Bull Terriers
In this publication, we present a brief description of such a breed of dogs like bull terriers. It is believed that the bull terrier is one of the oldest breeds…

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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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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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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

Peaceful coexistence of a dog and child
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…

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A little bit about the history of the breed
The name of the breed does not mean at all that for the first time this dog was seen on the American continent. This breed essentially does not have a…

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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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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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