Remember These Three Facts When Training Your American Staffordshire Terrier Puppy

Posted by on Feb 19, 2013 in American Staffordshire Terrier, Animal Care, Dogs, Pets | 0 comments

3 tips to train your American Staffordshire Terrier puppy
3 tips to train your American Staffordshire Terrier puppy

There are literally as many methods to raise a American Staffordshire Terrier puppy as there are to raising a kid. In reality, one method per household at minimum! But most of us concur that when it comes to kids, a few things are universal and undisputed. Here are 3 things that a lot of individuals just do not think of when it concerns raising their American Staffordshire Terriers, however. I can’t count how many times have I heard, “My American Staffordshire Terrier just will not listen to me”, or “He simply will not behave!”

American Staffordshire Terriers don’t comprehend English till we train them.

The main thing we all like about American Staffordshire Terrier puppies most is the way they live for us, the way they focus all they have on us, the fact that our lives become theirs. In the beginning, they study us to discover our body movement, our expressions and our language. Until we teach them the English language, it’s all they have. If we state, “Need to head out?” one day, “Need to go potty?” the next day, and, “Hafta pee?” the third day, if they DO figure out what we desire, it is due to the fact that we have picked up the leash and approached the door with a delighted face! If you wish to accelerate his training by three-fold, teach him YOUR language. Choose a command for EACH habit and persevere. Teach all in your household to utilize the exact same words and commands, and your American Staffordshire Terrier puppy will surprise you at just how much quicker he catches on.

A young American Staffordshire Terrier puppy’s metabolism is racing along faster than we believe.

The more youthful your American Staffordshire Terrier is, the more quickly he is growing, the more food and water he requires to sustain his metabolism, and the more frequently he needs to go potty. Do not penalize your puppy when he makes a house-breaking mistake. These are YOUR fault. The age of your American Staffordshire Terrier in weeks and his size determine how frequently he should head out. Once an hour is not too much for a large 6-week old puppy, specifically if it is summertime. American Staffordshire Terriers like the interesting smells outdoors, so there is no excuse to not have him housebroken by 7-8 weeks of age. Right after a nap, after he eats and after grooming are the key times, and he will inform you. If he is happily chewing a toy and gets up suddenly with his nose to the flooring, let him out quickly! And whenever he goes potty outside, applaud him to high heaven! “What a good BOY!”, “EXCELLENT go potty!” and so forth. American Staffordshire Terriers like our happy faces, and they will do anything to get it.

American Staffordshire Terriers live for our facial expressions and body language.

Due to this, the worst penalty you ever can give your American Staffordshire Terrier is a frown and to turn away from him. You can see his tail fall down and his face get so miserable. He will understand the lesson, I guarantee it. However his attention period is only 3-5 minutes, so do not deride him any more. Love him up and show him your happy face once again. Physical penalty is never ever necessary. Choose constant commands and loving praise and he will understand what you desire of him prior to you understand. He will become a master of your body movement and expressions in no time at all.

Naturally there are lots of elements of training your American Staffordshire Terrier puppy well. Loving kindness works just as well for American Staffordshire Terrier puppies as it does with children, developing a happy, well-adjusted and loyal dog for life. These three important tips, utilized regularly with confidence, will start him well on his way.

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