People have dogs for many reasons. It might be that dog with those loving eyes or that cute puppy. Of course, you want a dog that will be obedient and listen to you. You must train to get there. The piece that follows offers great tips to achieve those ends.

When house training a dog, keep in mind that whatever they take in, they must eventually eliminate. Make sure that you feed your dog at least three times per day with good food. That way, you’ll know when you need to take your doggie out to “go”.

TIP! There are few effective ways to approach the matter of crate training your puppy or dog. If they don’t want to go in the crate, try luring them in with a treat or chew bone.

You will be able to allow your dog to do more as it learns. The key to a satisfying life for your dog is a balance of freedom and obedience. Be sure not to give them too much since this can counteract training efforts.

For a dog to become house trained you should always have them on the same feeding schedule everyday, so their elimination time is always the same. This gives you important forehand knowledge to prevent accidents and your dog an association of cause and effect to follow. Adhering to a schedule also helps the dog learn to wait until the proper time comes to go outside.

TIP! Try to walk in your dogs shoes before you criticize them. You may feel burnt out if your dog does not seem to be responding to their training.

Have fun with your dog each day when training. When you play with your dog, you help make a stranger bond between the two of you. In return, he becomes more receptive to being trained. Training is fun for the dog, but you should set aside some real “play time” as well.

Use the same command for the behavior you want him to demonstrate. Start commands by using his name. Once you call his name and have his attention, begin getting him to do what you would like. Dogs listen for their name because they know it means you will say something else.

TIP! Establish feeding habits for your dog. Training your pet to expect when to get food will teach him a feeding schedule in which he could adhere to.

By this time, you should be ready and excited about moving forward with training. This article has probably given you some tips about training your dog! A well-behaved dog is a happy dog. And that takes some work! But, the work is well worth it. Especially when you are spending time with your happy, well-behaved companion. Use any ideas that seem like they might work in your home.