Become The Alpha Dog

Check Out These Guidelines For A Well Trained Dog

Training a dog is an endeavor which requires a plethora of patience, but if done correctly is also immensely rewarding. In all my life I have known no feeling like companionship greater than that feeling I have with my two dogs. If you’re interested in learning more, read this article.

The best way to prevent your dog from barking excessively, is to make him more comfortable with whatever it is he barks at so frequently. Dogs bark at anything that scares of threatens them, so if you show your dog that the object of their fear is nothing to be afraid of, he’ll stop barking.

For a happy pup, it is important to start socialization from an early age. During the first few weeks of life, a puppy should be exposed to new situations, people, and animals. This will help him to be better adjusted and friendlier later in life. This will also ensure that he will feel less stressed when encountering unfamiliar situations and things.

Throwing out your dog’s food bowl can assist you with your training program. Studies have shown that animals respond well to working for their meals. Incorporate food as a reward in your training and also, use it for entertainment purposes. You can do this by putting the food in a toy or a puzzle.

If you have problems with your dog digging up your yard and garden, create a space just for fido. Essentially make a sandbox filled with dirt. To get your dog to understand that it is his area, bury some toys and dog treats in the dirt for him to dig up. If you occasionally bury new toys and treats, he will stay interested in his area and stay out of your garden.

Make sure you are feeding your dog high-quality food. Behavior problems are often caused by a poor diet. High-quality dog food has human-grade ingredients and an expiration date. Making sure your dog eats plenty of protein and avoid giving him “junk” food from the table. A well-fed dog is a happy, obedient dog.

If you have an older dog, get a nice bed made of memory foam to ease the stress on old bones. It’s also good to get a bed with a Mylar backing to help older dogs to stay nice and warm. A removable synthetic fleece cover, will also add extra padding and warmth for older dogs.

If you have a dog that begs, the easiest way to train them from this behavior might be to simply remove the dog from the situation. Shutting the dog out of the room at mealtimes keeps them from pestering you while you eat, and removes the temptation for you to give in to that cute face.

In conclusion, it is important that you train your dog well in order to be able to work with your live stock. As long as you follow the tips and tricks included in this article, you should be able to train your dog to more efficiently and safely work with your live stock

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This post was written by TKB_Editor on April 5, 2012

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