When you bring a dog in your life, they will soon become a friend like no other. Many people know the fact that dogs are loving, loyal creatures who will do anything to make their owners smile; however, it should also be understood that they do have a mind of their own as well.
When you bring a dog into your life, you may notice that they are not too willing to work with you at first. They would much rather find fun in doing things such as chewing on objects or running amock in the house; at that point, it is up to you to bring your new friend in the right direction and teach them how to act appropriately as well as to work on trust between you two.
It may come as a surprise to see that your dog who was supposed to be your companion is out of control, but do not worry, like children, they have to go through learning what is wrong and right as well as getting used to their new environments. Training takes persistence and work, but you can do it. Here are some tips to get you started on clearing up misbehavior in dogs, enjoy:
One of the fundamental things you should know about training dogs is to make it easier for both you and your dog to express disappointment. If you are too talkative to your pooch, they will end up not necessarily understanding that they have done something wrong. Keeping your disappointment firm, yet short and simple is a significant help in training.
Saying the word 'no' as soon as your dog has done something wrong will allow them to realize that the word 'no' is a word of discipline and that they are doing something wrong. Start saying 'no' as a habit with every harmful thing your dog may end up doing; your dog will understand that it means they have done something wrong and that you are in charge, which will keep training much more simple.
However, also keep in mind that all dogs are different, and sometimes saying a simple "No, stop that!" will not work.