How to educate a dog and teach her basic commands? – Each responsible owner asks himself this question. But before you go directly to education and training, you should ask yourself another question: how to explain to the pet that he should obey you and what exactly you are the master of in the house?
The key to any successful upbringing and training is a properly built relationship between the owner and the pet. And if at first glance it seems that there is nothing complicated in this, then in practice dogs often demonstrate impenetrable stubbornness and stubbornly refuse to obey. The fact is that the dog is a pack animal, and it is common for it to look for a leader in society. Some breeds gladly give the palm to a man, but others, naturally endowed with an independent and dominant character, can long test the owner for strength, claiming first place without false modesty.
It is very important to timely identify the position and convey to the dog that it is her who should follow you, and not you after her, otherwise you run the risk of raising a wayward pet that will behave as it pleases and traditionally ignore the commands of family members. Continue reading
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