When deciding to buy a thoroughbred dog, you need to consider how your relatives and neighbors will relate to it. Of course, if we are talking about a private house with a large fence, then those living nearby are unlikely to be against such a purchase. But if we are talking about housing conditions, then the whining of a young puppy or barking of an already adult dog can adversely affect relations with neighbors. Continue reading
Despite the fact that the Black Russian Terrier is a practically omnivorous breed, it is worth taking the diet of such a dog seriously, as improper feeding leads to growth disorders and various diseases.
Nutrition should be varied and balanced. The black terrier, however, like other dogs, best digests and assimilates animal feed (meat, trimmings, offal, poultry, fish, dairy products). Although dogs have an increased acidity of gastric juice (to break down animal proteins), they can also use plant foods. The basis of the diet should be meat products, since food waste from the owner’s table and other plant foods cannot satisfy the dog’s need for proteins, fats and trace elements. Continue reading
Often in large offspring, puppies lag behind in development and are not adapted to life. They are born very small, weight and size do not reach the norm. And the bitch feeds only 6-7 puppies.
Every day, puppies should gain weight and height, which is the main indicator of good condition and development. And weight loss or its stability is an indicator of malnutrition, starvation, or illness in general.
If the lactating bitch does not have enough milk or poor development of puppies is observed, it is worth feeding litter. With good development of puppies, complementary foods should be introduced on day 10, and if the growth is slightly behind or a large number of puppies are introduced much earlier. Continue reading
Do not believe myths. If you want to get a cat or a dog, do not rush to ring up nurseries, pay money for an elite pet. At a homeless animal shelter, a trusted friend can be borrowed for free.
Most of our shelters are private, not state-owned. In groups on social networks and on their websites, they always upload photos of wards, reports on financial matters, home pictures attached to the lucky good hands. Anyone can learn all about a shelter, come on a guest day, get to know the animals, play with them, and provide all possible assistance to the shelter staff. Continue reading
Bites are almost always a last resort after snarling and ignoring.
What if one dog bites another? Are there ways to wean a dog to be aggressive towards others?
There is no universal way to wean a dog from biting. Such incidents are best considered individually with specialists – the veterinarian will refer you to a specialist for training aggressive dogs or to a behavioral veterinarian. They will assess the situation and circumstances that have contributed to aggressive behavior, identify the causes, and explain how to avoid recurrence. Continue reading