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
Doberman is friendly towards familiar people and animals, very devoted to the family and loves children. He is temperamental and alert. A properly trained dog demonstrates high working qualities, and with great pleasure.
The doberman’s inflated or nervousness is the same myth as his malice. But, like any myth, it has a basis under it. Doberman is a lively energetic dog that is sensitive to everything that happens around. The habitat plays a huge role in shaping the character of the puppy. If the family is constantly quarreling, contention, and the owners then express their irritation on the dog, then cloyingly affectionate with it, you can be sure that there the dog will grow up an unbalanced animal.
Do not start a Doberman to phlegmatic people who prefer to spend free time in a TV chair, or those who do not have enough time for walking with a dog. Doberman, especially young, needs physical activity and active walks, the lack of which will not only affect the shape of the dog, but also turn into leprosy and importunity at home. Continue reading