Congratulations on being a new pet! What will the next step you should take? Proper training can make the experience much more enjoyable for yourself and your canine companion. The following tips will tell you what you need to know for effectively training your dog.
There are few effective ways to make crate training more comfortable and successful for your new puppy or dog. After they enter the crate, be sure to give them praise so they understand that they have done a good thing.
When you do give your dog correction verbally, make sure to use sharp, concise wording. Do not whine and complain to your dog about how bad they are. Say NO and give them a command to do the desired behavior.
Try not to reinforce bad behaviors from your dog by accident.This means you must not reward your dog treats and praise whenever it misbehaves. For example, it will be difficult or impossible to train your dog not to jump on people if you give your pet a friendly neck-scratch when he or she jumps on you.
Pick a phrase you will say to your new puppy the whole time you are working on house training. When you take your puppy outside, say the chosen phrase to keep him focused on the task he is to accomplish.
This lets the dog know you’re serious and that they must obey. It can also help the dog realize the distinction between a command and a reprimand.
When your dog does something unacceptable, take its paws in your hands and lightly squeeze them to let it know that jumping on people is not an acceptable behavior. This will not harm your dog if done gently, but it will give them an uncomfortable feeling that will help teach them not to do it again. They should learn to avoid doing it in order to avoid the reaction they get.
Training your dog is essential to develop a good relationship. This article has hopefully laid a foundation for success as you start training your pet.