All dogs have a temperament that should be taken into account when training. If one understands that mindset, one should be able to train any dog they get. If one does not understand that mindset then they are in luck because they are about to get some insight.
Make it clear to your dog that their crate is their home. Feed them in their crate and keep it open for them to come in and out. This way that start to like their crate even more.
You can use a few tricks when crate training your dog or puppy. If your dog does not want to go into the crate but one of his favorite toys inside and close the door. They can see and smell that bone, and they will want in the crate to have it. After they have entered the crate, be sure to give them praise so they understand that they have done a good thing.
You should have a specific feeding pattern for your 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. Shortly, the dog will start finishing their food well before you plan to take the dish away.
In an effort to alleviate your puppy's teething pain, give him plenty of chew toys. You also need to try to have other items he might chew on out of his reach. Give it one of his chew toys immediately. Puppies sometimes chew objects while going through their teething phase. A wet cloth that has been frozen is perfect for them during this time.
Come up with a phrase that you can teach your puppy during house training. Tell the dog a phrase, like “go potty!”, whenever you go outside to help your dog keep the goal of going outside in mind.
Keep your sessions short to accommodate a short attention span. Spending too much time just on one aspect of training will bore your dog and waste your efforts. Try to keep the initial sessions limited to about 10 minutes.
Be patient when you are training your puppy, there is no doubt that accidents are going to happen. To help your training stay on track, clean up any messes right away. Odor from feces or urine can stay in your carpet which will make your dog return to it when it wants to urinate. There are a variety of products that will help you remove the odor; check with the local pet store or department store.
To prevent the dog from biting people or furniture or otherwise causing damage, use a water bottle to spray him. This helps the dog learn which behaviors are not acceptable. In no time you will have a well behaved pet of which you can be proud.
Understanding how dogs think can make training your dog easier. You will also notice how your dog differs from others and adapt his training to correlate with his personality. One can provide your dog with better training now that one knows more about their dog.