The main objective of the obedience competition is to show the dog’s ability to obey the orders of the owner or handler, regardless of the situation and provocations from the side. At the same time, the relationship between the handler and the dog is of great importance, and how well the animal obeys it.
To participate in competitions, the dog must be more than 12 months old, and it must be registered in tribal books recognized by the ICF. Continue reading
Often in large offspring puppies are stunted and not adapted to life. They are born very small, weight and size does not reach the norm. And the bitch feeds only 6-7 puppies.
Every day, puppies need to gain weight and height, which is the main indicator of good condition and development. A decrease in weight or its stability – an indicator of malnutrition, starvation or disease in general. Continue reading
Conditions of keeping puppies depends on the breed and nature of the use of the dog in the service in the future. It is better to keep German Shepherds in the open air, but at one month of age, the German Shepherd puppies are kept in the house during the cold season. Puppies unsuitable for harsh winter conditions are kept in an apartment or house.
For puppies that are kept on the street, they usually make an open-air cage (a small plot of land, enclosed by a fence). Continue reading
What you need to think about when choosing a four-legged friend:
The area of your home is a factor that determines the size of the future pet. There is a rule: “a big dog – a lot of space, a little space – a small dog.” You can imagine what kind of trouble can add a St. Bernard, who will settle in a one-room apartment. Therefore, the situation here needs to be assessed soberly and impartially. And, of course, here the owners of apartments with a limited area and a complete dependence on neighbors can only envy the owners of private households, for which this limiter is simply absent. Continue reading
Before you bring a puppy into the house, you should carefully prepare a permanent place for it. Choose the optimal area in the apartment, taking into account the fact that the puppy’s living space will be limited and fenced. Therefore, inside this zone should be all that is necessary for the life of the puppy, the entire minimum set. It includes: Continue reading