How many times a day do you need to feed a dog?
On the basics of feeding a person’s best friends. No matter what quality food you choose for your dog, it will not bring tangible benefits if you do not adhere…

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Dogs are nannies. What are they like?
How do you imagine nanny dogs? Some will answer that these are wise dogs that partially assume the functions of parents, help in raising and caring for the child, protect…

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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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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 according to plan, it is necessary to take into account a number of nuances. More about them in our article.

1. Choose a safe pond! Not all water bodies are suitable for swimming, and it is forbidden to bathe dogs on equipped city beaches. How to be? The best option is a pond or lake with a small calm course and a shallow shore. Contrary to a widespread misconception, small reservoirs with standing water for the role of a “pool” are not suitable for a pet: they contain a large number of parasites carried by waterfowl.

2. Accustom your dog to swimming gradually. If your dog has never swum before, never force it into the water and, moreover, do not throw it into the water. Otherwise, your dog will just start to be afraid of water bodies (and everything connected with them). Familiarity with the water should go smoothly. Start with leisurely walks along the shore so that the dog has the opportunity to explore the area. Then carry it away with the game, throw the ball first on land, and then gradually moving to the water. Continue reading

How to understand your dog?
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Dogs that can be trained
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Do dogs freeze in winter?
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