The published expert advice, like many other recommendations, are general in nature, are an account of the basic principles, methods of practicing one or another skill. For example, they are ideal for training puppies whose parents are of excellent character, have passed rigorous and complex tests, are well trained, as these puppies genetically inherited a strong character, strong nerves, courage and courage. If we are dealing with puppies timid, unsure of themselves, or your contact with the puppy is not very close, you need an individual approach, a softer and more sparing mode of education. It is better if the puppy at the beginning of the “primary education” does not feel the sharp differences between the game, the usual communication and training. Educate playing, play educating.
For someone who intends to compete with his dog, it is very important to teach her how to bark as soon as possible. This is necessary when detecting an attacker or identifying the victim. At first glance, it may seem that it is more convenient for everyday life to have a dog that is silent on command, rather than barking. But no! In order to raise a civilized dog that will remain silent under any circumstances (or after the first demand of the owner: “Keep quiet!” It is necessary for her to understand: “keep quiet” means “do not bark”, and for this you should first teach her to bark on command. There are two ways to work out this command. Continue reading
Demand for dogs capable of carrying out protective service does not decline, as well as demand for trainers. This is where a funny collision arises: on the one hand, some breeders and kennel owners try to accustom the layman to the next myth that cool dogs do not need to learn good lines – all science is in their blood, and in extreme situations, genetic mechanisms work, accurate as a swiss watch. On the other hand, most trainers claim that every dog should be taught at least the general training course, this is like a letter for a person. It seems to sound logical …
First, let’s define the terminology. Although the phrase “bodyguard dog” is quite common, I would still prefer to use the term “protective dog” in cases where the task of the dog is to guard the owner, or “guard dog” when it comes to protecting the territory.
So what is, in my understanding, a protective dog? Continue reading