Planning to be a dog trainer? Why not?
Challenging, tiring, but fun and rewarding-this is the reason why many people want to delve into this kind of hobby. There are different methods of dog training which you can adopt to make it a smooth and happy process. And, at the end of the day, all of the efforts will be worth it.
Dogs are real good companions. They can serve as guards and of course, pets. It cannot also be doubted that, dogs are used in rescue operations, police investigations, hunting, et cetera. So, it is a very nice idea to start learning the methods now, and benefit from it. Not only that, your dogs will benefit, too.
However, dogs are different in nature. They have various behaviors and characteristics. Hence, not all the training methods you are about to learn are effective to all breeds of dogs. The most common dog training methods are t The clicker training, whispering, and the reward training.
Clicker Training. This is a very good dog training method, as it helps teaching your pet how things are supposed to work, as well as how he should do it. By the use of the clicker, you are sending the message to your dog that he did a great job (for instance, of doing the command you taught him to do).
Whisper Training. This particular dog training method is very useful in setting a communication channel between you and your dog. The purpose of this method is to understand fully or deeply the behavior of your dog. It helps for you to be able to be in full control of the training process, so it will turn out to be a faster and easier process. This new and modern method in training a dog is believed to be very effective to some kinds of dogs.
Reward Training. For years now, this dog training method has been proven to be very efficient in training a dog. Although similar with the clicker training, but this time, the trainer is not using the clicker box, he is giving him treats every time he did well in the training, or he did something good. It is important to give the reward just after the positive behavior to reinforce to him the he did the right thing. Also, this way, teaching your dog will be easier. Among the dog training methods, this is believed to be the best. Examples of rewards you can give your dog are walking to the park, giving him his favorite toy and food.
The training, for it to be successful, should be done regularly. And of course, to get the best out of the training, the trainer should learn not only the abovementioned methods but a lot more. Patience and understanding are the best tools to make the training a success one