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Fundamental rules

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1. The dog is happy or sad, but excited or inhibited.

By treating the dog as an emotional, you risk attributed to her human feelings and confused by analyzing its action. In fact, her behavior is a complex combination of processes of excitation and inhibition that occur in its nervous system. It is far from usual, we understand the word "emotions" and is based on the occurrence of reflexes.

2. Commands are not circus tricks, but the system of practical communication skills acquired by you and your dog.

3. Giving a dog a command, you must be clear about what she should do for this command.

4. Commanding the dog, you are actually commanding to youself.

Giving a dog a command, you are asking yourself some algorithm actions. Remember, the dog is nothing owe you. It only reacts to what you are doing

5. A dog can not learn once and for all.

All her life she will adapt to the environment. Learn to understand and administer it. Trained by someone, it quickly goes out of shape if you do not know how to work with it.

6. Be consistent.

Preterm attempts to control the dog without a leash, or to work in difficult conditions, as well as other excessive demands often lead to unnecessary errors.

7. Do not be angry at the dog.

The manifestation of negative emotions-a sure way to stop thinking sensibly. Be patian and you will correctly analyze what is happening and make the right decisions.

8. Better fewer, but better.

Do not seek to train a dog too many commands. Far better would be in the arsenal of the major 6 - 8, but trained properly.

9. Try to destroy the team, rather than protect her.

If you are able to achieve the first results, do not try to save them at any cost. It is a common mistake, when dog owners begin to adjust to the dog. For example during the command "Hill" the master begins to follow the trajectory of the dog, although the essence of the team in reverse. This is dictated by fear that the dog in the performance of the team made a mistake and a false desire to maintain the visibility of the correct execution. Adjusting to a dog, you are actually doing blurred the original claim. Error dog is normal! This is just a pretext for the correction of her actions, not a cause for the disorder and simplifications. Do not worry! Just keep up your part of the work, then the dog will react to that. The idea of " building up destruction" is that by teaching the dog of basics, or introducing higher level of commands, you actually cause the dog to make mistakes, to then show the correct option. This is the only way to progress.

10. Enter complications on the rise.

11. Conventionally, the commands can be divided into
three stages:

1) Submission of the command and its implementation
At this stage it is necessary to accustom to submit a voice command in conjunction with the gesture. In the future, it ables you to control the dog only by gestures, for example, if no voice command is possible or practical.

2) Exposure (continued execution)
Teaching the dog to execut the command as long as you need.

3) Leaving the command("Walk", "Okey" or move to another command)
Permission to stop the execution of commands, or go to the next command. This is one of the most important moments. The dog should definitely be brought up to do so only with your permission. Otherwise you never get real control over the actions of the dog.

12) Punishment of dogs is very difficult question

Everyone decides on his own way, and giving clear advice is not quite ethical, in fact "scold", "slap a newspaper" or "belly to earth" everyone understands differently. Some believe that the dog must be kept "tight rein", others that any punishment will only encourage the dog to protect and display of aggression. I personally think that the truth lies somewhere in between. We must learn to be flexible and learn to understand what kind of impact, force and intensity should be applied, in order to stop an unwanted action, while leaving the opportunity to continue the necessary dialogue with the animal. Confine ourselves to some considerations on this matter.
First, punishing a dog, you should be clear about:

- For what?
Formulate for youself  what made the dog. Remember that, for example, sniffing other dog's labels, or feces is a way of knowing the world and read very important information for dogs, and barking and whining can speak about the presence of fear. It is important to correctly understand the behavior of the pet.

- How?
As we have said, it's everyone decides for himself, but you know, the dog will not understand if you punish her for what she did yesterday or a couple of hours ago. Panishment should immediately follow the misconduct, or to be conected with clear and not strongly limited in time mining symptom of misconduct.

- What to do after?
After the sentence in your relationship with the dog there is a certain tension. You can withdraw it by filing a simple dog team and actively praised for her performance, then the dog continues to your sense of superiority, but not aggressive, and thus will be able to go to the contact.

Your dominance, is the main lesson learned from the dog punishment.

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