Chinese Crested, American Hairless Terrier, Mexican Hairless Dog, Inca Peruvian Orchid – these breeds amaze with their elegance and exoticism. If you dream about a dog, but are afraid of problems with molting, here are your ideal pets! On the one hand, caring for hairless dogs is simple: they do not need grooming and regular combing. But on the other hand, the lack of hair makes the skin defenseless and makes its additions to the content. We will talk about the features of caring for naked dogs in our article.
Care for naked dogs differs from the standard. We list the main points.
1. Adapting to the weather!
Hairless dogs would just be happy in the shade of the jungle somewhere in Bali. But if you approach their content responsibly, then in Russia they will be no worse! The main thing is to adapt to the season.
In the cold season, “naked” dogs cannot do without special warming clothes and shoes. Continue reading
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, a pet will begin to resist, snarl and show aggression when trying to put on a collar or try to remove an accessory throughout the walk, gnaw a leash, etc. To make a puppy accustomed to a collar quickly and without hostility, it should be encouraged with treats immediately afterwards how to put on this accessory.
Types of collars for German shepherds
1. Soft wide collar. It serves for everyday walking. You can hang an “addressee” on it – a token on which the contact details of the owner are indicated. They will help to contact the owner of the pet.
The collar for a German shepherd must be made of high-quality leather and equipped with welded rings to which a leash or a driver is fastened. Poor fittings can cause an accident and cause the dog to break loose on the leash. Continue reading
“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 pet’s success depends on the knowledge of the owner and the correct approach to the lessons. Yes, each dog is individual, and often there are four-legged friends of a person who completely refuse to execute commands. But to any, even the most capricious pet, you can find an approach. The main thing is to be careful, take into account the pedigree and individual characteristics of the dog, set the right tasks for it and use effective methods of motivation. The latter will be discussed in our article.
Before moving on to methods of motivation, we determine what it is. For clarity, we will analyze an example.
Suppose you want to teach a dog how to overcome a snake from obstacles, but she is not in a hurry to complete the task assigned to her, since she does not see any need for it. In order to achieve a result, you need to interest the dog, stimulate her to perform a specific action. This is motivation, it is it that forms the behavior of the dog. But how to arouse interest, how to train a dog to execute commands? Continue reading