Interest in dog breeding
At the time when we started, people didn’t have much choice in terms of dog training. If your dog belonged to service breeds (or sports and amateur), the club offered…

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Some stories about the bull terrier breed
The foundations of breeding bull terriers began to take shape from the first years of the nineteenth century. During this period, both dog fighting and dog fighting with another, larger…

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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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Monthly Archives: November 2018

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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 cause of the switched behavior. As a matter of fact, a dog that is under stress and not having the ability to relieve stress with adequate behavior, and unable to withstand the internal stress, SWITCHES its actions to an object in no way related to the source of stress.
Recently, the word Adequate (and inadequate) characterizing the behavior and reactions of people and dogs has spread. Adequate means “appropriate” – when the responses correspond to the strength of the stimulus and the behavior corresponds to the situation as we imagine it. If, from our point of view, the manifestations of reactions do not correspond to the situation, the behavior (and the person) is characterized as inadequate. Continue reading

DOG FROM THE HAIR, WITH OVERSTANDING, FROM THE OLD OWNERS

People most often take a dog from the street spontaneously, succumbing to an emotional impulse, in the case when the animal is in dire need and often in a critical situation. The situation is somewhat different when the dog is taken from the previous owners or from the shelter. As a rule, there is no expense for minutes and hours, the dog is in relative safety, more or less taken care of it. Therefore, you have time to think over your decision, in the case of a positive one – to prepare everything so that coming into a new house, into a new family, is passed with the least possible stress for the dog and for you. Continue reading

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 very often leads to prejudice and fear of people taking the “abandoned” dog from the shelter. And the fact that you take an adult dog with an established character carries its advantages. And the disadvantages are easily overcome, if you are ready for them and know how to cope with them.
TAKING ADULT DOG ….
If you are reading this topic, it means your heart is capable of more than on duty sympathetic phrases or one-time financial assistance. Perhaps you are thinking about providing shelter, care and affection for an abandoned dog, or maybe a dog from the street has already appeared in your house. Then this topic is for you.
All of us, rushing to help, we follow the first gusts of emotions. Continue reading

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Temperament of the American Pit Bull Terrier
In William Shakespeare's The Tempest, Prospero addresses Caliban: "The devil, the born devil, you can never change your nature." The aforementioned is the very argument that is used by those…

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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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Pit bull training rules
Pit bull maintenance is a responsible and complex process. This breed is not recommended to start a novice dog breeder. And also to those who are not ready to bring…

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Breed origin
It is believed that the ancestors of the pit bull terriers were American Staffordshire terriers. Until now, this breed is not recognized by the FCI - the International Canine Federation,…

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