Recreation & Pets In the animal world Good boy: why we shouldn’t anthropomorphize Pets

Good boy: why we shouldn’t anthropomorphize Pets

Good boy: why we shouldn't anthropomorphize Pets

Good boy: why we shouldn't anthropomorphize Pets

Good boy: why we shouldn't anthropomorphize Pets

For many people animals, be it dogs or cats, the most important thing in their lives. According to experts of the research company Worth Global Style Network, especially in large cities, Pets are new family members for single working people who may not want or are not ready to have children. The study showed that in the U.S. a time when people aspired to the birth of a child, is replaced by a new era. According to statistics from the Franchise company Help, in 2016, residents spent approximately 62,7 billion dollars on their Pets, of 5.41 billion of which went only to the aesthetic care of them. The owners are buying a high-quality organic food, treats, accessories, and costumes, and specialty goods, are looking for an expensive medical procedure for your pet. How far the owner can go to humanize your pet, and most importantly, why?

"There are several reasons why we anthropomorphize our animals. One of them is the fact that people today are accustomed to live in isolation from each other, so tend to get attached to their Pets. But animals are just animals, not people. We usually believe that we do our pet happier by giving him what we like, think he should enjoy it too. If you humanize your pet, give him the wrong care, it can face such problems as anxiety, anxiety"– explains the Argentine animal behavior specialist Claudio Gertsovich Fox.

Good boy: why we shouldn't anthropomorphize PetsClaudio Gertsovich Fox, a specialist in animal behavior.

Provided by an expert, the Other

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"Disturbing behavior in dogs is manifested due to the lack of self-control. Its signs include barking, aggression and destructiveness"– says the expert.

What you need to do to stop to care for the pet as a baby?

"Animals should be given only what they need: exercise, education, love, but in moderation".

Surrounding the unconditional love of your pet, we expect him to be a good boy. And in case of disobedience begin to worry and even severely punish your pet.

"Now, many have gone to a new extreme – they give your pet excessive care and affection. And while waiting for that he will be docile and calm, like a robot. Therefore, in case of disobedience to use physical force against the animal, assuming it will teach him control. But this can lead to even more anxiety and aggression dog"– said Claudio Gertsovich Fox.

Warning of the dangers of excessive love, the experts do not insist on a cold attitude to a pet. We must understand that our pet is not a soulless effigy. "Of course, Pets are also able to be attached to his master, to feel, but often it is not taken into consideration because the recognition of the existence of feelings in animals, from the point of view of evolution, would mean that people are much closer to animals than they would like to be. It is not necessary to rush to extremes: it would be a mistake to anthropomorphize pet, and not to notice his feelings".

Cute habits that make our Pets nervous "children"

• Put it:

dog outfits is the need of the owner, not the animal

• Buy pet unnecessary accessories

• Attaches to a beauty salon

• Excessive concern with injury. This affects the mental capacity of a dog

• Excessive protection

• Celebrate their birthdays

• Take them in the stroller

• Allow them to live as a man: to eat and sleep with us

Good boy: why we shouldn't anthropomorphize Pets

Good boy: why we shouldn't anthropomorphize Pets

Good boy: why we shouldn't anthropomorphize Pets

For many people animals, be it dogs or cats, the most important thing in their lives. According to experts of the research company Worth Global Style Network, especially in large cities, Pets are new family members for single working people who may not want or are not ready to have children. The study showed that in the U.S. a time when people aspired to the birth of a child, is replaced by a new era. According to statistics from the Franchise company Help, in 2016, residents spent approximately 62,7 billion dollars on their Pets, of 5.41 billion of which went only to the aesthetic care of them. The owners are buying a high-quality organic food, treats, accessories, and costumes, and specialty goods, are looking for an expensive medical procedure for your pet. How far the owner can go to humanize your pet, and most importantly, why?

"There are several reasons why we anthropomorphize our animals. One of them is the fact that people today are accustomed to live in isolation from each other, so tend to get attached to their Pets. But animals are just animals, not people. We usually believe that we do our pet happier by giving him what we like, think he should enjoy it too. If you humanize your pet, give him the wrong care, it can face such problems as anxiety, anxiety"– explains the Argentine animal behavior specialist Claudio Gertsovich Fox.

Good boy: why we shouldn't anthropomorphize Pets

Claudio Gertsovich Fox, a specialist in animal behavior.

Provided by an expert, the Other

Photo:

"Disturbing behavior in dogs is manifested due to the lack of self-control. Its signs include barking, aggression and destructiveness"– says the expert.

What you need to do to stop to care for the pet as a baby?

"Animals should be given only what they need: exercise, education, love, but in moderation".

Surrounding the unconditional love of your pet, we expect him to be a good boy. And in case of disobedience begin to worry and even severely punish your pet.

"Now, many have gone to a new extreme – they give your pet excessive care and affection. And while waiting for that he will be docile and calm, like a robot. Therefore, in case of disobedience to use physical force against the animal, assuming it will teach him control. But this can lead to even more anxiety and aggression dog"– said Claudio Gertsovich Fox.

Warning of the dangers of excessive love, the experts do not insist on a cold attitude to a pet. We must understand that our pet is not a soulless effigy. "Of course, Pets are also able to be attached to his master, to feel, but often it is not taken into consideration because the recognition of the existence of feelings in animals, from the point of view of evolution, would mean that people are much closer to animals than they would like to be. It is not necessary to rush to extremes: it would be a mistake to anthropomorphize pet, and not to notice his feelings".

Cute habits that make our Pets nervous "children"

• Put it:

dog outfits is the need of the owner, not the animal

• Buy pet unnecessary accessories

• Attaches to a beauty salon

• Excessive concern with injury. This affects the mental capacity of a dog

• Excessive protection

• Celebrate their birthdays

• Take them in the stroller

• Allow them to live as a man: to eat and sleep with us

• Do not allow them to do things that animals do – to lick or sniff the other animals

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