Puppy Obedience Tips:
Whether your puppy is a pet only, or if you intend competing with him, you probably already know how important it is that he has decent puppy obedience training classes. A puppy who is a well behaved puppy is always a pleasure to have around, as he is much less likely to misbehave and cause dramas.
You certainly do not want your puppy to be constantly barking at people and at everything that moves, let along running wild all over the place. Good manners should be important in your home, and the same level of behavior should be expected from your puppy.
Sure enough, keeping dogs at home should provide your loved ones with enough security and not that they will cause harm on anyone. You will not also like it when your neighbors complain that your pet has ransacked their properties or worse, have bitten someone in the area. Therefore, the more that you should pay attention to having your puppy trained properly.
If you are going to be doing the puppy obedience school yourself, then here are some steps that you should be aware of in puppy obedience training. Just be sure that you don’t advance on to the next step until your puppy has completely mastered the current training step.
Firstly, puppy obedience training age is right from when you get him home, and preferably even before that with his breeder or previous owner. The difficulty of the puppy training commands start from the basics to the most advanced. For starters, teach your pet the easiest instructions first. These are “sit”, “stand”, “stop”, “come”, and the likes. Be sure that he is able to learn all of these before starting with a new set. Always use these commands so he will be able to remember them.
Keep in mind your puppy’s breed, because some breeds have their specializations so you must concentrate on harnessing their skills and capabilities.
Take note of the duration of time when teaching a new command. Don’t bombard your puppy with several commands all at the same time. Also make sure that you use the praise or reward and punishment method. Your voice should likewise sound positive when giving praises and be unyielding when there is a need to reprimand him.
Ensure that your puppy is physically comfortable as the training exercises are performed. Dogs get tired easily so don’t strain him that much.
Do your puppy obedience training classes in a quiet area that is free of distractions. As your puppy starts to respond well to your training, then you can slowly add in some distractions like bouncing balls, people running and jumping, throwing treats around him … you get the idea. However, do not overdo any distractions unless you are sure you will not frighten your puppy.
Practice giving your puppy training command in different areas and on different surfaces. Change things up, like training on cement sidewalks, on dirt, on sand, on grass, on a chair or table, low wall, logs etc. This will really instill great obedience in your puppy..
Give your puppy training commands when you are walking down the street, when you are in the pet supply outlet, or simply any time at all.
There is actually no best time of the day to administer the puppy obedience training sessions. What matters is that both you and your dog should be up to it, in the mood, and in good physical condition. And of course, try to stick to a regular puppy obedience training schedule.
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