Top 10 Dog Training Tips
Dogs are smart animals, even when they’re young puppies. Dogs make great companions and nearly 47 percent of households have a dog on the premise in the United States. If you are new to the whole dog ownership thing, you may find today’s blog a bit inspiring and even extra helpful. Bark Potty is all about keeping your home clean, smelling fresh and most importantly, keeping your dog relieved and healthy. So, if you live in a home where your dog has to do their business inside, for reasons such as long work hours, apartment life or your dog’s health, you’ll enjoy learning how to train them to use an indoor dog potty. So without further ado, here are some tips to help you train your dog to use a Bark Potty:
- Make sure you’re listening to your dog. If your dog appears to be uncomfortable with the situation, don’t push them. Your dog will most likely not enjoy being pushed to do something he doesn’t want to do, so listen to their body language and respect it. Forcing an issue can actually result in bigger problems way down the road.
- Give affection and be generous. There are plenty of dog owners who don’t have a problem with being clear about their current state of happiness with their dog, but often these people tend to ignore praising a dog for the good stuff that can sometimes slip through the cracks. This is a big mistake. So make sure that if your dog is doing something awesome, you praise him with a lot of love and attention. This especially becomes important when your dog is starting become familiar with their indoor dog potty. And remember, it’s okay to be little over the top with affection at times; your dog will love it!