Monday, June 25, 2012

Advice On Having A Well-Trained And Well-Behaved Dog

Advice On Having A Well-Trained And Well-Behaved Dog

Well done! What happens next? Investing the time in proper training will help you and your dog forge a much better relationship. These tips will give you all the tools you need to train your pet.

If you dog begins displaying negative behavior out of the blue, you should make him an appointment to go and see the vet to rule out any illnesses that could cause the behavior. Behavior such as inappropriate waste elimination may indicate an underlining health issue. At times the pet may be in so much pain that he is unable to act appropriately. Animals can't tell us when something is wrong, so they depend on us to interpret their behaviors.

Pay attention to the length of your dog training sessions. You will bore your dog if your spend a lot of time on just one thing. Ten minutes is about the length of time a dog can handle.

Don't start a training session if you don't think you'll be calm and patient throughout. Dogs learn more when talked to in a firm, yet calm voice.

In the majority of instances, dog bites are caused by a biting phobia. This is common behavior for a dog that feels as if he is trapped, threatened, or scared. Don't forcefully train your dog. This could result in you being bitten. A dog's main purpose in life is to please you, as he regards you as his leader.

Do not tie up several dogs in close proximity to each other. If chains get intertwined, the dogs can get hurt. A larger dog could cause a tangle so bad that the smaller dog could be choked by the leash.

Make sure your training environment is set up to motivate and reward your dog. Rewarding your dog with praise is an important part of reinforcing desired behaviors. Punishment and negative reinforcements will only lead your dog to have a great deal of fear of you and make further training even harder.

Do not allow your dog to use a wee-wee pad to go potty. Wee-wee pads leak and mark areas as "potty areas" with the enzymes in urine and feces. Wee-wee pads also make dogs use similar shaped objects as a bathroom. Instead, teach your dog to always use the bathroom outside.

Giving up is not an option when it comes to training your pet. If you want your dog to behave as trained, it is vital to keep practicing what has already been learned. Your dog requires food, shelter, companionship, and instruction from you every day, throughout your relationship.

Dogs tend to concentrate on one thing to the exclusion of everything else unless that concentration is interrupted. Once your dog knows his attention command, you will be able to coerce him to ignore almost anything.

While training your puppy or dog to use a crate, introduce him to new concepts slowly and gradually, so he is able to adjust to the changes without feeling stressed. Once he is comfortable walking in and out of the crate, try quietly closing the door and offering him a biscuit through the wires. Begin with small intervals, and work your way up to longer times. Freaking out your dog is a sign that you need to slow down.

With the proper training, both you and your dog can be happy. Use the advice you've read to start training your dog properly.

Ditulis Oleh : Unknown // 9:09 AM


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