Training Your Dog To Stay

Written by Lee Dobbins

A properly trained dog is a joy to be around for bothrepparttar owner and anyone else you happen to come in contact with. Not only will it make for a better relationship but it can help save your pet from being hurt or worse, if he is able to be called to your side to avoid danger.

You should always use a positive approach to training your dog. Rewarding him with a treat and praise will go a lot further than hitting and yelling. Dogs and puppies want your approval and will try to please you to get your praise.

Once you have taught your dogrepparttar 143130 two basic commands of “sit” and “down”, you are ready to move on torepparttar 143131 “stay” command. This command comes in handy when you are out somewhere and you don’t want your dog to get into something he shouldn’t or to keep him contained in a dangerous situation. The steps are basicallyrepparttar 143132 same as for any other training withrepparttar 143133 action and command beingrepparttar 143134 differentiating factor. Here’s some steps you might use to train your dog to stay:

1. Getrepparttar 143135 puppy (or adult dog) to lay down or sit (You should already have them well trained in these commands before you can expect him to stay).

2. Giverepparttar 143136 “stay” command – some people put their hand up withrepparttar 143137 palm facingrepparttar 143138 dog in sort of a “Stop” command as well.

Training Your Dog To Sit

Written by Lee Dobbins

A poorly trained dog is a nuisance and can even be a danger to himself and others. A properly trained dog, onrepparttar other had, is a wonderful and pleasant companion. In addition to helping you bond, it can even protect your pet from being hurt if he listens and will come when called.

When training always remember that dogs respond best to positive reinforcement – yelling at your dog and hitting him will not accomplishrepparttar 143129 task, instead use rewards such as treats and your approval – this will makerepparttar 143130 task much more pleasant for both of you!

There is a common “process” to training, no matter what you wantrepparttar 143131 dog to do. They key is to getrepparttar 143132 dog to performrepparttar 143133 action and at that exact moment giverepparttar 143134 command forrepparttar 143135 action, then praiserepparttar 143136 dog and reward him with a treat. After a while, he will catch on and associaterepparttar 143137 action withrepparttar 143138 command.

Here’s some steps you can use to train your dog withrepparttar 143139 most basic command – Sit.

1. The first thing you need to do is to get your puppy or dog to associaterepparttar 143140 act of sitting withrepparttar 143141 command. To do this, simply hang around with your dog and when he sits giverepparttar 143142 “sit” command.

2. Getting down to your dogs level will allow you to present his reward (treats) quicker so grab a handful of bite sized treats and get down onrepparttar 143143 floor.

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