How To Train Your Dog With Confidence
Getting a new dog is a very exciting time, however, it is pretty much like having a newborn baby at home. There is a lot involved when you first get a dog. Sometimes, it could feel a little bit overwhelming. However, the tips you will find in this article will help get you on your way to an obedient little dog.
Teach your puppy to ring a bell with his paw or nose when he needs to go outside and go to the restroom. Show your dog how to ring the bell before you take it outside. Or have him ring the bell and give it a treat. If you do this every time, you dog will always be able to tell you when it needs to go outside.
Dog training techniques will need to vary according to the dog. If you find that your dog does not respond to the reward of a treat, you need to find another kind of reward that he is going to be willing to work hard for. If giving treats does work for your dog, you are going to be able to use that in many situations.
In order to train a well-mannered dog, you must be sure you practice training it on a regular basis. You can’t expect to be perfect at training your dog right off the bat. Nothing in life is worthwhile without continually practicing it. The same holds true for training your dog.
To prevent your dog from digging in the trash, be sure he is well-fed and has plenty of toys to play with. Empty your trash regularly, and don’t put irresistible things like bones in it. Be sure to crate your dog when you go out and/or leave your trash can empty when you are gone.
To train a dog careful thought is required by the owner. Before beginning to train a dog one should plan out what their command words are going to be to be the most effective. Words that are not commonly used will help them stick out for the dog. If one knows another language that can also offer more words and sounds to use in training the dog.
Research to find out if your training path fits your dog’s specific breed. Certain breeds have a tough time with retaining new things quickly or are very stubborn, and may need more time. There are several dog breeds that need your patience when training, and basset hounds and bulldogs are just two such breeds.
When potty training a puppy, give him a reward every time he eliminates appropriately. The reward can be a treat, or a simple “good boy”. Your dog will learn to associate eliminating in an appropriate place with behavior that you want him to display. He wants to please you and so, will continue to display this behavior.
After reading this article, you can see that it is possible to have a dog that is both adorable and obedient. With just a little bit of persistence, as well as, the suggestions given in this article, you will have a dog that you can be proud of before you know it.