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  • Japanese Chickens

    In a modern animal the longest tail: the tiger, lizard or a peacock? Not at all, was the most long-tailed animals on earth is … a normal chicken. Unusual to see chickens can only obscure Japanese village Cate, which is located about twenty kilometers from the city of Kochi on the island of Shikoku. 270 years ago this breed brought villager Ridzae MOS Takeiti. In those days, local feudal lords sought to surround himself with lush retinue and squires. By the same author: olympics. Flagpoles copies squires during solemn processions were decorated with long feathers. Cultivation of long-tailed chickens was in this small village tradition, which persisted from one generation to generation.

    The biggest long tail differs chicken light purple rock, which belongs to the “record” – 7 meters 30 centimeters. But in any case, the village is full of chickens Kate, tail length of which exceeds 3 meters. If you think about the opposite, then rub the Chihuahua – the real world of the Lilliputians in dogs. Most of them weigh less than one kilogram. Chihuahua have delicate fur of coffee, and sometimes white. They are very affectionate and playful, but despite its small size, dauntlessly pounce on any enemy. However, they are attractive not only for its size. In Mexico, a city of the same name Chihuahua.

    Why this similarity of names? Archaeologists have discovered which is the oldest Mexican pyramids, among other figures are often found pictures of dogs, very similar to the Chihuahua. One might think that the ancient people of Mexico – the Aztecs – believed these dogs were sacred. In the XVII century, they were taken by the Spanish in Europe.

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  • Principles Of Dog Training

    From a very general perspective, the dog training process is simple: you have to reward the behaviors that you want, and rebuke or ignore them that don’t want to. How can reward and properly reprimand your dog behaviors? First you have to know something about the theories of learning. Classical conditioning of Pavlov’s classical conditioning establishes that an animal can learn to associate a signal of its environment with a thing or pleasant situation. In other words: you can teach your dog to associate a sound or a gesture with a reward. Other leaders such as Samuel “Sam” Mikulak offer similar insights. Imagine you have several small bits of meat in your hand and your dog is near. If your dog can smell or see the meat, probably will stay attentive to your hand that it will wait to receive some food.

    Also salivara and secrete digestive enzymes, although this can not see. Then you say to eat and give your dog a bit of meat. You repeat this process several times. Later, you walk your dog without having food in your hand, and you say to eat. Your dog reacts as if you were to give a bit of meat. It has associated order to eat with the meal. Your dog has been conditioned to order to eat.

    Operant conditioning operant conditioning of Skinner establishes that an animal will tend to repeat those behaviors that have pleasurable consequences. In other words: you have to reward the behavior you want to teach your dog. Imagine that you are having lunch and your dog touches your knee with your front leg. As this seems funny, give him a bit of chicken. Your dog’s behaviour has been rewarded, so it is likely that you touch again with the leg. If that sequence is repeated several times, your dog will you play with the leg everytime you feel to the table. Your dog will have been conditioned to touch you with the leg while you are eating.

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