5 Step Plan To Train Your American Foxhound Successfully

Posted by on Oct 7, 2011 in American Foxhound, Dogs, Pets | Comments Off on 5 Step Plan To Train Your American Foxhound Successfully

Five Tips to Train Your American FoxhoundTraining American Foxhounds is pretty easy. It just takes a little patience, dedication as well as these five simple skills and you will train them successfully.

Here are 5 Top Tips on how you can break in a American Foxhound with great results:

1. In order to prevent a American Foxhound from getting disoriented and in order that they will be able to learn to understand commands easily just one person should train the American Foxhound to start. When too many folks attempt to train the American Foxhound at once this can stop the process in its tracks.

2. One must take advantage of positive reinforcements and feedback. Whenever your American Foxhound listens, one might praise the action so he can understand that what he did was proper. If your American Foxhound doesn’t understand and follow instructions, never push him. American Foxhounds aren’t as intelligent as people, they make errors. What you should realize is that a American Foxhound will not easily understand your orders in just 1 teaching, it takes repetition to break in your American Foxhound . Don’t harass your American Foxhound since he might develop fear which will probaby hinder his learning and willingness to be taught. Trainers may give them snacks or treats to encourage the American Foxhound, but you do not want to take it too far.

3. Teach instructions one at a time. Try to train him on 1 order after the next. In the instance where he will not retain it, just remain on that command only because trying other commands may just confuse the American Foxhound. Rely on the basics.

4. When you are teaching instructions, just keep your voice pleasant so the American Foxhound will willingly follow your teachings. American Foxhounds respond best to a quiet and confident tone. When you scream, he may be annoyed and afraid.

5. Train a American Foxhound in different environments. When you keep a American Foxhound in a particular place like your home, he may not be able to adjust to a new environment with different people. Take him to the dog park or around the neighborhood. This will help your American Foxhound get acquainted with other people and breeds.

American Foxhound Training: Conclusion

Breaking in the American Foxhound will sometimes be tough, but it will be worth it. The bottom line is, you will be the lucky one when your American Foxhound is taught. Who knows, he may even save your life one day and repay everything you taught him.

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