depends on the breed
In order to choose the right puppy and subsequently not regret your decision, first of all, you need to sincerely answer your question: “Why do I need a dog?” Depending on the breed, dogs can act as guards, watchmen, hunters, companions, or simply true friends. Perhaps you have dreamed all your life of walking in the fresh air with a Siberian husky, or you are closer to evening on the couch with a miniature toy terrier at your side, or maybe you want to spend your time royally in the company of Welsh Corgi? Some owners are crazy about long-haired breeds, with which you can experiment with hairstyles and buy funny accessories for them, while other owners prefer shorthair animals, for which you do not have to vacuum daily.
Before you get a dog, carefully weigh the pros and cons. Make sure that your family members support this venture, and the psychological climate in the house is quite calm. Read articles about the care and maintenance of dogs, evaluate your strength.
If the decision to take a puppy is made, and it is unshakable, you need to decide what you need the dog for, and, accordingly, what breed, gender and category of pets to consider. Continue reading
Children living in a house where the dog is a full member of the family rarely grow up cruel, angry, selfish. Communication with a four-legged friend will teach the little man responsibility, discipline, respect for the desires of others.
Friendship with a dog helps children develop harmoniously – physically, intellectually, emotionally, and aesthetically. With a dog you can start an exciting outdoor game, it is interesting to watch him, studying and analyzing his habits, you can always hug a dog affectionately, touch its soft coat, experiencing a feeling of tenderness and security. The very appearance of this pet develops a sense of beauty, because for the most part representatives of the dog tribe are harmoniously created creatures.
The dog gives the child a sense of self-confidence, as he is always ready to defend him. The fact that the dog executes the commands of the small owner increases his self-esteem. It has long been noticed that guys who have such reliable friends are often more sociable than their peers and more inclined to leadership. Continue reading
The place for the dog should be chosen away from heating appliances, windows, not in the aisle and not in a draft. The puppy must have its own toys made of hard rubber, an expander (ring), bones from bull veins so that it does not gnaw furniture, wires, etc. Be sure to remove the shoes higher so that the puppy cannot get out, lick and nibble it.
How to tame to a diaper (toilet)
From the first days, it is necessary to accustom him to do his business on a special diaper or newspaper. To do this, the first time you need to put a diaper or newspaper near the place allotted to the puppy. If the puppy has made a puddle in another place, then blot them so that its smell remains and put this wet newspaper or diaper in your chosen place for the puppy’s toilet. Watch your puppy’s behavior closely after he wakes up and after eating. Usually, before doing its business, the puppy is looking for a place, spinning, fussing. Without frightening the puppy, grab it and place it on a diaper or newspaper, preventing it from running away from it. When the puppy is in control, be sure to praise him. After some time, the puppy will get used to relieve the need for a diaper or newspaper. Gradually move the newspaper or diaper away from the puppy’s place to a place convenient for you. Continue reading