Wednesday, August 8, 2012

How to train your dog to fetch

Dogs are most intelligent and social animals. They usually like fetch training. They excitedly and enthusiastically respond to fetch training. Here is a guideline for beginners and novices on how to train your dog to fetch. I am sure, it will definitely help you lot and make your dog more playful and bouncy.

How to fetch your dog (Training)
How to fetch your dog (Training)

It is a dream desire of every dog owner to train his/her dog according to his own choice and lifestyle. Especially an owner wants to be a playful, lively, happy and bouncy dog. It is possible. Yes dear, it is possible. Every one of you every day dreaming that you are throwing a ball or fris bee to your dog and he easily fetch it or you wish to take your dog in dog’s park and play with your dog a fetch game. It is possible just by getting the knowledge on how to train your dog to fetch.Your dog can be a good fetch dog if you follow the right tips of how to train your dog to fetch.

It is an interesting fact that these how to train your dog to fetch tips or training of your dog to become a good fetch dog is always welcome by your dogs. They respond positively and happily at fetch training and tips. These fetch training and stimulating fetching tips will make them more responsive and obedience. A clever and wise dog owner can get the best result regarding his dog obedience training by applying the fetching tips. After having continues and playful sessions on how to train your dog to fetch, you will train your dog through a play or game like a rule of Kindergarten school of thought to “teach and train the children by playing”.

Here are few tips on how to train your dog to fetch. Just follow these tips and see the benefits.
To train your dog to fetch is upon you. How you start and lead the game. Always start with an object your dog like most. It will work as a motivation towards this fetch training. You can also give commands to your dog during fetch training like sit, stand, run, throw etc. but remember it is fetch training session so put emphasis on it. The leash of your dog should be big so that he will run over the object and fetch it easily. Take the object and throw it to your dog from a small distance and command him “fetch”. Now draw back him to you but with gently. Give him some positive reward by giving him a candy, meat or anything else and command him “release”. Retrievers learn this tip very quickly other may show less enthusiasm. So it is your trick or intelligence how you use these fetch training tips on your dog.

Your patience, commitment and continuity are very much needed in this training so your dog will become a good fetch dog. Be persistence and consistent. After train your dogs the first rule “fetch”, now move to the next tip. That is using the names of the object so that your dog will start understanding the objects by their names. For example, you can say “fetch the ball” or “fetch the paper” etc. don’t stick on one object. It will make your dog bore and confront. Use different object by using their names. Don’t count the time. This training will take time but in the end you will get the fruitful result in terms of a good fetch dog.

Don’t forget to give rewards to your dogs. A positive reinforcement, a positive reward or prompt responses work as a powerful stimulation. Remember, animals always learn new things and tricks through stimulation and by positive reinforcement. It counts a lot. Don’t distract your attention on the outside objects or noises. It is recommended to start your dog’s fetch training in a peaceful and noise free yard. When time pass and he will be able to fetch the objects easily then you can start this training in an open area or outdoor.

Have a happy and fruitful fetch training.