Friday, July 6, 2012

The Basics Of Potty Training Your New Dog


Potty Training Your New Dog

Congratulations is in order for your decision to get a new dog. It will soon become an integral part of your family. Training should begin immediately after you have gotten home with your new pet. You and your new dog will both be happier if he is well trained. The following tips will tell you what you need to know for effectively training your pooch.

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. If your puppy needs to chew because he is teething, try a frozen washcloth.

The tone of your voice is very important when you are trying to train your dog. Dogs are great at understanding how their trainer feels. An adequate stern tone can help reinforce their discipline.

Don't give a puppy too much information and training at once, or you'll wear him out. Brief, simple, positive training sessions are well-suited to the limited supply of energy and attention a pup has to work with. If training sessions are too long, the puppy won't remember the specifics of the training session, just that is was grueling and exhausting. This will make it harder to train him next time.

While training your new dog, make sure both of you are having fun. When you engage in play with your pet, your relationship becomes stronger; your dog will often respond better to you while training because of this enhanced bond. Training can be enjoyable, but you should still make time just to play with your pet.

Try to teach your dog good habits right away. It will make your life less stressful if you are teaching the dog good habits rather than trying to change bad ones. If you don't want your dog to be constantly begging for food when you are at the table, don't feed it food scraps in the first place.

It's a good idea to keep in mind the number of treats you are giving your dog throughout the day. Giving him too many will add unneeded calories to his diet and cause him to become overweight. Many people don't take these into account with their diet, but they can add up during active training.

Dogs all exhibit certain behaviors, so make sure you have your house set up to accommodate them. Any dog requires a healthy diet, room to move about freely and constant stimulation.

Your dog should enjoy his training and look forward to it. Training sessions should be kept to 10-15 minutes maximum so your dog enjoys the full benefits of his attention span. Keep your rewards coming and vary what you give them. Your dog should enjoy lots of praise for a job well-done. If you make training fun, he will enjoy listening, too.

Both dogs and owners are happier once a dog is well-trained. You now have the information you need to get started with training your new dog to become the well behaved pet you have been wanting.

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