person as a leader
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 both in you and in your dog. Agree, training together is both easier and more interesting!
What kind of sport is suitable for dogs, how to get rid of excess weight with a pet and how to make a dog lose weight? About this in our article.
What is sport useful for dogs and their owners?
Our dogs suffer from a sedentary image just like us. Overweight with all the ensuing consequences causes significant damage to health, weakening the overall tone of the body and lowering immunity. It is proved that a lack of physical activity brings old age closer, while an active lifestyle allows you to extend the health of bones and joints, cardiovascular and other body systems. But before moving on to a joint fitness program, you need to learn the main rule: each of us is an individual. This means that sports and the intensity of physical activity should also be individual. For example, if for a border collie joint runs and agility will be a real paradise, then the French Bulldog will definitely not appreciate such an initiative. In addition to pedigree features, you must also take into account the age of the dog, its weight, physical fitness and health. Continue reading
Everyone likes it when a dog cheerfully greets him from work. But if a four-legged friend shows excessive emotionality and strives to literally jump into the hands of the owner or put his front paws on his shoulders, the situation takes on an unpleasant connotation. Not only clothes, but also the person himself can suffer from such manifestations of feelings (imagine how the Great Dane jumps into your arms). In addition, in the world of intelligent dogs, this behavior is considered bad manners. That is why many people ask themselves: how to wean a dog from jumping on people?
Fortunately, in practice, weaning a pet from this habit is not difficult at all. The main thing: patience, systematic and friendly perseverance. At the same time, it is not so important how old the animal, puppy or adult dog is. The methods of exposure in both cases will be approximately the same.
The first thing you should do is to block your personal space from a four-legged friend. Watch the pets playing together on the court. When meeting, they do not jump on each other. Continue reading