There are actually as many methods to raise a Tornjak puppy as there are to rearing a kid. In fact, one method per household at minimum! But most of us concur that when it comes to kids, some things are universal and undeniable. Here are 3 things that a lot of people simply do not consider when it comes to raising their Tornjaks, nevertheless. How many times have we heard, “My Tornjak just won’t listen to me”, or “He simply will not behave!”
Tornjaks don’t understand English till we train them.
The thing we all like about Tornjak puppies the most is the way they live for us, the method they focus all they have on us, the fact that our lives become theirs. In the beginning, they study us to discover our body language, our expressions and our language. Until we teach them the English language, it’s all they have. If we say, “Wanna head out?” one day, “Need to go potty?” the next day, and, “Hafta pee?” the 3rd day, if they DO find out what we want, it is because we have actually picked up the leash and approached the door with a delighted face! If you want to accelerate his training by three-fold, teach him YOUR language. Select a command for EACH habit and stay with it. Teach all in your household to utilize the same words and commands, and your Tornjak puppy will impress you at just how much quicker he gets it.
A young Tornjak puppy’s metabolism is racing along faster than we think.
The younger your Tornjak is, the faster he is growing, the more food and water he needs to fuel his metabolism, and the more frequently he needs to go potty. Do not punish your puppy when he makes a house-breaking error. These are YOUR fault. The age of your Tornjak in weeks and his size establish how typically he needs to go out. Once each hour is not too much for a big 6-week old puppy, specifically if it is summertime. Tornjaks love the interesting smells outdoors, so there is no excuse to not have him housebroken by 7-8 weeks of age. Right after a nap, after he consumes and after grooming are the crucial times, and he will signal you. If he is happily chewing a toy and gets up unexpectedly with his nose to the floor, act rapidly! And each time he goes potty outside, praise him to high paradise! “What a good BOY!”, “GREAT go potty!” and so forth. Tornjaks like our happy faces, and they will do anything to get it.
Tornjaks live for our facial expressions and body language.
Considering this, the worst penalty you ever need to give your Tornjak is a grimace and to turn away from him. You can see his tail fall down and his face get so serious. He will figure out the lesson, I guarantee it. However his attention period is just 3-5 minutes, so do not chastise him any longer. Love him up and offer him your pleased face once again. Physical penalty is never ever needed. Employ consistent commands and caring praise and he will understand what you desire of him before you understand. He will end up being a master of your body movement and expressions in no time at all.
Naturally there are many aspects of training your Tornjak puppy well. Caring compassion works just as well for Tornjak pups as it does with children, producing a delighted, well-adjusted and loyal dog for life. These 3 essential pointers, used regularly with self-confidence, will start him well on his way.
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