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10 Basic Dog Training Commands For Beginners

by Petofy - Everything Pets 2 months ago in training
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10 basic dog training commands that pet owners should be aware of.

Basic Dog Training Commands

We love our dogs very much and desire them to be well-behaved that we are ready to spend money on cleaning, vet visits, nutrition, and everything else that will keep them happy and healthy. Moreover, pet owners need to educate their pets and teach them the basic dog commands carefully. Dog training gives mental stimulation, discipline, and obedience. It encourages them to be more active and well-behaved. It is the most effective technique to build your bond with your pet.

A lifetime of pleasure, love, and safety may be guaranteed with proper training. Dog commands such as sit, down, and stay may assist your pet not only behave at home but also be excellent canine companions outside of the home.

There are some dog training commands that you should be aware of. Here are some of the most important dog training commands you can teach your pet at home. Perform all of these commands for 10-15 minutes at a time, 2 to 3 times a day. It takes a couple of weeks for a dog to understand, but once he learned these commands it will be for whole life.

1. Dog Training Command Name Recognition

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Before beginning the training, teach your dog to identify its name. That should be the initial step. It is simpler to train your dog if you shout out its name and he recognizes it. If he looks at you when called, it indicates he got it. When he gets it properly, you should reward him.

2. Dog Training Command Leave It or No command

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It is not good for a dog to consume anything. Some bad things can hurt him. That is why a 'No' or 'Leave It' command is useful.

To teach this command first hold the sweets with both your hands. Move your first hand slowly to encourage them to lick or sniff the sweets, then say leave it. Take away your first hand it attempts to seize from your hand. When it loses interest in the first treat, however, offer it the second. That demonstrates your pup's attainment of the desired behaviour. Practice on a regular basis until your dog has mastered it.

NO command for Dogs is a flexible command that will keep your dog out of danger. You can use this command if your dog gets into trouble. Teach NO command, put your dog on a leash and place something tasty on the floor. Take it to the treat and when it starts to smell it, say "no" and gently tug the leash towards you, repeating the process several times will make your dog perfect to follow this command. This will help him to understand that if my owner says NO that mean he does not want me to do this thing.

3. Dog Training Command Come and Go

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The goal of this command is to keep your dog out of trouble by calling it back to you. Put a chastity belt on your dog. From a distance, pull the leash in your direction and say 'come.' As it begins to move and approaches you, offer it kind praise or a reward. Be patient and repeat this for several days until it learns the command. It should be one of the first command you teach your dog to ensure his safety. It can save its own life if it flees away or enters a dangerous region.

4. Dog Training Command Down

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First, give your dog a treat. Close your hand and softly bring it towards its nose and face. Allow it to follow you while sniffing by gently moving your hand to the floor. Continue to slide your hand over the floor until your dog is lying down, then deliver the down command. Thank it for its wonderful conduct. Rep many times. This command is difficult to teach yet beneficial to your pet's knowledge. It is not only adorable, but it is also handy when your puppy becomes overly enthusiastic.

5. Dog Training Command Hand Shake

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Shake is a fun game to teach your dog. It has little practical value, but it is a fun command to teach and play with. Make your dog sit to teach him "shake." Then, while saying "shake," take up its paw and offer it something to eat. Hold it for a few seconds, then say "shake" again and give it something else to eat. Have your dog sit to tell him “Shake." Then, while shouting "shake," take up its paws and offer it something to eat. Keep it for a few seconds, then say "shake" again and give it plenty to eat.

6. Dog command Take it and Drop it

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To teach this command you need to hold 2 different objects in your both hands and then drop 1st object and give your dog command “Take it” when he takes the 1st object the offer him 2nd object and say the command 'drop it' for first object. Repeat this activity for both objects until your dog has mastered it. That can be a fun prank, but it can also be a helpful directive at times.

7. Dog command Sit-Stay

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This dog command is a mixture of two commands: sit and stay. Train your dog to sit first by rewarding it with a goodie. Hold the treat close to its nose, then slowly raise your hand, causing it to move its head and follow your lead. Give the sit command when it adopts the normal sitting position. Repeat after me: praise it. Now Teach your puppy the 'stay' command while it is still learning the 'sit' command. Give the 'stay' command with an open hand on its face while it is in a natural seated position. Continue to move away from it gradually, then say the 'stay' command. Thank you for performing such an excellent job. Rep to achieve excellence.

8. Dog Training Command Stand

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The goal to teach “stand command” is it will help while brushing or being inspected by the veterinarian. Make it sit and move its favorite meal nearer its nose. Bring your hand forward until it is fully extended. Say the 'stand' command and applaud yourself. Regular practice is required.

9. Dog Training Command Wait

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The goal to teach “Wait” command to your dog, to be steady and not to move.

Waiting is appropriate when guests enter your house. No matter how well-behaved your dog is, he or she will most certainly become enthusiastic when someone enters your home, but they must not run into you or your guests. It is advisable to train your dog with the help of two adults. One should walk outside the door of your house, while the other should stay inside with the dog. The person on the other side of the door should open it. When your dog approaches him, the one inside should say "wait" while the person outside closes the door.

Repeat this several times, rewarding them when they do not walk towards the door.

10. Dog Training Command Heel

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The goal to teach heal command is the dog to be well-behaved. When the dog is young, he develops good walking habits. Begin by gripping the leash with your right hand while keeping the pooch on your left side. Carry a reward in your left hand and continue to tell it to sit. Start walking after giving the 'heel' instruction. You may use this command with your dog on a regular basis.

Thanks your dog and love him and give him appreciate to learn these commands because these commands are not easy to learn for him. You and your dog needs time to become master on these commands because great things always take time to learn. Everywhere we go, we want to have an incredible relationship with our dogs. Teach your dog some important basic dog commands to solve behavioral issues and maintain a healthy and happy existence for both of you.

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