TAKING ADULT DOG
There are hundreds of books about puppy rearing. But to find the literature devoted to the adoption of an adult dog is almost impossible. The huge lack of objective information…

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BORN FREE.
In the pack of wolves (in fact, this family) reigns peace and harmony. The young generation with tenderness and understanding is brought up in conditions of minimum restrictions, there are…

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Dog care
Staffordshire Bull Terriers do not require increased care. Once a week you need to use a brush with a non-rigid bristles to remove dead hair. It is recommended to bathe…

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The contrast between practical and sports training service dogs.

The book was published back in 1985, not by underground samizdat, but by the state agricultural publishing house, with a huge (by the standards of Czechoslovakia) circulation of 65,000 copies. Contained the basics of the ethology and psychology of the dog, fundamentally new things that were not found in any of our textbooks on cynology. I am not tired to be amazed why this book was not then translated into Russian, continuing to reprint from Pavilovsky’s book passages from book to book. And, apparently, they haven’t translated until now, because so far not only ordinary dog ​​breeders, but also instructors do not see the difference between aggressiveness and spitefulness, do not understand that the behavior of protest has nothing to do with dominance and that in relations between dogs prevails cooperation, not competition. Continue reading

WE WILL GO ON YOUR WAY

The first success inspired me and, having improved my results in the early start, I decided to try my hand at training in protective guard duty, in those years also obligatory for a service dog. In contrast to general training, the guard-and-guard service required the help of assistants and a defendant. There was nothing to think to train the dog yourself. I signed up for the group and, under the guidance of an instructor, began to make a guard dog from a domestic dog. Continue reading

Breeds unrecognized FCI

When I began to be interested in breeds, unrecognized FTsI, I realized that, in essence, breeds not recognized by FTsI are MORE than recognized ones. Virtually every country in the world (except the most backward) has its own breeds, long established and traditionally bred in these countries. Many of the breeds recognized by the FCI have their unrecognized “twin” breeds — closely related and very similar phenotypically.
Many of the unrecognized breeds are very monotypic, homogeneous and have an extensive breeding base. Continue reading

Pit bull dog - a noble lion in dog's skin
Children's playfulness and wise steadiness, iron strength and tender love for the owners - the pit bull breed of dogs is a set of characteristics that are alarming and attracting…

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What the breeder needs to know about the pit bull breed
A powerful dog with a large build immediately gives an idea of ​​the fighting spirit. That is why the pit bull undeservedly ranked among the warlike animals. Although it should…

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INDIFFERENCE - FIRST STEP OF FEAR.
Like many other dog breeders, I started my way with the textbook “Fundamentals of Service Dog Breeding”. There were other books, but they were small and, in fact, they all…

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STRESS AND SWITCHED BEHAVIOR IN DOGS
It might not even be worth separating the behavior of the dog into stressful and switched. In the end, they are often strongly interrelated, it is stress that is the…

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