dogHow to Teach a Puppy

Dog obedience is essential for a happy family pet/owner romantic relationship. Learning a few basic puppy training techniques will perhaps you have well on your way to effectively training your puppy.

Puppy Training Foundations
Motivate your puppy
Once you bring your pup home, step into his mind frame. Dogs are pack pets and prefer to follow a leader. If you become one, your puppy?s biggest inspiration will become making you happy.

Keep it Consistent
The only way your pup will ever learn is if there is a definite and constant connection between your puppy?s actions and your reaction.

If your puppy does something right, prize and compliment him enthusiastically. If he does something wrong, make it clear you?re unhappy or disregard him.

For instance, if you don?t want your puppy on the furniture, say ?No? loudly and guide him off every time he climbs up. Then compliment him every time he gets on the floor.

If you neglect to be consistent, your puppy will be too.

Puppy treats
You will find no free rides as it pertains to treats. Make your puppy earn all of them.

It?s best to avoid offering pup food as praise every time. Start gradually replacing the treat with compliment. Once your puppy has learned a command, give the treat every other time, then every third time, always praising enthusiastically. Soon, your puppy will work for praise and the very occasional treat.

Correcting mistakes
Dogs are not spiteful. If your puppy is doing something amiss, it probably got the idea it was alright. You must teach your pup otherwise.

First, capture him in the act. Canines can?t connect a punishment to an action hours or even minutes ago. Never strike your puppy. Instead, when you see your pup doing something wrong, say, ?No? in a sharp tone. When your pup stops, praise him and give him something else to do like ?Sit down? or ?Come?. Compliment him abundantly for responding.

Remember, pup training does not have to be harsh. With a wide variety of training methods available, choose one which best fits you and your puppy. If it doesn?t work, just try another o