How to teach a dog the command "Next!"
The “Near!” Team is a valuable skill that a dog of any breed should acquire. It is unlikely that any owner will like that the animal will constantly pull the…

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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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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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5 questions to ask when taking a dog as a gift or from a shelter

1 – Did the dog go through the necessary medical procedures
Vaccination
Sterilization
Test for worms and parasites
It is advisable that the dog you like has already gone through the above procedures. Of course, all this can be done (if necessary) by yourself, but it is important to know in advance what has been done and what has not. At least in order to make the dog vaccinations difficult for the body, twice.

2 – Does the dog need any special medical care?
Unfortunately, some dogs were injured while living on the street, or at the hands of their previous owners, and sometimes they may need special care. As a rule, this is not a big deal, but the owner of the dog or the person in charge of the shelter must inform you in advance about everything. Continue reading

7 reasons why you should take a second dog

Along with the obvious pluses, there is a flip side to the coin. She must be well imagined in order to make an informed decision, and the second dog would really be a joy. So, let’s start, of course, with the pros.

1 – More communication, joy and attention for you
Everyone knows: dogs are the most faithful friends. They support us, make us smile, warm us, even if we are not in the mood. The dog is always there, playing with us, clinging to .. or giving a hug.

If you have several dogs, you will never be left alone. Even if one of the dogs goes about his business. Continue reading

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 sweat, therefore, when overheated, it is quite difficult for them to lower their body temperature. Thermoregulation in them is carried out exclusively due to rapid breathing, therefore, in extreme heat, the dog is at serious risk of heat stroke.

It should be remembered that it is most difficult for dogs with flattened muzzles (pugs, bulldogs) to have an altered nasal passage. And of course, how the dog tolerates heat depends on the age, type of coat and health status of the dog. Continue reading

Dog chipping - a foreign innovation that makes life easier
Almost every four-legged owner heard about dog chipping. The procedure is actively offered in veterinary clinics and often flashes in the media. However, Russian citizens are in no hurry to…

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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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They allowed to get a dog. How to choose?
The decision to get a dog does not come spontaneously. Probably, you have already considered all the joys and difficulties that you will encounter when taking a pet to you.…

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How to care for a puppy of Jack Russell Terrier expert advice
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…

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