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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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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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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aggressive

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

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 in the late 19th century. In almost unchanged form, the system existed for a whole century and, without changing in principle, it still exists. The main principle of training, or rather, dressage or drill, was common with that of a soldier and sounded like this: a soldier should not think. The soldier must carry out the order. A soldier needs a head to wear a helmet. Continue reading

Pit bull and pit bull terrier: is there a difference?

As mentioned above, the name of the breed “pit bull terrier” can have abbreviated variants: “pit bull” or “pit.” Therefore, there is no difference between the pit bull and the pit bull terrier – it’s the same thing.
It is important to know: Professional dog handlers and breeders of these dogs claim that representatives of this breed cannot be called pit bulls, as this word is translated as “fighting bull”, and this is considered wrong. Therefore, in the professional circles of the dogs of this breed you need to call only pit bull terriers. Continue reading

Child aggression
Sick subject about which dog lovers do not like to speak. But it is impossible to hush up. You need to understand the causes of problems and know how to…

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The purpose and nature of the pit bull
If you want a faithful companion, a devoted friend - the pit bull is able to embody all these qualities. He can be an excellent guard for your home, a…

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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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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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