Primitive dogs are very willing dogs, which can start learning relatively early. But to do this, it is essential to find out what will motivate them to learn your dog to follow your instructions. Positive reinforcement and sweets are often a great motivator for dogs of this breed.
Before each training, he so you and your dog should make sure you and your pet are in favorable conditions and good mood. Here’s how to walk your dog in the best conditions!
1- Think like a primitive dog.
To train your primitive dog, you must think like him. Thinking like your dog you will help to understand what motivates him. Thus, you will be able to progress more quickly in learning to walk. They are mainly motivated by sweets and food, not through play. It is also necessary to know that these dogs are not always very enthusiastic about being stroked and cuddled, and affection as a reward. To train your Primitive Dog, use a system of rewards based on the food and the sweets.
The primitive dog needs to be led by a firm and fair leader. Gaining his trust will be certainly long because of his character but with a bit of perseverance, you will be able to prove to him that you are the right person to lead. You will then have to become a consistent, balanced, fair, and firm leader. It is in these conditions that your dog will give you the best of himself.
If your four-legged friend has just arrived in At home, don’t start your education too soon and don’t show them that they can trust you. He demonstrates this leadership from the moment he arrived at the will make it easier to carry out future training and education. More important again: be a consistent leader in every aspect of dog training.
2-Set up in good conditions.
The walk must be training, especially from the youngest age of the dog. This will allow the walks to be safe and secure, and pleasant for the dog as for his owner. Your dog will thus learn to walk properly on a leash and without a leash. To return it more receptive to your requests, let him play and get spend before spending begin. You will be able to thus encouraging a state of mind positive.
Puppies like dogs adults are very perceptive. They will sense if you are stressed, anxious, in a hurry, but also if you are in a bad mood. To be in the right frame of mind, your dog needs to feel that you are too! Training a dog in a bad mood will have negative consequences on learning, and on the training sessions to come.
The walk is always a privileged moment for the animal, and it is also most certainly his favorite of the day. It is a moment that he lives and shares with you.
3- The accessories are necessary for learning.
It is not useful to walk around with many types of equipment. Nevertheless, some accessories are necessary for the learning and well-being of your dog. For each outing, it is It is essential to bring a leash and a collar. (or a harness) Even if you take your pet out on the loose. Indeed, for his safety, he is sometimes necessary to reattach it. The leashes are good accessories and they are retractable. are appealing to dogs that feel freer. But be careful to keep control of it. Choose a collar or a harness adapted to his well-being and to his comfort for walks even more pleasant.
If you go out in the natural environment, it is always necessary to collect the excrements of your dog. But in all public places, in parks, on the sidewalks… Small bags to be carried in the feces are always indispensable!
So take several bags with you on each outing, in case of need. Also, remember to bring treats to motivate your dog during the exercises and walks! Besides, your Primitive Dog is a dog who can quickly get hot when the temperatures are medium or high. It is necessary to always make sure to offer him water regularly. It is, therefore, necessary to take a special dog water bottle, or simply a bottle of water and a small bowl (think about the retractable bowl, which is very practical). If it’s hot, prefer to go out early in the morning.
4- The first steps on a leash.
When he arrives at home, the puppy will quickly learn to support the collar or harness. It is not the most difficult point of sound apprenticeship. Once accustomed to its equipment, you will be able to try to put him on a leash. It is to At this point in time first problems. It is not uncommon that the dog is opposed to the leash, and shoots in all directions, or refuses simply to move forward.
From the beginning, go ahead gradually. Introduce her to the Leave it on and tie it gently, without rushing him. If he refuses to move forward, shake the leash a bit and operate small pulls to force him to move. Congratulate him when he moves forward and rewards him. On the contrary, if he still refuses to move, do not punish him and do not raise your voice, at the risk of to accentuate its blocking.
If your puppy pulls on the leash, stop, wait for the let’s be relaxed or call your dog to come to you.
Once the leash is back flexible; you can to move forward again.
Once the puppy accustomed to the leash, you will be able to go walk him and show him the environment that surrounds it. These moments are important to him:
Let him sniff and explore his environment by demonstrating patience. Your dog must learn to know their environment and to get to know it spot. In principle, if your Dog primitive comes from breeding of quality, it must have already carried out walks on a leash. You will have so not to teach him to endure this accessory and will be able to quickly take it outside without too much problems.
Between 8 and 12 weeks, it is essential to take your puppy out at the maximum. This period is very important in its good development.
Your puppy needs to meet other puppies and dogs on a regular basis adults in order to keep
5- The first steps without a leash.
For serene walks without a leash and in safety, it is essential that your puppy learn recall. It should come back when you order him to do so. Every time. A dog that lacks recall can get into danger and provoke very dangerous situations stressfully.
Learning to recall can be long and stressful. Tedious, but it is necessary.
Start with a lanyard of several meters. Allow your dog to move away before you order him to return. Encourage him, and above all Congratulate him when he returns. Don’t hesitate to reward him, but do not reward him systematically. Otherwise, he will expect to get a reward every time and he may decide not to return if you do not have any treats with you. When you feel that your dog is responding well to the recall by the leash, try without. For that, prefer a fenced and secure location, in case your dog would decide not to come back to you.
For your first outings without a leash, choose a large location away from the traffic, preferably. Get started only if you feel that learning of the recall is complete. Feel free to continue congratulations and awards during some time. You can then teach him to come back, to stop, to sit down for your wait.
6- Respect other dogs and their owners.
Recall and walking on a leash is easier when the Dog is not stimulated by other elements. Meetings with other dogs or with other dogs persons must also be subject to an apprenticeship. Your Dog primitive must learn to channel his energy and emotion at the sight of other animals. For this, it is essential to allow it to do so. Knowledge of one’s peers and thus, to perfect its socialization. Dogs need to enter contact at any age.
These meetings should always be held in a safe environment. To be done safely. If you spot a sign of animosity, move away. It The same is true if the owner of the other dog asks you to stay away or to tie up your dog. Give them time to get to know each other. Gauge at a distance while holding firmly the leash. You must be ready to respond. Throughout your walks with your Dog primitive, you will have to take care of its security. Be alert, the risks are numerous: intoxication, wounds, fights… Have good reflexes and never hesitate to reattach your pet if you Identify a dangerous situation.
You should also be aware that its safety depends on yours. Take with you. Always the necessary equipment for your out, recharge your phone, take something to eat and drink… If you are going on a hike, take a first aid kit and the necessary to report you.
7- Bet on the hikes.
Many primitive dogs are reluctant to go in lively and noisy areas. They prefer nature and wide-open spaces wild. The hike by your side will be very certainly his favorite activity. If he is independent, it is also very close to nature. He is a faithful companion who will follow you in all your sports and outdoor activities.
Choose adapted hiking trails for the dogs in order to ensure their safety. Take with you. All the material you need and Always secure your pet. Indeed, Primitive dogs are very interested in prey. and small game. They could easily decide to follow them rather than listen to you. In this way, he may put himself in danger, and put you in danger. You too are in danger at the same time. In safety comes first: don’t let go of your Dog only if you feel that the site is safe. Finally, when hiking, do not hesitate not to have to opt for a harness and the types of equipment to share privileged moments with your dog.