hassle with pets
Pets are not only incredibly cute creatures with interesting habits, not only family members and best friends all rolled into one, but also therapists, teachers and even trainers. Admit, have you thought about how much benefit cats, dogs, ferrets, birds, rodents and rabbits, reptiles, fish bring to us? If not, we will be happy to tell you about it. And if so, feel free to complete our list! So why do you need pets?
The most popular reasons to get a pet. TOP 5!
Pets cheer up
There is a law that applies in 100% of cases: if you have a pet, a bad mood visits you much less often! When you are sad, caress your pet or watch him, groom. You yourself will not notice how you begin to smile – and a bad mood will be defeated! Just the sight of a beloved being sets up a wave of positive. It works, tested! Continue reading
The best trainer is a dog! Surprised? But in vain. Daily walks with your pet can turn into an entertaining fitness – the best way to maintain excellent physical shape both in you and in your dog. Agree, training together is both easier and more interesting!
What kind of sport is suitable for dogs, how to get rid of excess weight with a pet and how to make a dog lose weight? About this in our article.
What is sport useful for dogs and their owners?
Our dogs suffer from a sedentary image just like us. Overweight with all the ensuing consequences causes significant damage to health, weakening the overall tone of the body and lowering immunity. It is proved that a lack of physical activity brings old age closer, while an active lifestyle allows you to extend the health of bones and joints, cardiovascular and other body systems. But before moving on to a joint fitness program, you need to learn the main rule: each of us is an individual. This means that sports and the intensity of physical activity should also be individual. For example, if for a border collie joint runs and agility will be a real paradise, then the French Bulldog will definitely not appreciate such an initiative. In addition to pedigree features, you must also take into account the age of the dog, its weight, physical fitness and health. Continue reading
Most people refuse to take adult dogs into the family, citing the fact that training at this age is impossible. This is a fairly common misconception, due to which thousands of animals remain in shelters.
Is it possible to train an adult dog?
Dogs at any age can be trained. But to achieve the greatest success, you must follow the rules:
professional control. Popular television shows and articles on the Internet will never replace classes with a real dog handler. The specialist will help you find an individual approach to your animal, identify the weaknesses of its character and correct all the negative manifestations of its behavior. Only training under the supervision of a professional will help rid a puppy or an adult dog of various types of aggression (food, sexual, territorial, hierarchical, zoo aggression). Independent attempts to resolve this issue can lead to an exacerbation of the problem or trauma to the psyche of the pet;
from simple to complex. At any age, the same principle applies – first, elementary teams are trained and only after their successful development should we move on to something more serious. Many owners who have adult dogs for protection seek to skip this stage of training, believing that they do not need it at all. Continue reading