You need to invest a lot of time into training the new little one. Use these tips on a consistent basis and you will see a trained dog easily.
Give your puppy some toys to chew on so they do not hurt while teething, and keep him away from chewing other items. Give the dog one of its own chew toys immediately.
It is very easy to teach a pooch to roll with treats. The first step is to get the dog to lay down first. Next, hold the treat close to the floor near its head, and slowly bringing it upwards and over to the dog’s other side. He should then roll his body over while following the treat.
This will let him know you are serious. It also help the dog to understand the distinction between a sharp tone for discipline and other types of commands.
One command that should be taught early to a puppy is “leave it.” This teaches them to drop something and step away from it. This can help get your dog to stop chomping on chewing furniture inside the house.
Limit the duration of your training sessions. Spending too long on training exercises will start to bore your dog and waste your efforts. Try to limit initial training sessions limited to about 10 minutes.
Always make use of positive reinforcement to train your dog. Do not ever scream at or strike the dog. This doesn’t work well and will just convince your dog that you don’t know what you are doing.
It is vital to keep some slack in the dog’s leash when you are trying to train a dog. Dogs love exploring new territory when they get the chance to go walking. This makes them to pull on the leash.
Each and every interaction that takes place between you and your pet will go a long way in shaping its attitude and personality. You will want to really mold your dog by working towards a desired behavior.
Your dog needs to learn the “down” command. This is an important command will be useful if you need to keep your dog from jumping on someone. A dog that understands the “down” command will lie down immediately in a dangerous situation, making it a great command to keep on hand for safety’s sake.
You don’t want to train your dog know that it shouldn’t be afraid to hear it’s name.
If you wish to participate in agility classes, you should learn which breeds are most naturally suited to it. Most dogs can learn agility and join competitions, but border collies, sheepdogs and Australian shepherds.
Consistency is really the key when training a dog. Being consistent pertains to words used for commands you want the dog obeying, to the words’s tone, and to the rewards you are providing for the dog if they successfully complete the command you are teaching them.
After you have brought your new furry friend home, its time to begin training him. Be patient when training your dog, and most importantly, ensure your dog is aware of when their behavior is appropriate. These tips will not be mastered overnight, but you and your dog will soon get there.