How to Train a Newfoundland in 5 Simple Steps

Posted by on Aug 7, 2009 in Dogs, Newfoundland, Pets | Comments Off on How to Train a Newfoundland in 5 Simple Steps

Five Tips to Train Your NewfoundlandTraining your Newfoundland is not a hard task. You just need patience, dedication together with five easy to learn techniques and you’ll teach them successfully.

In This Article are five Great Techniques for how you can teach your Newfoundland successfully:

1. To prevent your Newfoundland from getting disoriented and so that they will be able to learn commands readily only a single person should be responsible for training the Newfoundland initially. If too many folks try to train your Newfoundland simultaneously this can stop the process in its tracks.




2. Trainers should always take advantage of positive reinforcements and feedback. When your Newfoundland does something good, the trainier must reward the action so that he can know that what he did was right. If the Newfoundland can’t follow and understand instructions, don’t scold him. Newfoundlands are not as intelligent as we are, they make errors. What you need to take into account is that a Newfoundland won’t readily obey all your orders in the first training, it takes repetition to teach your Newfoundland . Don’t harass the Newfoundland as he may begin to develop timidness which will probaby stunt his learning and readiness to be taught. Trainers can use food or snacks in order to encourage your Newfoundland, although you do not want to overuse it.

3. Teach skills 1 at a time. Try to teach him 1 skill after the next. In the event he won’t remember it, just stay on that command only because adding other commands may just confuse the Newfoundland. Have faith in the basics.

4. While giving lessons, keep your voice pleasant so your Newfoundland will happily submit to your teachings. Newfoundlands respond to a low and confident voice. If you ever shout out loud, he could get unresponsive and fearful.

5. Train a Newfoundland in various environments. If you keep your Newfoundland in just 1 certain space like your home, he won’t have the ability to adjust to a new location with different people. Take him to the park or throughout your neighborhood. This can aid your Newfoundland get used to different breeds and people.

Conclusion: Training Your Newfoundland

Training your Newfoundland can frequently be difficult, however it’ll be worth it. The bottom line is, you will be the lucky one when your Newfoundland is broken in. You don’t know, he could even save your life one day and repay everything you taught him.

Don’t forget to check out these other articles about Newfoundlands

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