It is known that any breed is divided into two groups: breeding and user. The East European Shepherd Dog was bred in the USSR in the service dog breeding clubs of DOSAAF “for the needs of the national economy and the army.”
Adolescents practiced all-around with service dogs, a military-technical sport promoted by DOSAAF. The selection of dogs for breeding also met user-friendly tasks. In addition to exhibitions, competition competitions were held, where the dogs received a total mark for the exterior and work on OKD (general training course) and a special course (usually ZKS – guard-guard service). Even an animal that was excellent in exterior, but without “working” qualities, could not get a breeding rating and access to breeding.
Thus, we can say that the breeding work was with a user group of the German Shepherd breed, called the East European Shepherd. Continue reading
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
The name of the breed alone evokes a feeling of awe, respect and admiration. Beauty, grace, fearlessness, vigilance, courage – with these words, for sure, any owner of a wonderful Doberman breed characterizes his pet. The nature of the Doberman is peculiar. All about the Doberman breed can be read below.
A strong, powerful, elegant dog with a glossy, short, tight-fitting coat, a straight, as if a stretched back, muscular paws, a chiseled head, a slender neck and expressive dark eyes, this is how you can briefly describe this magnificent breed. The Doberman dog has a very energetic, lively character, he instantly responds to the call of the owner, no matter which – joyful or anxious, likes to be in the know about all the events. People who do not know this breed well can say that the Doberman is a nervous dog.
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