How to choose a puppy
Pit bulls in Russia are quite common, and the acquisition of a puppy will not be a problem. Pet-class puppies are not allowed to breed and participate in exhibitions. However,…

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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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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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common pathology

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

DOGS ARE TOLERANT AND DEMOCRATIC.

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

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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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…

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Pit Bull Terrier Health
Pit bull terriers can not be called long-livers and healthy people. Inbreeding (closely related crossbreeding to consolidate breed qualities) leads to the transmission of genetic diseases by inheritance, therefore pit…

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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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