The easiest thing to do is to decide on the breed of dog. Someone loves miniature crumbs, someone needs a good watchman or hunter, but someone takes a good-natured friend to the child. But in order for your dog to meet your expectations and be happy, you should solve a number of other issues for yourself.
Which one is better to have – a female or a male dog?
This question, as a rule, is relevant for breeders. Both bitches and dogs can be equally loyal and affectionate. But it is believed that in most cases the bitch is more gentle.
But you are ready to be responsible for the offspring, especially the undesirable? After all, from 9 months she has physiological maturity, and twice a year she is ready to bring offspring. Bitches take 2 to 4 weeks to heal.
Dogs are ready for a case every day. Next to the bitch they become aggressive and uncontrollable. However, the pet’s contacts are not so troublesome for the owner.
Remember that male dogs have a much higher risk of escaping than bitches! And in fights with other relatives, they can suffer or die. “Ladies” during the heat is enough to walk separately from the four-legged friends and do not let go of the tie.
What’s the best age for a puppy?
The age threshold is very important when buying a puppy. The most suitable age is 2-3 months. Behind your baby’s back, he already has experience with his mother and brothers by this age. The more time and play experience puppies give their puppies, the more successful they will be in raising and training their pets.
What does a puppy have to learn right away?
The saying, “What you haven’t learned, you won’t even know what you’re going to learn,” is a good thing for dogs as well, so it’s a good idea to bring up a new family member right away from puppyhood.
The first and most important thing is to get used to the toilet. Be patient and watch your puppy’s behaviour. If he shows any signs of anxiety, don’t think about taking him outside.
Puppies should usually walk after feeding without waiting for him to ask. Up to a year, it’s a good idea to repeat the procedure at least 3 times. If possible, walk your dog in the same place.
What is your dog praised and punished for?
Joyful and sad moments shape the puppy’s character and attitude to all family members. Just like a child, a dog needs to be praised when he’s obedient and gentle.
Remember! There’s no point in scolding your dog when the time comes. For example, the dog has emptied not in the bushes, but on the roadway. When you bring your pet home, you start to scold him. Of course, your dog will have the impression that you’re scolding him for coming home.
Praise your pet for the help you need in the right place, the execution of the team, the response at the first call of the host, patience, suppression of aggression and peaceful attitude to children and other animals.
Do not let furniture spoil (even during teething), aggression towards passers-by, picking up food on the street, aggression against the owner while eating the dog.
Why can’t he ever hit a dog?
Excessive rigor can only intimidate the dog and lose credibility forever. If a dog is bullying or doing something wrong, it is loud enough and decisive to command “Ew! The animal catches the mood and intonation of the owner well.
If the pet deserves punishment, feel free to grab the poor guy by the neck and shake him up a couple of times. This is how a female brings up her offspring in nature. The same option is a folded newspaper. Just slap her on the nose of a prankster, and scold her.