How to Train Older Dogs and Puppies
Everyone knows puppies need training early in life. That’s why millions of people go to basic training classes and puppy perfection lessons. What people don’t realize is that when your dog becomes an older dog sometimes you need to treat them like puppies.
Is your older dog starting to pee in the house? Do they seem a little aggressive toward your family or other animals? Lets start treating them as puppies. Don’t get angry and frustrated!
If your older dog has started going in the house, set up a dog pen. They have less space to make accidents and now they are back to basics. Set up their pee pad in the pen to encourage urination in a certain spot.
Older dogs can start being belligerent and just remember that you cannot get mad . By understanding your dog you can learn to adapt to their new age. Set them up for success and revert back to puppy training. Supervision, attention, and comfortable living space that is conducive to their level of obedience.
The better you adapt to your dogs old age the happy you both will become. Now, who said old dogs can’t learn new tricks?
Posted on June 10, 2013, in Behavioral problems, General Training Tips, Indoor Training Tips and tagged crate training, dog training, obedience, Old dogs, puppies, success. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.