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10 Essential Commands to Teach Your Dog

stgabrielorganics.com blog post 10 Essential Commands to Teach Your Dog Approximately 60.2 million US households owned a dog at home, according to the latest statistics of 2017-2018 APPA National Pet Owners Survey. This accounted for 89.7 million dogs in the US that shared roughly $72.13 billion of Pet Industry Expenditures. Imagine how we loved our dogs that we are more than willing to spend money in grooming, regular vet check-up, prevention from dog ear infection or skin allergies, and proper food supplementation. However, aside from these must-haves, pet owners need to train their dogs and teach them the basic commands properly. Dog training creates mental stimulation and encourages discipline and obedience to make your Fido more active and well-behaved. Not to mention that it is also a fun and rewarding way to strengthen the human-pet relationship even more. Though there are various dog obedience training facts you need to understand, here are some of the essential commands you can teach to your dogs. Name ● Purpose: To address your dog properly while teaching commands. ● Description: Before you train your dog any activities, teach your Fido to know his or her name. This should be the very first step to instill discipline. It is easier to teach your pup whatever command or any exercises if you address them appropriately. An obvious sign that your dog responds well when he or she stare or look at you upon calling his or her name. Do not forget to provide a reward or affection when he or she got it right. Leave it or NO ● Purpose: To tell your Fido not...