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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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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Pit Bull Terrier and Man
A pit bull terrier as a pet will suit a confident and active person - an athlete who loves long walks, a tourist. This is an energetic dog, demanding attention…

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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

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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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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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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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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