How To Eliminate 90% Of Your Dog's Behavior Problems
Many Dog owners get frustrated with their dog when they build bad habits and behavior problems. Their frustration comes from the fact that they do not know how to fix the problem or redirect it. This post will teach you how you can eliminate almost any behavioral problem such as; unwanted chewing, unwanted excessive barking, unwanted jumping, unwanted digging, etc. Most dogs that are destructive towards property are usually dogs with a lot of pent up energy.
The number one issue that can lead to these unwanted behaviors is the lack of structured exercise. Exercise can resolve over 90% of any behavior issues.
**A lot of dog owners believe that if they have multiple dogs, and that these dogs play together, then that counts as exercise. Well the reality is that for most dogs that is not sufficient stimulation or exercise. Chasing each other does not provide enough mental stimulation. Dogs need direct interaction with people. A mere ten to fifteen minutes of exercise before work would be sufficient enough to see some change in your dog.
A simple game of fetch or tug pf war is enough to get your dog exhausted. These games have various hurdles and obstacles that your dog has to mentally go through and think about in order to get what they want. This exhausts your dog both, mentally and physically. Check out our blog posts below on "How to Teach Your Dog To Fetch" and "How to Properly Play Tug Of War."
You'll notice that after you've burnt up most of your dog's initial energy then he will become a lot more compliant and receptive to whatever it is that you're trying to tech them.
**Remember, all domestic dog breeds were breed for a specific task or purpose. Don't feel bad for making your dog work for something that he wants. That is the basic building block for all respect and discipline in your relationship with your pup.
**A tired dog is a happy dog/ A tired dog is a well behaved dog/ A tired dog is a more receptive dog
Remember, you have to do some sort of exercise with your dog every single day. Having a dog is a lot of work and responsibility, but it is what you have signed up for. If you follow the right steps and do what is necessary for your dog's well being then you will highly enjoy the short time you have with your dog.