Perhaps you are starting to wonder why you wanted a dog in the first place after a few incidents. Fortunately for you, it only takes a little fundamental training to shape up your dog’s behavior in the near future.
Small steps, gentle ways and patience are all a part of getting your puppy used to their crate. Once your puppy feels comfortable in the open crate, close the door and offer the dog a treat. Start off small, like 10 seconds at a time, and slowly move up the times. If the dog becomes upset, then you need to take a step back and slow down the training.
When you do give your dog correction verbally, make those corrections short, sharp and to the point. Don’t rant on and on about how bad your dog is. Inform them of your disapproval and move on. Additionally, you can raise the tone of your voice for emphasis.
Whenever you’re rewarding your dog for good behavior, make sure you stay calm and in control. You and the dog should both remain calm. While you may be overjoyed with headway you are making, showing excitement causes the dog to become excited and makes you lose control. Remain calm, expect them to be calm, and then award them when appropriate.
It is dangerous to put more than one dog together in a close space. This is due to the fact that they could become tangled in each others cords and end up injuring themselves when trying to get free. This is especially dangerous if one dog is larger than the other, as it could use its superior size to maneuver the other dog into a dangerous position.
Keep your dog up to date with dog training, in order to keep him or her compliant with an established set of rules. Often, people feel that they don’t need to continue working with their dog after it has finished training. Pets, just like humans, need to be reminded of the rules now and then. Therefore it is very important to maintain a good set of rules for your dog.
Every time you speak a command, it should be with the same tone and loudness level. This helps your dog to understand when you are in training mode. It also helps them understand the differences between a sharp punishing tone and a sharp non-punishing tone.
The first step in training a puppy is to make sure he knows his name. Always refer to your dog by his name, and begin teaching him to come anytime it is called. These are the initial words your puppy must learn. Spending lots of time will create a strong bond with your puppy, and will lead to unbreakable trust. A puppy that trusts you will respond better your training.
Basic training your dog is easily incorporated into daily routine providing for fast training results. So if you are looking to change any of your dog’s wayward ways, try some of our tips for quick success!