Dog training at home is one alternative you should consider before sending your dog to a professional dog trainer. Why? Because you, as the dog owner, is actually the best person to train your dog. This is because You are the one who will be the one who spends those golden years with your pet.

Training your dog is not as hard as it may sounds. There are a lot of training materials such as ebooks and videos that You could get and use to educate yourself. The good news is You don’t have to spend a fortune by sending your dog to the professionals. After all, You are not training your dog to be a part of a bomb squad, right?

Dog training at home will involve some simple training on obedience and behavior. This kind of training will improve two ways communication between You and your pet. You should consider your pet as your family member that You would like to train to be a responsible member of society.

To train your dog effectively, You must:

-Keep the training fun and simple
-Show some authority, after all, you are the master
-Be consistent, be clear on what is acceptable behavior, and what is unacceptable
-Always reward good behavior, not on bad behavior
-Always be patient and full of tender loving care – never yell at your dog
-Dog training at home will also include how to stop nuisance barking. Barking is a natural way for dogs to communicate, just as normal as speaking is to human. Excessive barking could become a    problem for your family, guest or neighbors.

To train your dog not to bark is the biggest mistake You could do. We still want them to bark when necessary to alert us to danger. What we don’t want is excessive barking for attention, or barking at every little sound.

When choosing a training program for your dog, You should really check out what Daniel Stevens has to offer in his ‘Secrets to Dog Training’. His easy to follow ebook and video program will show You how to resolve all your dog’s behavior problems quickly and for good.

These behavior problems that You can resolve include aggression, biting, digging, barking, chewing, jumping, housetraining, whining, bolting out the front door, separation anxiety, pulling on the leash, and a lot more.