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Dogs enjoy the learning process if their owner is entertaining and gives them plenty of treats.
Teaching your dog the “stand” command doesn’t require any special techniques.
You need only treats that will entice your dog to get up from their sitting or lying down position.
The dog should learn the “stand” command if you make sure to repeat the training for a few days. It allows a bit more control over your dog and is very practical with energetic and playful dogs in particular.
9. Give Paw or Shake.
Give Paw (or Shake) is another one of the basic commands almost every dog owner tries out with their pet.
Still, why not go a step further? You can teach your dog to give you one paw, and after that, give the other one!
When your dog starts giving you their paw, feel free to add the “give the other paw” command.
8. Leave It.
The “leave it” command is a bit more challenging. There are three parts to it.
Still, with the right approach, you shouldn’t have any problems teaching your dog the “leave it” command.
This command shows its worth during walks, but also with other behavioral problems dog owners often encounter.
7. With Me.
The “with me” command is useful during walks.
More specifically, your dog should come to you and sit down next to your left leg.
Every time your dog wanders off, this command will prove to be very useful in keeping them next to you.
6. Speak and Quiet.
These commands are very desirable for dog breeds prone to barking.
When you have a dog who barks often, it’s remarkably easy to teach them the “speak” command.
I advise changing up the number of times you say the “speak” command before saying “quiet” to keep the dog motivated.
“Come” is one of the most vital dog commands.
It’s crucial to ensure your dog doesn’t associate it with a bad experience.
Make sure your dog associates the “come” command with good things by teaching it with rewards.
Your dog will have an easier time learning the “stay” command if you train them gradually.
Reward your dog for waiting two seconds, then gradually introduce more prolonged periods.
To make training more challenging, once your dog has learned the command, try to move further away from them. Again, do it gradually – start with one step away, then increase the distance.
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