Training a dog when you have never attempted to do so before can be overwhelming to those who are new at it. You can become overwhelmed because there is so much information overload when you think of all the resources you have at your disposal.This article contains some basic information to help you get started.
When you verbally correct your dog, those corrections should be short and focused on the behavior. Do not go on and on about their bad the dog is behaving. Say NO and give them a command to do the right thing.
The first rule of thumb with puppies and house training is to remember: what you feed them will pass. Feed your pooch several times a day. This will get your puppy out and lessen the chance of accidents.
Try not to reinforce bad behaviors from your dog by accident.This means denying your dog with attention or treats and praise whenever it misbehaves. For instance, don’t rub your dog’s head when they jump up at you and when you come in the door if you don’t want them to jump.
Pick a recognizable phrase you will say to your puppy the whole time you are working on house training. When you take your puppy outside, say the chosen phrase to keep him focused on the task he is to accomplish.
As your dog responds to his training, you can start giving it more freedom. The balance between freedom and obedience can give dogs a rewarding one. Just be careful not to overdo it on the freedom initially as it can set your dog is properly trained before giving him so much slack.
Begin training your dog with an easy for him to learn. This will give them instant success and your dog learns to love training sessions. This will give you get better results while training.
Your dog must learn what the word “no” means. Find positive ways to enforce training when you train your furry friend. Saying ‘no’ does not aid in the training of your dog. All dogs are different and their training ought to be customized.
Puppies do not have a very long attention span and limited energy, so it is best to keep training to short but intense periods of time. If you overdo it, the puppy will probably not remember much except that it was an unpleasant experience, it will be harder to help him in the end.
Consistency is very important during your dog. Make sure the dog when it does well and not reinforcing poor behavior. Different cues from different people will confuse your dog and delay training.
Treats are usually the best way to begin puppy training. Slowly reduce the treats as time progresses and replace them with a toy or belly rubs.
When looking for information on training your dog, use many resources, such as books on puppy training, and specific breed books. Talk to other owners of the same breed to get advice. You can make adjustments based on the information you have gathered.
Hopefully, these tips have provided you with some very valuable suggestions. You will be more efficient if you establish a plan ahead of time.