This article can help you learn the ins and outs of training your dog properly.
When you correct your dog verbally, be concise. Do not go on and complain to your pet about their bad the dog is behaving. Just say “no” and show them the behavior you expect.
Rewarding your dog properly and generously is the key to training.Giving your dog treats at the right time and with the proper amount is important. This is because a dog does not always understand what it is being rewarded for when they do not receive their treat at the right time.
A lot of times owners will train their dogs once and not conduct any refreshers.
This lets the dog know you are serious and he needs to listen. It also helps the dog realize the difference between a sharp tone for discipline and other types of commands.
Always get your dog’s attention by doing the same thing. Start all commands by calling out his name. Get their attention by using its name and then follow what you want it to do. Dogs tend to respond to names immediately and they know that you want their attention.
Always use of positive reinforcement when it comes to training your dog. Do not shout or hit him. This doesn’t work well and only succeeds in teaching your dog that you don’t know what you are doing.
In order to decrease barking, have your dog get used to the things that are causing them to bark. It might be a particular sound or simply coming into contact with other animals or people. Your dog will eventually come to realize that barking in reaction to these triggers.
You need to be very consistent with your dog. If more than one member of your family is training your dog, everyone should be on the same page as far as commands, rewards and discipline. Your pet will be more willing to be trained if he knows what to expect.
Training should be fun time to your dog. Keep training to a short 10-15 minute session; much longer and your dog’s attention span. Make sure you shower praise on your dog when he performs well; dogs love it! When the dog enjoys their training, he will pay attention and listen to what you say.
It is probably important to you how successful your show dog becomes. The ideas in this piece have shown themselves to be optimal methods of training show dogs. Although all training methods can’t be effective for all dogs, the advice you’ve just read should hopefully allow you to effectively train your dog.