4 Vital Commands to Teach Your Puppy
Along with cuddling and playing along with your precious puppy that is new, it’s always advisable to start out teaching commands early. The sooner you begin training, the better. I say this from experience.
Besides potty and leash training, my head was far from teaching him commands. As soon as I understood he was virtually one-year-old and didn’t know how you can sit, I realized I had made a large mistake. I’m not going to sugarcoat this — training my small Diego was a nightmare. Since he was used to getting treats and never having to work for them, he felt no need to do what I said. My treat influence was gone. I learned from my mistake, however. Why when I brought my Poodle, Gigi, house, her training was started by me instantaneously, that’s. Inside an issue of five minutes, she knew the way to sit. It took for her to understand the word ‘down.’ Another command that came for her was ‘come.’
Please use my mistake as a learning lesson and start training your new puppy instantaneously! Training doesn’t have to be time-consuming. Since your puppy’s attention span isn’t that aim for 10-minute sessions. This little quantity of time makes a world of difference. Trust me; having the ability to talk to your pooch is life-changing.
Commands To Teach Your Puppy
That is normally the very first command dog parent’s educate their little ones. That’s probably because it’s one of the easiest.
Here are several suggestions to help you teach your dog the way to sit:
- Hold a small training treat close to your dog’s nose.
- Slowly move your hand up. This will cause your dog to look up and his bottom will lower. You should not have to press your puppy’s tush to the floor. Let it come naturally.
- As your dog enters the sitting position, say “sit.”
- Give him the treat and lots of praise.
- Repeat this process several times.
- Once your dog is Okay and comfortable with this procedure, start saying the command before he enters the sitting position.
- Practice this every day!
This Command instructs your dog self-control. Move on to “stay”, once your dog has mastered “sit”
Here are a few tips that will help you teach your dog how you can stay:
- Show your dog a treat and ask him to enter the sitting position.
- As yet holding the treat before your dog, tell him to “stay.”
- Then, take a small step back.
- If your dog stays, give him the treat and lots of praise.
- As your puppy gets settled with the small step, gradually increase the number of steps you take before giving him the treat.
- Remember to always reward your puppy when he stays.
That is probably the main command you can teach your dog. Opportunities are there is a time you leave the doorway open or inadvertently drop the leash. It’ll help keep him out of trouble if your pet comes when called.
Here are a couple suggestions to help you teach your dog how to come when called:
- When you are first showing your puppy to come, put your dog’s chain/leash on.
- Get down on your knees to your puppy’s level.
- Advise/Tell your Dog to “come” while delicately pulling on the leash/chain.
- Make sure to celebrate when your dog comes to you. Compensate/Reward him with treats and lots of praise.
- As you are applauding/praising your dog, gently pet or rub his neck. This will teach your dog that when he comes to you that he must come close.
4) LEAVE IT:
Puppies are interesting creatures. They’ll smell things, lick things and try and eat things they shouldn’t as they investigate the world for the first time. Teaching your dog the Command “leave it” is simply yet another way you are able to help keep your fur kid safe.
Since this Command is educated in a number of stages, I think it’s not more difficult to see training suggestions in activity than to read them. Check out this great video from Doggy Dan’s Online Dog Trainer (note: make sure to watch the entire video):