How to Train the Flat-Coated Retriever in Five Easy Steps

Posted by on Jul 5, 2011 in Dogs, Flat-Coated Retriever, Pets | 0 comments

Five Tips to Train Your Flat-Coated RetrieverTraining the Flat-Coated Retriever is pretty easy. All that’s required is patience, dedication as well as these five simple techniques and you will train them successfully.

Below are five Top Tips on how you can train a Flat-Coated Retriever successfully:

1. In order to prevent the Flat-Coated Retriever from getting confused and in order that they can learn orders readily only one person should train the Flat-Coated Retriever starting out. If too many people are trying to train your Flat-Coated Retriever at once it will halt progress.

2. Trainers must use positive reinforcements. Whenever your Flat-Coated Retriever follows instructions, the trainier might reward the action so he can understand that what he did was good. If your Flat-Coated Retriever can’t understand or follow commands, don’t punish him. Flat-Coated Retrievers are not as intelligent as people, they take longer to learn. What you should accept is that they may not easily understand all your commands in the first session, it takes repetitive attempts to train a Flat-Coated Retriever . Don’t punish your Flat-Coated Retriever as he could begin to develop fear which may retard his learning and readiness to be taught. You may give them food in order to praise your Flat-Coated Retriever, but you do not want to take it too far.

3. Teach skills 1 at a time. Attempt to teach him one lesson after another. In the instance where he is unable to learn it, try to stay on that lesson only because trying new orders will just confuse the Flat-Coated Retriever. Stick to the basics.

4. When you are teaching instructions, keep your voice cheerful so the Flat-Coated Retriever will gladly submit to the orders. Flat-Coated Retrievers respond to a quiet and coaxing tone. If you ever shout out loud, he may be nervous and fearful.

5. Train your Flat-Coated Retriever in varying locations. If you keep the Flat-Coated Retriever in just one certain space like your home, he will not have the ability to adapt to a different space with different people. Take him to your park or throughout your neighborhood. This can assist your Flat-Coated Retriever get acquainted with more people and breeds.

Flat-Coated Retriever Training: Conclusion

Teaching the Flat-Coated Retriever can frequently be tough, but it will always be worth it. The bottom line is, you will be the one to benefit when your Flat-Coated Retriever is trained. You never know, he could even rescue you in the future and repay everything you taught him.

Don’t forget to check out these other articles about Flat-Coated Retrievers

Was this post helpful? If so, please take a minute to and Share below on Facebook. I would also love to know your thoughts so leave me a comment 🙂