Which food is better: dry or wet?
Which is better: dry food or wet? This question is asked by every novice cat or dog breeder. Let's figure it out together! We all know the benefits of finished…

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Master, can I eat a Christmas tree?
1. Artificial or real? If you have a dog at home, an artificial Christmas tree is more suitable for you. Firstly, an artificial Christmas tree is not so pleasant to…

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Mistakes in raising a dog
The owners often complain about the dog: "You train and train, but she is still old." Or they don’t complain, they simply declare that the dog is ill-bred, because she…

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How to care for hairless dogs?

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

How to transport a dog on an airplane?

Going on a trip with a four-legged friend or moving to another city, or maybe even another country? In this case, study the rules for transporting pets in advance, otherwise, without proper preparation, your entire enterprise may end at the border. Airlines refuse to fly due to seemingly insignificant flaws – and, unfortunately, this is a common practice. In order not to contribute to unpleasant statistics, arm yourself with the necessary knowledge in advance, and then the trip with your pet will be easy and comfortable. Our recommendations will help you with this!

Before buying a plane ticket, make sure that the airline allows the transport of animals and carefully read the rules. The fact is that they may differ depending on the carrier company.
Pay for your pet at the baggage allowance rate. Guide dogs are transported free of charge.
Fill out the necessary documents for your pet: a veterinary passport with current vaccination marks (vaccination must take place no later than 12 months and no earlier than 30 days before departure) and a note on chipping (if traveling to Europe). Depending on the country you are traveling to, the list of required documents may vary. Continue reading

How to teach a dog to execute commands?

“There are no bad students – there are bad teachers.” Remember this phrase? It does not lose its relevance in the case of raising and training dogs. 99% of the pet’s success depends on the knowledge of the owner and the correct approach to the lessons. Yes, each dog is individual, and often there are four-legged friends of a person who completely refuse to execute commands. But to any, even the most capricious pet, you can find an approach. The main thing is to be careful, take into account the pedigree and individual characteristics of the dog, set the right tasks for it and use effective methods of motivation. The latter will be discussed in our article.

Before moving on to methods of motivation, we determine what it is. For clarity, we will analyze an example.

Suppose you want to teach a dog how to overcome a snake from obstacles, but she is not in a hurry to complete the task assigned to her, since she does not see any need for it. In order to achieve a result, you need to interest the dog, stimulate her to perform a specific action. This is motivation, it is it that forms the behavior of the dog. But how to arouse interest, how to train a dog to execute commands? Continue reading

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