Dog training is often associated with correcting undesirable behaviors, and while correct, it can also be a fun and exciting way to connect with your pooch. In this section, we give you all the information you need to start training your four-legged friend.
Training your dog is a great way to strengthen the bond between owner and canine. Training is something you should get going with as soon as possible after welcoming a dog into your home. There is an old belief that only puppies can be trained, which has led to older dogs being let off the hook when it comes to training. This notion couldn’t be more incorrect, as all dogs can be trained, but they may require different approaches depending on their personality and past experiences.
These are some of the topics you can read about in this section:
+ Teaching tricks and basic commands.
+ Rehabilitation and behavioral correction.
+ Benefits of dog training classes.
+ House- and crate training.
+ How to deal with separation anxiety.
…And much more. Failed training is usually due to a lack of communication, where you have been unable to show your dogs what you expect of them correctly. The more you know about dog training, the easier it will be for you to teach your dog new things. This is without either of you becoming frustrated or losing patience in the process.