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Dog Behavior Problem Tip #2

Tip #2: Always provide positive reinforcement.

It is too easy to fall into the habit of saying “no” for bad behavior instead of saying “yes” to good behavior. In order to help train your dog, look for easy things he can do, like “sit” or “stay” or “lie down.” Practice these behaviors, and praise your dog for compliance. After he is able to do a few things, when he is misbehaving, you can tell him to perform a command. For example, if your dog likes to jump on people, you can tell him to “sit.” By giving him something to do, he will do that instead of the negative behavior. This way, you can break him of his bad habit.

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