Raising a dog can bring you a lot of joy and love into your life. That said, they have to be cared for daily. There is tons of training that must be done. If you stay consistent with these tips, your puppy will quickly be trained.
If you in the crate training phase of your training program, you can use a few techniques to speed it up. If your pet is nervous about the crate, consider putting a toy or treat inside to motivate them to go in. The puppy will want to enter the kennel to retrieve the treat. After they enter the crate, be sure to give them love and attention to let them know they did something to please you.
Spoken directions should be made using a simple, concise and forceful tone. It's not good to rant about how bad your dog is. Just tell them no, and point them in the desired direction. When speaking to your dog, use a voice that commands respect.
You need to establish predictable feeding practices with any dog. Your dog will begin to recognize there is a routine if you regularly remove the food bowl 10 or 15 minutes after you put it down. Shortly, the dog will start finishing their food well before you plan to take the dish away.
It may take several times for your dog to learn new commands. It may take about 25-50 repetitions of a particular command before your dog understands it. Using the exact same command and remain patient with them so that they can get it.
When you start dog training, develop a verbal cue so that the dog knows precisely when they complete a command correctly. For example, using the word “yes” can let your dog know they can retrieve their reward.
For a dog to become house trained you should always have them on the same feeding schedule everyday, so their elimination time is always the same. This can help you avoid accidents on the carpet by becoming aware of when the dog needs to go. Having a set schedule will teach your dog how to wait until he can go outside for the next potty break.
Now that you've got a good idea on how to train your dog, you need to put the advice given into action. Exercise patience with the dog and be certain to praise proper behavior. You cannot expect to master these tips in mere days, but as long as you stay dedicated, you can succeed in training your dog.