How to cut a dog
Every dog, whether it is an exquisite decorative baby or a formidable giant dog, needs to take care of its coat. A shiny, neat, sleek “fur coat” is not only…

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How to teach a dog the team "Sit!"
The “Sit!” Command is a basic one in the general dog training course. Its development is not aimed, of course, to teach the dog to sit, he is perfectly able…

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Tick in a dog: types of parasites and symptoms of possible diseases
The flowering period and autumn leaf fall, in addition to external beauty, have a downside. At this time, ticks wake up - parasites that carry dangerous diseases and pose a…

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How to teach a dog the team “Sit!”

The “Sit!” Command is a basic one in the general dog training course. Its development is not aimed, of course, to teach the dog to sit, he is perfectly able to do this without any lessons. First of all, training this team forms in the animal such qualities as endurance, obedience, attentiveness, discipline. The dog’s ability to sit on demand is useful if the owner needs to carefully monitor its behavior. Also, the “Sit!” Command is used to reassure the pet, to prepare him for the execution of subsequent, more complex orders.

Ways to train your dog to sit!
In the process of training a dog the “Sit!” Team, conditioned and unconditioned stimuli are used. The first includes verbal command and gesture, and the second includes mechanical and food stimuli. Mechanical stimulation is manifested in stroking, pressing the animal’s lower back with a palm, a different strength to snatch with a leash; food – in the encouraging treat with various types of treats.

You can teach a dog to sit exclusively with food, or by turning only to mechanical action. A combined method of training is also practiced, it is called contrasting. Each option has its pros and cons. Continue reading

How to teach a dog the team "Sit!"
The “Sit!” Command is a basic one in the general dog training course. Its development is not aimed, of course, to teach the dog to sit, he is perfectly able…

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What to do if a dog is injured?
The cause of bleeding in a dog may be a wound or illness. Injuries, accompanied by blood loss, animals most often get on a walk, cutting into broken glass or…

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Shedding in dogs
Owners of dogs of various breeds inevitably encounter molting. This is a completely natural process, taking place most noticeably in long-haired pets. Of course, no one likes shreds of wool…

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Heat and dog. Memo to the dog breeder
Summer heat is a dangerous time for our four-legged pets. Dogs do not tolerate heat well enough, so a good owner should take care of his pet. Dogs do not…

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