A dog or puppy can easily steal the heart of many a person. If you happen to already be the owner of one, then congratulations are in order! The key to having a great relationship is a pet is making sure they are well trained. Keep reading for some fun and useful tips on dog right.
When you verbally correct your dog, ensure your corrections are direct and short.Do not whine and on about their bad behavior. Say no and redirect your dog to the right thing.
Give your puppy with lots of chewable toys, and keep him away from chewing other items. Give it one of its own chew toys instead.
Repetition is key to teaching your dog new command. It is not uncommon for it to take between 25 to 50 repetitions to learn a new command.
It is very easy to train a pooch to roll over as long as you have some tasty treats on hand. The first step is to get the dog has to lay down first. Then, put a treat close to the floor near the side of the dog’s head, causing him to roll over. He should roll over while following the treat.
The first step in training a puppy is teach him to understand his name. Use his name frequently, and teach him that the appropriate response to hearing is name is to come over to you. These are the preliminary words that your new puppy needs to learn. Spend a lot of time with your new puppy, so you can bond and he’ll learn you’re his master. This way he or she will be more open to some advanced training in the future.
Use your puppy’s name as much as you speak. Use it often in the early days of training, so he pays attention to you when he hears the name. Choose a short name that is easily recognizable from other words your puppy may hear throughout the day.
Changing your tone depending on what you want to communicate will help train your pet. Be firm at all times, speak louder to reprimand your dog and take a softer voice to praise your dog.
Do not fatten your dog too many treats; you could make him gain some weight when you offer an excessive number as rewards.
Your dog must learn what ‘down’ means.This is an important command will be useful if you need to keep your dog to know in social settings. A dog that knows his “down” command well can drop to the ground at a moment’s notice in a testy situation, which makes it a necessary command for safety.
Do you have a problem with your dog that pulls at the leash? This annoying behavior is extremely common complaint that owners have with their dogs and quite simple to fix.
Understand that older dogs have some basic limitations. Older dogs are harder to train because of developed quirks, as they will already be accustomed to certain behaviors to some extent. Although you can teach them some new tricks, sometimes the best thing to do is focus on the negatives that you want to modify and live with the rest.
When training your dog, use many resources, books, dog magazines and books about the particular breed of dog that you wish to train. Talk to others who have a dog of your same breed.You can then tailor a specific training program with the advice you get.
Your relationship with your pet will surely be improved by applying the tips you just learned. Implement the information provided here as appropriate to your own unique situation. You love your dog and want the best for all involved. Success can only be found through consistent training. Ensure that your dog is properly trained and well adjusted. Congratulations on being a pet owner.