What Are Threshold Levels in Dogs? If you ever spoke to a dog trainer or a dog behavior professional, you may have heard about dog threshold levels. But what exactly are threshold levels? And why do they make such a
Separation Anxiety It is in the Rottweiler’s nature to become loyal to the leader of his/her pack – the one he/she considers to be his/her master. It is also in his/her nature to become restless or provoked once his/her master
After numerous investigations and discussions, KUSA and the SA Veterinary Association, have decided to change South Africa’s Hip Dysplasia grading scheme to the more internationally recognized FCI (Federation Cynologique Internationale) system. The new system was implemented as from January 2007.
DIGGING Number one behavioural problem in dogs is digging. Dogs like to dig, and you’ll need to train them to get them to stop. You need to catch your dog in the act to stop digging. Say “no” and distract
This is an important time for your puppy, what they learn and experience now will shape future behaviour. Your new puppy isn’t fully vaccinated yet but it’s important to continue socialisation by exposing your puppy positively to experiences.
Utilization: Companion, service and working dog Classification FCI: Group 2 (Pinscher and Schnauzer type, Molossian type and Swiss Mountain- and Cattle Dogs and other breeds) Section 2.1 Molossian type, Mastiff type With working trial. Brief historical summary: The Rottweiler is considered to
Parvovirus, or parvo/cat flu, in dogs is a highly contagious and is often a fatal viral disease that attacks the gastrointestinal system of the animal, according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA). Unvaccinated puppies younger than four months old are most at risk.