Dog Training Will Help You And Your Dog!
You plan on raising your dog to be a show dog and need to know all of the tips and tricks to be successful. This article will go into depth with all of the things you need to do to be sure that you are training your show dog correctly.
At the onset of training a command or skill, it is best to keep the corrections to a minimum. It’s not fair to over correct him for something he doesn’t know how to do, and you will only discourage him from wanting to work with you. Remember to keep corrections appropriate for his age and knowledge of the task you are working on.
The key to potty training a new puppy is consistency. Remember that when he is with his mother, he can relieve himself whenever he needs to, so it will take some time for him to learn that he must wait for someone to take him outside to go to the bathroom.
When house training your new puppy you need to follow a strict schedule. Get your puppy outside to eliminate first thing in the morning, last thing at night, and every couple of hours in between. This will help him to learn that elimination happens outside. It also prevents pee scents (which are attractive to your dog) from being in the house to begin with.
To introduce a new animal into a home that already has dogs, you should give that animal their own territory. This could mean initially giving the new cat or dog their own room or taking your old dogs out of the house before bringing the new dog in. Because dogs are very territorial, this tactic gives your new dog more leverage and makes your older dogs more reluctant to get aggressive.
Your dog should learn that nothing in life is free. Have him work to get goodies, no matter how small. Have your pooch “sit” and wait before meals are placed on the floor, and release with a command. Have your dog “sit” and wait by the door before walks. He’ll learn patience, and he’ll learn to wait for your cue.
To help with potty training a new puppy, plan ahead. If you have a brand new puppy, keep him in a towel-lined crate or kennel at night. For the first couple of weeks, bring him out every two hours and let him outside to do his business. Thoroughly praise him and he will begin to make the association between being outside and relieving himself, which will make training much easier as time goes on.
If you want to teach your dog tricks, but don’t want to offer too many treats, then use regular dog food. By using a portion of their daily allotment of food, your dog is still receiving a reward for doing good, but is not in danger of getting too many treats.
In summary, the success of your show dog is important to you. The tips provided in this article are proven to be the best ways to train your show dog in every aspect. While not every method works for every owner or dog, hopefully these tips will enable you to train your dog correctly.