Every dog should know a few core things and going though the process of teaching your dog basic obedience will bring you closer together and help you develop a happy and successful relationship with your dog.
I’m sure you already know how to train your dog to do a few basic commands but with a few simple tips you can make it much easier and more powerful.
Here I go over 17 things that will make your training more effective and help your dog become much more proficient in all the skills you want to teach him. Implementing some or all of these suggestions will really take your training to a new level and enable you to better communicate and live with your dog.
In this episode
[1:55] Thanks for the love
[3:50] Listener question about a fearful puppy
[7:13] The importance of doing things in a slow progression
[9:58] The difference between a bribe and a reward
[12:57] The way you should say each cue
[19:30] What to do if your dog won’t do what you’re trying to teach
[21:35] How to keep training interesting
[24:21] How to know if you’re doing training wrong
[25:22] Why you must focus on building a relationship
[27:33] Refreshing your dog’s skills every so often
[31:53] The four things that every dog should know
[33:00] Training tip of the week