Getting a dog is a big deal, and it requires some serious thought. Owners have to be committed to their dogs. Dogs must be trained so they exhibit good behavior and stay out of trouble. Use this article if your dog is in need of training.
Make sure your teething puppy has a bunch of chew toys readily available to him, and keep other things he likes to chew on away from him. The right chew toys should be given to the pup immediately. Puppies sometimes chew objects while going through their teething phase. A wet cloth that has been frozen is perfect for them during this time.
A number of repetitions will be necessary before your dog will be able to master a new command. It may take 25-50 tries before your dog understands a command consistently and thoroughly. Keep working patiently on the command- he’ll get it with time.
House training should be built around a regular bathroom schedule. You can promote consistency and regularity by feeding your pet on a firm schedule two or three times daily with only the highest quality of food. You will know when it is time for your the dog to use the bathroom, reducing accidents.
Try not to reinforce bad behavior in your dog by accident. Don’t give your dog any attention or treats when he is being bad. For instance, if your dog does not sit when commanded, do not rub his head affectionately unless he actually sits.
Your daily schedule should consist of regular potty breaks, regular training sessions and an hour of good exercise. When your dog gets enough exercise, training sessions are usually more effective and produce faster results. A dog is happy when it gets it exercise and a happy dog follows orders.
It is still possible to train your pet if you have owned the animal for a long time. With the advice from this article, you can begin to train your dog to be the pet you’ve always wanted. Use these tips and turn your dog into a well-behaved pet.