Train Your Whippet: Five Simple Steps

Posted by on Jul 12, 2011 in Dogs, Pets, Whippet | Comments Off on Train Your Whippet: Five Simple Steps

Five Tips to Train Your WhippetTraining Whippets is quite simple. All that’s required is patience, dedication and 5 simple techniques and you’ll break them in successfully.

Below are five Super Suggestions for how to teach your Whippet successfully:

1. In order to prevent a Whippet from becoming confused and in order that they can begin to recognize orders readily only 1 individual should be responsible for training your Whippet initially. When too many individuals try to train your Whippet simultaneously this may halt the process.

2. One must use positive feedback. If the Whippet listens, one might reward it so that he can understand that what he did was welcomed. If your Whippet can’t follow and understand your commands, never push him. Whippets are not as smart as us, they take longer to learn. What you should accept is that they might not easily follow your instructions in the first session, it takes repeated attempts to break in the Whippet . Don’t punish your Whippet since he may begin to develop fear which can retard his learning and willingness to be broken in. You should give them food or snacks in order to reward the Whippet, but please you do not want to take it too far.

3. Teach commands one at a time. Make sure to train him on 1 skill after the next. In the event he cannot absorb it, just stay on that skill only because trying new skills will most likely just confuse the Whippet. Start with the basics.

4. When you are teaching commands, you must keep your inflection pleasant so that your Whippet will cheerfully obey the teachings. Whippets respond to a low and coaxing voice. If you ever scream, he may become nervous and startled.

5. Train the Whippet in various locations. If you keep your Whippet in one particular space like your home, he will not be able to adapt to a new environment with different people. Take him to a park or throughout your neighborhood. This can aid your Whippet associate with more breeds and people.

Whippet Training: Conclusion

Breaking in your Whippet can often be tough, however it will always be worth it. The bottom line is, you will be the lucky one when your Whippet is trained. You don’t know, he could even save your life in the future and pay back everything you taught him.

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