so that it does not later appear on the street or in the shelter. Calculate your budget, estimate your free time. And my article on dog expenses will help you with this.
The cost of a dog that requires your time and effort
1. The mode of walking and feeding the first months of a puppy’s life.
From this diagram it can be seen that one should often be at home with the dog to provide her with such a regimen. Either hire a dog walker or a dog nanny. Continue reading
Breeding animals is a troublesome business, requiring the breeder to give full return. To get healthy and standard puppies you have to try. Dog breeding should be carried out under strict master control to ensure the quality of the process.
Consider the basic conditions and understand the nuances of proper pairing.
Mating dogs includes a number of rules necessary to comply with:
Each partner must have a good pedigree. Thoroughbred puppies sell better, and not purebred babies often remain outside. Think in advance of ways of transferring offspring to reliable owners.
Only healthy individuals are involved in mating. Diseases and infections provoke miscarriages and developmental problems in newborn puppies.
Do not untie the dog during the first estrus. A six-month-old animal is not ready either physically or mentally. A possible pregnancy threatens with serious complications. Continue reading
Almost every four-legged owner heard about dog chipping. The procedure is actively offered in veterinary clinics and often flashes in the media. However, Russian citizens are in no hurry to use the wonderful technology, fearing possible tricks.
We will figure out whether it is really worth fearing a futuristic procedure or is it better to take a pet to it today.
What is chipping
Chipping dogs – a procedure involving the implantation of a transponder into the body of an animal.
An implantable transponder, or simply a chip, is represented by complex microcircuits that assign unique digital combinations to a specific pet. The size of the tiny chip is 1.2cm * 0.2cm. Such proportions provide comfortable movement of the pet and do not affect life. Continue reading