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 a reflection of the animal’s good health, but also evidence that the owner treats his pet with love and care. Dog grooming is a mandatory procedure, without which the pet will never look comme il faut, however, its features and frequency vary depending on the breed of the pet and the type of coat. Most owners, armed with special grooming tools, prefer to cut the dog at home. Four-armed “stars” of the world of cynology, participants in exhibitions and championships, luxurious model haircuts are usually created by professionals, unless the enthusiastic owners themselves learn this rather complicated craft.
Trimmed and combed Yorkshire Terrier
For dog grooming types, there are two basic definitions: hygienic and model. The first is required for all pets. It includes cutting or trimming overgrown hair on the face, ears, beard, if any, between the fingers and the pads of the paws, in the genital area.
Hygienic also includes cutting the entire body of the dog, necessary or desirable in some cases. Among them – a strong confusion of the coat, numerous mats on all parts of the animal’s body, dermatitis, fleas, increased secretion of the sebaceous glands.
Hygienic procedure, as a rule, ends with clipping. Continue reading
Team “Fu!” Is not as simple as it seems at first glance. During training, most often the dogs are trained to perform specific actions that the owners require from them, and in the case of “Fu!” The pets learn by command to stop undesirable behavior, which in itself is an abstract concept. You can train a dog from 6 months of age, while in a playful way the puppy is able to learn from 3 months old. Be sure to train your pet – no one is safe from situations when an executed team is able to prevent danger in time. How to teach a dog the command “Fu!” At home and on the street, for what cases this skill is suitable and how it differs from “No!”, As well as a discussion of typical mistakes and useful tips – in our article.
From the first days of a puppy’s stay in the house, it is necessary to establish boundaries so that the baby understands what should not be done. The command “Fu!” Refers to the base and is required for the development of all breeds of dogs. Natural intelligence, pretty appearance and complaisant nature do not guarantee that someday the animal will not behave incorrectly. Raising a dog is the responsibility of its owner. To prevent the pet from harming itself or others, teach it to the Fu team and consolidate this skill. Continue reading
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