There are a number of reasons for getting a pet dog. Maybe it was the cute puppy or just fell in love with the longing eyes! It goes without saying that an obedient dogs are highly desirable. The following article will give you advice on how to do just that.

Timing is everything in dog training, but don’t overdo it. Start out with a short session and gradually add more time to it. Pay attention and end the point when your dog loses interest.

TIP! There are few effective ways to approach the matter of crate training your puppy or dog. A dog is naturally hesitant about a crate at first.

Make sure your dog stays awake and active often. Dogs can easily become bored easily. A bored dog without interest in what you’re doing is more difficult to train. Your dog will obey more quickly if you keep them well exercised. Go for long walks or runs with your dog on a regular basis.

A lot of times owners will train their dogs once and not conduct any refreshers.

Begin the training your dog with an easy to learn behavior. This ensures that success comes quickly and serve as a building block for your training regimen. This gives you awesome results during the course of your training experience.

Use positive reinforcements when you are training your dog. Do not shout or hit him. This teaches your dog think you are imbalanced.

Teach your dog not to bark with a silent command to avoid barking.If this is done with sufficient frequency, the dog will figure out that it gets a treat if it is quiet when you say so.

Puppies can only handle small amounts of training, keep it brief and positive. If you overdo it, the puppy will probably not remember much except that it was an unpleasant experience, it will be harder to help him in the end.

TIP! Positive reinforcement is important when training your dog. You should immediately reward your dog when they follow your command.

Time to put your new knowledge to the test. With any luck you have learned at least a few new things to help you develop a suitable training program for your dog. Remember, an obedient dog is the goal. However, training does take time. But, the work is well worth it. Especially when you are spending time with your happy, well-behaved companion. Pick and choose the tips that apply to your particular situation.