Dog obedience training is one of the best things you can do for your adult or pit bull puppy as well as yourself. Obedience training will show them how to respond appropriately in different situations they will come across during their lifetime.
This type of dog training can be expensive so here is a brief overview of it for you to decide if it will be worth the money to hire someone or if you can obtain a guide and handle it on your own.
The Advantages of Pit bull Obedience Training
Pit bulls that are learning obedience training will promptly learn basic commands and how to respond them appropriately. The owner must also learn how to assert those commands. Many dog owners overlook their role and how important it is especially with pit bulls. The sooner they realize they just started a dog pack and they are now the leader, the faster and more effective the obedience training will take hold.
Lead Your Dog – Obedience training will teach you how insert yourself in the leadership role and show your pit bull that you are in command at all times. Once you are in this role you must stay in it at all times whether you are in a training facility, at home, the park etc. After you establish and retain this position, your pit bull will accept his and your place in the pack and the rest of the training will become much easier.
Fundamental Dog Commands – Pit bull obedience training will supply you with basic commands such as sit, stay, lay down etc. These basic but crucial commands will arm you with the right ammunition to use on your pit bull to get him to respond accordingly. Consider these commands as the cement in the foundation you will use to build on for more in-depth training.
Pit bull Temperament – Two major issues every pit bull owner does not want is to have their pit bull biting or barking. Obedience training will address these behaviors specifically and teach them that behavior isn’t tolerated. Obviously biting is very serious and must be corrected as soon as possible. Barking can be very annoying and unnecessary and may lead to further aggression. Being able to control your pit bull to stop and prevent this behavior can be one of the best things for having a long-lasting, healthy relationship.
Pit bull Leash Training – Pit bulls are strong muscular dogs. That doesn’t mean when you take them for a walk they get to drag you down the street. With obedience training you will learn how to control your pit bull and they will learn that you are taking them for a walk, not vice versa.
Pit bull obedience training will give you the necessary building blocks and it’s up to you to keep building off them in the home. Sustain your leadership position at all times and maintain consistency to get the most out of the training.
Keep in mind that your pit bull will behave as it is allowed to behave. Pit bull obedience training can assist you into molding a beautiful, mild-mannered pet. For more pit bull training tips and invaluable information, sign-up for our free newsletter series and we will include a FREE eBook – The Alpha Dog Report($27 value).