When your dog is obedient from the get go, you're blessed. When he's not, you have to start training. Utilize the following tips to help turn your dog into a well behaved family member.
Stay very consistent and persistent when starting your crate training regimen. When he comes out of the crate, you must immediately allow him to relieve himself in an appropriate place. The dog will eventually learn that there are proper times to go outside and use the restroom.
You need a commanding control if you are starting to train your dog. Your dog must understand that you're in control, so that he knows to obey and respect you. Demonstrate your position of authority to your dog by leading the way whenever the two of you are walking.
Establish a verbal cue to let your dog know when a command has been carried out to your satisfaction. One good word can act as an appreciated segue from the good behavior to the ultimate reward.
It is a simple task to teach a dog how to roll over, just be sure to keep some dog treats handy! The first step is to get the dog to lay down. Then hold one treat near his head and near the floor. Pull the treat over the dog until your hand is on the other side. Your dog is probably going to follow the treat in your hand with his nose, which means he will rollover his whole body. As he rolls over say out loud, “roll over.” Repeat this until he rolls over with the command alone. Make sure you are patient because this is likely to take several attempts. However, your dog will eventually learn this command.
When house training your pup, you should adhere to a regular schedule of feeding and elimination. By establishing a regular potty-time every day, you will get your dog in the habit of doing his business at the same time daily. Adhering to a schedule also helps the dog learn to wait until the proper time comes to go outside.
Teaching your dog to not tug and pull when on his leash is an important part of his training. This is both for the dog's safety and your own, as well.
Begin your training regimen with an easy task for your dog. You'll make strides quickly, and your dog will quickly learn the basics of acceptable behavior. This ensures your outcome is positive.
Although your dog may be very unruly, do not despair. It just takes some knowledge and patience. Make use of the tips you just read to minimize the hardship involved in training your dog while maximizing the results at the same time.