So, you became the owner of a purebred puppyPoodle. Together with him a new joy and new worries came to your house. To your four-legged friend was smart, obedient, you need love, patience and diligence.
If you want to raise an educated dog that would be a joy to both the master and strangers, you will have to watch for yourself.
In your permits and prohibitions, you must beAre fairly consistent and correct. Dogs joke: "Train the dog, train yourself." Many owners, controlling their behavior, realize that by training a dog, they become calmer, less react to stressful situations.
At the heart of the correct education of the poodle liesIncentive method, which includes praise, giving dainties, stroking, pulling the leash, changing the intonation of the voice. You can not beat a dog, kick, shout, force it to carry out a command by force. Do not hit the dog with your hand! She should not be afraid of the master's hand. Punishment should be only at the moment of misconduct. Later, to punish the dog is useless, no effect is achieved and an unwanted habit can persist. Do not forget to praise your student if the team did well.
Poodle training should begin with puppyhood. Errors made at the very beginning of education can forever change the behavior of your poodle.
On the first day, when you brought the puppy home,Give him the opportunity to settle with his new place of residence, let him sniff everything, get acquainted with the new situation. It will be better if you bring it to your house in the morning, so that he has time to get used to the new dwelling. If the puppy is brought to the house in the evening, he will whine for a long time.
It is necessary to take care of and prepare in advanceA place for rest, sleep and eating. Usually it is a corner of a room without drafts, sufficiently lit. Here put a mattress or box (basket) with a mattress. The first time the puppy should be attributed to the equipped place, until he gets used to and starts to lay himself.
Patiently and persistently accustom puppy to the placeFor the toilet. In the apartment you need to equip a special place where you can put a baking sheet with sand or lay a newspaper. After sleep and each feeding, you should put the puppy there until you get used to walking yourself. To the puppy quickly got used to the place of the toilet, it is advisable on the first day to put on this place a newspaper with the smell of the native nest taken from the former owner of the puppy. If the puppy is relieved not in the allotted place, immediately destroy the smell by wiping this place with ammonia or other odoriferous substances, and the puppy will not go there any more.
Do not brake the poodle during sleep. Puppies sleep a lot, and breaking puppy sleep, you break the nervous system of your dog. You can not play a lot with a puppy, you can carry them on your hands and put them to bed with you. He quickly gets used to it and it is almost impossible to wean him afterwards. Do not lift it by the paws and behind the "scabbard", withdrawing the front paws sideways from the trunk, as it is possible to damage the unformed joints.
If you live on the first floor, puppy up3 months of age down the stairs you need to bear in your arms: a dislocation of the hip joints is possible. Do not punish the puppy in its place. He must love his place and regard him as his refuge. Do not leave in accessible places household chemical goods, medicines, buttons, needles, thread. Do not use insecticides and do not install mousetraps.
Do not use small toys as toysThings that a puppy can swallow, foam toys, sticks of hard wood. You can not pull toys from the mouth of a puppy - you can spoil the bite. It is necessary to raise the upper lip under the teeth with the finger, and the puppy will release the toy himself.