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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Before attempting to stop golden retriever puppy chewing, you have to first recognize that chewing is a natural behavior in puppies. They will chew things whenever they are bored or because they are teething, and besides the chewed up shoes and other things he might have chewed on, chewing is good for strengthening the overall health and strength of a puppy’s gums.
Because of the positive aspects of chewing, you might not want your puppy to stop chewing all together, you might be better of by directing this desire to something else besides shoes and socks. There are a number of toys designed for this, they are specially suited for puppy teething, and will provide him with something to play with whenever your puppy is bored and decides to chew up your shoes or slippers.
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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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Obedience training is very important, it teaches golden retrievers how to act properly to a number of situations, and provides the means from which you as a owner are able to command your dog to do certain things at any given time, giving you more control over you dog, this is one of the first things taught in obedience training and the first topic approached when giving golden retriever obedience tips to anyone.
This is useful to have your dog react to a number of orders, either being for walking, sitting, stopping, laying down, playing fetch, and so on. Another useful aspect about commands, is their usefulness to prevent your dog from doing things he shouldn’t do, and in the event it already did such things, see him comply with your order to stop with little effort on your part.
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Many benefits arise from feeding your dog with a well prepared and balanced diet. Knowing the exact nutritious food that your dog should consume is important in order to maintain an optimal health and state of living. Here some important dog nutritional advices.
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