Training a new dog can be quite the challenge.
Consistency is critical for crate training your puppy. When your puppy out of his crate you must immediately and unfailingly allow him the opportunity to relieve himself. The dog will eventually learn that there are proper times to go outside and longer this way.
Repetition is the key to teaching your dog a new command. It may take about 25-50 repetitions of a particular command to be used for the dog understands it.
Do not use shock collar to train your dog. They may not work as advertised and are expensive to boot. They can cause your dog’s behavior too much.
As the dog gets better at training, you can start giving it more freedom. The balance between freedom and obedience gives your dog a satisfying life. 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.
Remember to have patience whenever training your dog. This reduces frustration and your dog during this process. Your pet wants you to be happy, but you have to give him the commands in a way in which he understands what is expected.
Have a good time while training session with your dog. Taking some time to have fun with your dog makes your dog like you more, and your dog will be more likely to respond well to training. Although training itself is fun, you don’t really want to spend all your time in training mode.
The first thing you should do when training a puppy is to make sure he knows his name. Use his name frequently, and help him learn to come when you call him by it. These are the first few commands your puppy must learn. Spend a lot of time with your new puppy, so it gets to know you and understands that you are to be trusted. This will help them become more receptive to harder training in the future.
Each and every interaction that takes place between you and your dog do together is forming his behavior and actions. You want to mold your dog by always working toward desired behavior.
Do not quit when you’re training your dog.You must supply constant reinforcement for your dog; if you fail to do this, or he or she will go back to how they were before being trained. Keep in mind that in addition to giving your dog food and shelter, and just as important as providing him with food and shelter.
If you’re interested in your dog’s agility, make sure you have chosen a breed suited for it. Most dogs can learn agility and join competitions, but some breeds are more competitive such as collies, Australian shepherds and Labs usually do best in these competitions.
Consistency is the key with training your dog. Being consistent pertains to words used for commands you want the dog obeying, to the tone you use with the words, and to the rewards you are providing for the dog if they successfully complete the command you are teaching them.
With this advice in hand, you are now ready to tackle the task of training your dog. The whole family will benefit from a calmer, more well-behaved pooch. Apply the techniques from this article and you will be on your way to having a well-behaved pet.