A properly trained dog will make the ideal pet for you. When a dog has great training and is perfectly socialized, they are so much fun to be with. This part of your life will be a great joy. So to enhance your relationship with your dog, read on!
As you work to crate train your dog, it is important to convey the notion that the crate is their home. When meal time comes, place the food bowl in the crate and keep the door open while the dog eats. This creates a positive association between good food and their new crate.
Crate training is very beneficial, but there can be difficulties that the following tips can help with. Place a treat inside the crate and shut its gate in front of your dog. This will make the puppy want to be let inside the crate to get the bone. Once in the crate, let them know they did a good job by praising them.
When training, find a verbal clue your pet can understand so they will know exactly when to do as you say. “Yes” is the perfect word to show dogs approval before giving a treat.
Teaching any dog how to roll over can be pretty easy. Make sure you’ve got a few tasty treats handy before beginning. First, have the dog lay down. Then, hold the treat over your dog’s head and swipe it above and around his head, causing him to roll over. They should follow that treat with their nose, which should cause them to roll over. As he is rolling over say, “roll over” and praise them immediately when they do. Never become frustrated if it does not happen right away. Once he does learn how, he will be a celebrity among other dogs.
As your dog responds to his training, you can begin to allow him more freedom. Your dog will flourish with a good balance between control and respect. Just make sure your dog is properly trained before giving him so much slack.
It is important to leash-train your dog. This will ensure both his safety and yours when you take him on walks.
It’s surprising for many people to know that dog training is never as time consuming, difficult, or stressful as people think. Small adjustments to our own actions, along with easy methods to use with the dog can produce substantial improvements.