Tone a very low voice used for correcting bad behavior.
Basic dog Training discusses this in more depth.
Clicker Training for Dogs. Tried and tested method for easy Puppy Training.
Another key ingredient, in successfully training a puppy, is timing. Your
dog will not connect any form of punishment to his behavior from 5 minutes ago.
Small dog breeds are notoriously more difficult
to house train, but this does not mean they are not trainable, it simply means
that you may need to be a bit more diligent when your puppy is being trained.
types of dog breeds, are naturally easier to train than others but all dogs will
respond successfully to repeated training that does not deviate.
You have to
follow through on all training.
You cannot be
contradictory to your verbal command. If you say "No!", but actually think
that your pet was adorable when he was chewing up your favorite sweater, he is
going to know it and will not take you seriously when you reprimand him.
The Boy Scouts of America have added the Canine Good
Citizen test to their Boy Scouts Dog Care merit badge. Consider these 10 exercises in order to qualify your dog as a well
behaved and sociable creature.
For Puppy Training articles:
Socializing - Debutante Ball
Potty Training - Your first Gift to your Dog
Set goals for You and Your Pet.
The Rewards Will be Well Worth the Effort.
The AKC Canine Good Citizen list of excercises any well behaved dog can
|Sitting politely for petting
|Walking on a loose leash
|Walking through a crowd
and stay on command
appropriately to another dog
appropriately to distraction
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Other Puppy articles:
Kittens and Puppies - Eeeny Meeny Min Mo
Puppy Cost -
Spend a Penny (or Two)
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