By Nan Talleno
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Training your dog is truly worth the time spent. First, it creates a unique bond between you and your dog. Secondly, it gives your dog more confidence and security as it sets up structure and routine. And it lets you guide your dog as a gentle but responsible leader, which is of primary importance to your dog. This will create balance and stability in your dog’s life which will result in a happier dog.
Training your dog should never be a tedious activity. Rather, turn it into a fun and exciting adventure. You can train anytime you’re together, watching TV or out for a walk.
Make the lessons easily attainable. Set your dog up to succeed. Just work for a few minutes to start. For example, a simple Sit and Look or a Sit/Stay or even a simple standing Stay with a treat and…
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