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Fundamental Labrador Coaching Suggestions For New Owners

By Adrian Edwards

Though most of them are fluffy and snuggly like stuffed toys, dogs will not survive on hugs, kisses or cuddles alone. Owners and potential owners must know (yet others fail to realize) that having a dog is a serious commitment. You don’t bring home a Labrador simply to cuddle and play. You have to be prepared to provide care, grooming, Labrador training and other stuff a Labrador wants in order to grow healthy and happy.

Although the Labrador is clever as a breed, Labrador training can be a bit challenge to first time lab owners. But with proper training tips and advice, training a Labrador might not be as hard as what it appears to be.

Positive method: A Labrador is a powerful and large breed with generally good temperament. Unsurprisingly, positive training methodology works best for this breed. Using positive reinforcement such as praise and treats can be way effective than training based totally on punishment.

Start early: Though you can still teach old dogs with new tricks, it is always a great idea to start training your pup as fast as achievable. Puppies at 6 to 8 weeks of age can start learning commands however, socialization should start earlier.

Short and fun training sessions: Dogs, especially puppies have short attention span; so it is always counseled to keep the training sessions short and interesting. Training should last around 15 mins and must include challenging activities to keep his mind and body working. Reward him with praise or treat every time the session ends so that he will be able to associate the training with something rewarding.

Communication: Training a dog is actually more on communication. So as to achieve positive result in training, one must be in a position to communicate well with the pet. Naturally, dogs do not talk the way humans did. They communicate thru body signals and expressions – owners must attempt to understand that. A dog that’s sick, confused, twitchy or excited won’t learn efficiently so watch out for signs.

No punishment needed: While training a dog can be often maddening and giving punishment can be so enticing, punishing a dog isn’t actually a desired and effective sort of training system. Actually it will do more harm than help so avoid it as much as possible.

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Edwards, Adrian "Fundamental Labrador Coaching Suggestions For New Owners." Fundamental Labrador Coaching Suggestions For New Owners. 24 Jul. 2010. uberarticles.com. 30 Jan 2015 <http://uberarticles.com/pets/dog/fundamental-labrador-coaching-suggestions-for-new-owners/>.

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