Golden Retriever And German Shepherd Training Differences

Golden Retriever And German Shepherd Training Differences

Labradors are one of the most popular breeds of dogs, and people prefer them for their friendly nature. They certainly make the cutest puppies, but that cute little thing soon grows into a big, boisterous dog, so it is important to lay down the rules at the very onset. Retriever training should start as early as possible. Your Golden Retriever should know who the master or Alpha dog is. Labs are naturally curious and inquisitive. They try their best to please their masters. So all you need to do is to be patient while training your Lab, and soon your dog too will be doing all the tricks your neighbors’ dog does. If you don’t want your shoes chewed up, your furniture scratched, and your ankles nipped, start teaching your Lab the right commands. Golden Retriever training should start from the very moment you bring the puppy home. He has to learn to respond to his name. Use his name frequently and reinforce it with a treat every time he responds to it. Try to train him to come to you when you call out his name even in crowded places.   Outside the home environment, there will be many distractions, and he should thus learn to obey you in such situations. Also teach him to ‘sit’ and ‘come’ to you. Both these are important training processes to help you gain control. When Golds are small they are unaware of danger, so it is very important to teach them when to stop prancing around. An easy way to teach pups to sit is to hold some treat over his...