Certain poor behaviors like rowdiness, growling or barking can be trained so a dog doesn’t do these actions. Perhaps they won’t be 100% successful, but they can be limited with this article. With right obedience training, even the most rowdy behavior can be corrected.
When crate training a new puppy or dog, help the dog realize that the crate is its home. To help your puppy feel at home, place your puppy’s food dish inside the crate. This will help him associate good things with his crate.
Make sure that you use a gradual process when training your dog. Start small and build up a bit daily. See where your dog starts not paying attention to the training session.
Make sure that you use control to reward your dog’s good training behavior. Giving a reward for an appropriate behavior is correct, but do it quickly and move on. Even though your accomplishment might thrill you, they reflect your energy. Do not lose control of any situation with contagious excitement and enthusiasm. Stay calm and bestow rewards calmly too.
Don’t use things like shock collars. They are both expensive and unlikely to work properly. They can cause your dog to be confused about all their behaviors. You will usually get negative results with these techniques.
Do not have overly long training sessions. Because dogs do not have a long attention span, short lessons will keep them from getting bored. If you want to train more, make sure to include play breaks for your dog.
Most dogs learn best with positive reinforcement. Give your dog positive reinforcement if they do a good job. Never punish your dog with words or your hands. Not only does it not work, it encourages the belief by the dog that you have no idea what is going on. Be firm, consistent and positive for the best results in training your dog.
Dog owners should now realize how easy the battle to train a dog can be when approached correctly. Armed with education, patience and the right philosophy, dog training is eminently feasible. A good training regimen will bring out the best in any dog.