5 Simple Tips For Training the St. Bernard Successfully

Posted by on Feb 19, 2009 in Dogs, Pets, St. Bernard | Comments Off on 5 Simple Tips For Training the St. Bernard Successfully

Five Tips to Train Your St. BernardTraining a St. Bernard is very easy. You just need dedication, patience and these easy to learn tactics and you’ll teach them successfully.

Below are five Top Tips on how to break in the St. Bernard successfully:

1. In order to prevent the St. Bernard from being unsure and in order that they will be able to recognize orders readily only a single individual should be responsible for training a St. Bernard initially. In instances where too many people are attempting to train a St. Bernard simultaneously it might halt the process.




2. Trainers should always take advantage of positive feedback and reinforcements. If your St. Bernard follows commands, the trainier must reward the action so that he will know that what he did was correct. If your St. Bernard can’t understand your commands, never punish him. St. Bernards aren’t as intelligent as humans, they make errors. What you should accept is that a St. Bernard will not readily follow all your orders in the first training, it requires repetition to break in the St. Bernard . Don’t push a St. Bernard because he may begin to develop fear which will probaby negatively affect his learning and willingness to be broken in. You may give treats or food in order to encourage the St. Bernard, although you do not want to overdue it.

3. Teach orders 1 at a time. Attempt to teach him 1 command after another. In the event he can’t retain it, try to stay on that instruction only because trying other instructions may just confuse the St. Bernard. Start with the fundamentals.

4. While executing orders, keep your intonation pleasant so the St. Bernard will happily submit to the instructions. St. Bernards will respond to a low and coaxing voice. If you ever shout out loud, he might become annoyed and fearful.

5. Train the St. Bernard in multiple spaces. If you keep the St. Bernard in 1 particular space like your home, he might not have the ability to adapt to a new place with different people. Take him to your park or through your neighborhood. This will assist your St. Bernard get familiar with other breeds and people.

Training The St. Bernard: Conclusion

Training the St. Bernard can often be tough, but it will always be worth it. In the end, you’ll be the lucky one when your St. Bernard is broken in. Who knows, he may even save your life one day and repay everything you taught him.

Don’t forget to check out these other articles about St. Bernards

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