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Training a New Puppy

Being a proud puppy owner is a blast. Pups are fun, adorable, and offer constant companionship. But in order to ensure your puppy has the proper behavior, it's often necessary to train him or her; sometimes, this task is best left to the pros! Check out some helpful definitions that may assist you in your search for a professional dog trainer. You may also run into these phrases when reading up on training yourself.

  • Obedience Training – Good behavior starts with you. To train your new family member, you may want to look into a class for the dog. Obedience school is oftentimes offered at local pet stores. A professional will know how to teach your dog to obey a rule, not bite, and keep from being aggressive toward people and animals.
  • Housebreak – A lesson you should be teaching your pup from the start is how to eliminate outside, and not in his crate or on your carpet!
  • Agility Training – This can come later in your puppy's life if you wish. In order for your puppy to exhibit the proper behavior, he'll need to know how to listen, follow commands, and respect you as an owner. Agility training helps in all of these areas, as it requires your dog to pay special attention to you in order to complete a trick.
  • Whisper Training – Because a dog is a wild animal at his core, it's important that you know how to "speak" his language. Whisper training helps you understand your pooch so he can be as well behaved as possible.
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    Driftwood Kennels
    100 W Mckelvie Rd, Lincoln, NE 68531
    Driftwood Kennels provides Grooming Services for Northwest Lincoln. We can get rid of the unwanted fur and hair that your Pet is shedding. Our Professional groomer using the best equipment available can make your best friend look great. Give us a call and we will be happy to Groom your dog.
    (402) 435-3003
    Ak Kennels
    5950 Rokeby Rd, Lincoln, NE 68516
    Specializing in quality pet care services. We offer dog day care, boarding, training, and grooming. We take pride in making sure you and your dog are completely satisfied with all of our services!
    (402) 489-3582
    Cottonwood Pet Resort
    26910 W Center Rd, Waterloo, NE 68069
    These well-maintained accommodations sit on 11 lush green acres just west Omaha with varied flora and fauna providing picturesque views for our guests. We offer dog boarding, cat boarding, and more.
    (402) 359-4155
    Polite Paws
    424 1st St, Platte Center, NE 68653
    (402) 246-3600
    Dog Stars Inc
    2427 Pioneer Blvd, Grand Island, NE 68801
    (308) 390-7827
    Rainwater Kennels
    3530 W Old Highway 30, Grand Island, NE 68803
    (308) 384-1517
    Noah's Assistance Dogs
    1910 W 12th St, Crete, NE 68333
    (402) 826-9012
    Cedar Valley Hunt Club TLC Labradors
    57088 832 Rd, Stanton, NE 68779
    (402) 439-5400
    Canine Consultants & Pet Supply
    1715 Van Dorn St Ste A, Lincoln, NE 68502
    (402) 420-5011
    Greater Lincoln Obedience Club
    5740 Johanna Rd, Lincoln, NE 68507
    (402) 464-6529
    Animal Medical Clinic
    1935 N Bell St, Fremont, NE 68025
    (402) 721-3033

    Enrolling in obedience classes and using whispering techniques are key to training your dog to be well behaved. Canines use these skills for work duties in the military, police force, or on the farm herding animals. Pets who understand rules and commands are less likely to show aggression, bite children, or ignore their master. For training to work, the owner must work with their pet and never reward bad behavior. Most classes at puppy schools are completed in two months and meet weekly. Owners work with puppies daily to teach new rules. Basic commands include sit, stay, and lay. Once this basic skill level is mastered, tricks like roll over are taught. Agility programs help prevent boredom and keep pets exercised. They're a good step to take after a canine masters primary commands. Canines who understand these rules behave in any environment, including the groomer, or veterinary office. Housebreaking a puppy requires lessons at home. A kennel, crate, or cage is useful in housebreaking. Many pets consider these units to be their own personal space, so they don't object to being placed in one. Barking is a behavior that many pet owners want corrected. Repetitive “no-bark” commands help overcome this negative conduct. Some veterinarians recommend the use of citronella collars that spray citronella if a dog barks. The collars are more humane than shock collars and have shown to be very effective. Look for schools that are taught by professionals with certification in obedience and agility expertise. These instructors may work privately, or for a boarding kennel. Whisperers are better to use for aggressive canines, including those who have already bitten someone. They work to get the problem canine to obey simple commands after determining what triggers the animal's negative response. Ask your veterinarian about dog trainers in your area.
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