Train A Miniature Australian Shepherd: 5 Simple Steps

Posted by on Feb 5, 2010 in Dogs, Miniature Australian Shepherd, Pets | 0 comments


Five Tips to Train Your Miniature Australian ShepherdTraining Miniature Australian Shepherds is very simple. Just have a little patience, dedication coupled with some easy to learn tactics and you’ll break them in successfully.

Here we share 5 Top Suggestions for how you can break in your Miniature Australian Shepherd with fantastic results:

1. To avoid the Miniature Australian Shepherd from getting confused and so that they will be able to begin to understand orders readily just a single individual should be responsible for training a Miniature Australian Shepherd initially. If too many individuals try to train the Miniature Australian Shepherd simultaneously this will stop progress.




2. You must always use positive reinforcements and feedback. If your Miniature Australian Shepherd does something good, you must reward this behavior so that he will know that what he did was welcomed. If the Miniature Australian Shepherd won’t follow and understand your commands, don’t punish him. Miniature Australian Shepherds aren’t as smart as we are, they make errors. What you have to understand is that they will not readily obey all your orders in only one teaching, it takes repetition to train a Miniature Australian Shepherd successfully. Don’t harass your Miniature Australian Shepherd because he may begin to develop skittishness which will affect his learning and willingness to be taught. You should give food or snacks to reward a Miniature Australian Shepherd, although you don’t want to take it too far.

3. Teach commands one at a time. Make sure to train him on one lesson after another. In the instance where he will not learn it, remain on that lesson only because piling on other skills might just confuse the Miniature Australian Shepherd. Rely on the basics.

4. When you are teaching skills, you must keep your tone pleasant so the Miniature Australian Shepherd will gladly submit to your commands. Miniature Australian Shepherds will respond to a low and confident tone. When you shout out loud, he may get annoyed and fearful.

5. Train a Miniature Australian Shepherd in multiple locations. When you keep your Miniature Australian Shepherd in just one certain place like your home, he might not be able to adapt to a different location with new people. Take him to a dog park or through the neighborhood. This will aid your Miniature Australian Shepherd get used to more people and breeds.

Conclusion: Training The Miniature Australian Shepherd

Training your Miniature Australian Shepherd can often be tough, however it will be worth it. In the end, you’ll be the beneficiary when your Miniature Australian Shepherd is broken in. You don’t know, he could even rescue you in the future and repay everything you taught him.

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