Don’t Let Your Dog Control Your Life!

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Bringing a new puppy home is a time of excitement and joy. The following few weeks can be frustrating. You may be exasperated as you just got into while cleaning up after another mess. You can regain that joy you felt at the beginning by teaching your new dog how to behave. The below article will help you can enjoy the time spent with your furry companion.

When corrected your dog verbally, make sure to use sharp, sharp and to the point. Do not waste time ranting about how bad the dog is. Say no and give them a command to do the right thing.

Try to view things from your dog’s eyes. Frustration can be easily acquired if the dog fails to learn simple things quickly. Don’t give up! Think how they think like your dog! Imagining the world as they see it might give you a new perspective in training them.

Dogs have a one-track mind and will focus on one thing to the exclusion of all else. If you keep up with his training, your dog will start to wait for your signals before focusing on something.

Consistency is of the utmost importance when working on crate training with a young dog. When you let the puppy gets out of his crate he will need to relieve himself. The dog will grow his bladder so he can hold it for longer and use the restroom.

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Never chain two or more dogs in close to each other. If a big dog is tangled up with a little one, they may get so wrapped up that air passages are blocked off, and he could die.

Always use an electric dog fence, they are successful at containing 99% of dogs. The key is the training of the dog on the fence, most failures are caused by the lack of proper training which only takes 7 to 10 days typically.

Pick a consistent phrase you will say to your new puppy while house training him. When you are outside with the puppy, say go potty to them so they will eventually associate the phrase with going to the bathroom outside.

When you meet an unfamiliar dog, approach them slowly and offer them the back of a hand to smell. This gives the dog an opportunity to learn your smell and he will be more trusting towards you.

Always use of positive reinforcement to train your dog. Do not shout or hit him. This doesn’t work well and will just convince your dog that you don’t know what you are doing.

You must be firm during dog in order to train it effectively. This develops a good relationship with your dog.

In order to decrease barking, have your dog get used to the things that are causing them to bark. It might be a particular sound or simply coming into contact with other animals or people. Your dog will eventually come to realize barking in such situations is needless.

Use a steady and commanding tone of voice when speaking to your pet. Dogs tend to be well in tune with how their owners or trainers feel. A firm but stern tone means that he is being disciplined.

Treats, affection and lots of patience are required for successful canine training. When you employ the training tips from this article, you are setting the stage for a long and happy life with your dog. It will take some time, but having consistent training will make a happier home environment for you both.