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January Train Your Dog Month

January National Train Your Dog Month

Happy New Year, January National Train Your Dog Month

January 2019 starts off with National Train Your Dog Month.

The old myth which says you can’t teach an old dog new tricks is not true. For instance, Studies show that older dogs are easier to train than puppies! Above all, Training should start at the day you bring home your puppy or adult dog. However, a dog’s age shouldn’t discourage you from getting started in 2019. Start training your furry friend and building a positive relationship along with good habits.

Every dog and their families benefit tremendously from dog training. Equally true, is that every dog can be trained—this is something we firmly believe here at Value Dog Training.

Benefits of Training your Dog

Reason #1
Basic Dog training can make your life easier and create good habits while teaching fundamental commands. In addition, which can save a dogs life, as a trained dog is more likely to understand vocal commands so they will be able to respond more quickly when you direct them to avoid dangers and obstacles.

Dog Training improves your relationship with your dog. In conclusion, Dog training is really an education for both the dog and its human family; and, as such, it fosters a harmonious relationship between them. If dog owners do not assume this leadership position, often gained through dog training, the dog may try to become the leader, which can lead to a host of problems.

However, as you train your dog, you earn your dog’s respect as their benevolent and trusty leader. They begin to follow your lead and respect you as the authority figure. Both you and your canine pal become more secure in your relationship, which builds a stronger bond and ensures order in your home.

Reason #2
Dog training creates a bond between you and your 4 legged friends. In addition, dog training ensures that you and your dog spend more time together. As you go through the process of training, you will start picking up the quirks of your dog; what motivates and distracts them. Working with your dog on behavioral lessons can be fun! And it strengthens your relationship. It gives the dog an opportunity to succeed and please you—which is truly what they want to do.

Reason #3
Teaching basic manners to your pet allow them to be welcome in more environments and situations. As a trained dog is more of a fun and enjoyable member of the family. Additionally, a trained dog is a pleasure to have around. Well behaved dogs are a pleasure to walk or take to the park, and are a pleasure to take on adventures. Such as hiking, camping and beach trips. In conclusion, a dog which is a pleasure to own. Open doors for you and your pup with dog training. You will be surprised at how many places will admit a dog that stays near its owner, responds instantly to commands and behaves well in public. Think of all the places you enjoy that might be shared with your well-behaved canine companion.

Reason #4
Dog training is the single most important factor allowing a pet to stay in their home forever. In other words, If you get off on the right foot together then you can set out on a positive path together. Training will eliminate problem behaviors such as jumping on visitors, barking, digging, house soiling, chewing, and other issues that come between you and your dog.

Training can eliminate problems stemming from insecurity and power struggles. Second, training can add richness and variety to your dog’s life thereby preventing boredom—which is at the root of many behavioral problems. Overall, training helps you identify your dog’s needs and the underlying causes of its “bad” behavior, helping you also to understand and remedy these problems.

Training your dog National Train Your Dog Month

Training your dog is that it can literally save your dog’s life. However, We don’t spend much time thinking about doom and gloom scenarios. Firstly, Imagine this: you are on a busy street packed with cars and other people. Your dog slips out of its collar or is off its leash and goes dashing into the street. You call your dog and hope that it will return safely to your side.

Now, the untrained dog may not heed its owner’s calls, oblivious to the impending dangers. However, The trained dog will hear and respond immediately to your command, returning instantly to your side and be safe from danger. In conclusion, This is one of the best reasons to train your dog.

Owners are not able to get along harmoniously with their dogs. Which results in thousands of dogs relinquished to shelters each year. They may think their dogs are “un-trainable”, exhibit irreparable problem behaviors, or perhaps, they just don’t know how to provide a good environment for their dogs. Training can solve all of these problems. Preventing your dog from becoming one of the thousands that enter the shelter system. Many of these dogs do not make it out.

Dog training takes time, effort and patience – but the results can save you from:

  • Disobedience by your dog, (chasing cars) resulting in an injury or death.
  • Destroyed furniture. Once there is a big tear in the couch, it’s ruined!
  • Soiled carpet. Which can cost over $1,500 to replace.
  • Dog bite to human. Resulting in thousands of dollars in medical bills and potentially a lawsuit.
  • Dog fights, Resulting in vet bills for your dog, or the other dog, in which case you may be required to pay both.

Value dog training is here to help you in your training efforts and with results.

Value Dog Training can also help you prevent unwanted problems from developing in the first place, by helping your dog get the training it needs.

Give us a call today to speak with the owner / trainer. 916-201-7080. Training for National Train Your Dog Month information is brought to you as a public service. For more information, contact us at 916-201-7080.

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