A dog or cute little puppy can steal the heart of many a person. If you are the owner of a new pet you are very lucky! The key to your successful relationship with your pet is making sure they are well trained. Your pet will know what is expected, and you will have confidence in them – whether you are at home or not. Read the tips and tricks below for some great dog-training advice.
Always maintain a calm environment as you enter any room your dog occupies. It’s always great to to be playful and upbeat, but a calm environment is ideal when you first enter a room. Do not acknowledge the animal when you enter and by doing so, you create a controlled atmosphere in which you decide how and when play time begins.
In an effort to alleviate your puppy’s teething pain, give him plenty of chew toys. You also need to try to have other items he might chew on out of his reach. Take it away, and give him a chew toy. If teething is causing your dog a great of pain, give him a frozen washcloth to chew on and relieve the pain.
Do not allow your pet to become complacent in his training. Establish a clear set of rules and stick with it at all times. People think that just because their dog has been trained once, that is all they need. You can encourage your dog to adopt good habits. So, it’s very important that you review your training with your dog regularly.
Choose one phrase to use every time you want your dog to do his business. Whenever you bring him outside, repeat your chosen phrase in a firm but gentle tone to encourage him to undertake the action and associate the act with the place.
To improve the efficiency of your training routine, make sure your dog eats and poops at around the same time every day. Your dog will adjust to the schedule and he will quickly learn that his outside time is when he should go to the bathroom. This helps your puppy learn to “hold it” for a bit, until he knows it’s time to go out and will help save you money on carpet cleaning.
It is hoped you have discovered a few tips to improve your relationship with your pet. Use the information that works best for you. Surely, you will have emotional ties to your pet. Training is the way to have success. Your pet will love you for the hard work you put in. Good luck!