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Hierarchy And Leadership Without Force Or Aggression

Welcome back, my Doggists! Today's post is going to be a little controversial, and though I thought it wouldn't be necessary to write about it on my blog since there are numerous articles that debunk the dominance theory, I realised it is still very necessary: There are several people that in the last month asked me about the "alpha roll" and dominance in dogs; People are still using the ...
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5 Tips To Choose The Best Dog For You

HELLO DOGGISTS! I'm back with a post to help those who are thinking of adopting a dog now that have time to devote. How to choose the right dog? Well, we must take into account a number of things: 1st Consider the purpose of the breed , i.e. what the breed was selected for, what their function was. Most dogs were bred for a purpose, they had a job. This will determine much their instincts, m...
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Negative And Dangerous Effects of Punishing

I’m back, Doggists! Today I am going to talk about a very important issue not very known for those at home: the punishment! By definition punishment is anything that reduces the likelihood that a behavior will be repeated. There are two types of punishment: Negative punishment, although sounds worse, applies removing something the dog likes to reduce the likelihood that he does it again. Ex...
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The Best Way to Teach Your Dog

  Hi doggists! Today I want to introduce you to positive education and what is different from traditional methods, which are now obsolete and are not recommendable at all. Training is the process of teaching skills or behaviours. It applies to humans, dogs, cats and other animals. Training a dog includes: -Teaching how you to respond to a verbal or visual signal (orders/commands in...
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15 Tips for a Safe and Fun Walk with Your Dog

  Hi doggists, I'm back! This week I want to talk about how to avoid problems during a walk off leash with your dog. Keep reading and don’t miss my tips for a safe and fun walk with your dog! 1- Spay or neuter your dog. Often unaltered dogs are more difficult to manage. Spaying your dog can increase longevity, prevent unwanted litters and promote a more healthy and happy relationship with him...
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The Walk Is for You or for Your Dog?

Welcome back my doggists! This week we will see the importance of walking your dogs and I hope you self-analise if you truly enjoy walking with your dog; or it’s just a daily must. I want to start the reflection with a simple calculation. We say that the average is 3 daily walks  x 365 days having a year  x  12 average years of dog  =  13.104 walks in your dog's life. Now comes the question: wou...
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Do You Know How To Recognise Stress In Your Dog?

Hi doggists! This week I want to talk about stress, a theme that often surprise people when mentioned, but for those who did not know stress is not exclusive of the human being, and dogs also are victims of it. Recognise the symptoms of stress on your dog is key to be able to act in time in many situations, so I hope that you like the post, although it is longer of what I intended,  I already h...
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How To Stuff An Irresistible Kong!

Hello again, my doggists! These days I’ve been hearing from several people that their dog is not interested in the Kong. So here it goes, this post is for all of you who think this may be your situation (and if not as well). Dogs are genetically programmed to search for their food. One of the main causes of behaviour problems in our furry friends is precisely the lack of mental challenges or...
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Do You Understand What Your Dog Tells You?

Hello my doggists! Finally I can welcome you to my blog Sentit Caní, I'm so excited! And what a better way to start than by introducing you to the world of dog's language! So here it goes, dedicating this post to dog communication. :) Dogs have a language to communicate among them. Although we can’t have conversations with them they are very communicative. Dog language consists of a wide va...
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