Train the Cairn Terrier: Five Easy Steps

Posted by on Dec 2, 2011 in Cairn Terrier, Dogs, Pets | 0 comments

Five Tips to Train Your Cairn TerrierTraining a Cairn Terrier is very easy. All that’s required is patience, dedication and these five simple tricks and you’ll break them in successfully.

Here we share five Great Tips on how to train a Cairn Terrier with great results:

1. To avoid a Cairn Terrier from getting unsure and so that they can begin to recognize instructions quickly just 1 individual should train a Cairn Terrier in the beginning. If too many individuals attempt to train a Cairn Terrier simultaneously this will halt progress.

2. One must always take advantage of positive reinforcements and feedback. If the Cairn Terrier does something good, you must praise this behavior so he can know that what he did was welcomed. If the Cairn Terrier cannot understand commands, never harass him. Cairn Terriers aren’t as smart as we are, they make errors. What you have to accept is that they won’t readily follow your commands in just 1 session, it takes repeated actions to teach a Cairn Terrier successfully. Do not punish the Cairn Terrier since he might develop skittishness which might reduce the rate of his learning and ability to be broken in. You might give treats or food in order to reward a Cairn Terrier, although you should not take it too far.

3. Teach lessons one at a time. Make sure to teach him one skill after the next. In case he cannot learn it, remain on that instruction only because piling on new lessons will just confuse the Cairn Terrier. Have faith in the fundamentals.

4. In executing instructions, keep your voice pleasant so your Cairn Terrier will cheerfully submit to your orders. Cairn Terriers will respond to a quiet and coaxing voice. When you scream, he may get annoyed and startled.

5. Train the Cairn Terrier in varying locations. When you keep a Cairn Terrier in a particular place like your home, he may not be able to adapt to a new environment with new individuals. Take him to a park or throughout the neighborhood. This will aid your Cairn Terrier get used to more people and breeds.

Training A Cairn Terrier: Conclusion

Breaking in a Cairn Terrier will sometimes be hard, but it’ll be worth it. The bottom line is, you will be the beneficiary when your Cairn Terrier is trained. You don’t know, he may even rescue you in the future and repay everything you taught him.

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