A dog is part of the family, so it’s okay to only use positive reinforcement. There is a ton of advice below which you can utilize to craft the best training strategy. It’s important to become educated about training when you are beginning your training.
You need to establish predictable feeding practices with any dog. He has to know when the food will arrive and it should be on schedule, but he also needs to know when the food will be removed again. Before long, your dog will complete its meal before the time comes for you to take the dish away.
Never chain two dogs too close to each other. Their chains could get tangled up and as they struggle to get free; there is a good chance the dogs can get injured. A larger dog could cause a tangle so bad that the smaller dog could be choked by the leash.
Don’t allow your dog to jump on you when you get home. It’s always great to to be playful and upbeat, but a calm environment is ideal when you first enter a room. Avoid acknowledging the dog upon your entry, and you can foster the sort of controlled environment necessary to good behavior.
Training your pet to roll over very easy. Just remember to have treats in hand. Initially, try to get your dog to lay on the floor. You can put the treat on the floor by their head and then raise it up over to the other side. His nose will track that treat and his body will roll over. Say “roll over” as he performs the action so that he’ll learn the command. Never become frustrated if it does not happen right away. Once he does learn how, he will be a celebrity among other dogs.
With the right encouragement, most dogs can learn to roll over pretty quickly. The first step is to get the dog to lay down. The next step is to hold a treat close to the floor by the dog’s head then continue to move the treat over his head until you reach the other side. His nose will follow the treat, naturally making him roll over. Whenever your dog does actually roll over, say “roll over” out loud. Repeating this over time forms a mental association in your dog’s mind that eventually causes him to roll over on command. Never become frustrated if it does not happen right away. Once he does learn how, he will be a celebrity among other dogs.
Start your canine training with something that will be easy for him to learn. You will have the rush of seeing quick results, but the dog will gain a basic understanding of what good behavior means. This will give you positive results from the onset.
Give your dog more freedom as he or she gets further along in the training program. Your dog will flourish with a good balance between control and respect. Be sure not to give them too much since this can counteract training efforts.
When your dog is displaying unwanted behaviors, use water to spray him. This will show the pooch that there are consequences to these actions. Your dog will instead focus on good behaviors with more positive outcomes.
Always treat a dog after completing tasks. The treat helps your dog to know that you think he has done well. You need to do this because your dog must know what they can and cannot do.
To enforce positive behavior when it comes to training your dog, be sure that you praise your dog. Get excited, smile, and give treats to help your dog relate the good behavior to something positive. Having these same reactions to bad behavior will teach your dog that whatever they are doing is okay.
The best way to train a dog is by using positive reinforcement. Praise the dog with petting, upbeat words and the occasional treat when he does something right. Avoid shouting and hitting the dog. This never works, and your dog will sense that you are cluelss. Stay positive but stand your ground when training your dog.
Successful puppy training starts with acquiring great knowledge. Being a better trainer and better understanding your dog are as simple as following the advice above. Even the most basic ideas can produce significant changes.
Never stop training your dog. You should not stop training your dog at the end of their puppy stage. If you always train your dog they will stay obedient and you will not encourage any new bad habits.