How to Train Your Dog

Introduction: How to Train Your Dog

Training your dog is an enjoyable and rewarding experience for you and your pet.

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Step 1: ​How

First you find something your dog loves. Whether it is treats, a toy, or being petted. Then you give the dog a command. If the dog obeys then give him his treat and praise him, if he does not, enforce it gently (make him) and still give him his treat and praise him. Soon your dog will obey every time and will obey to command alone ( no treat! ) although a treat every once in awhile wouldn't hurt :).

Step 2: ​Name

The first step is to have the dog learn it's name. Whenever you pet your dog, feed it, greet it, or have anything to do with it you should start with the dog's name. By doing this consistantly the dog will soon learn it's name and come to look at you whenever it's name is spoken. After the dog has learn it's name it will be much esier to train it.

Step 3: Sit, Down, and Learn

Follow the the theory in step 1 in order to teach your dog sit, down, and other cool tricks. The important thing is to make sure the dog obeys you and to reward him for it.

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    Question 1 year ago

    How do I get my 2 yearb old extremely spoiled and used to getting all the attention small dog to accept a new puppy? My daughter and I share a dog and live in separate apartments but when my daughter is working or needs time to herself I have the dog. I'm getting a new puppy to train as my service dog but the other one wants to beat her up every chance she gets .help?!!


    Answer 1 year ago

    Excuse the delay. I have not had access internet. What You need to do is establish yourself as Alpha dog and demonstrate that this is your house and they need to follow you. Don't be gentile about it. You need to give commands and not sweet talk either dog. As long as you show strong leadership they will both fall in line. The new dog should catch on quick while the older one may take a bit more work. When you observe behavior you don't like you need to correct it. With quick and stern commands you need to tell him to hush. Making contact with him like firmly grabbing the nape of his neck will help get the point across. Do not pet or praise him till he stops being overly excited and starts doing as you instruct. It will take time but he will come around. In other words if you assert yourself as the leader your 2 year old will obey you when you command Him/Her to stop picking on your new puppy.

    If you have Netflix you might want to pull up the Dog Whisper. several episodes cover your situation and his methods do bring results.