5 pro tips to perfect your puppy training
By the Get Leashed Health Team
So, now you have a puppy. “How adorable,” everyone will say. “How stressful,” you’ll often think. Of course you love your little guy but hey, we know better than anyone that training a pup is hard work. Here, Get Leashed offers you five tips and tricks to set you up for puppy raising success.
Mama and Papa
Because you and your family will be replacing your pup’s dog-family, be sure to provide a welcoming and social home. They want to form bonds quickly.
Puppy training should be consistent. If your dog is not yours alone, you should discuss training beforehand with everyone in your house so that you are all on the same page.
The limits of love
Puppies need to have limits set for them, whether that be off-limits rooms or furniture. This reinforces you as the master and the pup as subordinate.
Train in the moment
Reward constantly when your puppy is performing good behavior and only reprimand when bad behavior is actually occurring. Reprimanding hours after your pooch has chewed your plants only leaves them confused.
Take a walk
No excuses for poorly-walked pooches. The behavior your puppy learns when she is young is the behavior she will exhibit when she is older. Carry kibble with you to reward your pooch while they are still learning to walk.
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