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Being a dog owner can be a source of joy and great companionship. However, your dog needs to be well trained and socialized to cultivate good habits in it. Hence, it is necessary to obedience train your pet dog. If you are considering 'obedience training' for your dog seriously, must follow some techniques like house breaking, coming when called and walking on a leash without pulling as integral parts of their whole training program.

Given below are some points that you must keep in mind when you start out to train your dog.

  • never ask your dog to perform anything that he can evade. Frustrating your dog by being extra-commanding and strict to him is a negative point. Try respecting dog's behavior and act accordingly at the initial stage.
  • Reward or praise your dog for a good performance. This is an important factor and you must follow this religiously & ardently when you train your dog. This will boost up your dog to follow the instructions appropriately and develop an amiable relationship with you. The procedure will also cultivate good habits in your dog.
  • never punish or scold your dog under training. A punishment will put in negative feelings into your dog. Try to praise him for a good behavior instead.
  • Penalize your dog. Make note that "Penalize" does not mean "punish" here. A "penalty" can be anything that your dog does not like. It may be a leash jerk, not moving when he's on leash so there's no walk or just ignoring him. This would make him feel guilty and behave properly.
  • Remember that for training purposes, a Reward is what works best. A reward can be anything from a verbal praise to petting, giving food, a ball or anything that turns him on.

So, you must know your dog, understand what he likes and act accordingly. Believe us, the time spent finding out what really turns him on will be well worth the effort.

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Obedience training of your dog requires a lot of patience from your side.

One of the most important things for you is to learn is that it is possible to teach your dog what you want it to learn. Your dog is always in the learning process. You have to learn how to reward your dog so that it is inclined to do what you want it to do.

Stipulate a particular portion of daily routine to train your dog. Five or ten minutes at a time, two or three times a day is more than sufficient. There are certain rules that you must follow to stop destructive behavior of your dog.

  • Put a ten foot rope on your dog and let him drag it around the house; if your dog dashes out the front door. Just before opening the door step on the rope, or, for your big dog, leave a loop in the end and loop it over the inside door handle. So, now you are left with a handle to jerk your door back in if the dashes out the front door.
  • Try providing two collars to your dog. One should be a buckle collar and the other, training collar. The buckle collar must have your dog's tags on it. Never tie your dog up with his training collar or leave it on when he is alone.

The purpose of obedience training is to teach your dog to behave properly with people around him and become a well- mannered companion to you. The key is to enjoy the whole procedure of dog-training and build a good relationship with him.

 

 

 



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