Why training your dog could be the best thing you can do for your pet

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  1. 1. Why Training Your Dog Could be the Best Thing You Can Do for Your Pet
  2. 2. Most dogs enjoy listening and are proud of the knowledge and skills they acquire.Untraineddogsareseldomashappyastrainedones,andleadmuch lessinterestinglives.Manydogsalsogetasenseofsecurityfromobedience anddiscipline,especiallythemoreintelligentones.
  3. 3. Everyobservantdogownercanseeforhimselfthathis doggetsgreater satisfactionfromthepraiserewardingawell- executedcommandorgood behaviorthanhedoesfromthemomentaryexcitementofdisobeying,whichis usuallyfollowedbytheevidentguilt feelings, (ears back and avoiding eye contact), even when he has not beenpunished.
  4. 4. Ownersvaryintheirtrainingtalentsjustasdogsvaryintheirtrainability.Some peoplearebornanimaltrainersandaccomplishremarkableresultswithlittle effort.Buteventhebesttrainersareseldomequallysuccessfulwithevery breedofdog.The trainingproceduresthatarehighlysuccessfulwithonetype ofdogmaybetotallyineffectivewithanother.
  5. 5. Abasicmentalaffinity,evenacertaintypeofpersonalityseemstobenecessary whentrainingadog.Allgoodtrainerspossessauthority,patience,andself- control.Brilliantonespossessanadditionalindefinable"x"qualitythatis probablyacombinationofloveandrespect.
  6. 6. Dogtrainingtechniqueshavebeensowellsystematizedinrecentyearsthatthe leastgiftedownercanachievereasonablegoodresultswitheffort,persistence, patience,andunderstanding.Dogshaveamuchhigherunderstanding intelligencethanmostpeoplegivethemcreditfor.Theycananddolearn,but wehavetogivethemourtimeandpatience.
  7. 7. Allpetdogsshouldbegivenbasicobediencetrainingasamatterofcourse,and notonlywhentheydevelopbadbehavior.Todaysdogsliveinamuchfaster pacedworld,justaswedo.Eventhoughwemaybewiththemwhentheyare outinpublic,theycanstill "stray" or disobey. While training cannot completely compensate for poorbreeding,abadenvironment,orpoor upbringing,itcansurelyhelp.Theyworldwillteachthemhowtomisbehave, butit'suptousaspetparentstoteachthemhowtobehave.
  8. 8. Specializedtrainingisn'tnecessaryunlessthedogistoperformorbeseen, suchasthepurebredshowdogs.Thisleveloftrainingandbehaviorrequires muchmoretimeandlaborandusuallyrequiresahigheraptitudeonthepart ofthedog,andmuchmoreskillandpatienceon thepartofthetrainer. Trainingofsocalled"champion"showdogsusuallybeginswhentheyare puppiesandcontinuesthroughmostoftheirlives.
  9. 9. Trainingyourdogisthebasicsofbehaviorandcommunicationwithyoucanbe veryrewarding. What you may lack in experience, equipment, facilities, etc. is usuallycompensatedforbyyourdogsdesiretopleasethepersonhe lovesandliveswith,whichishisstrongestmotivation.
  10. 10. To LearnMoreAboutDogTraining,go to http://howtohousetraindog.com/go/dog-training http://howtohousetraindog.com/go/theonlinedogtrainer