Most agree that when a dog is well-trained, he and his owner will have a stronger bond. Obedient dogs can make you completely satisfied with owning a dog. Keep reading to learn how you can have a great relationship with your best canine friend.
When you do give your dog correction verbally, make those corrections short, sharp and to the point. Don’t scream and yell and throw a fit. Just tell them no, and point them in the desired direction. Additionally, you can raise the tone of your voice for emphasis.
A puppy should have chew toys to get him through the teething pains. Keep other things out of his reach. Give it one of his chew toys immediately. If your puppy seems to be suffering a lot from teething, a frozen washcloth to chew on can give him some relief.
Multiple repetitions will be necessary for a dog to learn new commands. It’s very likely to take many repetitions of one command in order for your pup to fully understand it. Try using the command more often and be very patient if you want your dog to learn.
If you approach a dog you do not know, do so slowly. Let the dog sniff the back or top of your extended hand. This allows the dog to get used to your scent and makes him much more likely to trust you. As you become close to one another, fear will be diminished and opportunities to learn together will be increased.
Start leash training by playing with your puppy while he is wearing his collar. When he is comfortable in the collar, he’ll be ready to learn how to walk on a leash, too.
Often people are pleasantly surprised at how easily and quickly they can train their dog. Simple changes in our own behavior, as well as simple techniques that we implement, can result in big improvements in our dog’s behavior.