How to Train a Puppy!

How to Train a Puppy I How to Educate a Puppy I Puppy Training Tips

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Shubham Sirohi

You made the decision, you want to adopt a puppy from a shelter or rescue organization.

Deciding to bring a puppy into your home is a long-term commitment that will pay off in love and joy for your family.

Family members will be thrilled. But training a new puppy may not always be easy.

The most important thing is to educate or train a puppy.

Let the pup know, he or she is loved and you will take care of him. Give lots of praise and hugs.

In this article, you will find some general guidelines on how to raise a puppy naturally and positively so that your bond grows stronger. Here we have discussed 2 methods

  • Method 1 -Train a Puppy to Make Needs Outside the Home.
  • Method2 -Training a Puppy to Play the Right Way

So, what are you waiting for?

Let’s start …

Method 1 -Train a Puppy

Puppies need to be trained correctly.  You will have to teach the puppy and walk calmly by your side as you leash train.

It may take several months of attention and effort to teach a puppy, but consistency will pay off.

Follow a firm but gentle training style to guide your puppy in the lessons he needs to learn, and in a short time, he will become a mature and well-trained dog with a special place in your family.

 

1. Develop a puppy routine

 

To help him learn,  create a routine:  Puppies need constant habits to learn when and where they should go outside. It is important to start this training as soon as the dog arrives home. Schedule fixed deadlines to take him outside: as soon as he or she wakes up in the morning, after every meal, after playing time, and right before bed.

 

  • You should take your puppy out every hour and do so after meals, naps, and play periods. You should always take him out first thing in the morning, before bedtime, and before leaving him alone for a period of time.

 

  • Feed your puppy at the same time each day to be able to predict when he will need to go out.

 

  • Very young puppies need to go out once an hour.  This means that you or another family member will always have to be available to take him out.

 

  • If you are unable to train your puppy during the day, it is important to hire a qualified professional to do this. If you don’t start training in the early days, it will take a long time to teach your dog not to go to the house.

 

2. Get your puppy’s attention if he tries to go to the house 

 

If you notice that your dog is going to the bathroom in the house, do not react by yelling or scaring him. Pick up the puppy and show him or her where to go outside, then praise each time the pup does it!

Never put a dog’s nose in the pee or poop, it is considered abusive and not the way to train.

3. Limit the space in your home that your puppy can access when training him to go  outside

 

For the first few months, you will need to keep an eye on your dog so you can take him outside when needed.

Puppy pads are good to have in case of accidents.

 

  • Use child gates to prevent the puppy from accessing certain areas of the house. For example, you could put a gate at the bottom of the stairs to prevent the dog from going up to the second floor, or put it in the hallway to restrict access to part of the house. Give your pet more freedom when it gets better at controlling itself.
  • Try keeping the puppy on a leash when exploring a new room. You will be able to avoid trouble if you keep it under close control.

 

4:  Praise your puppy when he follows your orders

 

When the animal goes to the setpoint, praise it, stroke his or her head, and give it a doggie treat. Doing so will help him understand that he is doing well and that he should continue to do so. The promise of a reward will encourage him to repeat the positive behaviors.

 

Method2 -Training a Puppy to Play the Right Way

1. Have your puppy play with others

 

Puppies learn to socialize by playing with their peers. Very young dogs do not know that they can hurt with their teeth and they learn it by playing; when one puppy bites another too hard, it whines and stops playing. Thanks to this method, puppies learn how to control the power of their bites.

 

2. Teach your puppy not to bite you

 

He plays with the animal as his little brother would; scratching and moving it until it starts biting you. When he bites your hand, you emit a high-pitched yelp, as a puppy would. Keep your hand still and stop playing. The puppy will learn that after a bite he will no longer receive attention.

 

  • The puppy may try to remedy his bite by rubbing and licking his hand. Praise him in a sweet voice and reward him with food, then continue playing with him. He will learn that by playing the right way he will receive a reward.

 

  • Never hit a puppy to repay the pain it caused you to feel. Physical punishment will only lead to the animal being afraid of you.

 

3. Give your puppy some chew toys

 

He or She will love using her teeth and must understand that human skin should not be bitten. So, offer your dog plenty of chew toys.

  • When your puppy starts nibbling at your skin, place a toy in his mouth. This way he will understand that she should chew the toy and not her hand.

 

  • Do the same thing if your puppy bites your heels and ankles when you walk. Stop walking and give him a toy. If you don’t have one on hand, stop. When he learns to play as he should, praise him.

 

  • If the dog picks up something of yours, distract him and swap the item for one of his toys.

 

4. Time Out for the Puppy

 

If your puppy bites, you’ll need to create a penalty zone, where you can teach him that if he doesn’t play right, he gets a short time-out. Set aside a corner of the playroom for this purpose and take it there right away when the puppy bites you.

  • Don’t use the puppy’s crate as a punishment. He should never associate his cage with negative feelings.
  • After the puppy has been in time-out for a few minutes, he will be able to resume playing. Reward him when he does well. If he bites again, let out a high-pitched yelp and bring him back in time-out. . Eventually, he will learn not to.

Good luck with your new puppy!

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