Treats are just like love: They are just as pleasurable to give as they are to receive. Just be sure you (and everyone else in the household) realize that treats are food. They should be doled out in tiny portions. If you reward your puppy with a treat and he lies down to chew it, … Read more Training Treats | How to Train your Puppy with Treats
Dogs are classified as opportunistic scavengers, which means that they are preprogrammed to grab and eat almost anything vaguely edible that they encounter. The terminal Leave It Command is for your dog to refrain from touching food or other items when you say Leave it. Leave It Command: Step I With your dog at liberty … Read more How to Teach Your Dog the Leave It Command
Walking nicely on a leash is not the same thing as heeling. Heeling is much more precise and demanding, and—while an interesting behavior to train—is rarely employed by pet owners on walks. The point of the walk, in fact, is to give the dog an opportunity to check out smells, a great pleasure for dogs, … Read more How to Train a Puppy to Walk on a Leash | Step by step
Before you bring your dog or puppy home, you’ll need to make your home safe for him. Puppy Proofing It’s a lot like child-proofing for a toddler. But in this case, you have a kid with teeth who will taste and chew just about anything and everything. Puppies are destructive little critters. As with children, … Read more Puppy Proofing | How to Puppy-Proof Your Home?
First off, congratulations on your new perfect puppy! Many people do not realize how much work some puppies can be for the first six months of their lives, and that’s just the beginning. The following article will give you the principles of the Housebreaking Process. Essentially, it is like having a newborn baby in many … Read more Housebreaking Process and Crate Training a Puppy
In this article I would like to delve into the principles behind dog training, and how do Dogs Learn things; so these can be applied in a practical sense to train a dog in the quickest, easiest, and most effective manner. The harder the dog is to handle the more important it is to follow … Read more How do Dogs Learn? Inside The Mind of Dog
This article will teach you how to train your dog to wait politely or before going outside (the wait command). This kind of impulse control exercise for your dog can be really helpful for their behavior in general. Using a “wait” to have your dog wait for you to go through a door is something … Read more The Wait Command: How to Train Your Puppy to Wait?