How to Train a Puppy
Dog obedience is essential for a happy family pet shop
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Puppy Training Foundations
Motivate your pup
Once you bring your pup home, step into his mind frame. Canines are pack pets and like to follow a leader. In the event that you act like one, your puppy�s biggest motivation will become making you happy.
Keep it Consistent
The only way your puppy will ever learn is when there is an obvious and constant connection in the middle of your puppy�s actions and your reaction.
If your pup does something right, incentive and praise him enthusiastically. If he will something wrong, make it clear you�re not happy or ignore him.
For example, if you don�t want your puppy on the furniture, say �No� loudly and guide him off each time he climbs up. Then compliment him every time he gets on to the floor.
If you fail to be consistent, your puppy will be too.Puppy treats
You can find no free rides when it comes to treats. Make your pup earn each one of them.
It�s better to avoid handing out puppy food as praise each time. Start gradually replacing the treat with compliment. Once your puppy has discovered a command, give the treat every other time, then every third time, always praising enthusiastically. Pretty soon, your puppy is wonderful for praise and the very occasional treat.
Dogs aren't spiteful. If your pup is doing something wrong, it probably got the idea it was alright. You must teach your puppy otherwise.
First, catch him in the act. Canines can�t connect a punishment for an action hours or even minutes ago. Never hit your puppy. Instead, when you see your pup doing something wrong, say, �No� in a sharp tone. Whenever your puppy stops, praise him and present him another thing to do like �Sit� or �Come�. Praise him abundantly for responding.
Remember, pup training does not have to be harsh. With a wide variety of training methods available, choose one that best suits you and your pup. If it doesn�t work, just try another o