Animal Training a Solution to Pet Problems
Animal training is the best solution to eradicate bad behavior. An animals behavior is dependent upon what its owner will tolerate, there is no such thing as a Bad Dog only poorly trained owners.Whether
housebreaking a puppy
or considering advancing to
dog agility training
the best results will come from a good dog training plan
Some animal owners will allow their pets to rule them, it is at this point that living with an animal can be tiresome and frustrating, resulting in many cases as unwanted or even worse abandoned pets. Animal training can be the solution to many of these problems
Every animal is different, and their ability to be trained will vary. While a dog will respond quickly, (some more quickly than others depending on the dog breed), to a good training regime, a cat will take a lot longer to learn the rules if ever.The difference is that cats are independent free spirits, and will try your patience. Cats do not respond well to animal training.
No matter how many times you discourage it from walking on the the kitchen work tops, as soon as an opportunity arises it will jump straight back.
Being that a dog is much larger than a cat, and their behavior towards their owners and others can result in much more serious consequences we will concentrate on dog behavior and animal training methods.
Experienced dog owners will recognize normal behavior problems Barking, biting, chewing are among the top five misunderstood and mishandled dog behaviors by their owners.
Understanding the commonest of these behaviors will help to solve and prevent them. Good obedience training will help control the problem, providing you are consistent reaffirming the general rules.
Teaching your dog to respond to your commands first requires you to determine the commands that you will deliver consistently to your pet so that they begin to understand what the commands mean and what you expect of them, and what rewards they will receive for getting it right.
Going beyond the basic sit, stay commands it is necessary to
house break a new puppy
from a very early stage, which will take time and lots of patience.
Excessive barking is a behavioral problem. Find out why your dog is barking, common types of barking: Warning or Alert , Playfulness/Excitement , Attention-seeking, Anxiety ,excessive barking must be controlled, be consistent with your commands
Chewing is natural for all dogs - it's part of their make up. Although chewing can develop into a behavior problem if damage is caused. The reasons dogs chew Teething as a pup, boredom, Anxiety
providing the right things for your dog to chew, chew sticks, special chew toys , will keep him occupied. Give your dog plenty of exercise.
Digging comes natural to a dog, some dig more than others depending on the dog breed. Boredom, Anxiety, Hunting Instinct, Hiding bones, are general reasons for your dog to dig, more often than not boredom is the cause give your dog more exercise and training keep him stimulated.
Signs that your dog is suffering from this disorder, becomes anxious when owner is ready to leave the house, Dog follows owner constantly, touches owner constantly, seeking attention.
A dedicated approach to this behavior is needed and sometimes professional help.
Typical signs of Dog, aggression are showing teeth, growling,lunging and biting. snarling, All dogs have it within them to be aggressive, If a dog has a history of abuse or parents have aggressive backgrounds are more prone to aggressive behavior,as this is quite a serious matter, professional help may be the answer
Dog Obedience Training Sessions
One small step at a time produces the best results. Training sessions should last about 10-15 minutes, 2-3 times per day. Especially with puppies, their short attention span prevents them from learning as they become bored and you become frustrated.. Basic commands first are often the best to start with.
Teaching your dog the sit command the easiest of all to learn, then lead onto, lie down, stay and come when called, these will give your pup the basics. Once learned never forgotten , then move onto more complicated commands.
You will find that during some training session your dog may show signs of defiance, and not respond to your commands, to deal with this you must not show signs of anger or frustration keep calm and reassure your dog divert his attention away from the training and do something he enjoys instead , be patient with your dog he really does want to please you.
If you do not feel confident enough to train your dog yourself .try joining a local obedience class where you can take your dog along and benefit from professional instruction.Become inspired by professional dog training and go on to follow a career in dog training, you will find it is both satisfying and financially rewarding. Dog agility training is one animal training exercise that is very rewarding and lots of fun both owner and dog.
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