Red eyes in a dog
Causes of eye redness in a dog The causes of red eyes in a dog can be of a different nature: heredity, infectious and non-infectious diseases, injuries, and so on.…

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Ear mite in dogs
Ear tick in dogs and other animals leads to the development of otodectosis disease. If you skip the start of the infection, the process becomes chronic and threatening, up to…

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How to understand a puppy?
Good owners understand their dog without words, but in order to learn this, you need to form a trusting relationship with your pet from an early age. Even the smallest…

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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

PUPPY FOOD RULES
Puppies of small and dwarf breeds have a number of significant features that must be considered when selecting feed. And this is not only a matter of small size: many…

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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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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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