If you are planning on showing your dog there is specific training your dog must go through. Learn more by reading below how to train a dog properly.
There are many different approaches that can be used to crate train a new puppy. If your puppy seems reluctant about entering the crate, place a chew toy inside and close the door to the kennel. If a dog sees something in the crate that they want, they will desire to enter it. Once they enter the crate, be sure to praise them to show that what they did was good.
Try to walk in your dogs shoes before you criticize them. When your dog is slow to learn, you may become frustrated. Instead of completely giving up, consider looking at it from their perspective. Imagine the world like they do and that can provide you with a fresh perspective on training.
Ensure that your dog gets plenty of exercise and stimulation. Dogs can get bored very easily. If your dog is not receiving enough mental stimulation, it may not respond well to training. When your dog is exercised and is happy, training will be easier. You and your dog can run or walk together daily.
As you start training your dog, establish verbal cues that let your dog understand when they have performed something correctly. A word like “yes” can be an effective bridge between the time that the dog exhibits the behavior and the time that they receive the reward.
Get your dog’s attention the same way every time. Start commands by using his name. Secure the dog’s attention and then state what you wish him to do. This will get their attention quick and aid your training routine.
Having a happy and obedient dog can make life very enjoyable, whether you are raising a show dog or a lovable couch potato. The tips you just read will help you train an obedient show dog. While no one method is right for every one, something here should help you in your training efforts.