Congratulations on your new pet! What happens now? If you train your dog, you will have a happier household. The following tips will teach you everything you need to know to properly train you new pet.
If you in the crate training phase of your training program, you can use a few techniques to speed it up. If they shy away from the crate, try placing a chew bone and shutting its gate when they are not inside. They will see and smell the bone and will want you to let them in there to get it. When they go inside to get the bone, give them lots of positive reinforcement.
By giving your dog the proper amount of rewards, you’ll have an easier time training. It is essential that your dog get treats at the proper times and in the correct amounts. This is because dogs tend not to understand what it’s being rewarded for when they do not get it at the proper time.
Timing is of the utmost importance when it comes to training your dog, so make sure you spend lots of time training, but don’t overdo it. Start with a short session and gradually add more time to it. Watch to see if the dog’s attention begins to fade during sessions.
The first rule to remember when you begin to house train your puppy is that what you feed them will eventually come out the other end. In order to regulate your dog’s toileting habits, you should feed him a good quality food at the same times each day. By using a feeding schedule, you will now lessen the chances of an accident.
Your dog must realize that you are the leader of the pack. Your dog must see you as a leader, or they will not follow your commands. When you walk your dog, walk in front of him to establish leadership.
Well-trained dogs make happy dogs, and owners are usually pretty happy as well. This article has hopefully laid a foundation for success as you start training your pet.