The 43 Best Tips for Dog Training

In some situations, everything goes like clockwork, and in other situations, your dog doesn't do exactly what he's supposed to. Sound familiar? Good dog training makes everyday life with our beloved furry friend so much easier. You can go anywhere with him without having to worry about something unpleasant happening. In this comprehensive guide, we have compiled the 43 best holistic dog training tips you can use to solve any problem!

The manual is divided into the following sections:

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The Basics of Dog Training

Let's start with the basics. There are topics that every dog owner should consider before embarking on the adventure of dog training.

Do you live in a state that requires a dog license? Then you should find out more. Even if your state doesn't yet require a dog license, it can't hurt to familiarize yourself with the issue. It is quite possible that other states will make a dog license mandatory.

Does your dog know basic commands? Every dog should at least know sit and down. When practicing commands and tricks, it is helpful to work with tools such as the clicker. Your dog also needs to learn to control his impulses.

We have compiled the best training tips and exercises for you. Each step is explained in detail. No one will rush you through the course at a monkey's pace. Take all the time you need!

Individual Dog Training Tips

Now we come to individual dog training tips, from which you as a dog owner can choose the most appropriate for your needs and difficulties. For many dog owners, going for a walk or meeting other dogs is a challenge, either because the dog is pulling on the leash or because the dog is unsure of itself around other dogs.

But don't worry, with a little practice and patience, these difficulties can be overcome. If you need help, take a look at tips 7 through 10.

However, there are training exercises that everyone should have done with their dog at least once. These include anti-poison bait training and box training.

Haven't found what you were looking for? In the following sections, you'll find practical tips and exercises to help you keep your dog from engaging in unwanted behaviors such as jumping on guests or digging uncontrollably in the yard. Also included are tips on how to best prepare your dog for being left alone. Let's explore the exciting world of dog training together!

Puppy Training

Do you have a puppy? Puppyhood is a wonderful but stressful time for most dog owners. Your puppy is eager to explore the world, his attention span is too short for intensive training, and he has a lot of nonsense on his mind. Here's the best advice on how to train your little rascal right from the start:

Why Is Dog Training So Important?

Proper training is the foundation for an enjoyable life with your loyal companion. Training starts with the puppy and doesn't stop with the adult dog. Our training guides will help you understand your pet and teach it everything it needs to know.

A puppy is a big challenge! Especially if you are a new dog owner, you need help training your new pet. But even an experienced dog lover can benefit from a little refresher course in puppy behavior.

Before you can train your puppy, you must first understand him. Why is your puppy behaving this way and not another way? Only when you understand this can you show him the right way.

But how do you properly train a young dog? You can read all about it in our articles. There are many things to consider.

Here you can get advice on acute problems. For example, if your dog is peeing in the house or won't go for a walk, you'll find everyday tips you can use right away. The problem will soon disappear!

When your dog is an adult, training is not enough. You must constantly remind him of what he has learned and show him his limits. This is the only way he will learn to obey you. Training is about practicing obedience and impulse control. You can also teach your faithful companion great tricks with specific exercises.

We teach you how to make education and training fun for both you and your dog. So you can make the most of your time together.

Read our guide to find out if attending dog or puppy school is worth it. With the right knowledge and a few tips and tricks, you'll soon have a well-behaved companion at your side.

Frequently Asked Questions

You can start training your dog as a puppy. During this time, you'll learn the basics and develop a good bond with your pet.

A dog can always be trained. Whether he is 1 year old or 10 years old. As long as your dog is healthy and attentive, you can train him at any time.

Consistency and patience are key. If you internalize this and follow our tips, you'll be on your way.

Consistency can be planned. Set fixed training times and behave predictably. This means that a certain action will always have the same consequence.

This is often because your dog has discovered something interesting and wants to get a closer look as soon as possible. With our leash training, you can teach your dog to stop pulling on the leash.

My Conclusion

These were 43 tips for holistic and sustainable dog training. Be consistent and make time for your dog. You'll be on the right track.

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Written by Anja Boecker
Written by Anja Boecker

My name is Anja Boecker, and I am a certified dog trainer and behavior consultant. With these articles, I want to help you to understand your dog better and to build an inseparable bond.

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