Train Your Border Collie: 5 Easy Steps

Posted by on Dec 27, 2011 in Border Collie, Dogs, Pets | 0 comments

Five Tips to Train Your Border CollieTraining Border Collies is very simple. Just have a little dedication, patience as well as a few easy to learn tricks and you will train them successfully.

Below are five Useful Tips on how you can train a Border Collie with good results:

1. To avoid the Border Collie from getting confused and in order that they can learn orders quickly only one individual should be responsible for training your Border Collie in the beginning. In instances where too many folks attempt to train the Border Collie simultaneously it can halt the process.

2. You must take advantage of positive reinforcements. When the Border Collie obeys, one must praise it so that he will know that what he did was right. If a Border Collie cannot follow commands, never berate him. Border Collies are not as smart as humans, they take longer to learn. What you should take into account is that a Border Collie won’t easily obey all your orders in only 1 session, it requires repetition to train a Border Collie successfully. Do not punish a Border Collie because he might develop anxiety which will reduce the rate of his learning and willingness to be broken in. Trainers might give them food or treats to encourage the Border Collie, but please you shouldn’t take it too far.

3. Teach instructions 1 at a time. Attempt to train him on 1 instruction after another. If he cannot remember it, try to stay on that order only because piling on other skills will probablly just confuse the Border Collie. Have faith in the basics.

4. When giving skills, just keep your inflection cheerful so the Border Collie will cheerfully follow your orders. Border Collies will respond to a low and confident voice. If you ever scream, he could get annoyed and afraid.

5. Train your Border Collie in different locations. When you keep a Border Collie in 1 particular environment like your house, he won’t be able to adapt to a different locale with different people. Take him to your dog park or through your neighborhood. This will aid your Border Collie get familiar with more people and breeds.

Training The Border Collie: Conclusion

Breaking in a Border Collie will sometimes be difficult, however it’ll be worth it. In the end, you’ll be the one to benefit when your Border Collie is broken in. You never know, he may even save your life one day and repay everything you taught him.

Don’t forget to check out these other articles about Border Collies

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