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Teaching Your Dog How To Behave Properly

Posted by Carol Cole on

A dog is like a television remote that must be properly programmed to work well with a TV. Your dog already is capable of doing the most common commands, but you have to train him the right way. Dogs have a lot of potential to learn, which makes them eager to learn new tasks and tricks.

Never tie two dogs too close to each other. If a big dog is tangled up with a little one, they may get so wrapped up that air passages are blocked off, and he could die.

Repetition is key to success when teaching a dog new commands. It can take as many as 50 repetitions of one command before your dog to learn it.

The first thing your dog. Your dog must understand that you're in control, or they will not follow your commands. When you walk your dog, be sure to keep him at heel since you are the leader.

Give your dog a word that means "yes" to aid in training.

If your dog jumps when you don't want him to, quickly bring your knee up to encounter his chest and say OFF! This will not hurt him, but it is an uncomfortable feeling for them. They should learn to avoid doing it in order to avoid the reaction they get.

Always make use of positive reinforcement to train your dog. Do not yell at your dog or strike the dog. This teaches your dog think you do not know how to train him.

Avoid accidents when toilet training your dog. Learn to read your dog does when he needs to go out. Do not hesitate when you notice this behavior. Grab a leash and bring him to the spot in your yard. Reward your dog for using the bathroom outdoors.

Using different tones for various purposes can be a useful tool in training a dog. Be firm with your command, but vary your tone depending on what you are trying to get the dog to do.

A good dog training tip is to always be aware if other dogs are present when you are walking your dog. You should not assume every dog is friendly; some dogs that seem aggressive. If you happen upon an aggressive dog, make sure your dog stays away from it.

Hopefully you now feel more capable to train your dog after reading this article. The dog will enjoy pleasing the owner as much as the owner enjoys seeing the dog responding to the training they are administering.


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