Although each disorder has its etiology, the origin of many of the problems of behavior is the result of the link established between the owners and their dogs. That is why, when talking about prevention, the veterinarian should advise regarding the selection of the dog to be compatible with the taste and the needs of the family.
It is essential that the future owner to answer the following questions before making the decision to adopt or buy a puppy : which race to choose?, what do you sex?, what's the best age to adopt?,? where to get it? and how do you educate?
What race to choose?While the behavior of a dog to reach adulthood depends on two factors, the genetic and the environmental , it is important to note that behavioral manifestation is influenced by the environment variable rather than by genetics. However, we must not ignore that there is some variability with respect to the behavior of the different breeds of dogs.
What about sex?The differences in behavior between the sexes are of degree and not kind, ie, that no exclusive to either sex. One of the properties in which the sex of the animal seems to matter is the dominant trend . As a result, the choice of a female would be more advisable to prevent disruption of nesting.
When to adopt?The aim should be to allow proper socialization of puppy with his brothers, but in turn facilitate the continuation of this process with their future human family. The best time for decision is at the conclusion of the socialization period , ie between the seventh and ninth week of life.
Where to get?It is important to choose carefully where you go to buy your pet. Suitable sites are those that not only show the use of health measures , but also use different mating systems (for dogs purebred). We must also see the pups if they provide the stimulation necessary to allow proper development.
Puppy Development and EducationThese aspects are extremely important to prevent the occurrence of many behavioral disorders canine. With respect to growth is essential to provide the puppy adequate stimulation to prevent withdrawal syndrome . It is important to be properly immunized when it goes on the street, not to develop phobias and anxieties. We must also show hierarchical position within the group have family in order to avoid the appearance of aggression problems.
Regarding education, the most important thing is to show the puppy the rules of conduct in order to achieve a performance adequate social . Finally, consistency, firmness and patience will be needed to achieve the desired goal: to live together in harmony.