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Small dog obedience training is often harder for people than it is for dogs. The owners are sometimes impatient, and sometimes they expect too much from the dogs. What is done in the home is often notamm when it comes to training dogs, because it is done in the home, with you.

One problem that is common when it comes to small dog obedience training, is the issue of potty training. If the dog is a puppy, it is easier. However, there are times when this is not possible, or seems to be impossible. If this happens, it would be best to put in some little time and effort into a little bit of small dog obedience training.

One way to train a small dog is to teach them the word off. This is a command that can be taught anytime that is convenient. The truth of the matter is that just like all other aspects of dog obedience training, this too can be accomplished with a little bit of on-going training.

What you will need to do is to first teach your dog that they can only have their food or toy for three minutes. To do this, you will have to constantly pick up your dog and take them out of the home.

When you are training your dog to do this, you would do so when you are seeing them about to eat or chew on something. This way, you are getting them used to your movement so that they do not feel the need to be protective of their food or toys.


Having them do this for a period of time can help them get used to their food being out of sight, which is important in small dog obedience training.

This does not always work, however. At times, the dog may snap at you when you pick them up to carry them out to their designated spot. This is what you need to do to get them used to you picking them up, so that they understand the change to their routine.

To help them get used to this, you should monitor their movements when you have their food or toy, or watch them anytime that they are acting abnormally. If you see them acting cute or just sniffing at objects without doing anything, you should immediately stop what you are doing and return them to their designated spot.

Doing so reinforces to them that their spot is where the food or toys are supposed to be. After a while, you can train them to remain in that spot while you move your bowl to another room or area.

Remember that small dogsperedge at certain times, which is why you need to slowly introduce them to more excitement. If there is any particular reason why your dog is not behaving properly, always remember that it is not their fault, and that it is something that they will need to deal with on their own.

There are times when certain people have to leave the home, this can cause anxiety for small dogs. This is commonly related to loud noises, such as a door bell. Your dog can become anxious due to this, and it is with this reason that you should slowly introduce them to these situations.

One way to help them handle loud noises is to play calming music in the home. This type of music not only offers them comfort, but also helps calm them down. So, one way that you can make these dogs better is by using calming music.

Small dogs are often afraid of thunderstorms. One way that you can help them handle this is by playing a recording of a thunderstorm over and over and at a low volume. Helping them distract them at a low volume helps them to deal with the storm better.

Through play, you will slowly introduce them to storms. This is done by playing the music over and over again. You then slowly increase the volume. You will typically see them venture closer to the window in the house, and eventually outside.

At first, you will want to sit with them to help them stay calm. Gradually, they will learn to stay in the window. They will eventually associate being outside is a good thing, after all!