Although you love your puppy, there may be times when you become frustrated. With pets, it’s a bit more difficult to instill this appreciation for your property — especially if it appears particularly tasty to your dog. This guide will give you tips on how to keep your dog from chewing the things that you own.
When it comes to training Fido, time is of the essence. The goal is to avoid overdoing it while ensuring that you are devoting enough attention to the animal. Gradually increase the amount of time you spend training them each session. Pay attention and end the session when your dog loses interest.
Consider things from your dog’s perspective. It’s easy to get irritated with them when they aren’t learning the basics quickly or even at all. Instead of giving up entirely, you might consider trying to put yourself in your dog’s mindset. Your dog might not be making the connection between the order and the behavior you expect from them because you have not repeated the exercise enough times.
Your dog’s diet plays a huge role in their training and establishing a definitive feeding routine is important. Train your dog to understand that you are going to remove their food bowl upon fifteen minutes of feeding them. This will establish a feeding schedule for your dog. Soon your dog will be finished with the meal before you are ready to remove the dish.
Always maintain a calm environment as you enter any room your dog occupies. Play time is beneficial to your dog, however, you need to teach your dog to be calm as you enter any room. Do not acknowledge his presence when you enter, so the atmosphere remains controlled until you decide when his play time begins.
Teaching a dog how to roll over isn’t too hard with a few treats in your hand. First, place your dog in the “down” position. The next step is to hold a treat close to the floor by the dog’s head then continue to move the treat over his head until you reach the other side. He will naturally use his nose to follow the treat, thus rolling over his whole body. As he is rolling over say, “roll over” and praise them immediately when they do. Have patience since your dog may not get the trick quickly. However, once he does, he’ll be the center of attention at the dog park.
When it’s all said and done, make sure you keep your dog from biting and chewing up all your stuff. Not only can it prevent injuries, it can save you stress and wasted money when you need to replace damaged belongings. Apply the tips you learned here to your training your dog plan and your dog can be the well-behaved pet you’ve always wanted.