Dogs are by nature social animals. They live not one by one, but in flocks-families, where together they bring up the younger generation. And dogs related to children with tenderness and patience are very, very much. You just need to take steps to ensure that family relations evolve harmoniously before the appearance of the child in the house. You will have time: while the child sleeps peacefully for most of the day in bed, it does not represent a strong stress factor for the dog. Stress will begin when the paths of the baby and dogs begin to intersect in the narrow space of the apartment.
Where to begin? Start with the training. Continue reading
You will be surprised how dogs are plastic and adaptable in everything that concerns people. As far as they, unlike us, are tolerant to those who look different and behave differently than they. Evolution in nature is aimed at eliminating (eliminating) representatives of the species that look differently than others — remember the notorious white crow. The consequence of this old-age instinct — to reject everyone who looks different, who otherwise behaves, is xenophobia in humans and animals. Continue reading
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