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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How to teach a dog to swim?
The ability to cool off on a hot day and catch a ball in the water is a paradise for any dog ​​(with rare exceptions). But for everything to go…

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Dog Care Rules
A well-groomed dog is, first of all, a healthy dog, and the task of each owner is to organize the right diet for his pet, the correct daily routine, and…

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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 turns into a real nightmare, and time here is completely powerless: no matter how much you take the dog with you, it still whines mournfully and clogs under the seats. What to do in such a situation and how to help your pet overcome the fear of cars?

To begin with, let’s decide what can be caused by such fears? Most likely, any negative experience associated with cars is firmly imprinted in the memory of your pet, and perhaps shaking is just bad for him. In the second case, everything is simple: simple tablets from motion sickness will come to the rescue. In the first case, you have a difficult job. It is necessary to convey to the dog that traveling in a car will not harm her, show that they are connected with something pleasant, and make sure that when the engine starts, the dog does not begin to whine harrowingly, and in anticipation of a pleasant trip, it wagged its tail fun. How to achieve this? Continue reading

What is dog training and how does it differ from training?

Training is a dry training of a dog for certain teams, including the very complex team cycles required in various professional fields.

Whereas upbringing is a broader concept, the purpose of which is to instill in a dog acceptable behavior in society. And if training takes only 4-5 months, then raising a pet takes his whole life, because throughout his life the dog will always learn something new, face different conditions, get into different situations, and the owner’s task is to explain to the pet, how to behave.
The essence of upbringing is not to teach the dog to automatically execute commands, but to convey to her an understanding of what is good and what is bad, what can be done and what cannot.

The main educational tool is voice and intonation, the main stimulus is delicacy. Physical action on the dog is allowed only when it is really necessary. The punishment should be symbolic, and not hurt the pet. Continue reading

How to choose a toy for a dog?
In one of our articles, we talked about why dogs need toys. The more toys a pet has, the happier it is. However, it is not enough to purchase a…

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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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Dog stress
They say that all diseases are from nerves, and it is difficult to disagree with this. Even when it’s not about people, but about pets. They are much more like…

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Dog training
Dog training is not just a fascinating process of interaction between the owner and the pet, but also a necessity, because the dog (especially the medium and large) must know…

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