Treats for dog and puppy training slide show


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Treats for dog and puppy training slide show

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Treats for dog and puppy training


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The Positive or Treat training method is most effective for reinforcing and enhancing learning for dogs.

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Training with Treats

Not all but most dogs are motivated by food and focus on the treat as it is presented to them.
It is good to have a variety of threats for training.
There are almost as many different treats for dogs as there are toys.

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Dry Treats

Some are simply small dry pellets similar to dry food though many trainers prefer soft moist bits that can be eaten more quickly than dry treats and won’t cause choking.
For intense training, there are slices of sausage-style rolls made with meat and grains

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Meat treats - that can be broken into pieces

soft pieces of freeze-dried liver or strips of beef jerky that can be broken into pieces.

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healthy Treats

How to choose healthy treats

Read the ingredients panel of any treats you consider buying

Pass it by if it contains artificial preservatives and colors, animal products from unnamed species, or animal by- products.

Check the ingredients list for foods your dog may be allergic to or intolerant of.

Remember

You can use real, fresh food for treats:

  • bits of cheese
  • cooked meat
  • pieces of fruit
  • pieces of vegetable.

If you use a lot of treats in training, factor them in and adjust the dog’s meal-time food accordingly.


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Every dog, no matter how long or short the dog’s coat, needs to be groomed and have his nails trimmed on a regular basis. Most dogs should be professionally groomed every four to six weeks and their nails mast be trimmed every two tree weeks.

 Teach your Puppy How to accept Grooming and Handling

Handling a Puppy

It is very important to introduce a human touch in a very positive way early in puppy-hood so that the dog will let any one to examine his body and use trimmers with a brush or comb. This will also help when your dog goes for grooming or vet examination.

 Teach your Puppy How to accept Grooming and Handling

Introducing Puppy to a brush

To introduce comb or brush you can use a treat with one hand while combing with the other. In the beginning you can use the back of the brush or side of the comb to get your puppy used to the feel without pulling his hair.

 Teach your Puppy How to accept Grooming and Handling

Brushing a Puppy

Trimmers can be introduced in the same way.

 Teach your Puppy How to accept Grooming and Handling

Showing Clippers to a Puppy

Use treats to make learning positive. In the beginning pick up his foot and play with his paw

 Teach your Puppy How to accept Grooming and Handling

Giving Puppy a Treat

Just pretend that you are trimming his nail when you start.

 Teach your Puppy How to accept Grooming and Handling

Puppy Learing to accept Clippers

During these exercises,  puppy must settle down and the owner must be calm and use a  low, friendly tone of voice.