Training your dog is an important rite of passage—for veterans and new pet owners alike. There’s no denying the benefits; effective training will better equip both owner and canine to interact with other dogs, will improve your dog’s ability to co-exist with human guests, and open up a wide variety of activities that you and your dog can enjoy together.
But perhaps most importantly, a well-trained dog will feel more like a valued, trusted, and deeply loved member of your household.
The challenge, of course, lies in identifying your dog’s particular needs when it comes to training techniques, and in knowing which methods get the best results.
Know The Factors That Influence Dog Training
Even before you jump-start your collection of training books and manuals, you’ll want to familiarize yourself with some of the other factors that may lie beyond your control.
For example: your dog’s ability to be trained effectively may depend on their gender or their age; female dogs mature more quickly than male dogs, and are easier to train as a result. And if you’re thinking about introducing a puppy into your … Read Entire Post