Part of training your dog is learning to train yourself as well. The reason behind the name being, one must first be trained in the knowledge and methodology of how to actually train a dog. To train a pet like a dog, you must first train yourself. That article will give some solid advice needed to prepare for training a dog.
It is a simple task to teach a dog how to roll over, just be sure to keep some dog treats handy! The first step is to get the dog to lay down. Then hold one treat near his head and near the floor. Pull the treat over the dog until your hand is on the other side. Your dog is probably going to follow the treat in your hand with his nose, which means he will rollover his whole body. Say “roll over” as you perform the maneuver. Put your frustration aside and he’ll be performing this trick all over the place in no time.
When training your dog make sure you always get his attention in the same manner. First, say his name, then the command. This will get his attention, and then you can tell him what to do. Dogs will respond instantly when their name is called if they know they are going to be rewarded.
Teach your dog no response is needed for the word ‘no’. While training your pet, you need to give them a lot of positive praise and strokes. Saying ‘no’ does not teach your dog how to react. Not all dogs are the same, and their training needs will vary.
Stick with positive reinforcement when it comes to puppy training. Praise your dog when he deserves it, and give him treats to show that you are pleased. Do not ever scream at or strike your dog. Not only are those things ineffective, but they are also cruel. Stay positive but stand your ground when training your dog.
As soon as you get your puppy, the first thing to teach him/her is their name; this will help build a bond between animal and human. Using his name frequently will teach him to respond when called. You should make sure your puppy learns their name and knows to respond to it. It’s important that the time spent with your puppy is quality time. Spend your time playing with your puppy. This way he will get to know you quicker and will begin to trust you faster. This will make him easier to train later.
Now that the people who are interested in training their new pet dog have, hopefully, learned some new tricks, they can proceed to pass them along to their pets. Once a dog is on its way to learning, the owner will begin to appreciate the dedication that he or she has shown for doing the right thing for man’s best friend.