Release the wolf for shooting? Justified by economic interests?

Should the wolf be released for shooting by hunters because he tears sheep and other grazing animals. Hunter and wolf in the forest.

Should the wolf be released for shooting because of economic damage? As the Austrian media have recently found something again. The topic of wolves and that he increasingly rips farm animals, especially sheep. From regular slaughter is spoken, the emotions especially in social media go again high…. Why a wolf or a pack of wolves […]

The Alpha Roll – How do I show my dog that I am the boss – ehmm?

Is the so called alpha roll for throwing aggressive dogs a reasonable technique by trainers for correcting behavior problmes

The so-called alpha roll with the dog – what is that actually and do I assert myself thereby as a “boss”? Again and again I was asked what I think of the so-called alpha roll. I must confess, more than look puzzled and admit that I have no idea what that should be, I could […]

Biking with dog forbidden in Austria?

Is biking with your dog on the leash forbidden in austria?

Perhaps some people are right, perhaps there are really very many, too many people who behave thoughtlessly and irresponsibly. Perhaps in our hectic times, negligence without malicious intent happens too often. But in any case, a reminder to pay attention certainly looks different from what is communicated on social media. Even worse, the emotional build-up […]

Let dogs play – adults don’t play?

dogs that do not know each other playing with and without leash and muzzle in the nature

Also here only a short statement to statements at a dog topic lecture and/or also read again and again on social media channels.“So (strangers) adults people do not play with each other and you do not talk to a stranger.” Quasi as an explanation attempt not to let dogs play with each other or contact. […]

Dog training – Positive reinforcement with food (treats)

giving dog a treat for positive reinforcement during dog training dog with muzzle and leash

Also a topic which unnecessarily creates fronts, as I think. It should be noted that this article is about principles and not about concrete training. It is about basic aspects, communication and sometimes misunderstandings among dog professionals, in training and teaching, which has to be detailed and accurate in order to maintain a professional level […]

The dilemma of politics with listed (dangerous) dog breeds

dangerous dog breed listed dogs fighting dog pitbull terrier american staffordshire amstaff justice without muzzle law politics

Listed dogs and the law Now, how do we best begin here, when we are dealing with terms that make us listen, that make us cautious, that have remained in our minds from history lessons. KAMPFHUNDE oder friedliche Schmuser? Amstaff, Pit Bull und Co. – Raus aus dem ZwingerWatch this video on YouTube   The […]