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How To Train A Puppy or Dog

Puppy training begins the moment you bring your puppy home. Most dog owners don't realize how important this is. Puppies are very smart, and training them while they are small is the best way to have a obedient dog.

Training your Puppy starts as soon as you bring your puppy home. Many dog owners do not realize the importance of setting guidlines for your Puppy from the start. Puppies are very intelligent, and training them as young as possible is the best way to have an obedient canine for life.

Its important that you do not let your puppy sleep in your bed. You need to set up and enforce rules for your puppy. Its best for puppies to sleep in a crate or on their own pet bed. If you let a puppy sleep in your bed, you are sending your dog a message that they are your equal. This will make any further training more difficult.

When you are training your puppy, do not become over excited. This will lead to your puppy jumping up on your or your guests. While this may seem cute at first, puppies grow up and before you know it, you will be trying to pull your large dog off your guests. Puppies also tend to pee when excited, this is another good reason to keep them calm. Your puppy should be trained to be still before getting your attention, so when you arrive home, do not greet your puppy with too much excitement.

Your puppy should be fed only twice a day, once in the morning and once at night. Puppies eating should not come before the families eating. You dining first establishes your domininace in your puppies mind. Its important to establish and stick to a routine when training your puppy.

Potty training your puppy to wait to go outside can be very difficult. Puppies' bladders are very small, and they have not developed bladder control yet. At the beginning put your puppy outside every 20-30 minutes to use the potty. This will help make your puppy understand where it is acceptable to go to the bathroom.

How to train a puppy is hard work. Everyone in the house needs to be consistent. If this routine is consistent training your puppy will be much easier. Your puppy will understand its role in it's new pack. Your puppy will love and respect your commands.

Training a puppy can be hard work. Everyone in the family must be consistent in dealing with the puppy. If the family can get into a consistent routine, puppy training will be much easier. The goal of puppy training is the teach the dog its roll in it's new pack (your family). It trained right from the start, your puppy will love and respect your and obey your commands.