We have learned about the essential parts of basic dog training.
You have little worries about your pup messing up your house.
You’re having more fun, free time with your pet now, mostly because you got your pet on a leash.
Your tail-wagging friend enjoys some treats after the sound of a clicker.
She also adjusts well in new places and around new people.
Now, let’s make things more interactive with the concept of basic commands and proofing.
What are the basic dog training commands?
These are words that get your dog to respond.
These words should be short, simple, and easy to understand.
Also, your furry friend must recognize the action or inaction that should come after such a command.
These essential words make a living with your pet more comfortable.
They will also increase the control you have over your tail-wagging friend.
It also makes managing things a great deal of fun for you and your dog.
Picture yourself relaxing and teaching your funny pup tricks like rolling over and paw shakes.
Commands like “SIT,” “STAY, “WAIT,” “DROP IT,” “ON ME,” “COME,” and “STOP” may also help protect your furry friend from danger.
It can also help protect other people. Think about a scenario where it nearly gets hit by a moving car.
Commands like these can also get your pup to keep quiet after barking noisily. You could even have a select command for your furry friend in emergencies.
Your puppy can quickly learn these commands if taught patiently. Commands and treats also go well together.
It serves as a form of reward. Treats make sure that your dog responds the way you want.
Why is proofing behavior necessary?
Proofing strengthens whatever basic training your dog has.
It is why proofing is usually the last part of the training process.
During this process, new behaviors taught are to be repeated in new places. It is necessary.
Dog owners often make a mistake by thinking that their tail wagging friend’s behavior would stay the same.
This is not true, especially in crowded or noisy areas.
Dogs cannot take meaning from one situation and use it the same way in a different surrounding.
Usually, it will be distracted by different smells or sounds. It is likely to lose focus.
This may prevent your dog from following your commands and is precisely why it is great to practice in different places.
It would make sure that your pup always obeys your commands, regardless of where you are.
Dog training will increase the bond between you and your pet.
You and your pet are also likely to be happy and more comfortable living together.
Yes, it requires a great deal of time and patience. Yet, it keeps you and your pet stimulated.
You should also know that it never really ends.
There’s always more to try with these kinds of training, depending on what you would like to achieve with your dog.