How to raise a dog: rules to help you become a leader


How to raise a dog: rules to help you become a leader

Dogs need to be raised so they don't bother you and others. All techniques are based on the behavior of the animals in the pack, namely the way in which the leader treats the pack members.



1. Don't even think about hitting the dog

The first and basic rule of raising a dog. Hitting a puppy in a soft spot will do little good (let alone inhumane). Your dog won't understand this because they don't hit each other in the flock.

2. "Bite" to explain something

The leader (and the puppy's mother was the leader before he met you) acts rudely, but differently: he bites the "subordinate" in the neck or just falls on his back. It's these two ways that dogs show their dissatisfaction.

To simulate a bite, tense your fingers and just punch your tips in the neck (above, where the skin is coarser). If your dog's behavior doesn't fit into any gate at all, move on: after the bite, don't take your hand away and blame your dog on his back. Most likely, the first few times will be difficult - the dog can resist. Then you should hold him by the neck until he calms down. It looks creepy from the outside, but believe me, it doesn't hurt your dog.

3. Keep your dog out of bed

From the first minutes in the house, a puppy is forbidden to be on your bed/sofa/chair. Just because the puppies in the pack are sleeping on a hill and everyone else is sleeping on the ground.

In a human habitation a hill is a bed, so for a dog it is forbidden territory.
Bite him off in the neck.

4. First, you eat, then the dog

Back to the pack: first the leader eats, then the rest of us. So first you have breakfast/lunch/dinner, and only then you eat the dog. But don't forget about the regime: parenting, but the dog shouldn't be hungry. Another important rule is that while you're eating, your dog shouldn't sit next to you and beg for food. Of course, you should not give anything from the table.

5. Take away the bowl of food

When it's time to feed your dog, first make him calm down (if he knows the commands, let him do it). When your dog eats, take the bowl away from him, keep it there and pretend to eat from there. It sounds strange, but it's like a dog who's in charge (all the food the leader wants). This exercise will teach your dog to give you everything and not growl.

6. Soothe your dog before walking

The walk starts at home. If the dog jumps joyfully at the sight of a leash and keys, then we wait until he calms down. Understand that a dog's joy is bad for upbringing: the dog can't hear you, can't see, he's over-excited. If we have to wait an hour, we wait for an hour. Never come out while the dog is excited. Soon he'll realize that he won't see the streets if he jumps or whines.

7. Bring your dog strictly with you

Take a short walk on a leash. First, you walk out the door, then you walk the dog. If he tries to get ahead, that is, he thinks he's a leader, we repeat it again and again until he follows you strictly.

On the street you should lead the dog by his leg, his body is slightly behind yours.
You should walk with your dog for at least 40 minutes a day. Of course, the more active the dog is, the longer the walk.

8. Don't let your dog reach out to other animals

If your dog desperately stretches forward, pull the leash or bend over and "bite" him. If a dog/cat/bird walks by and the dog reaches for them, make him sit down and calm down. Of course, this doesn't mean she can't talk to anyone at all. On the contrary, it is necessary, but only after she has completely calmed down. Remember that eye contact is a sign that a fight is coming: it's a challenge.

9. Don't let your dog fight you

For dogs, games don't mean the same thing to us. In the animal world, all games are about training. By jumping on each other and biting, puppies learn to fight. Keep this in mind when your dog jumps on you and tries to bite you, and stop. It's best to throw him toys and teach him to bring and give. The first time your dog will probably be happy to run away from you with his prey in his mouth. Take away your toys: the leader won't ask, he always takes his own.

10. Don't let them pick up food

First of all, you have to understand one thing for the owner: it is very harmful to a dog to pick up food from the ground on the street. There may be poison there, and then the dog may just die. As soon as your dog starts to smell the ground, you should know that he has smelled the food. If he tries to lift it, pull the leash and say "ew. Of course, like any exercise, you have to repeat it many times, but sooner or later the dog will understand everything and stop "vacuuming".

11. do not allow to jump on people

As a rule, the owners are not satisfied with two extremes of dog behavior towards other people: excessive joy and aggression. If you're a little lucky and your dog just loves everyone around you and is ready to jump and kiss, then just don't let him do it.

Tactics are simple: pull the leash every time your dog reaches out to a person. If joy crosses all boundaries, make him sit down and calm down. If necessary, "bite" the neck. The secret is that the tactics of behavior with an aggressive dog are the same.

12. Keep yourself safe, but don't calm the dog down.

You must be calm, no matter how hard it is. Dogs feel everything, including excitement and anger.

A leader can't be nervous or afraid, keep it in your head.
A dog shouldn't be nervous either. If he's afraid, don't touch him, don't iron him, don't calm him down. She doesn't understand what you're saying, she just catches a good tone and understands it as a "good boy". So you tell your dog to be afraid and shake (or growl and bark) correctly. In all such situations, he'll behave like that.

13. Help her relax

When your dog calms down on his own, forget about it, you can give him a massage. It's simple: fake your fingers falling and gently bite your dog on the back. Do it slowly by "mouthing" through the back. Another secret is that the massage near the tail is soothing, but on the contrary, it's arousing.

14. Build relationships with other family members

If there are other dogs, cats or people in your home, don't forget to build a rookie relationship with them. Dogs should understand the whole family hierarchy (they are the last link). Hug and caress all family members and animals. The dog should be watched from afar. This way he will understand that the leader is favorable to these members of the pack and it is better not to touch them.

If this doesn't help, but the dog on his back and put the other four-legged man on top of him - it's a subordinate position. Family members should also put the dog in his place: "bite" or on his back, do not feed him and do not let him in.

15. Think of interesting things to do for your dog

If you're busy with something and you don't have time to play with your dog, you can build him quick toys that will keep him busy for a long time. The best way is to give him an old magazine or a phone book. A puppy will be very busy for a couple of hours and then fall asleep.

You can make a lot of boxes out of cardboard. Some of these will hide the treats and give the boxes to the dog to sniff and look for food. You can also turn on the fan: it buzzes and blows, and the dog will definitely be busy.


How to raise a dog: rules to help you become a leader

<h2>1. Don't even think about hitting the dog</h2> The first and basic rule of raising a dog. Hitting a puppy in a soft spot will do little good (let alone inhumane). Your dog won't understand this because they don't hit each other in the flock.<br> <h2>2. "Bite" to explain something</h2> The leader (and the puppy's mother was the leader before he met you) acts rudely, but differently: he bites the "subordinate" in the neck or just falls on his back. It's these two ways that dogs show their dissatisfaction.<br> <br> To simulate a bite, tense your fingers and just punch your tips in the neck (above, where the skin is coarser). If your dog's behavior doesn't fit into any gate at all, move on: after the bite, don't take your hand away and blame your dog on his back. Most likely, the first few times will be difficult - the dog can resist. Then you should hold him by the neck until he calms down. It looks creepy from the outside, but believe me, it doesn't hurt your dog.<br> <h2>3. Keep your dog out of bed</h2> From the first minutes in the house, a puppy is forbidden to be on your bed/sofa/chair. Just because the puppies in the pack are sleeping on a hill and everyone else is sleeping on the ground.<br> <br> <blockquote> In a human habitation a hill is a bed, so for a dog it is forbidden territory. </blockquote> Bite him off in the neck.<br> <h2>4. First, you eat, then the dog</h2> Back to the pack: first the leader eats, then the rest of us. So first you have breakfast/lunch/dinner, and only then you eat the dog. But don't forget about the regime: parenting, but the dog shouldn't be hungry. Another important rule is that while you're eating, your dog shouldn't sit next to you and beg for food. Of course, you should not give anything from the table.<br> <h2>5. Take away the bowl of food</h2> When it's time to feed your dog, first make him calm down (if he knows the commands, let him do it). When your dog eats, take the bowl away from him, keep it there and pretend to eat from there. It sounds strange, but it's like a dog who's in charge (all the food the leader wants). This exercise will teach your dog to give you everything and not growl.<br> <h2>6. Soothe your dog before walking</h2> The walk starts at home. If the dog jumps joyfully at the sight of a leash and keys, then we wait until he calms down. Understand that a dog's joy is bad for upbringing: the dog can't hear you, can't see, he's over-excited. If we have to wait an hour, we wait for an hour. Never come out while the dog is excited. Soon he'll realize that he won't see the streets if he jumps or whines.<br> <h2>7. Bring your dog strictly with you</h2> Take a short walk on a leash. First, you walk out the door, then you walk the dog. If he tries to get ahead, that is, he thinks he's a leader, we repeat it again and again until he follows you strictly.<br> <br> <blockquote> On the street you should lead the dog by his leg, his body is slightly behind yours. </blockquote> You should walk with your dog for at least 40 minutes a day. Of course, the more active the dog is, the longer the walk.<br> <h2>8. Don't let your dog reach out to other animals</h2> If your dog desperately stretches forward, pull the leash or bend over and "bite" him. If a dog/cat/bird walks by and the dog reaches for them, make him sit down and calm down. Of course, this doesn't mean she can't talk to anyone at all. On the contrary, it is necessary, but only after she has completely calmed down. Remember that eye contact is a sign that a fight is coming: it's a challenge.<br> <h2>9. Don't let your dog fight you</h2> For dogs, games don't mean the same thing to us. In the animal world, all games are about training. By jumping on each other and biting, puppies learn to fight. Keep this in mind when your dog jumps on you and tries to bite you, and stop. It's best to throw him toys and teach him to bring and give. The first time your dog will probably be happy to run away from you with his prey in his mouth. Take away your toys: the leader won't ask, he always takes his own.<br> <h2>10. Don't let them pick up food</h2> First of all, you have to understand one thing for the owner: it is very harmful to a dog to pick up food from the ground on the street. There may be poison there, and then the dog may just die. As soon as your dog starts to smell the ground, you should know that he has smelled the food. If he tries to lift it, pull the leash and say "ew. Of course, like any exercise, you have to repeat it many times, but sooner or later the dog will understand everything and stop "vacuuming".<br> <h2>11. do not allow to jump on people</h2> As a rule, the owners are not satisfied with two extremes of dog behavior towards other people: excessive joy and aggression. If you're a little lucky and your dog just loves everyone around you and is ready to jump and kiss, then just don't let him do it.<br> <br> Tactics are simple: pull the leash every time your dog reaches out to a person. If joy crosses all boundaries, make him sit down and calm down. If necessary, "bite" the neck. The secret is that the tactics of behavior with an aggressive dog are the same.<br> <h2>12. Keep yourself safe, but don't calm the dog down.</h2> You must be calm, no matter how hard it is. Dogs feel everything, including excitement and anger.<br> <br> <blockquote> A leader can't be nervous or afraid, keep it in your head. </blockquote> A dog shouldn't be nervous either. If he's afraid, don't touch him, don't iron him, don't calm him down. She doesn't understand what you're saying, she just catches a good tone and understands it as a "good boy". So you tell your dog to be afraid and shake (or growl and bark) correctly. In all such situations, he'll behave like that.<br> <h2>13. Help her relax</h2> When your dog calms down on his own, forget about it, you can give him a massage. It's simple: fake your fingers falling and gently bite your dog on the back. Do it slowly by "mouthing" through the back. Another secret is that the massage near the tail is soothing, but on the contrary, it's arousing.<br> <h2>14. Build relationships with other family members</h2> If there are other dogs, cats or people in your home, don't forget to build a rookie relationship with them. Dogs should understand the whole family hierarchy (they are the last link). Hug and caress all family members and animals. The dog should be watched from afar. This way he will understand that the leader is favorable to these members of the pack and it is better not to touch them.<br> <br> If this doesn't help, but the dog on his back and put the other four-legged man on top of him - it's a subordinate position. Family members should also put the dog in his place: "bite" or on his back, do not feed him and do not let him in.<br> <h2>15. Think of interesting things to do for your dog</h2> If you're busy with something and you don't have time to play with your dog, you can build him quick toys that will keep him busy for a long time. The best way is to give him an old magazine or a phone book. A puppy will be very busy for a couple of hours and then fall asleep.<br> <br> You can make a lot of boxes out of cardboard. Some of these will hide the treats and give the boxes to the dog to sniff and look for food. You can also turn on the fan: it buzzes and blows, and the dog will definitely be busy.<br> <br>

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