You should realize that if you train your dog well, you will enjoy having them as part of the family more. If you train your dog the right way you will see that your whole family will love their new pet. So to make your relationship even stronger, keep reading!
Training your dog requires generous rewards that are given correctly. Dog treats must be plentiful and strategically timed. Dogs will not understand why you are rewarding them if you wait too long to do it.
Dogs should never be tied up close to each other. Their chains could get tangled up and as they struggle to get free; there is a good chance the dogs can get injured. Situations like this can cause dogs of various sizes to cause fatal injuries if not properly monitored. Always err on the side of caution.
The first rule to remember when you begin to house train your puppy is that what you feed them will eventually come out the other end. Feed your pooch several times daily at the same hour. If you know when the puppy eats, you will be able to better predict when to take him out. This means fewer accidents!
Be careful not to reward bad behaviors without realizing it. This means that you should never reward your dog, with treats or attention, for doing something you’re trying to train it out of. If your dog leaps on you when you return home and you wish to discourage this behavior, you must ignore him and go about your business. Even negative attention from you can cause the behavior to continue.
Have frequent or as necessary mini-training sessions to reinforce and keep the rules fresh in your dog’s mind. Do not assume that your dog will remember his training all his life. But dogs can become complacent just like their human counterparts. It is important that the training your dog receives is reinforced regularly.
Don’t use things like shock collars. They often do not function well as they say they do and are a lot more expensive as opposed to conventional methods of training. Plus, shock collars can discourage your dog from behaving properly. It is common for these tactics to create adverse behavior.
Choose a set phrase for house training your dog. Every time you take him outside, tell him “go potty,” (use whatever phrase you have chosen) and this will help him learn to focus and remember what he has gone outside to do.
Training isn’t as hard as you think! Simple changes to our behavior and techniques can bring a big improvement to our dogs behavior.