How To Teach Your Puppy To Respond To Its Name
It is important that you teach your puppy to respond to its name. The puppy’s name should be a cue for it to stop what it is doing and go to you and acknowledge you. It should also signify that the puppy needs to give you its undivided attention and wait for further instructions.
Knowing how to respond to its name is also a safety net that will ensure the puppy will come to you if it gets lost or you need it. So how can you achieve this? How do you teach your puppy to know what to do when you call its name?
Now, training your puppy to know what to do when you call its name may seem like a chore at first, considering that puppies tend to do whatever they feel like. But it’s actually a very simple and fun exercise to do. It just requires your patience, some treats and 30 minutes to an hour of your time each day in order to teach your puppy how to respond to its name.
I will give you six simple steps that you can do to get your puppy to respond, even if it has been used to responding to something else before.
Teaching your puppy to respond to its name is a fun exercise to do that allows you to build a special bond with your puppy and draw it closer to you. Apart from being a fun exercise, it is also a safety net which ensures that your puppy will return to you should it get away from you for whatever reason.
It’s fairly simple to teach your puppy to respond to its name. It only requires your time and patience. I hope you will find this guide helpful.
About the Author
Hi, I’m Sara and I would like to thank you for checking out my blog. I have been around dogs since I was kid and I cannot imagine life without one. So now, I am sharing with you the knowledge I have accumulated over the years and hopefully it helps you too.