Need Help With Dog Training?
Does your dog have some bad behaviors they need to get rid of?
As much as we love them, they aren’t always perfect so it’s important to start training your dog as soon as possible. Are you ready?
All dogs need proper training, and training your dog doesn’t mean it’s time-consuming or boring. If this is your first dog and you may think the training quite difficult, to be honest, this would be a big project and need to develop systematic training ways. Don’t back off, things will get easier if you take it early and step by step.
Training Tip #1 – Positive Reinforcement
Most dog professionals agree that positive reinforcement is the best way for both the dog and trainer. Rewarding desired behavior will yield the best results. Reward your dog for exhibiting the behavior you desire.
Training Tip #2 – Start a Dog Obedience Program
Learn how to set a basic foundation before you begin to train your dog.
- Equipment. Choose a dog collar or harness for your dog. Dog training treats are also a necessary.
- Choose a method. positive reinforcement is recommended.
- Set up sessions. Training sessions should last 10 to 15 minutes, two to three times per day.
- Basic commands.
- Problems and Proofing Behavior.
Training Tip #3 – Train Your Dog Using Games
Dogs just want to have fun! It’s easier to learn when you keep it fun.
- Fetch. Many dogs have a natural instinct to fetch.
- Tug-of-War. Many dogs really enjoy a good game of tug-of-war.
- Hide and Seek. Dogs can really enjoy this game not only kids.
- Find the Treat or Toy. Let your dog use her brain and her nose to find hidden goodies.
- Interactive Treat Games. Make one or buy one interactive dog toys.
Training Tip #4 – Six Weeks to Train a Dog
Develop a week-by-week schedule to help your dog get organized, you can get yourself a well-trained dog in about six weeks.
- Introduce a crate from the first week of training
- Establish a routine of mealtimes, walks, and playtime early on in training from the first week.
- Get different toys each week to keep your dog mentally engaged and interested.
- Start with basic commands: Sit, Down, Come, Wait, Drop it, Stop barking…
- Walking your dog on a Leash.
- Choose a Trick: “roll over” or “play dead”. Advanced commands make this more fun.
- Problems and proofing behavior. Effective dog training Training must be practiced and reinforced over your dog’s lifetime.
To be continued…
Please SHARE this to a friend or family member.