You have made a wonderful decision! Okay, but now what? Proper training will make the time spent with your pet much more enjoyable. The following tips will teach you everything you need to know to properly train you new pet.
When you are going to be training your dog, it is important that you limit the length of the training sessions. Small, focused sessions are necessary at the beginning. End the session as soon as your dog’s attention begins to stray.
Include plenty of physical activity in your dog’s training routine. Dogs can get bored quite easily. A bored dog is very difficult to train. Your dog will pay better attention to commands, as well as play with you more, when he has been exercised properly. Make long walks or daily runs a part of your routine that you and your dog can look forward to.
When house training your dog, keep in mind that whatever you feed him must come out. 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. Doing so allows you to gain a clearer picture of when your puppy might need to relieve himself outdoors.
Teaching a dog how to roll over isn’t too hard with a few treats in your hand. First, make sure the dog is in a laying position. Next, hold the treat close to the floor on one side of the dog’s head, and slowly bringing it upwards and over to the dog’s other side. He should then roll over while following the treat. Be sure to say ROLL OVER as your dog is rolling. Eventually, he will learn to perform the trick upon command. Do not get mad if it takes several tries. Once they learn this particular trick, they will be popular at the dog park!
When a dog is trained well and behaves properly, both the owner and the dog are happy. With the use of these tips, you are well on your way to a successful dog training relationship.