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,…

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Why do dogs need toys?
Many people believe that dogs need toys to have fun, but that’s not all. In practice, special toys for dogs perform a huge number of useful functions, without which a…

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How to wean a dog to jump on the owner?
Everyone likes it when a dog cheerfully greets him from work. But if a four-legged friend shows excessive emotionality and strives to literally jump into the hands of the owner…

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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

How to choose a collar for a German shepherd?
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,…

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How to choose a collar for a German shepherd?
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,…

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Dogs that can be trained
If you dream of a four-legged friend who grabs teams on the fly, responsibly fulfills them and surprises others with cool tricks, carefully consider the choice of breed. Some dogs…

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Dog recovery after surgery and illness
During the recovery period after surgery or illness, the pet experiences stress and more than ever needs careful care. The state of general weakness is complicated by discomfort and pain,…

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