Monday, April 13, 2009

Benefits of Dog Training For Both You and Your Dog

It will be a great and wonderful moment of bringing a new puppy into your household. With a proper dog training program, dog can provide unconditional love, hours of entertainment and genuine friendship; else it will be the other way round.

How do you ensure that your dog behaves in the manner of the first scenario described above? If you are thinking that the answer is "breed" you are partially correct. Indeed, breed does play a role in a dog's behavior. But an even greater factor in the dog's behavior is based on the training he receives. Good dog training resources can go a long way toward helping.

The Benefits of Training

If you are like most people, you are extremely busy. Some days, there just doesn't seem like enough hours to take care of yourself, let alone a dog! But, the time that you spend training your dog will reward you and your relationship for many, many years to come.

There are five main benefits of training:

1. It builds healthy bonding

2. It solves behavioral problems.

3. It builds the dog’s IQ.

4. It encourages sense of self belonging.

5. It saves time.

Let's explore each benefit in further detail.

1. Training builds healthy bonding. Dog training is the best way of creating bonding between you and your dog. It must be start at the very moment you acquire your dog. Unfortunately, most of the people dog training only begins at the time of trying new trick. Your dog starts to learn by continually looking and learning from your actions. He learns from your reaction toward his by looking for guidance, for comfort and for food.

2. Training solves behavioral problems. By developing the trusting bond between you and your dog, you can start to correct the behavioural problems of your dog, like barking at anyone passes by, chewing any things that come along his way etc. Your dogs will learn from you reaction whether his actions is right or not.

3. Training building the dog’s IQ. Training your dog can stimulate your dog’s IQ. Due to the dog’s nature to be curious, your dog tends to explore any thing he comes across. He has the capability of becoming very intelligent if he is given correct stimulation which will encourage them to learn.

4. Training encourages sense of self belonging.Dog need to have the sense of self of belonging in order for him to feel secure staying in the house as a pack of your household. He will feel like part of the pack if he receives the attention from every members of the house hold. So everyone in your family should take time to train your dog.

5. Training saves time. Last but not lease, dog training can save you a lot of times in future if your start the training in the early stage. For instance, you may save the time of cleaning up the mess he creates in future if your take time to train him now.

Training dogs do need times and effort. You must be very patient and committed in order for you to successfully train your dog up. Remember, with a proper training and guidance, you dog will become more adorable and loving and also for a better relationship between your dog and you.

So what are you waiting for? Start to train your dog now.



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