Almost all small dogs and large dogs follow the same way of thinking. If one understands that mindset, one should be able to train any dog they get. This article will address such things as learning a dog’s temperament and how to train a dog with that in mind.
Try to think about what it would be like to be your dog. Things that seem simple to you may not be as simple to your dog if he is having a hard time learning them. Do not give up! Switch things up by thinking like a dog. Your dog may not understand because it hasn’t been said enough.
Consistency is key in crate training a puppy. When you let the puppy out of his crate you must immediately and unfailingly allow him the opportunity to relieve himself. Over time, the puppy will be able to wait until the appropriate opportunity to answer the call of nature.
Always train your dog with positive reinforcement. Use positive language to reward the dog, as well as petting and small treats on occasion. Do not shout or strike the dog. These forms of punishment are ineffective. To get the best results from your canine training, you need to be firm and consistent, staying positive at all times.
A good way to reduce the level of barking come from your dog, is to immerse them in their barking triggers so that they get used to them. It can be a sound, or being face to face with other people or other animals. Your dog will eventually come to realize that barking is unnecessary in reaction to these triggers.
Therefore, understanding how a dog’s mind works is the most important step for training it. A person who has this kind of insight can be a more effective trainer. Once someone knows a bit more about dogs, training becomes easier and more likely to work.