Who doesn't enjoy the joy and company a dog can provide? However, dogs also require lots of hard work and dedication. Dogs require thorough training. Use the tips from this article and your dog will soon be properly trained.
When you verbally correct your dog, do it quickly and concisely. Don't berate your dog with a lengthy speech. Say NO and redirect your dog to the desired behavior. You should also be certain that your voice is loud enough to get their attention, but also conveys seriousness.
Proper and generous rewards are critical to canine training. Reward your dog with some treats right after they obey an order. Make sure to give your dog the treats at the proper time, to encourage good behavior.
You need to adhere to a specific feeding routine for your dog. Make sure that they know when a meal is coming, so that they can get into a set routine. Remove the bowl when he is done eating.
Your dog should be eating the right amount of healthy food. A poor diet is bad for your dog on several levels. It is damaging to their health as well as making them more prone to bad behaviors. Simply improving their diet may have a bigger impact on how they respond to training.
When house training your dog, keep in mind that whatever you feed him must come out. Feed your puppy three times regularly each day. You will know when it is time for your the dog to use the bathroom, reducing accidents.
Do not reinforce any negative behaviors accidentally. This means that you should never reward your dog, with treats or attention, for doing something you're trying to train it out of. For instance, if your dog does not sit when commanded, do not rub his head affectionately unless he actually sits.
Be consistent with your training your dog to make sure your animal stays obedient to the rules it has been learning. It is easy to feel that once your dog's training is over, the lessons are learned and will stay with the dog forever. You can encourage your dog to adopt good habits. Your dog must follow the rule system strictly.
Choose one phrase to use every time you want your dog to do his business. When it's time for him to go outside to do his business, say “Elimination Device…Activate!” or whatever phrase you chose to call his attention to the task at hand.
Teaching a dog to walk correctly while on its leash is important. This is important for both the dog's safety, and your own.
After reading this article, you are now prepared to train your puppy. Patience is key in training, along with showing your dog that he's doing something right. These tips will not be mastered overnight, but you and your dog will soon get there.