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Archive for December, 2007

Come Command

Sunday, December 9th, 2007

The come command is one of the most important oral commands, come is an essential command to keep your puppy under control and also to make them safe and out of danger.
 
Make your puppy wear his leash,
 
Make him to sit and stay at a particular place,
 
Walk away a few steps with a treat in your hand,
 
Turn and face the puppy to say “come” command and start praising him.
 
Reward and praise your dog when he comes near you,

Increase the distance between you and the dog every day,
 
Remove the leash once you perceive that your puppy has mastered the technique,

Never scold the dog when you’re training it for oral commands. Dogs can learn what you intend to teach them.

Puppy and Dog Basic Obedience Training Commands

Thursday, December 6th, 2007

Obedience training comprises of several innovative techniques and nothing could be as exciting as teaching your puppy basic commands like sit, stay, down, come and heel. These simple commands form the core of any training schedule.

By using these commands, you can teach your dog’s basic essence of obedience and discipline within a short span of time. But, remember that every other dog is a different breed and each breed has its own basic commands.

There are many types of training methods to try out and you can pick up the best one that serves your purpose very well. Here are some of the most famous basic commands that are used by almost every other breeder:

  • Sit
  • Stay
  • Down
  • Come
  • Heel

Never forget to end the daily exercise with a final word of praise and a big treat.

7 Steps To Paper Training Your Dog

Saturday, December 1st, 2007

Paper training is an important aspect of housetraining procedure and this method works very well with many dog breeds. Here is a simple method that works well with your puppy as well:
 
1. Choose a room where you will keep your puppy and cover the entire floor area with paper sheets,

2. puppy will soon learn to eliminate on these paper sheets,

3. After a week or so, remove a small area of the paper to uncover some floor space,

4. If your puppy eliminates on this uncovered floor area, then cover the entire area again for some more days,

5. the puppy doesn’t do it over the uncovered area, then you can uncover some more areas of the floor,

6. Slowly uncover larger areas of the floor and test the dog for its endurance,

7. Your exercise must aim at making then puppy hold on for at least six hours till he can be taken out for elimination,

The entire training process may take up to six months and you may wish to carry on this till you’re completely satisfied.