It turns out that walking with a dog in the woods is very dangerous for her. Therefore, if such a walk is to be, then one must prepare in advance for possible troubles. Or maybe even go to the forest alone, and leave the dog at home? And even if you had to take the dog into a dense and unfamiliar forest, then you need to follow it in both eyes.
In late summer, ticks are activated in the forest. Therefore, when taking a dog to the forest, one must be sure that the dog is well protected from this scourge. Special collars against such parasites are usually calculated for 6-7 months. True, not all collar models are water resistant. As for the drops from fleas and ticks, their effectiveness is observed for 3 weeks. 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