TopConsumerReviews.com is a world-leading consumer product review site. We provide detailed reviews and ratings for thousands of products and services.
When it comes to dog training, there are several factors that will affect whether or not your approach is successful. In addition to being comfortable with the environment and the person handling the training, your puppy or dog must become familiar with a schedule. As the trainer, you must consider a number of factors that will help you to provide the proper training that your dog needs to get him/her started on the road to discipline and good behavior.
Convenience. Although some dogs can be professionally trained as rescue or medical respondents, the majority of pet owners simply want their animals to respond to common commands. Therefore, a convenient and easy to understand approach at dog training will be the most effective. Most pets respond to positive reinforcement, which involves rewarding them with a treat, praise and strokes when they have done something right. If a training program is too complicated, it may require the help of a professional trainer. For standard training, a convenient approach is more likely to produce results.
Cost. When you add up the cost of food, supplies and veterinarian expenses, the cost of a pet is anything but cheap. Unless it involves specialized rescue or medical purposes, training your pet shouldn't be something that costs a fortune. Enrolling your four-legged friend in dog training classes can be pricey, which is why many pet owner opt for training their puppies and dogs at home with a little help from books, videos and/or training programs. These methods often provide valuable insight and allow pet owners to receive the same results as a trainer could furnish, but at a fraction of the cost.
Training methods. When it comes to dog training, the approach that you use will ultimately determine whether or not your attempt is a success or failure. Dog or puppy training should always involve gentle training and never include physically or verbally harming your animal. Pets respond to the tone of your voice and positive reinforcement but, during no time, will instilling fear in an animal ever improve your training results. The best and most effective method will include rewards when your pet obeys and ignoring them when they refuse.
Persistence. As with most things in life, results take time. Successful dog training will not occur overnight but, given time, will prove to be a valuable asset to both you and your dog. In order to achieve the best results, you must be willing to spend time working with your pet on a daily basis and continually train your pet even if the task takes more time than you originally thought. In the beginning, responses may be slow or even non-existent. With persistence, you will start to notice a change in your pet that will last a lifetime.
Patience. When it comes to dog training, patience is truly a virtue. Because your puppy or dog doesn't have the ability to communicate in a verbal way, it will take time to teach him/her how to respond to your voiced commands and tone. When you initially start to train your dog, he/she may not respond at all or may even become anxious if they sense that you have treats in your hand or pocket. The key is to have patience with your pet as he/she tries to learn what you desire of them and how best to achieve it.
Top Consumer Reviews Articles
TopConsumerReviews.com provides unique articles that you won't find anywhere else on the internet. These articles are designed to help you make the most informed decisions possible.
Dog Training In The News
"She wants to say hi and lick everybody in the face." The nonprofit foundation's fully funded police-dog training program for rescued pit bulls is conducted by Sector K9, the facility Keeling runs in ...
Published: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 16:47:00 GMT
CLEVELAND - It's the day we've all been waiting for! Roxy, the Wags 4 Warriors service dog, was sent home with her handler on Friday and WKYC was there to see the sweet reunion. Kayla DeLorenzo will b...
Published: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 15:41:00 GMT
Training is usually a great thing for dogs. It keeps them well-behaved, mentally and physically stimulated, and bonded with their owners. However, too much of a good thing isn't always a good thing.
Published: Tue, 12 Feb 2019 14:52:00 GMT
Elizabeth Rival of Berlin navigates the world as a blind person with the help of Harlow, her 4-year-old black Lab, a mellow lass who aced her training at a guide-dog school in Smithtown, N.Y. But Riva...
Published: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 12:01:00 GMT
DETROIT - Meet Coco. She's a 2-year-old yellow Labrador retriever raised in a prison - and she happens to be one of the best trainers of people in the world. Coco is one of about a dozen dogs in the L...
Published: Wed, 06 Feb 2019 03:09:00 GMT
Incarcerated Monterey County youth train dogs for adoption, but they say they're the lucky ones At the Monterey County Youth Center, incarcerated youth are dedicating hours of their time to training r...
Published: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 13:55:00 GMT
Is your dog eating poop Well, there's a scientific name for a dog eating poop - coprophagia. I first noticed something was amiss when Mischief, my youngest dog, didn't come in after her last potty br...
Published: Fri, 08 Feb 2019 13:24:00 GMT
Meet Coco. She's a 2-year-old yellow Labrador retriever - and she happens to be one of the best trainers of people in the world. Coco is one of about a dozen dogs in the executive-training program at ...
Published: Wed, 06 Feb 2019 19:45:00 GMT
Last fall, my partner and I adopted an 18-month-old Swiss mountain dog named Obi.️ In one day, he went from an isolated house in upstate New York to a bustling neighborhood in the middle of ...
Published: Thu, 07 Feb 2019 02:12:00 GMT
- View Full Site -
Reproduction in whole or in part in any form without the express written consent of TopConsumerReviews.com, LLC is strictly prohibited.