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If you have never tried to train an animal, the idea may be rather intimidating. With all the advice on the Internet, you may feel overwhelmed. Below are just a few tips to assist you in getting started at training your dog effectively.

You should establish certain feeding habits for your dog. Your dog will begin to recognize there is a routine if you regularly remove the food bowl 10 or 15 minutes after you put it down. Before long, your dog will complete its meal before the time comes for you to take the dish away.

TIP! Spoken directions should be made using a simple, concise and forceful tone. Do not drag on in a rant to your dog about how bad they are.

Give your puppy his own toys that he can chew to remove pain due to teething, and keep him away from chewing other items. Put the chew toy in front of it immediately so it learns that this toy is what it should be chewing. Teething pain can be soothed by a washcloth that has been soaked in water and frozen.

Consistency is key in crate training a puppy. When he comes out of the crate, you must immediately allow him to relieve himself in an appropriate place. Your puppy will eventually become able to relieve itself less frequently.

Never tie two or more dogs in close vicinity to one another. The two chains could get tangled up. This could panic you dogs as he tries to get free and he could potentially hurt himself. This is especially dangerous if one dog is larger than the other, as it could use its superior size to maneuver the other dog into a dangerous position.

TIP! Repetition is what causes a dog to learn. It isn’t unusual to have to repeat a trick dozens of times before the dog understands.

Continue training your dog so he doesn’t forget how to learn. Often, owners get the feeling that they do not need to continue working with the dog once it is trained. However, pets and humans share similar habit systems. Your dog must follow the rule system strictly.

Get your dog’s attention the same way every time. Begin each command by using his name. First, call his name then give him a verbal or gesture command. Dogs are more likely to respond immediately whenever their name is called because they are aware that you want their attention.

Try applying these tips to solve your issues. If you keep these tips in the back of your mind when it’s time to train your dog, it will kick-start your training into an ultra-efficient routine.