Subject: Puppy Training Mistake Mon May 20, 2013 3:16 am
Basic Puppy Training: The Top 3 Mistakes People Make
Basic Puppy Training Mistake #1: Underestimating you pup’s need for mental stimulation.
One of the biggest mistakes people make with their puppies is underestimating their need for mental stimulation. Dogs are intelligent creatures who crave more than the occasional walk to burn off steam and expend energy.
Basic Puppy Training Mistake #2: Using punishment-based training
If your puppy is able to perform a behavior with no effects when you aren't around, but he gets punished for it when you are, all you're teaching him is not to perform the behavior in your presence.
Punishment may elicit an aggressive response.
Punishment may weaken the relationship you have with your dog.
Basic Puppy Training Mistake #3: Failing to properly socialize your pup
At best your unsocialized dog is going to be stressed when he's in an unfamiliar situation. At worst, he can do some serious damage to someone in an attempt to defend himself from a person or situation which he perceives as frightening.
Now you can avoid any mistakes and learn How To Train Your Stubborn Pup... And Remain Relaxed