Advice 1: How to make a playpen for puppies

Getting a puppy in the house is always a joy. Good owners should monitor animals as a child. To keep puppies in one place and to teach to go to the toilet in a certain place, you will need a playpen. It can be bought in a specialty store or collect yourself.
How to make a playpen for puppies
You will need
  • - DSP;
  • - screws;
  • - linoleum.
The first thing you need to do is choose a material for the manufacture of the arena. It is best suitable for this DSP - it is lightweight, with a smooth surface, leaves no splinters. Joints at the corners be sure to secure the screws, so that the puppies have not had the opportunity to catch them with his teeth or paws. The minimum size of arena - 1,5x1,5 m. If the arena is too small, the puppies will be little space and they will play in the same place where you go to the bathroom, and the odor will be difficult to get rid of.
The walls of the enclosure should be solid, no Windows, cut-outs, which often get stuck in paws, the animals can get hurt. The arena should not pass the draft, which is very important for puppies. The height of the arena depends on the breed and growth of the host. You should be comfortable to step over to the dogs, and they in turn should not be able to jump outside of the arena, but to look out for him.
Take care of the stability and strength of the arena - it needs to withstand jumping and playing puppies.
You need to make the door. To put it in the middle of one of the walls, retreating each side 15-20 cm, so that the two sides remained stable. Make a small threshold with a height of 15-20 cm, so the little puppies don't fall out of the arena.
On the floor is most convenient to lay linoleum. Attach to the walls of the arena at a height of 1.5-2 cm to avoid wicking of urine. Put on top of carpet faux fur - heat, and paws of the puppies don't slip on the linoleum.
Useful advice
The arena should be washed daily. Lift the mats, change the Newspapers and diapers. Use disinfectant cleaners, but remember that they are toxic to dogs, so visivite clean and dry it thoroughly.

The room in which the playpen with the puppies needed after harvesting to use quartz, at least 2-3 times a week.

You can lay on the floor of the disposable absorbent diaper for kids - they are sold in large packages.

If the room is not sufficiently warm, the arena should be warmed using an infrared lamp.

Advice 2: How to make a pedigree for your dog

Your four-legged friend, of course, we love not for its purebred. But sometimes, lack of your pet pedigree can be a barrier to full participation in exhibitions and in breeding work. What should be remembered is the owner of the dog, if it expects to get her pedigree?
How to make a pedigree for your dog
If you have a pedigree dog or are you going to buy it, remember that every purebred puppy should be so-called puppy card. Sample design you can see on the website of the Russian cynological Federation. It is desirable to have a card installed RKF sample.
Regardless of whether the card with the sample or slightly different from it, it must belong to one of the federations included in RKF. With such a puppy dog card, you should contact the Federation.
In RKF will explain how to obtain common ancestry. To do the pedigree, you will have to pay from 150 to 300 rubles. From the amount of payment will depend on the timing of the preparation of the document. Puppy card you should pre-populate, typing yourself as the owner of the dog. After formalities you will be assigned a time when you will need to appear in the pedigree. Be sure to save the receipt for payment of services.
If you do not live in the capital, with a design pedigree will engage the local club whose members you will become. Design pedigree in the field, usually takes more time and is more expensive.
To start the design pedigree is recommended when the dog is six months of age. Usually by this time all the documents on the puppy's parents are already coming to RKF. If you are sure that the documents are in the Federation, to start the process early.
Received the coveted pedigree, you and your pet can start to participate in exhibitions. Information on them you can also get into the Russian cynological Federation or the local kennel club.
If the puppy card to your puppy didn't come with, but the dog is all signs of pedigree, you can try to restore the card. Remember to start where you bought the puppy, please contact the owners, try to remember the names of the parents of your pet.
For participation in exhibitions, you can do so-called register-based pedigree. To obtain the dog have to view the official experts on this breed and to make a determination of your dog to the breed. With the endorsement of the pedigree can be issued, the details specific to your case will have to specify in RKF.
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