What’s better than having a dog? The answer is simple – having a puppy and raising it on your own. Believe me when I say that there is no better feeling than watching your puppy grow and teaching him whatever you want. While this may sound exciting (which it is), it is not going to be easy.
Sometimes, pets can be quiet a handful. You will be convinced to think that you can’t do it and it is simply too difficult to train a pet from scratch. If this is the case with you, then stop worrying now. We’ve got you covered with these 5 very helpful tips that are going to make it as easy for you like a piece of cake.
Give the following a read and rush to your nearest pet store to get yourself a best friend – A pup.
1. First Thing First
First and the most important thing is to give your pup a name and respect it. It is important because your pup will know when you call him. It will also help you to train him better as he will learn to respond to his name, and whenever you call him, he will know that he has to respond.
2. Get as Much Help as You Can
There is no such thing as too much help when it comes to training your pup. Get advice from the people who have experience in training pups. Watch your paw baby’s behavior very closely and then explain it to someone who is a pro to get a solution to the problem you are having with him.
3. Putting Pressure Can Backfire
Training a pup can be hard sometimes, but if you are patient and consistent, it is going to pay off one day. When that day finally comes, you’ll feel proud of both yourself and your pup. However, no matter how difficult it gets, DO NOT put pressure on your pup as it is not healthy for him. It will affect his learning ability and he will feel depressed and you don’t want to do that to your pet.
4. Reward Him Well
Rewarding your pet with his favorite treat is very important. He needs appreciation for his behavior. Therefore, if he is a good boy, reward him so that he continues to be a good boy.
5. Be VERY Patient
To train your pup is going to be a roller coaster ride. He might test your patience, but you have to stay patient. Improve your training methods based on the response of your pup and I guarantee that you and your pup will do just fine. It doesn’t matter if you find training your paw pal easy or nerve-wracking, you are going to love every moment you’ve ever spent with him. Even if he makes some trouble, you need be patient, you may not want your dog to not be a good boy in a particular moment, but memories on that moment will make you laugh for the rest of your life.
Once you are done training your pup and he starts to grow as a good boy, do share your experience with your friends and family who are having trouble training their pet.
Author: John Pallister
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