Maybe you just rescued a dog from the pound. Or you finally got the puppy that the kids have been begging for. While a new dog can be a great addition to the family, a poorly trained one can be a nightmare for you and your guests.
If you take the time to teach your dog a few basic rules, you'll be off to a great start. You can begin by teaching your dog to sit.
4. Prevent Dog's Jumping
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2. Barking for Attention
Every dog needs attention, but you may need to teach your dog some conversational manners.
1. House Training
Dog versus carpet: You need to win this battle.