If you’ve never trained a dog before, then this article is a good place to start your own training. Preparation is key to being a positive and effective trainer. Here are a few tips you can use to get started.
Different dogs respond to different things. An example of this is the difference in positive and negative methods and their effects on different personalities. When training isn’t going as planned, try a new method.
To prevent your dog from digging in the trash, be sure he is well-fed and has plenty of toys to play with. Empty your trash regularly, and don’t put irresistible things like bones in it. Be sure to crate your dog when you go out and/or leave your trash can empty when you are gone. (more…)