Training a new dog is a daunting task. However, it is important to train your dog to obey, for the sake of ensuring safety for your dog, for your home and possessions and for people around you. You must always maintain positivity when training a puppy. It is difficult to succeed in training when you lack patience and are inconsistent in your efforts. Plan on spending at least 20 or 30 minutes a day training your puppy, because it will not be receptive for a longer period of time. Beyond that point, your pet may become very bored.
You can use a few tricks when crate training your dog or puppy. A yummy treat can help to entice a hesitant dog into the crate. A tempting bone will prove too hard to resist, and the dog will be panting to get into the crate in no time. When he does, praise him for it so he knows it was a good thing to do.
Your dog will perform best on a healthy diet. An unhealthy diet can have several negative effects on your dog. It can negatively impact a dog’s health and disposition. Improving your dog’s diet can make training him easier.
It is not difficult to teach a dog how to roll over, and having some treats on hand makes it easier. First, make sure the dog is in a laying position. Hold a treat between your forefingers near the left side of your dog’s head, and then slowly pass the treat in front of his face and to the opposite side. The dog ought to follow his treat with the nose, prompting him to flop his entire body over. While rolling, use your vocal command. It will probably take multiple attempts, but you will be the talk of the town when the trick is learned.
Begin your training regimen with an easy task for your dog. You will remain motivated if you can train it successfully right away, and your dog will get used to obeying you. In doing so, you will see more consistent and positive results.
When your pet hears you speak the word ‘no’, your dog must understand that a response is not expected. It is important to be positive when you are training your dog. When you tell your dog “no” during training, he has no idea what you want him to do instead of the behavior you reprimand. Not only is each situation different, every breed of dog is also different. Therefore, you should adjust your training based off your dog’s breed and the specific situation at hand.
By following these tricks, you will surely find canine training to be less overwhelming. This will result in a safe pet and property. You need to be consistent when you are training your pet.