Training a German Shepherd can be hard if you do not follow the right dog training methods.
10 amazing tips coming your way to help you train your German Shepherd.
In the following pages, you will read 10 tips that will hep make the process of training your German Shepherd easy as a breeze.
Start training the day the dog enters your home.
Form a schedule that will contain the feeding, walking, pooping, peeing and training time. Stick to this schedule.
One command should only indicate one action.
NEVER use one command and expect different results from the dog.
NEVER use different commands and expect the same results from the dog.
Training with treats work best in dog training.
When training German Shepherds, they will initially follow your command only if they get something in return. Once the command has cemented itself in their brains, you can waive off the treat or reward.
Ensure that your dog loves the treat you use.
Your dog will not follow the command if the treat is not enticing. Thus, ensure that you use treats that your dog absolutely loves .
Redirection can help tackle excessive chewing behvior
If you see your dog doing something you don't want, redirect his attention with an amazing treat that he loves. Click on the link to know about the excessive chewing behavior in dogs and how to stop it.
Puppy nipping is a behavior that should be stopped as soon as possible.
Check out the link to know how to stop puppy nipping behavior in your dog.
Focus on teaching your pup the basic commands first.
The first commands that you must teach your German Shepherd are:
Stop or No
Look at me
Your German Shepherd may show resource guarding behavior towards food, toys, or any specific object
If resource guarding behavior is not eliminated quickly, it will increase aggression in your dog. Thus, work to remove this behavior as soon. Check the link to know how to reduce aggression.
Teaching the quiet command can help reduce unnecessary barking behavior.
Barking is a useful behavior but excessive barking is not. Click on the link to know how to reduce excessive barking in dogs.
This point cannot be emphasized enough
Train regularly. Practice the commands at random times of the day with positive reinforcements.
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