If you have a dog, the concept of “bad weather” simply does not exist. Frost, blizzard, snow and rain – it doesn’t matter, nobody canceled daily walks! But don’t dogs freeze in winter? Let’s talk about this in our article.
How well the dog tolerates cold depends on its pedigree features. A thick six with developed undercoat is able to give odds to the best down jackets! Northern dogs (husky, malamutes, samoyeds) feel just fine in winter: they can even sleep in the snow! But for decorative shorthair rocks, frost is a real test. The crumbs freeze even in a cool apartment, not to mention walking in the midst of February. How to walk them?
Here are some tips to help adapt your walks to the cold season and prevent your pet (and you) from freezing!
If the dog is sensitive to cold, get special clothing for her. It should be made of quality, safe materials and fit perfectly. For hairless and shorthair small breeds, such clothing is simply a must! You can also give overalls to a medium and large dog, although in this case they are more valued for protection from dirt. Thanks to the huge assortment of clothes in pet stores, you can not only warm your pet, but also create an unusual image for it! We give battle to gray everyday life! Continue reading
Chinese Crested, American Hairless Terrier, Mexican Hairless Dog, Inca Peruvian Orchid – these breeds amaze with their elegance and exoticism. If you dream about a dog, but are afraid of problems with molting, here are your ideal pets! On the one hand, caring for hairless dogs is simple: they do not need grooming and regular combing. But on the other hand, the lack of hair makes the skin defenseless and makes its additions to the content. We will talk about the features of caring for naked dogs in our article.
Care for naked dogs differs from the standard. We list the main points.
1. Adapting to the weather!
Hairless dogs would just be happy in the shade of the jungle somewhere in Bali. But if you approach their content responsibly, then in Russia they will be no worse! The main thing is to adapt to the season.
In the cold season, “naked” dogs cannot do without special warming clothes and shoes. Continue reading
A puppy must be trained in a collar from the first months of his life. If this is not done on time, then many problems can arise later. For example, a pet will begin to resist, snarl and show aggression when trying to put on a collar or try to remove an accessory throughout the walk, gnaw a leash, etc. To make a puppy accustomed to a collar quickly and without hostility, it should be encouraged with treats immediately afterwards how to put on this accessory.
Types of collars for German shepherds
1. Soft wide collar. It serves for everyday walking. You can hang an “addressee” on it – a token on which the contact details of the owner are indicated. They will help to contact the owner of the pet.
The collar for a German shepherd must be made of high-quality leather and equipped with welded rings to which a leash or a driver is fastened. Poor fittings can cause an accident and cause the dog to break loose on the leash. Continue reading