TRAINING ROUTINE SPECIFIC TO GERMAN SHEPHERD
German shepherd can be regarded as a breed of dog full of vigor, highly spirited, full of energy, active and very intelligent.it requires good training and exercise to keep it healthy and active. A German shepherd breed of dog is not to be locked indoor to keep it safe and expect it not to destroy the thing within the home. Its energy is to be exerted to make it relate as a German shepherd breed should.
It is weird to see dogs jump around uncontrollably or attack everyone that comes around the house, running around the compound chasing lizards or trying to pull off the leash in every direction. while the owner says “It’s just instinct.” we loudly say it needs training! Training a German Shepherd is not really complex to do.
There are various stages of training a German shepherd which we will be discussing as much as we can.
In training a German shepherd successfully, this few things must be noted;
- You must be able to control you dog’s attention, or else the dog will keep loosing focus easily.
- Consistency in training is required by the handler or trainer.
- Bullying the dog to learn will never work, the dog will only feel maltreated.
- Frown at any silly deed by the dog even when it is not convenient.
- Your words or commands must go along side with your gestures.
- Perfect a command before moving to another.
Note: if there’s issue training a dog to obedient, there’s a need to consider the above necessities.
Sit: ensure the butt is on ground, and make sure the dogs eye is on you when making every commands.
Stand: ensure that the Four paws on the floor and the body raised up.
Go: ensure it walks in the indicated direction.
Down: ensure the Belly is on the ground and the head upright / straight up
Shake: Raise paw to greet, or be congratulated for being a good boy.
Come: Move directly and closely to the trainer facing her head-on.
Stay: in this command, the dog should Sit-stay, stand-stay, or down-stay for short period of time.
“Back.” Step backward.
“No.” Stop current action and focus on the trainer.
Training a German Shepherd to obedient is not difficult once the basics above has been taught.