While housetraining, there'll be plenty of times you can't be around, and for those long stretches while you're at work or school, your dog will need more space…
To successfully housetrain your dog, you must predict when he needs to go, get him outside in time, and then reward him for doing the right thing in the correct location.
Crate training teaches your pup how to "hold it;" the crate is an effective tool that lets you predict when your pooch needs to go, so you can guide him to the correct spot.
Having a dog who understands the "down" command has several advantages: he's more welcome at public places, and he's much more pleasant to have near the dinner table.
Since canines are highly social creatures, being alone can be quite stressful for them.
The “watch” command helps keep your dog focused on you during training, but it’s useful for regular life too.
Teaching your dog to stand is helpful for wiping paws after a muddy walk, clipping nails, and during vet exams.
It’s fairly simple to teach a puppy his name, even if he answered to something else before. All it takes is a handful of tasty treats and a few minutes of your time.
“Sit” is one of the most useful commands, as well as one of the easiest to teach. A dog can never get in trouble…