How to understand a dog?

What does a dog want most? First of all - security. She needs confidence that her flock - a group that includes her, you (the owner), other family members and pets — should not be afraid of attack, natural disasters or starvation.

The dog is a direct descendant of wolves, it has an unusually developed pack instinct. It does not depend on the breed, size, and education. All dogs see a pledge of their security in establishing a hierarchy headed by a strong and wise leader. And this owner should be the leader - you.

The dog will constantly check whether you are strong and smart enough to ensure the safety of its “pack”. The call forms will be different, but you need to remember: dogs are not strong in semitones (they are not cats). For them, there is black and white, yes or no. Either the dog always obeys you, or you are not an authority for it.

To become a leader, you have to act like a dog: to challenge and prove your superiority. It is necessary to use the methods of dog training and training  - to play a series of standard scenes, clearly showing the dog who is the boss. You know in advance who will be the winner. You can not risk: your opponent should not have a shadow of a doubt in your right to power. A heavy burden will fall from her soul: she will believe in you, take away all responsibility, relax and submit.

The dog must know - the owner is always the leader!

Food - one of the most important activities in the life of a dog. One of the first lessons to be memorized by your pet is to never argue with the owner, even when it comes to food. This means that you have the right at any time to pick up his bowl, even if he eats from it. You have the right to climb into his mouth and pull out a tasty piece from there (this is important in cases where the dog grabs something dangerous, such as a sharp bone). Whatever you do, aggression against you and your family members is excluded.

Circling before lying down helps the dog to improve blood circulation in the side on which it slept. In addition, circling in place, the animal tries to orient its lying position with its head to the north. Most sleeping dogs do it. Studies have shown that when the body is elongated along the Earth’s magnetic field, heart contractions slow down, and blood circulation and metabolism improve.

Food is one of the most important activities in the life of a dog.

“Tackling” the palm with dog teeth is a harmless thing, but not all people understand this. In this way, the dog gives you a compliment. This is a form of the game that can be offered only to a person who likes and inspires absolute confidence.

If your dog rushes headlong, starts to jump, bark, grab hands or clothes, it plays it. The violent behavior of the animal demonstrates an over-comfortable state - complete security confidence, allowing you to literally lose your head in your presence. This is a compliment to you as a good host.


Stress in a dog is noticeable immediately: it seems gloomy, restless, sad, or weak. Treat her like a native person. Try to ensure an optimal diet, walks, and communication with the animal. Pay attention, even just calling her on the go: the animal must feel like a member of the pack, which the wise leader never forgets for a minute.

For these little things, the dog will repay you a hundredfold with its love and devotion. Be worthy of her thanks!


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