WORKING DOG OR HOME FAVORITE?
The fact that training and education are different things, I realized when, by chance, a year-old bitch of a boxer Dinara came into my hands. I never knew who were…

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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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CLEAN THE DOGS!
For all the years of walking a free pack in the city, there was only one pokus, and because of a misunderstanding between a dog and a man, and in…

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manifestations

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

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…

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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…

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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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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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