How to train an adult dog?
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…

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Obesity in dogs: why is it dangerous?
Overweight is a common problem with dogs kept in the apartment. And it is reflected not only in appearance, but also in the state of health and well-being of the…

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Fitness with a dog
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…

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intraspecific communication

How to understand your dog?

Wagging tail.
And let’s start with the most recognizable sign! It is generally accepted that if a dog wags its tail, it means that it has a great mood. But in practice there are nuances. Now, if along with the tail the whole body wags from the shoulder blades to the toes, then the dog is really happy! But if the tail is raised, strained and only its tip wags, and the dog’s body is frozen and the mouth is tightly closed – beware! This means that the dog is very tense, she does not like something, and throwing her arms around her is a bad decision. Here you can draw an analogy with cats. Remember, they wag their tail in displeasure? Contrary to stereotypes, so do dogs.

Slightly parted mouth, relaxed muzzle.
Smile! Yes, try a smile and pay attention to the position of your lower jaw. During a smile, she drops slightly, and the upper and lower teeth no longer touch each other. The same thing happens with dogs! If the pet is satisfied, relaxed and happy, its mouth is slightly ajar and completely relaxed. You can consider this an analogue of a human smile! Continue reading

Why do dogs howl?
Some owners complain that dogs howl at night. Others themselves have never heard a howling pet, but disgruntled neighbors convince the opposite. Still others, returning from work, do not have…

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If the dog is nervous in the car
Some dogs just love to travel by car. It seems they are sincerely happy with the oncoming breeze and the landscapes flying by. But for other pets, such a trip…

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How to understand your dog?
Wagging tail. And let's start with the most recognizable sign! It is generally accepted that if a dog wags its tail, it means that it has a great mood. But…

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10 steps to successfully raising a dog
How to educate a dog and teach her basic commands? - Each responsible owner asks himself this question. But before you go directly to education and training, you should ask…

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