Training Alabai puppy and adult dog at home and on the street
Successful training Alabai depends on several factors: the level of intelligence of the dog and its ability to learn, the patience and professionalism of the trainer.
Central Asian Shepherds are considered a smart breed,But because of their genetics, they tend to perform independent actions and actions, which generates some stubbornness. Therefore, in training, the psychological moment of establishing contact between a person and a dog is important.
Alabai must know firmly that all human commands must be carried out. If the dog once will understand that it can ignore the team without consequences, then it will continue to refuse to obey.
Training puppy Alabai
To train the puppy it is necessary from two months, that isFrom the moment he enters the new house. Previously, for him the authority was the mother, now the place of the leader of the pack should be occupied by a man. For successful training you need to study the psychology of dogs that do not like fussy, constantly screaming people.
If you shout loudly at Alabai,Punishing him with flogging, he will take it as your weakness, and his tenacity and reluctance to obey will increase many times. Central Asian Shepherd Dog - a serious dog and requires appropriate treatment. If you want to punish the puppy, just shake it by the withers (as his mother did when he violated the rules of behavior in the pack) and say only one word: "Fu!" Or "You must not!".
During communication with the dog from you must comeConfidence and tranquility. When contact is established and the trainer has taken the place of the leader in the dog's mind, one can start the educational process and train the main teams. At home, you can learn a set of basic commands, which is included in the basic training course:
- "To me!",
- "To lie!",
- "A place!".
All teams are studied consistently, and notAt the same time. Alabayam needs more time to train each team than, for example, the German Shepherd. This breed slowly learns the information, but remembers it for life and then immediately executes all the commands.
Alabai training at home
Teaching the basic commands of a dog is best at homein a quiet environment. The trainer should be alone in the room, preferably in the room there were no distractions: TV, other animals, toys. So you will get the dog maximum concentration on training.
All training can be carried out, guided byThree principles: encouragement, coercion and prohibition. Promotion involves praising or giving away a treat. Coercion is applied when the dog refuses to perform the command, and receives unpleasant feelings for refusal. So she will execute the team not in the hope of getting something pleasant, but, conversely, in order to avoid punishment.
The prohibition method includes terminationTeam of any undesirable actions. Often, and for any little thing to use this team can not, because the dog becomes too dependent and loses the desire to take the initiative. Even if you do not plan to walk with a dog around the city, and she will live in the cage, sometimes running around the surrounding fields, she needs to be accustomed to a normal reaction to a large number of people, the noise of streets, traffic flow of cars.
Be sure to teach Alabai to walk next on a leash, dutifully put on a muzzle, show your teeth. These skills will be useful in any case, for example, for visits to a veterinarian.
Training on the street
There are teams that can be trained only forStreet. The dog must know the "Road!" Command in order to always stop in front of the highway with moving vehicles. For training, you need to stop each time with the dog for a couple of minutes before crossing the road and say the command.
This action must be carried out even in the event that,If there is no moving vehicle at the moment. On the street, Alabai is mastering such teams as "Barrier!" And "Aport!". It is recommended to teach him to overcome other obstacles: a ladder and a boom. You can start their development from 3-4 months.
From the Central Asian Shepherd wait in the mainManifestations of its protective qualities, so with the representatives of the breed are engaged in special training at the rate of protective guard duty. Training starts from 5-6 months and consists of the following skills:
- Protection of things and territory;
- Distrustfulness and anger toward strangers;
- Persecution and detention;
- Protection of people;
- Protection of people;
- The ability to take traces and find people and hidden things;
- Patrolling the territory.
The number of skills depends on the desire of the owner andFunctions that the dog will perform. Alabai used to be used as a shepherd, so you can focus on the development of skills in it (if the dog lives in the countryside). The basic commands from a course of protective guard duty have different variants of execution.
For example, on the command "Protect!"A dog can simply guard a thing, not letting other people in, but not pursuing them. Another version of the command: the dog, when trying to steal from her, attacks a thing and pursues a fleeing man.
When training Alabai it is important not to ruin their inclination to independent actions. When a dog is released at night from an enclosure, and itRuns alone in the yard, then she must be able to act according to the situation. Alabai patrol the protected area silently and attack without warning, barking, sometimes the owners of dogs teach them to cast a voice when a border violator is discovered.
To achieve any result you can, regularlyDealing with Alabai. A good effect gives the use of the schooling feelings of these dogs. For example, if you already have a guard dog, then Alabai will repeat her behavior and learn more quickly how to protect the territory.
You can study with Alabai in groups underThe guidance of a professional trainer, but considering the maliciousness of this breed in relation to unfamiliar dogs, this option is not suitable for everyone. If you want, but can not teach alabai, then entrust this process to the instructor-cynologist. It is impossible to leave such a mighty dog without training, as the Central Asian Shepherd, untrained by the commands, will become uncontrollable and dangerous for the surrounding people.