I have no idea if I’m equipped with the patience and talent to train my dogs. But I’ve always wanted to try. It seems that my pets have established that they’re the leaders of the pack and I end up being the one who follows the orders.
When they tap my knees, they want to be carried up the bed. When they lick my ears, they want a snack. When they want to play, they run to me with their favorite toys. And every single time they do these gestures, I gladly oblige and give in to their whims.
But if you are the kind of pet parent who is willing to teach your dogs with some basic commands, here are some tips to do it, based on Better Homes & Gardens:
As a rule, training your beloved pooch shouldn’t last for more than 10 minutes a day. It’s also important to note that you should be in a pleasant mood and should be willing to reward your dog with praises in an enthusiastic way when he does the commands well.
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