Crate training helps puppies settle, anticipate schedules, and prevents boredom. Treats and feeding in crates foster crate love and prevent sofa destruction.
Start house-training immediately, be firm, use crate/leash training, positive reinforcement, and eco-friendly pee pads. Avoid common mistakes.
Train puppies to walk on leash for better socialization and housebreaking. Uncontrolled leash behavior hinders progress, warns breeder Theresa Viesto.
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Teach "sit" to prevent jumping, respect meals, and unlock more skills. Essential for a 90-pound dog. Trainers' secrets!
Teach puppies not to bite: yelp when nipped, reward when they stop. Ignore or use calming signal. Never punish. Safe human foods for dogs.
Teach puppy independence: Crate/pen with toys, food. Leave quietly, return with treats/praise. Increase time apart. Avoid excessive coddling.
Teething pups need guidance. Offer appropriate chew toys, not shoes or socks. Redirect them and praise good behavior. Use no-chew spray if needed.