Having a new puppy in your life includes all that sweet, warm, funny puppy-hood and all the steps in teaching your little one how to navigate the human world with you. A new puppy client asked me to help. My follow-up advice will benefit all new puppies and owners too:
It was wonderful meeting such a sweet, little puppy and seeing how invested you are in her welfare. Thank you again for allowing me to work with you both. Your puppy and your relationship with her will benefit from clear and consistent communication:
The right approach in a group training class will make all the difference in your puppy. Positive methods are the only way to go. Please ask me if you would like a referral. We also offer individual training packages.
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"Offer praise constantly for all the good, quiet behavior and "put it on command:" tell her "Good Quiet" or "Good Girl" for being just that, "Good Sit" when she is sitting, etc. Your puppy's gentle nature will be impacted seriously by aversive corrections. Avoid fear and displacement behaviors by focusing always and only on positive training methods".
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