This article will help you some good ideas on training your dog effectively and kindly.

This will let them associate a positive association between good food and their new crate.

TIP! Ensure that your dog gets enough activity. Almost all dogs have short attention spans.

When corrected your dog verbally, make those corrections short, concise wording. Do not drag on in a rant to your dog about their bad they are. Say NO and redirect your dog to the right thing.

Make sure your dog healthy and nutritious. A poor diet can cause your dog many problems. It can make your dog’s health and is not good for their health. Something as easy as proper nutrition can make a huge impact on how receptive they are to training.

Consistency is critical for crate training with a young dog. When you let the puppy gets out of his crate you must immediately and unfailingly allow him the opportunity to relieve himself. The dog will grow his bladder so he can hold it for longer and use the restroom.

TIP! When training your dog, try to avoid reinforcing negative behavior. Avoid giving them any rewards they haven’t earned.

Try not to reinforce bad behavior in your dog. This means don’t give your dog treats for doing something you don’t want it to do. For instance, don’t rub your dog’s head when they jump up at you and when you come in the door if you don’t want them to jump.

Give your dog a word that means “yes” to aid in training.

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

TIP! Choose one phrase to use every time you want your dog to do his business. Whenever you bring him outside, repeat your chosen phrase in a firm but gentle tone to encourage him to undertake the action and associate the act with the place.

Do not use a shock collars and similar training devices. They almost never work very well and they are expensive to boot. They can also discourage good behaviors as they inhibit your dog to be confused about all their behaviors.

Pay attention to how much time you spend training sessions. Spending too much time just on one aspect of training exercises will start to bore the dog. Keep first training lessons down to about 10 minutes or so.

You should now feel a little more competent and comfortable in your role as a dog trainer. By following the tips in this piece, you will improve as a trainer and a listener who is able to understand what the dog really needs. Small tips can make a huge difference.