Train Your Dog Like a Pro:
6 Easy Steps

A well-trained dog equals a happy family. Join in as we learn basic commands and solve behavior problems.



Step One: Speak the Same Language
In order to train your pet, it's important to learn his language.

• Remember that all animals learn by association
• Put a beginning and an end on your requests
• Be careful about what you teach your animal unintentionally
• Have high expectations of your dog, but be sure they're reasonable ones
• Discover facts about the way animals learn before you begin training

Step Two: Teach the Basics
Once you have successfully taught your dog how you would like him to behave, he will become a joyful member of your family.

Teach your dog to come when called
Teach your dog to sit and stay
Teach your dog to drop an object
Teach your dog not to jump up on you
• Learn how to correct your dog
• Learn why rewarding good behavior is key
• Plus, discover why dog-friendly training is always successful



Step Three: Walk with Manners
We've all seen people whose dogs were clearly taking them for a walk rather than the other way around. Make walking your dog a pleasure instead of a chore with these simple training tips:

Keep your walks stress-free
• Discover motives for leash pulling
Prevent fights with rival dogs while you are out on a walk



Step Four: Eliminate Anxiety
Does your dog become stressed when you prepare to leave the house? You can calm his fears.

• The facts on canine separation anxiety
Discover the root of crying and whining
• Learn why destructive behavior occurs while you're away
• Find out how to leave your dog at home without the drama

 

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