How to determine rabies in dogs?
Outbreaks of rabies epidemic claim the lives of many animals each year. Unfortunately, those who live in home and sterile conditions are also in danger. In some cases, rabies in…

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Dog vaccination
The vaccine delivered to the dog on time will preserve not only its health, but also prevent a number of diseases in the household. In addition, having spent some time…

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Staphylococcus in dogs
Staphylococcus in dogs leads to acute damage to the integumentary tissues, and then to the internal organs. In the absence of treatment and a strong weakening of the immune system,…

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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

The effect of animals on human life
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…

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Safety Above All
Safety Above All The main thing is not to panic. If you crawl into a dog fight with frightened cries to save your dog, it will not end in any…

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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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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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