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 of animals remain in shelters.
Is it possible to train an adult dog?
Dogs at any age can be trained. But to achieve the greatest success, you must follow the rules:
professional control. Popular television shows and articles on the Internet will never replace classes with a real dog handler. The specialist will help you find an individual approach to your animal, identify the weaknesses of its character and correct all the negative manifestations of its behavior. Only training under the supervision of a professional will help rid a puppy or an adult dog of various types of aggression (food, sexual, territorial, hierarchical, zoo aggression). Independent attempts to resolve this issue can lead to an exacerbation of the problem or trauma to the psyche of the pet;
from simple to complex. At any age, the same principle applies – first, elementary teams are trained and only after their successful development should we move on to something more serious. Many owners who have adult dogs for protection seek to skip this stage of training, believing that they do not need it at all. Continue reading
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, without proper preparation, your entire enterprise may end at the border. Airlines refuse to fly due to seemingly insignificant flaws – and, unfortunately, this is a common practice. In order not to contribute to unpleasant statistics, arm yourself with the necessary knowledge in advance, and then the trip with your pet will be easy and comfortable. Our recommendations will help you with this!
Before buying a plane ticket, make sure that the airline allows the transport of animals and carefully read the rules. The fact is that they may differ depending on the carrier company.
Pay for your pet at the baggage allowance rate. Guide dogs are transported free of charge.
Fill out the necessary documents for your pet: a veterinary passport with current vaccination marks (vaccination must take place no later than 12 months and no earlier than 30 days before departure) and a note on chipping (if traveling to Europe). Depending on the country you are traveling to, the list of required documents may vary. Continue reading