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
All kids love animals or sooner or later begin to beg their parents to a kitten, puppy or Guinea pig. But many adults see in the pet more problems than joy. So whether or not to get four-legged friend? We will try to list the pros and cons.
The role of animals in child development
Pet brings not only joy, but also has an impact on child development. If parents ask the child to care for animals, it teaches him to be organized and disciplined. Although the main advantage of pet is that it becomes a true friend, whom the child perceives as a companion and share with him their thoughts. Therefore, psychologists recommend to have a pet in families where the parents can’t spend much time with the child.
Communicating with your four-legged friend, kid constantly experiencing positive emotions. He learns to care for the animal and the environment in General. He realizes that there are beings weaker than him that need careful treatment and protection. In the end, it develops kindness, sense of beauty, and even social communication skills.
Duties of the child
Many parents agree to take in your pet house only on the condition that the child will take on the burden of worries about it. What really sposobnye in this case? If the kid is only 3-4 years, do not count on much help from his side. Continue reading