Raising a puppy of a German shepherd
Methods of education of a German Shepherd puppySignificantly differ depending on what the dog is meant for: sports or special work, exhibition career, pedigree use. But most often a person needs a simple pet and companion, which also involves using a certain technique.
Only bringing home a puppy, he needsTo determine its place for rest, it is desirable that it has been determined for good. At first, the baby will miss and whine, but in no case you can not take it in your arms or in bed.
It is important that the first 3-4 months the puppy grows in constant contact with people in the family.
With the housing content of a German shepherd oftenThere is not enough movement and this is bad for its physical development. Therefore, you need to walk long enough. An aviary dog lacks communication with a person, which can develop unwanted habits: bark for no reason, jump on the owner, expressing joy, even howling.
In the evening, the puppy should arrange the longest walk with elements of physical training, games with peers, which develop skill and courage, increase the self-esteem of the dog.
In the period from 4 to 7 months (the time of change of teeth)Puppies especially actively chew the legs of furniture, different things. To punish is useless, so you just need to remove everything from the puppy's field of vision and give him special toys.
Important points in the education of a German Shepherd puppy
At 2-3 months old the puppy is trying"Try the tooth" people. He hunts his feet, grabs his hands, growls. This behavior must be firmly and categorically prevented, so that it does not entrenched in the dog.
The goal of bringing up the puppy is to instill in him the necessary skills, which later will help the proper training. Therefore, the child should be educated from the first day of his appearance in the house.
The basis of education should be hereditaryWith the transfer of the makings with which each puppy is born. It does not need to be coerced, but it is worthwhile to carefully study the individual characteristics of the pet, and, depending on them, to build up the method of education. A restless and stubborn baby will need more patience, shy - more encouragement and affection, diligent - encouragement.
But do not call for discipline of the baby. First, there must be a simple game, patient and calm, without hints and irritation.
All desirable actions and actions of the puppyIt is necessary to encourage, and undesirable - to be clearly suppressed, but not by punishment, but by creating conditions under which at the time of committing undesirable actions the puppy will experience negative emotions.
The psyche of the German Shepherd does not need to be loadedConstant normative commands, so as not to grow up an insecure slave who will communicate with the owner to perceive only an unpleasant need.
Begin the process of education from teaching toCleanliness. In this case, punishing and poking his nose in the puddle of the puppy is useless. You just need to watch him and as soon as he starts to sit down or whirl around - immediately take him outside. The more often it is done, the faster it will begin to "ask" for a walk.
To accustom to the nickname, you need to pronounce it always when you need to attract the attention of the puppy.
The command "To me!"It is better to teach during the game, during feeding and walking. To accustom to this team, you should immediately remember the nickname. The command "To me!" Should be associated in the puppy only with pleasant sensations - praise, stroking, delicacy. It can not be given in a menacing tone.
It is necessary to encourage the baby when he wears objects in his teeth, this will simplify further training.
Following these simple recommendations, raising a puppy of a German shepherd will be simple and fascinating for you.