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Puppy Training – Tips Reducing Bad Habits

Puppy Training – Tips Reducing Bad Habits

A puppy can be prone to whining, barking and, in particular, chewing its way around the house as it explores the world around it and wants to learn what tastes nice and what does not.dog dna test 

The whining, barking and chewing is going to happen. Make no mistake.

Though by training your puppy in the right way from the outset, you can take positive action to train away the whining, barking and chewing to a large extent.

Bear in mind that every puppy is different and will lean right and wrong at different rates. Patience is the key with the time and effort you put in also helping to build that unbreakable bond between puppy and owner.

The barking and whining is entirely normal. It’s how dogs communicate. However if the barking and whining becomes regular and prolonged it can quickly become an issue and difficult to do anything about. So start to build in to your puppy training routine steps aimed to cut down on unnecessary barking and whining.

There are a number of steps you can try here. For example:

The whining could be a sign that your puppy wants to toilet. Learn to recognise the signs and take puppy to their toilet spot.

It could be that puppy is hungry, thirsty or otherwise distressed. Again – learn to read the signs and act accordingly. Puppy should always have access to fresh, clean water and be fed regularly. If distressed, look for indications of illness and think about a trip to the vet if necessary.

It could be boredom and attention seeking. Make sure puppy has toys to play with and of course give them attention yourself.

If puppy is whining or barking just to be “naughty” then that’s not what you want. I’d suggest … Read More . . .