A dog, when trained well, is safe and happy as well as a source of joy for its master. Teaching basic commands to your dog, whether it is young or old, can make it more lovable. It can also aid in the management of common behavioral issues, encourage desirable social behavior and prevent harm. You can enforce such good behaviors with positivity and repetition. Here are some of the top basic commands your dog should know.
This is a basic command that you need to teach to your dog, and as a matter of fact – every dog owner should as well. It has a lot of potential. Usually, this is not the first command taught to dogs by owners. It helps play a significant role in the management of bad behaviors in dogs, such as charging out through doorways, pouncing on the bowl greedily, jumping at you constantly, etc.
This is among the most basic commands, and can help keep your dog safe from possibly risky situations.
As soon as your pup knows its name, try teaching this command to it. When you teach this command to your dog, you can also be assured that it can behave nicely – even off leash.
It is as vital as the command “Come”, and can keep your dog safe from potentially dangerous circumstances. This can also let you focus on entertaining guests, or doing important household chores etc, and expect your dog to sit calmly. When you are able to teach this command to your dog with success, you can be smile knowing that it will not move from its original posture.
It can be used to prevent your dog from picking things up, especially the ones that you do not allow it to munch or chew on, such as a soiled tissue, a slipper, a book etc. With this simple command, you can teach your canine companion not to touch those things that you do not like it to have or find dangerous for its health.
This command can make your dog walk properly and well-behaved, even on a loose leash, without pulling you while walking. You can be a little easier on its leash, and let it sniff the neighborhood and explore it. Thus, you can cut its boredom and make your dog enjoy the sights.
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