Allergies in dogs: the main types and methods of control
Allergies affect not only people, but also four-legged friends. The only difference is that they are not able to say this, so it is important for any owner to know…

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How to teach a dog the team "Come to me!"
The command “Come to me!” Must be mastered by a dog of any size and breed. The ability to come to the owner at the first call not only demonstrates…

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What you need to know when choosing a dog?
When choosing a puppy, each of us wants to be sure that his pet is the best of all possible. However, sometimes dogs develop features that are not mentioned in…

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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

Dog Food Classes
Today, each type of dog food - dry, semi-moist, wet, canned - has its own classification. It can not be called unified, uniform for all the leading manufacturers of ready-made…

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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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Dog sedative
Severe stress in a dog, and even more so if it is repeated repeatedly, can lead to a nervous breakdown, the development of mental and somatic diseases. Depending on the…

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The first days of a dog from a shelter in your home
First of all, congratulations on having a dog! It doesn’t matter if you bought it or took it for free from the shelter. Consider in this article how to prepare…

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