Be Smart And Follow These Tips On Puppy Training

TIP! If you in the crate training phase of your training program, you can use a few techniques to speed it up. If they don't want to go in the crate, try luring them in with a treat or chew bone.

Your dog is important to you, but so are your possessions. Dogs will not value your things and they will chew on things that look chewable. This article will provide proven tips and tricks that have been known to help eliminate unwanted dog chewing.

TIP! Look out for your dog's nutrition the same way you would look after your own. A bad diet is unhealthy for dogs for many reasons.

By giving your dog the proper amount of rewards, you'll have an easier time training. Unless you offer treats appropriately and frequently, it's almost impossible to keep him motivated and interested. A dog quickly forgets his actions, so you must reward him immediately to reinforce his behaviors.

TIP! Consistency is critical for crate training to succeed. The first thing to keep in mind is that you must let him use the bathroom as soon as he's let out.

Question how your dog views things. Frustration may come quickly if your dog does not pick up your training of basic things quickly. Try to think the way your dog does. Trying to see things the way that your dog does may be able to give you an idea of the right kind of training for your dog.

TIP! Dogs should never be tied up close to each other. If there chains become entangled with one another it could lead to an injury.

Make sure your dog is eating a healthy diet. A poor diet is bad for your dog on several levels. It can not only damage their health, it can also influence their behavior. Simply enhancing a dog's diet can make a big difference in its receptiveness to training.

TIP! Be patient when teaching your dog, it will take some time. It isn't unusual to have to repeat a trick dozens of times before the dog understands.

As you train your dog to use the bathroom, keep in mind what whatever they eat will also come out. Feed your puppy three times regularly each day. By scheduling your feedings, you will be able to determine when you should take your dog out. This can greatly reduce the number of accidents.

TIP! Be careful not to reward bad behaviors without realizing it. This means don't give your dog treats or attention for something he should not be doing.

Keep your tone of voice consistent when training dogs. The dog will know you're telling them what to do that way. Doing this also ensures that your dog will know the difference between your “you're in trouble” voice and your “do as I say” voice.

TIP! Pick a recognizable phrase to verbalize to your puppy during house training. When you take your dog out, repeat this command.

It is important to leash-train your dog. Not only is this safer for the dog and easier on your body, such a frequent activity mandates good self-control and reinforcement of the chain of command from training.

TIP! The tone of your voice is an important part of successfully disciplining your dog. Dogs are often closely attuned to a trainer's mindset and feelings.

Try to incorporate play into your training sessions with your dog. The dog will respond more positively to training if you create a better bond between you and them. Although training your dog can be fun, you don't really want to spend all your time in training mode.

TIP! Remember how many treats you reward your dog with during the course of the day to avoid fattening him up. It's easy to overlook the treats, but the do add up, especially when you're doing a lot of training.

Finally, your dog needs to learn to stop chewing on your stuff. Not only can it prevent injuries, it can save you stress and wasted money when you need to replace damaged belongings. When you apply the ideas you've just read, you are taking yourself one step closer to training your dog properly.

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