It is never too early to start training your puppy. Dogs have shown keen interest in learning new things from a very young age.
- Training your dog is aimed at instilling good manners and behavior such as waiting quietly and guiding interactions with people.
- 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 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 complimented 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 grow out of problem behaviors, they grow into them.
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