It's well known that raising a dog is a big commitment. Not only are you caring for another life under your roof, but you must train your canine companion so that you can all live a peaceful and structured life together. If you are considering getting new puppy or adolescent or adult dog, you will want to seek the help of a professional trainer.
Let's look at the most important benefits you will receive when you go to an experienced dog trainer.
Builds Better Behavior
Likely the most well-known and important lesson learned from an experienced trainer is teaching your dog the necessary commands: sit and stay. Also important are lessons such as: how to properly walk on a leash, how to interact with other dogs, and how to act around humans. With these lessons and commands engrained into your dog, you won't have to worry about your dog's behavior. You can bring them to the park without fretting about them barking at other walkers and you'll know they won't jump on guests that come into your home.
This peace of mind will help you be able to fully enjoy your life with your well-trained dog, rather than constantly feeling stressed and embarrassed about their poor behavior.
Improves Communication With Your Dog
Just as communication is an essential part of life with other humans, it is also vital with your dog. Bringing your pup to a trainer is one of the best ways to cultivate good communication. Puppies are especially adept at latching onto communication through training. When you have good communication with your dog, you will have a stronger and more loving relationship with them. Dogs crave structure…they just need to understand the language and expectations. An experienced dog trainer knows the proper way to secure clear and concise communication between you and your furry companion.
Keeps Your Dog's Mind Active
Puppies need to sleep. Once they reach the milestone of being able to sleep through the night at about 10 weeks, their minds should be as active as possible during their waking hours. By keeping your dog's brain active, their mind is more likely to stay sharp as they age. Training is a great way to accomplish this. The other benefit of ongoing training is keeping your dog’s interest so that boredom doesn’t set in and turn into destructive or bad behavior.
When you bring your dog to a professional trainer, you will be ensuring that they have the tools they need to behave well and stay intellectually engaged. Training will also give you the tools you need to keep up the good behavior for years to come. Contact Rob's Dogs today to learn more about how professional training can benefit your entire family…pup included.