5 essential commands you can teach your dog | Cesar's Way

With the proper use of a doggy den it is very easy to predict when your puppy will need to use the toilet. This means you can take your puppy to your chosen toilet location and know they will promptly pee or poop so that you may reward them extravagantly and play with them indoors, knowing they won’t have an accident. Additionally, you are in complete control of what objects they have access to in their confinement areas, so they may learn to chew only appropriate items. Hollow chewtoys stuffed with food will teach them what is appropriate to chew, and reward them for quietly enjoying some appropriate recreational chewing.

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In real time, you get to see what you should be teaching your puppy as they grow through all the ages and stages from an 8-week old pup to a well-behaved, good-mannered, obedience trained and confident adult dog.

Starting your puppy off right! | Cesar's Way

My friend Marge has a new puppy, Zip, a Portuguese Water Dog. I just love what she decided to teach him first. Reward your puppy every time they eliminate outdoors. Praise or give treats—but remember to do so immediately after they’ve finished, not after they come back inside. This step is vital, because rewarding your dog for going outdoors is the only way to teach what's expected of them. Before rewarding, be sure they’re finished. Puppies are easily distracted and if you praise too soon, they may forget to finish until they’re back in the house.

The First Ten Skills You Should Teach Your Puppy | Roger Abrantes

There are many skills that your puppy must learn in order to enjoy a good doggy life in our human world. It is your responsibility to teach your puppy these skills. Opinions may differ as to what are the most fundamental skills to teach your puppy. In my opinion, you should focus on the ten skills I describe here so that both you and your puppy enjoy being together and can safely begin to discover the world.

Puppy Behavior and Training - Training Basics | VCA Animal Hospital


Those were the big 4! Guess what? Linus was a brilliant puppy! He learned all 4 skills in short order. The only problems is I didn’t anticipate other behavior problems or secondary skills to teach him.What does this all mean? I now have oodles of experience raising and training puppies! So in addition to the big 4 from the above list here are 3 other uber important skills and behaviors you should teach your puppy:It’s not really what you should teach your puppy second, but instead an addendum to my original list. Yes, I had a good start, but there’s more to raising and training a puppy then the big 4 from our list above.If you use the right teaching method, your puppy will be better-behaved and will be happy to let you decide what he can and can't do in your family.

If you use the wrong teaching method, your puppy will begin making decisions about how he wants YOU to fit into HIS life. That's a recipe for conflict and behavior problems.