How to choose an obedient puppy?
In order for the upbringing to be done right away, and the trainings were successful, it is important for the owner to choose the right puppy. After all, the naturally…

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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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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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Pitbull: a few common breed myths
In many countries there are prohibitions or restrictions on the content of pit bulls. Public resentment against these dogs usually flares up after another tragedy involving the pit bulls. But…

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mental equilibrium

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

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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TAKING ADULT DOG
There are hundreds of books about puppy rearing. But to find the literature devoted to the adoption of an adult dog is almost impossible. The huge lack of objective information…

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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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