How dogs communicate with us

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 teach a dog to execute commands?
"There are no bad students - there are bad teachers." Remember this phrase? It does not lose its relevance in the case of raising and training dogs. 99% of the…

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Winter is coming, or How to prevent a dog from freezing?
In the autumn and winter months, the dog’s health needs to be taken care of even more. Sudden changes in temperature, rains, frosts, drafts at home - all this can…

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5 reasons to have a pet

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

What are the dog training courses?

A trained dog is not only a reason for pride, but also a guarantee of safety for both the pet itself and everyone around it. But that is not all. For centuries, people have been selecting dogs with various inclinations and abilities – they made different breeds that can be conditionally divided into shepherds, hunting (gundogs, hounds), security, service and companion dogs. These dogs, like humans, need to exercise their abilities in order to be happy. And the right training technique allows you to discover and develop their natural talents. This, you see, is much nicer and more useful than raising a “sofa” pet.
You can do the training yourself. But this requires experience and a lot of time, especially when it comes to medium and large breeds. In any case, the result of “home” training loses to specialized courses. After all, if you are not a professional, it is difficult to create a truly competent program and take into account the behavioral characteristics of your dog specifically. That is why special courses are in such demand. In our article we will talk about the five most popular programs. Continue reading

How to bathe a puppy?

Depending on the size and your desire, you can wash your puppy in the bathroom or basin. The water level should not be too high. It is enough that it covers the paws or reaches the elbow joints.
Optimum water temperature: 35 ° C.

It is best to stock up on a partner and wash the baby together: additional support will not hurt. In addition, it is easier to soap and rinse. To prevent the puppy from slipping and accidentally bruising, put a rubber mat or towel on the bottom of the bathtub.

Talk gently with your puppy, do not make sudden movements, be careful. The atmosphere should be calm. This is very important for the formation of the puppy’s attitude to water procedures and his trust in you!

First you need to gently moisten the wool, then soap it with a special shampoo and rinse: thoroughly, until creaking. If you also use the conditioner, apply it on wet washed wool. The scheme is the same as with us when washing our hair. Continue reading

From what age and how often to bathe a puppy?

At what age can a puppy be bathed?
Perhaps this is one of the first issues faced by the new owner.

The minimum age for bathing a puppy is 3 months. A responsible breeder will not give the puppy to a new home before this time. At 3 months, the baby already has more or less strong immunity, and bathing, if done correctly, will not cause him any harm.

Bathe your puppy as it gets dirty.

In the first days after moving, if the pet is not dirty, you do not need to wash it. A change of scenery is always stress, and swimming will only intensify it. Before proceeding to hygiene procedures, wait for the puppy to adapt and begin to trust you.

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Winter is coming, or How to prevent a dog from freezing?

In the autumn and winter months, the dog’s health needs to be taken care of even more. Sudden changes in temperature, rains, frosts, drafts at home – all this can weaken the immune system and make the body defenseless against many diseases. How to help your pet cope with the weather and keep it healthy?

What do you dream about when you run away on business on a frosty morning? Perhaps a cup of hot cocoa and a cozy rug? Your dog dreams of the same thing! Only instead of cocoa – a treat, and instead of a blanket – a warm, comfortable bed.

A lounger should be in every house where there is a dog. Its presence is especially relevant in the autumn and winter, when the heating has not yet been switched on or the batteries are warming badly, and drafts are walking around the house.

Contrary to stereotypes, a special bed for a dog is not an excess, but a necessity. A properly selected bed not only gives the pet a good sleep, but also:

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Diabetes in dogs
Diabetes is a chronic disease that affects both people and animals. The initial stage of this ailment often goes unnoticed, and the disease is diagnosed already in an acute form…

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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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Basic rules for feeding a dog
Proper, nutritious nutrition is the key to the health of your dog, and it is the unbalanced diet that is the root of most ailments. If the dog does not…

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How to wean a dog to nibble things?
Get special toys and treats for dogs. If your pet nibbles things and furniture from boredom, then you need to provide him with much more attractive items that will distract…

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