How to Teach a Puppy

Dog obedience is vital for a happy pet ( relationship. Learning a few basic pup training techniques will have you well on your way to successfully training your puppy.

Puppy Training Foundations
Motivate your pup
As soon as you bring your puppy home, step into his brain frame. Dogs are pack pets and like to follow a leader. In the event that you act like one, your puppy?s biggest inspiration will become making you happy.

Keep it Consistent
The only path your puppy will ever learn is when there is a clear and constant connection in the middle of your puppy?s actions as well as your reaction.

If your pup does something right, praise and praise him enthusiastically. If he will something wrong, inform you you?re not happy or ignore him.

For example, 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 each time he gets on the floor.

If you fail to be consistent, your pup will be too.

Puppy treats
There are no free rides when it comes to treats. Make your puppy earn every one of them.

It?s best to avoid handing out puppy food as reward each time. Start gradually replacing the treat with compliment. Once your puppy has discovered a command, supply the treat every other time, then every third time, always praising enthusiastically. Pretty soon, your puppy will work for praise and the very occasional treat.

Correcting mistakes
Dogs are not spiteful. If your pup is doing something wrong, it probably got the idea it was okay. You have to teach your pup otherwise.

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

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