There are undoubtedly as many ways to rear a Pointer puppy as there are to rearing a child. In reality, one way per family in general! But most of us agree that when it concerns children, some things are universal and indisputable. Here are three things that a lot of people simply do not think of when it comes to raising their Pointers, however. I can’t count how many times have I heard, “My Pointer just won’t listen to me”, or “He simply will not behave!”
Pointers do not comprehend English until we teach them.
The main thing we all enjoy about Pointer puppies most is the fact that they live for us, the way they focus all they have on us, the method our lives end up being theirs. In the beginning, they study us to learn our body movement, our expressions and our language. Up until we teach them the English language, it’s all they have. If we state, “Wanna go out?” one day, “Need to go potty?” the next day, and, “Hafta pee?” the 3rd day, if they DO determine what we desire, it is because we have picked up the leash and moved toward the door with a delighted face! If you wish to accelerate his training by three-fold, teach him YOUR language. Pick a command for EACH habit and stick with it. Teach all in your family to use the same words and commands, and your Pointer puppy will surprise you at just how much faster he learns.
A young Pointer puppy’s metabolism is racing along faster than we think.
The more youthful your Pointer is, the quicker he is growing, the more food and water he requires to sustain his metabolic process, and the more often he needs to go potty. Do not punish your puppy when he makes a house-breaking mistake. These are YOUR fault. The age of your Pointer in weeks and his size establish how typically he should head out. Once an hour is not too often for a big 6-week old puppy, especially if it is summer. Pointers love the amazing smells outdoors, so there is no excuse to not have him housebroken by 7-8 weeks old. Right after a nap, after he consumes and after grooming are the key times, and he will inform you. If he is gladly chewing a toy and gets up unexpectedly with his nose to the flooring, move quickly! And each time he goes potty outside, applaud him to high paradise! “What a good BOY!”, “GOOD go potty!” and so forth. Pointers enjoy our delighted faces, and they will do anything to get it.
Pointers live for our facial expressions and body language.
Considering this, the worst penalty you ever can provide your Pointer is a grimace and to turn away from him. You can see his tail drop and his face get so miserable. He will learn the lesson, I ensure it. But his attention period is only 3-5 minutes, so do not deride him any longer. Love him up and offer him your delighted face again. Physical penalty is never required. Use consistent commands and loving appreciation and he will understand what you want of him prior to you know. He will become a master of your body language and facial expressions in no time at all.
Naturally there are numerous aspects of training your Pointer puppy well. Caring compassion works just as well for Pointer puppies as it does with children, developing a happy, well-adjusted and loyal dog for life. These three important pointers, used regularly with confidence, will start him well on his way.
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