It is never too early to begin training your dog. Dogs are eager learners right from a young age and with every interaction that you have with them.
– Puppies can begin socialization and training from as early as seven to eight weeks. You should make sure that the first set of vaccinations are given a week before the first class.
– Positive reinforcement has been recommended as it is a team activity and has been endorsed by veterinarian and dog trainers.
– Dog training helps to instill life skills, ambassador skills, mental exercises, peace of mind and fosters bonding and freedom. It can be complemented by clicker training.
It’s safest to begin behavioral modification with a professional when a dog first starts exhibiting troublesome behaviors rather than waiting for them to take root. As the expression goes, dog rarely grows out of problem behaviors, they grow into them.
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