Dogs are a family pet. Everyone in the family loves to have a dog as a pet and especially the kid’s love playing with the dogs. In this article, we tell how to train dogs so that having the dog can be more efficient.
Lifestyle: A pet dog normally has a age span of 10-15 years. So it’s a huge commitment when you decide to buy a pet for yourself. You need to make sure that the dog fits your lifestyle. You can research the personality of the dog like how energetic is and narrow down to a dog which you feel may suit your lifestyle.
Timing: You should schedule enough time to train your dog. A formal training session would want you to spare about 20 minutes a couple of times every day. Puppies are like toddlers; hence they get bored easily, so their attention span is shorter.
Dogs Temperament: It is very crucial that you remember your dog's temperament in mind. Many dogs have different temperaments. Some dogs will be stubborn and teaching them will be a challenge and training some dogs would be very easy. So you will have to adjusting your training session according to your dog's characteristics.
Consistency: You need to be consistent when training your dog. It’s always better if you involve most of the family members when training so that they would also know how the dog is. For example, you may train your dog saying “off” when he gets on the couch and other may say “down” and the dog will just get confused and not do what he is meant to do.