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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

What to feed a puppy

The diets of dogs depends on how healthy and mobile it will be.

Here and settled in your home your four-legged friend is a puppy. Now, on your shoulders rests the weight of new responsibilities, and the most important of them is the feeding, care, walking, and raising a dog. We begin, perhaps, with feeding. In fact, the correct diet puppy will depend on, whether he will grow up a healthy dog. So, how to properly feed a puppy, how to properly make a diet.

General recommendations

Depending on the age of the puppy depends on his diet food. So, remember, a puppy at the age of one month must obtain the equivalent of a “baby” food, and the puppy at the age of 3 months – it requires different diet. But, no matter at what age you got the pup, it was previously fed, remember that it is very important to smoothly transfer the baby on a proper diet . So, abrupt change of diet can lead to disastrous consequences in the form of refusal of food, the gastrointestinal tract. So, gradually add in the diet such important and necessary products, such as raw meat, or cheese, for example, each time increasing the portion to the desired amount.

Now we give you several options daily feeding of puppies of different ages :

The diet of the puppy should correspond to his age.

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