Training Tips For Small Dog Breeds

Many dog owners tend to be more lenient and less strict when training small dog breeds. These dogs are often granted more privileges because of their size. They are allowed in their owner’s beds or sit with them on the couch. But these can pave the way for the development of “small dog syndrome”. Dogs become pushy and develop diva-like personalities. They will soon feel that they are more dominant than their owners, and this can eventually make them a challenge to train or control.

All dogs, regardless of size or breed, should learn to acknowledge their owners as more dominant than them, as their alpha leader. Appropriate training teaches your pet to work for everything that he wants.

Obedience training is very important for these dogs in order to keep them on a tight rein. Your pooch must learn to heed commands and behave appropriately.

Don’t hesitate to talk to your Naperville, IL vet if you have questions and/or concerns about your pet’s behavior. Or visit this site.

Training Tips For Small Dog Breeds

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