The younger the dog, the easier it is adaptation to new conditions – the puppy will quickly get used to new owners than adult animal. Do not count on fast results – better be patient. In the early days, and possibly weeks the dog will have to spend a lot of time.
A very important first meeting with the new pet. If you behave too affectionately, or, on the contrary, cold and rude, if you hesitate and allow the dog to notice your uncertainty to achieve good contact with the animal difficult. The dog will either be afraid of you, or decide that obeying is optional.
If you know who owned the dog for you, try to talk with the former owner. Find out more about your new pet: what treats he prefers, how he spent time on walks. Conditions at the new place of residence of the dog should slightly resemble her former home – of course, if you have not taken an animal from the street, from a shelter or from people who treated him badly.
Don't forget that orders taken in your home, can be very different from conditions in which there lived a dog. If the former owners raised her bad, spoiled, hard discipline she will likely not like it. Will require more time and effort to force the animal to obey and make it manageable. Try not to use force unless absolutely necessary.
The dog may have strong attachment to the former owner, even if he treated her badly. Therefore, until the animal gets used, do not leave him alone in the yard or on the street – the dog can escape. If the dog is sad, look depressed, do not take the time to communicate with her; if possible, print a play or for a walk.
An aggressive dog does not try to "break" - the excessive show of force will only enrage the animal even more, however, should give her to understand that aggression towards you, family members or other animals that are with her in the same house, unacceptable. As much as possible, talk to the dog calmly, sitting so that she could not to bite you. Take your time to stroke her offbeat touch the dog may be regarded as assault, especially if she's not used to affection.
If the animal is intimidated, afraid of touching and loud voices, do not rush to require the execution of commands, try first to win her trust with kindness, communicate, constantly calling her name.
Advice 2: How to teach your dog is all
Sometimes you can hear dog owners proudly tell us that their pet eats. However, the opinions of experts in this matter is highly controversial - accustoming the dog is all, you can have a serious impact on his health.
Whether to teach the dog "has everything"?
Dog handlers and veterinarians are sounding the alarm as more and more dogs suffer from the fact that careless owners, instead of to fill the Pets diet with vitamins and protein, teach them to sweets and processed foods. According to experts, many dogs, especially ornamental species, are faced with tooth decay and other oral cavity conditions. And blame only their owners...
It is important to note that taste preferences in dogs, as in humans - is quite extensive and varied and are highly individual. And it is the duty of the owners to teach their wards the right to food - it is better to take pride from the fact that the dog sparkling with health and active, what to feed dog cheap sausage and cheesecake, alternating with caramels.
How to maintain dog health and diversity of its diet
According to the dog handlers, before a person decided to get a dog, he should obtain initial information about the care, particularly nursing. Otherwise, high risk of not only spoil the health of your pet, but face a number of challenges. You know, when dogs are not receiving in your diet necessary amount of important nutrients and tried to fill it on their own - for example, in a dumpster.
Teaching dogs to eat fatty, too salty and smoked foods (smoked sausage, bacon, chips, etc.), the risk owners to bring their Pets to the veterinary clinic. Digestive system in dogs is not only not adapted to digest such kind of foods, but often can not withstand such extreme tests. After some time, animals may need quite a long and expensive treatment.
To retrain an adult dog, making him chew on a carrot instead of a piece of sausage may be even more difficult. So to the basics of proper nutrition, you must teach him from an early age. If the puppy is healthy, he spends a lot of time in the active game, showing good appetite. It's time to teach him to eat properly!
To accustom the dog to the vegetables, you can first try to add finely chopped carrots in porridge or soup. There are a lot of dogs, enjoy chewing carrots or raw potatoes. Not worth it to let them so they fill the shortage of vitamins and minerals in your diet. If the pet agrees to eat properly, it is necessary to show patience and creativity, next time mix the useful components with the most delicious and loved.
It is not necessary to teach dogs and flour products. Pretty quickly the dog can "try" and get used to it, abandoning the vegetables and even meat products. If the animal lives in urban environments and does not perform on the street a lot of time, energy loss may occur the risk of obesity. Especially it threatens the representatives of some ornamental breeds, such as pugs or Cocker spaniels.
Advice 3: How to teach your dog to go to the toilet
The joy of visiting the house of a puppy or adult dog soon overshadowed by the sight of puddles and piles on the floor or carpet. Despite the fact that dogs are smart animals, to accustom them to the toilet quite difficult. Here you need to show incredible patience not to break, not to beat the animal. Who needs a terrified four-legged friend?
An adult dog should immediately be taught to endure hardship to certain hours of walking. And the little puppies are so often write that to walk 10 times a day will not work, so more convenient if they will do it in the tray for dog to which you want the puppies to teach.
To the adult dog has learned that going to the toilet on the street, take a cloth, moistened with her urine, and hang it in the yard in the Bush, or placed nearby. When an animal while walking will smell the familiar smell, then empty their bladder on this rag. Need to pet the dog, praise and give a treat.
Walk your pet must be strictly at the same time after feeding, then he will develop a reflex, and the dog will endure to walk.
Very stubborn dogs can snap on the leash in the apartment. Under him she spoil will not be possible to sustain a time to walk. And over time the animal will get used to go to the toilet only outside.
A puppy is more complicated. Immediately after his arrival in the house, you need not to skip the first urination and the urine to wet a rag, and then give the puppy a sniff and put in the tray. For Kobelkov need to use the tray for the dogs with the pole. On him and hang a wet rag.
The first time toddler does not understand what he should do, so this ritual must be repeated again and again until you fail to teach your puppy to toilet in a certain place. And you must remove all of the carpet in the room where outfitted the pet. If he makes on the carpet the puddle at least once, the smell of urine will provoke his shit here again.
Little clumsy puppy very hard to get used to the small area under the tray. Therefore, it is necessary to lay the papers or diaper a little more space and gradually to reduce it.
To all the above you can add the following. When the dog needs to pee she starts to fret, to whine. So it lets you know the owner that it is time to walk.