You need to take into account if you want to take a cat or dog from a shelter? Important tips to future owners gives the representative Upstage the animal shelter Labās Mājas Lolita Rosa, in cooperation with the School owners of Purine.
1. First seriously weigh the pros and cons! In life you will have many important events: holidays, travel, wedding, birth, disease, education. But whatever happens, there will be one more important thing: you will be responsible for the animal, which you cannot betray. If you are aware of this and do not doubt your decision, then go ahead – you will succeed.
2. Be prepared to adapt! Together with the advent of four-legged pet in the house will be wool, sand, and possibly nibbled or scratched things and furniture. Taking the dog, every day, in any weather it needs a walk. In the case of cats every day you need to clean the litter box. The dog will need to train the cat to accept this for what it is. Sweet and calm. Naughty and harmful. But, believe me, it will pay off! The animal will give you a sea of positive emotions and sincere love.
3. Be prepared for the expense! Your pet needs quality nutrition. Cats need sand in the toilet, dogs before 1 July 2016 need to implant an electronic chip, the animals need zaregistrirovali there is annual fee. Animals should be vaccinated regularly, get rid of the worms, treating against parasites – will have to reckon with the cost of vet services. Continue reading
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
Having made the decision to have a pet, everyone chooses him according to their own criteria. In color, sex, fluffiness… Often want to see an intelligent cat. But how to choose?
Why cats are smart
The older the breed the more intelligent
Smart to doubt whether cats can only those who were not. The owners of furry beauties in one voice declare. And each individual in their own way.
All feline predators. It is important for them to lie in wait and catch the game, not to be left without food. So the brains are better developed compared to herbivores.
With the instinct of the hunter is associated with the fact that the ancient breed, the smarter its representatives.
Although purebred animals sometimes surprise with their ingenuity. This is due to two factors:
mongrels are harder to survive, therefore, need to show more gumption than sleek Pets; Continue reading