Susan Taylor Offers Tips For Training A Dog

Posted: October 23, 2015 in Government
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If you have a dog and want to train it to follow basic commands, you may want to consider training it. You can easily train your dog yourself. Doing so will result in a better behaved pet and a better companion. Susan Taylor enjoys training her dogs herself and has these tips for anyone who wishes to train their own dog as well.

Patience
It takes a lot of time and patience to train a dog. You will need to repeat yourself many times and your dog will not respond at first. If you are patient and stick with it you will see results. Your dog will also respond better if you don’t lose your patience.
Firmness

You need to be firm when you are training your dog and giving commands. Make sure you are not so firm that you scare your dog but firm enough that he understands that you mean what you say. Use a strong tone and hand gestures if necessary.

Rewards
Dogs respond well to rewards and this could make training them easier. Whether you decide to reward them with love and attention for a job well done or want to give them treats, when your dogs is rewarded for doing a trick or command, he will likely do it quicker the next time.

Training your dog will make it a better pet and allow you to take him more places. Even a few basic commands can make a big difference and give you more command over your dog. If you can’t train your dog yourself consider hiring a dog trainer.

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