purpose and nature

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.…

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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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Dry food
You should buy premium food, not economy, as there are many dyes and flavors in cheap food. Giving dry food can be soaked in broth or in natural form. If…

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THEY SEE US ABOVE

Dogs are speechless. But, as compensation, the nature gave them the ability and extremely subtle sense of the mood and intentions not only of their relatives, but also of people. Dogs, by subtle changes in facial expressions, intonations, the subconscious movements of our muscles, by the subtle smells of certain hormones, feel our mood and can accurately foresee our reactions. A properly educated (socialized) dog perfectly understands the difference between a attacking bully and a man running to a bus. Able to unmistakably understand the difference between fun festivities and aggressive mobs. Continue reading

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 contained the same cynological elements. For example, the unshakable postulate: a service dog must be suspicious of people. Mistrustful and always ready to protect his master and his property from enemies. Continue reading

OUR STAY

Our pack consisted of my dogs (their number varied from 4 to 6) and the dogs of my friends that we met almost daily for several years. Most of my friends also had several dogs (usually two) and, although they lived separately from us, constant contact gives us the right to consider them full members of the pack. Rottweilers prevailed in strength and prestige in the pack, the breed is by no means light in character and earned an undeservedly notorious reputation. Continue reading

LIFETIME LEGAL CONCLUSION?

In childhood, dreaming of a dog, I often imagined myself proudly walking with a dog on a leash. When I got the dog, I didn’t need a leash. Dinara, a one-year-old boxer bitch, picked up by me on the street, affectionate and obedient, was so afraid to get lost again that she did not leave me a single step without a leash. She did not pose a danger to children, nor to small dogs, nor to cats. Well, why such a good girl led on a leash? So it turned out that the leash in our relationship was purely a formality, resting during a walk somewhere in my pocket – contrary to the rules of keeping dogs in the city. Continue reading

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

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…

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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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THEY SEE US ABOVE
Dogs are speechless. But, as compensation, the nature gave them the ability and extremely subtle sense of the mood and intentions not only of their relatives, but also of people.…

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Prussian system of collars
The foundations of service dog breeding and the training of service dogs in particular were laid on the basis of the Prussian system of training military and police dogs, founded…

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