There are many benefits to crate training a golden retriever, however when talking about crating, people often react with the notion of locking up a dog against his will, having him whining for hours until he eventually gives up and stops. Although inexperienced or misinformed dog owners often make this mistake, it should not reflect the purpose and benefits originally envisioned in dog crating.
Dogs will instinctively search for a small and safe place to burrow into that will keep them safe and warm, crate training exists to respond to this particular need. Crate training is mostly about teaching your dog to become used to his crate, to consider the crate his own private space where he can sleep and be at ease.
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Golden retrievers are a highly popular breed due to their intelligence, well balanced and friendly temperament, eagerness to please and their likeness for human companionship. For these reasons many choose them as their pets and wish to learn how to train a golden retriever puppy from an early age.
Golden retriever training should start right from the first day, training is essential for your dog’s proper mental and physical growth, socialization and obedience skills, when properly applied, training is an rewarding and funny experience for all those involved. You will soon realise your golden might be a bit undisciplined and excited or scared, you need to address this and slowly build up a relationship of trust with him and with time and training he will turn out to be a trustworthy friend and companion.
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Golden Retrievers are a very popular breed of dogs, very cute and intelligent, originally developed in Scotland to be gun dogs, in order to retrieve game during hunting season and while on shooting events. Golden’s are also very friendly and appreciative of human companionship and leadership, making them a fairly easy breed to train. Golden retriever puppy training is probably one of the most fun and rewarding experiences owners have with their puppies and many choose to have this pleasure then selfs, with or without a professional trainer help.
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If you want your dog to walk nicely right next to you without pulling, then you need to teach him how to walk properly. Dogs aren’t born knowing they shouldn’t pull ahead or lag behind their owner when walking on a leash. Most dogs often run around as fast they can, while others stop, sniff and urinate on everything through their way while they explore the world, these are common and natural behaviors for any dog.
What you need to start
To golden retriever leash training you will need a lightweight 6 foot leash, a collar and some tasty treats your dog doesn’t eat often but loves them nonetheless.
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When looking for golden retriever training tips, it’s actually best to find and understand what your dog needs in terms of training and learning it. People often make the assumption dogs are much smarter than we actually give them credit for, maybe that is true or maybe not. Nevertheless in our own human perception, some dogs are smarter than others, but in either way, dogs react to us, and after a long time of companionship they’ve come to see us as part of the pack, and we have come to see them as part of the family.
Core Golden Retriever Training Tips
When training your golden retriever there a few things and different types of training to consider, these will most likely make the training experience much more easier and pleasant for you and your dog. The ones presented next are considered to most important of them.
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