Shiba Inus are playful balls of energy that generally weigh in at less than 25 pounds. Extremely intelligent and loving these dogs make wonderful companions for every age Shiba Inu temperament has often been described as “catlike”. Known for it’s grace and agility, as well as it’s curiosity, this pooch finds more creative ways of getting into trouble than you can even image. You can avoid many of these difficult mishaps with your new pup with proper training, using positive reinforcement.
Proper Way To Train
Correcting a learned behavior is always more difficult than preventing it. Training a Shiba Inu puppy, with love, attention and positive reinforcement will help you to bond, as well as establish your dominance early on in the relationship which will alleviate many potential problems. However, if your dog is older, or you have adopted your friend at a later stage in life, any issue can be corrected with positive reinforcement and patience.
Stop the Barking – The Shiba Scream
A distinguishing characteristic of the breed is the so-called “shiba scream”. When sufficiently provoked or unhappy, the dog will produce a loud, high pitched scream. Though this sound is also made sometimes when the dog is extremely happy, it can be quite unpleasant to you, and to your neighbors. Stopping your Shiba Inu from barkingcan be quite frustrating for both you, and your dog. Luckily, with the right guide and training (for you and your dog):) this can be corrected.
House Training Your Shiba Inu
Like any other dog, your dog needs to be house trained. Again, positive reinforcement will always make you both feel better, and will help you to bond together. Some people eel that a rolled up newspaper or stern “Bad Dog” will help their dog learn not to go in the house. However, just like helping a child potty train, this will just frustrate you, and your dog. Proper training will work a lot better than scare tactics, and help you save your floors.
A Better Way to Train Your Shiba Inu
These are just a few of the training issues associated with owning any dog. Fortunately, you are not alone. There are literally hundreds of ways to train your dog. Many people willing to sell you a product that they claim work. Unfortunately, many of those products or tips don’t work, or require you to be harsh, or raise your voice. Doggy Danis an acclaimed dog trainer who really cares about how you train your dog and how to strengthen your relationship through showing your dominance. Watch his videos for yourself clicking on the link in my bio.
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