There are many sources of advice on puppy training. One can buy various books and subscribe to numerous magazines to get the best tips and ideas. In reality though, training a puppy is in many ways similar to raising a baby.
You have to put up cherished items while you train your puppy and you have
to make allowances in your daily schedule to do things when the puppy needs
them and not when you wish it.
It takes a lot of work to train a puppy, but the rewards are great, you
will have a forever friend who won’t max out your credit card and can’t
crash your car when they are older.
One of the most important pieces of advice on puppy training that one can
get is to set up a schedule. Make a set time to do the things your pet
needs done. If you set up routine times for feeding, walks, playing and
many other things the puppy will begin to learn what to expect and attempt
to act accordingly.
Animals in many ways are very routine oriented and if you adapt this in the
training of your puppy things will progress for you and the puppy at a much
Establish routines of what you wish the puppy to do when it is time for a
walk, time to eat or time to sleep. You may want the puppy to sit and wait
while you prepare his food, this is good because then he sees that food
doesn’t just appear but that you are responsible for it. This helps in
establishing your role as someone the puppy best pay attention to.
Walks are another way to establish who is leader. Make sure your puppy
starts to learn the routine you set for going on walks. Making a puppy work
for his rewards is helpful to them and makes the process much smoother for
The most valuable advice on puppy training is to have patience. Puppy
training does not happen overnight. It can be a slow process for even the
most experienced trainers. It takes a great deal of hard work and patience
to keep repeating the same steps over and over until the puppy understands
what is expected of him.
Puppies are very smart, but they have their own unique personalities.
Remember to be patient and eventually you will have a well trained