These dogs have a wonderful character! They are very calm and balanced. With strangers they behave restrainedly, cautiously, but never show timidity or aggression. Agile, curious, enthusiastic and lively, they, of course, are not homebodies. However, sometimes they like to be domestic dogs, curling up at your feet or dozing off, resting your head on your lap. Australian Shepherds are very dedicated to the family and will never betray this friendship. In addition, they surprisingly quickly “absorb” all the information into themselves, and therefore it is quite easy to train them. Early activities with a puppy are welcome. Continue reading
In order for your pet to grow up healthy, beautiful and happy, you need to carefully monitor his nutrition from childhood. In no case should you feed the puppy from your table. He needs to cook separately, it should be a variety of healthy dishes. After all, it is in the first year of life that the dog forms bones, hair, teeth, as well as all the important functions of the body. With a lack of vitamins and minerals, the baby may have underdeveloped paws, problems with scent, dull and sparse coat.
In addition, remember that, for example, a Rottweiler puppy and a basset can not be fed equally. For puppies of different breeds, different weights and degrees of activity, there should be a completely different diet. Continue reading
The standard commands that we give the dog are considered to be the most ordinary, non-service commands, such as “near”, “to me”, “lying”, “sitting”, “place”, etc. In the process of dog training, in no case should corporal punishment, rude shouts. This will lead to a violation of the psyche of the animal and will not bring the desired results, and in the future it threatens to turn into a serious problem.
The second rule: to train dogs in standard commands should be as soon as the puppy appeared in the house. At the age of about 2 months, the puppy may well learn the commands “place”, “to me” and “fu”, and by the age of 4 months “lie”, “sit”. After six months, when walks in the air are already possible, it will be easy to teach the dog the command “nearby”. The very first team, and the most important – “to me”. Continue reading