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Parenting and dog training

Not so long ago in training adhere to an authoritarian parenting style by using punishment as a measure to “fix” the dog. I want to believe that such an approach in the past. Today more and more supporters among the so-called motivational training. But do not forget that although training methods have changed over time, the structure and principles of functioning of a dog’s psyche is always the same.

To train a dog – all the same what to learn to talk with a man from another country. Both need to learn to understand the language of each other. We have three ways in which we can communicate, body language, voice and touch.

Body language in the animal world the most important way of communication. The dog is very closely watching the movements of the master therefore, when you give a voice command, watch what visual signals you send your dog. For example, the command “wait”, do not look her in the eye, try to freeze as much as possible that the dog has no reason to be, close to you. Conversely, when you want to call the dog, complete the command excitatory gestures, take a few extra steps back and you like pull the dog up to him more.

OKD – domestic system of dog training developed by the father of Russian service dog, Vsevolod Vasilyevich Yazykov of nearly 100 years ago. After the civil war it was decided to mass recruitment of dogs for the army, created a group of dogs, sappers and saboteurs (destruction of enemy military equipment). Languages have developed educational and disciplinary cycle (specialists) for training service dogs, which subsequently became the BAS system. It is remarkable that for so many decades, the curriculum has not changed. Continue reading

Tortoises: how to maintain them and to feed

These reptiles love to move and can live up to 30 years.

Turtles as Pets are endowed with many positive qualities: they have virtually no smell and noise; they are not carriers of dangerous man diseases, care of land turtles (as well as many other reptiles) is simple and requires everyday worries. With proper care, animal will live in your house for decades.

Beginners most often contain steppe (also known as Central Asian) turtles. From his other land congeners they are distinguished by low rounded carapace yellowish-brown with indistinct dark spots. A regular sized turtles do not exceed 20 cm.

In the wild tortoises are active during the day, morning and evening, as day and night hiding in secluded places like under bushes and tree roots, in burrows that they dig themselves or “borrow” in rodents.

And in the annual cycle in these animals and provide a further two period of dormancy: summer and winter. Summer hibernating saves the animal from lack of feed and overheating. Because at this time his dwelling place mercilessly burning

by the sun. Well, in winter it’s still cold hide. In the comfortable conditions of home detention that rhythm can easily be disrupted.So don’t worry if the turtle shows good spirit and good appetite instead of subside. In General, the steppe tortoises tolerate slavery, quickly get used to the place and time of feeding.

CONTENT. One of the mistakes beginners — turtle allowed to live on the floor of the room. To do so is to expose the reptile to the risk of colds, infections, injuries. Remember — the tortoise should live in a terrarium! Continue reading

Veterinarian – disease and care of the animals

Regular grooming of dogs by means of cutting and combing will help to keep a decent appearance of a pet in a hygienically clean condition. Removing dirt, treating the coat with natural oils, vicesima old moulting coat, it is necessary to prevent the formation of tangles and keep the skin of the animal clean with a low likelihood of irritation. Among other things, regular combing of dogs in many cases eliminates the need for bathing, which is injurious to the animal and allows time to determine the increase flea.

In the web you can find a lot of questions on bathing Pets – how often can I bathe the dog when it is best to do, whether there is a dependence on estrus or vaccination. In this article we will tell you about all the details of bathing the dog, which anyway may be of interest to pet owners. However, if not all issues will be addressed, you can always ask them in the form of comments to this article. Our specialists will answer.

In this article we will consider the question – how to groom your dog at home, for sure this information will be useful not only got a dog recently, but also those who contain these animals for a long time. The article raises General questions regarding the care of pet dogs, without much regard for the breed and age, potomuto simple rules can be applied to any animals that divide the living area of the apartment or house with its owner. Rules.

The French bulldog is a charming breed, it most often opt dog owners. Today we will tell you a few basic rules of dog training standards on how to care for a puppy French bulldog, because these dogs there are several breed characteristics that require special attention from their owners. What you need to know to owners of the breed we List the most important aspects of puppy care French bulldog. Information will be very useful not only for those who are thinking. Continue reading

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